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Patric Hornqvist
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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 .83 points-per-game with Pittsburgh in 2014-15 compared to his .60 points-per-game average while with NSH from 2008-14. Is 2nd among PIT wingers with 14 goals. Ranks 3rd on the Penguins with 129 shots. His 30 points are 5th on the PIT. Has hit the 30 point-plateau for the 2nd consecutive season and 5th time in the last 6 years. 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 48 points (23G-25A) over his last 47 games (1.02 PPG) dating back to last season. 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: 36GP 14G-16A-30PTS PPG: 39 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've been so fortunate, blessed, to play a long time with some great players and be on power plays, play in some great cities and stuff. It's been fun.

— Avalanche forward Jarome Iginla on tying Dino Ciccarelli for 46th place on the NHL's all-time list with his 1,200th career point after their win vs. the Predators on Friday