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Patric Hornqvist
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Patric Hornqvist  #72

Pittsburgh Penguins  Right Wing
NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: January 1, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sollentuna, Sweden
WEIGHT: 189 DRAFTED: NSH / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (230th overall)
Averages 1.14 points-per-game with Pittsburgh in 2014-15 compared to his .60 points-per-game average while with Nashville from 2008-14. Is 2nd on PIT with 10 goals. Has a team-best 76 shots. His 24 points rank 3rd on the Penguins. Had a career-long 5-game assist streak from Nov. 15-26 (5 total). Tied a career-high w/3PTS (2G-1A) vs. BUF on Nov. 8 and NYI on Oct. 18. Has recorded 42 points (19G-23A) over his last 32 games (1.31 PPG) dating back to last season. Notched his 1st goal and assist with PIT in his team debut on Oct. 9 vs. ANA. Led all NSH FWD's with a career-high 31A and 53PTS (22G-31A) in 2013-14. Finished 1st on the NSH with 6 GWGs 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, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS WITH PITTSBURGH: 21GP 10G-14A-24PTS PPG: 11 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.
Quote of the Day

I got a chance to play a thousand games and that's pretty special to me. To get a thousand [points], it's a great accomplishment. I'm not going to hide my feelings, I'm proud of that. To do it on a win, do it on a goal, I think it makes it special.

— New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis after scoring his 1000th NHL point on Friday
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