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John Klingberg
John Klingberg
Defenseman  - DAL
Number: 3
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 180
Shoots: Right
Born: Aug 14, 1992  (Age 24)
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Drafted: DAL / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (131st overall) PROSPECT BIO
2014-15 SEASON

Was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team ... Split the season between Dallas and the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League (AHL) … Began the season with Texas, recording 12 points (4-8=12) in 10 games … Finished tied for fourth on Dallas with 40 points (11-29=40) in 65 games in his first season in the NHL, establishing new Dallas Stars records for most goals (11), assists (29) and points (40) in a single season by a rookie defenseman … Led all NHL rookie defenseman in assists and points, ranking fourth and seventh among all NHL rookies, respectively … Finished tied for second among rookie blueliners and 15th among all first-year skaters with 11 goals … Ranked third on the Stars with a +5 plus/minus rating … Was named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month in January … Tallied eight points (3-5=8) in his first eight NHL games, becoming the first defenseman in franchise history to record eight points in his first eight games … Recorded a five-game point streak (3-5=8) from Nov. 16 – 25, marking the first time in Dallas Stars history (since 1993-94) that a rookie defenseman earned points in five consecutive games … Made his NHL debut on Nov. 11 at Arizona … Recorded an assist (0-1=1) for his first career NHL point and added five blocked shots on Nov. 16 at Chicago … Registered two assists (0-2=2) for the first multi-point game of his NHL career on Nov. 18 vs. Carolina … Scored his first career NHL goal (1-0=1) on Nov. 20 vs. Arizona … Scored two goals (2-0=2), including his first career game-winning goal, on Jan. 13 vs. Ottawa … Posted a career-high four points (2-2=4) on Jan. 29 at Winnipeg, becoming the first rookie defenseman in franchise history to record four points in a game … Represented Sweden at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Represented Sweden at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic … Paced Team Sweden and shared 10th amongst all tournament skaters with a +9 rating, while finishing second amongst team defensemen with six points (2-4=6) in seven games ... Was part of the gold medal-winning Swedish team at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship, registering three assists (0-3=3) in six games ... Also skated for Team Sweden at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship, posting two points (1-1=2) and a +2 rating in six tilts. is the official Web site of DSE Hockey Club, L.P.  The Stars name and logos are registered trademarks of the NHL and the Stars. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2016 DSE Hockey Club, L.P. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

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