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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)
Averaged .80 points-per-game with Pittsburgh in 2014-15 compared to his .60 points-per-game average while with NSH from 2008-14. Assisted on Phil Kessel's PP goal on Nov. 21 vs. SJS. Has 4 points (2G-2A) in his last 6 games. Had goals in back-to-back games for 2nd time this season after tallying PIT's only goal vs. CBJ on Nov. 13. Scored game-tying goal to help Pens complete 1st 3rd-period comeback in last 37 tries on Nov. 11 vs. MTL. PP goal on Nov. 6 at EDM was taken away after video review deemed PIT offsides. Scored PIT's final goal on Oct. 31 at TOR. Added a goal and an assist on Oct. 29 vs. BUF. His 8 hits on Oct. 22 vs. DAL were most in a single game since career-high 9-hit game on Jan. 4, 2014 at FLA. Picked up 1st point of the season with assist on Evgeni Malkin's goal on Oct. 15 vs. OTT. 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: 83GP 29G-29A-58PTS 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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It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016