Patric Hornqvist

Patric Hornqvist  #72

Pittsburgh Penguins  Right Wing
NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: January 1, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sollentuna, Sweden
WEIGHT: 189 DRAFTED: NSH / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (230th overall)
Averages .79 points-per-game with Pittsburgh in 2014-15 compared to his .60 points-per-game average while with NSH from 2008-14. Has 13 PTS (9G-4A) in his last 13 games. Recorded 8 PTS (4G-4A) over his last 7 home games. Is 3rd on PIT with 24 goals. Ranks 4th on PIT with 195 shots. His 46 points are 4th on the PIT. 31 (15G-16A) of his 46 PTS have come against the Eastern Conference. Has hit the 40 point-plateau for the 2nd consecutive season and 5th time in the last 6 years. Appeared in his 400th career game Feb. 1 vs. NSH. Had a career-long 5-game assist streak from Nov. 15-26 (5 total). Led all NSH FWD's with 6 GWGs and a career-high 31A and 53PTS (22G-31A) in 2013-14. Is 1 of only 3 players picked last overall (230th, 2005) to play 100 games and score 20 goals. Career Info: HIGHS: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PGH: 0 G, 1 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS WITH PITTSBURGH: 58GP 24G-22A-46PTS PPG: 41 SHG: 0
Signed as a free agent by Martigny (Swiss-2), October 2, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden-2), November 12, 2012. Traded to Pittsburgh by Nashville with Nick Spaling for James Neal, June 27, 2014.
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Now we have an 'X' next to our name, which is nice. Now we have to keep trying to climb and catch these guys.

— Lightning goalie Ben Bishop on clinching a Stanley Cup Playoff berth and trailing the Canadiens by one point for the division lead
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