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Finland Kasper Björkqvist

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TP
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10
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+2
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Database: 939 239 players
Last added: Ulf Lundström
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Denis Malgin 7 5 7 12
2. Roman Cervenka 7 3 8 11
3. Pierre-Luc Dubois 7 6 4 10
4. Juraj Slafkovský 7 3 6 9
5. Peter Schneider 7 3 6 9
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW/LW
Age
24
Height
6'1" / 186 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
198 lbs / 90 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Cap Hit
$750,000 Powered by
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
Possesses strong determination; he never seems to quit on any play. He shows a good stick and decent positioning in the defensive zone, Futureconsiderations.ca 2016
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 Blues U16 II U16 I-divisioona 7 6 6 12 2 - |
Blues U16 U16 SM-sarja 12 1 1 2 4 - | Playoffs 9 0 0 0 0 -
2012-13 Blues U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 6 6 8 14 8 - |
Blues U16 U16 SM-sarja 16 13 20 33 4 - | Playoffs 13 6 10 16 10 -
Blues U18 U18 SM-sarja 22 5 9 14 6 - | Playoffs 5 3 0 3 0 -
Blues U18 Akatemia U18 SM-sarja 1 1 0 1 0 - |
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 8 1 5 6 4 -1 |
2013-14 Blues U18 U18 SM-sarja 21 9 12 21 12 - | Playoffs 11 5 2 7 16 -
Blues U18 Akatemia U18 SM-sarja 2 4 2 6 0 - |
Blues U20 U20 SM-liiga 17 3 4 7 8 9 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 14 3 1 4 8 -4 |
2014-15 Blues U20 U20 SM-liiga 34 19 11 30 82 12 | Playoffs 8 0 2 2 2 -4
Finland U18 “C” WJC-18 7 0 0 0 0 -3 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 23 4 2 6 10 -3 |
2015-16 Blues U20 “A” U20 SM-liiga 45 28 38 66 32 5 | Playoffs 2 1 1 2 2 2
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 1 2 2 2 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 3 1 4 4 6 |
2016-17 Providence College NCAA 30 3 6 9 8 2 |
Finland U20 “A” WJC-20 6 1 1 2 4 3 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 1 6 7 14 6 |
2017-18 Providence College NCAA 40 16 7 23 16 14 |
Finland (all) International 6 0 0 0 4 -2 |
2018-19 Providence College “C” NCAA 42 17 13 30 20 13 |
2019-20 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 6 1 0 1 2 -3 |
2020-21 KooKoo Liiga 44 11 15 26 36 14 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -1
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 5 1 0 1 7 -1 |
Finland (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 -2 |
2021-22 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 6 1 0 1 2 -1 |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 54 8 4 12 28 -3 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 2 2
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 Blues U20 JCWC 2 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Finland U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial 4 2 0 2 2 2 |
2017-18 Finland EHT 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
2020-21 Finland EHT 6 0 0 0 0 -2 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
AHL
2022-05-15T17:05:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs Springfield Thunderbirds
2022-05-12T19:05:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins @ Springfield Thunderbirds
2022-05-11T19:05:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins @ Springfield Thunderbirds
2022-05-09T19:05:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs Hershey Bears
2022-05-08T17:00:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins @ Hershey Bears
2022-05-06T19:05:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs Hershey Bears
2022-04-30T19:05:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms
2022-04-24T15:00:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins @ Hartford Wolf Pack
2022-04-23T18:05:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins @ Springfield Thunderbirds
2022-04-22T19:05:00-0400 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins @ Providence Bruins
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 65 10 4 14 0.22 37 -7 | 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 2 2
EHT 2 8 0 0 0 0.00 0 -2 | 0
Ivan Hlinka Memorial (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 4 2 0 2 0.50 2 2 | 0
International 2 9 0 0 0 0.00 4 -4 | 0
International-Jr 5 75 12 15 27 0.36 40 4 | 0
JCWC 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
Liiga 1 44 11 15 26 0.59 36 14 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1
NCAA 3 112 36 26 62 0.55 44 29 | 0
NHL 1 6 1 0 1 0.17 2 -1 | 0
U16 I-divisioona 1 7 6 6 12 1.71 2 - | 0
U16 SM-sarja 2 28 14 21 35 1.25 8 - | 2 22 6 10 16 0.73 10 -
U16 SM-sarja Q 1 6 6 8 14 2.33 8 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 46 19 23 42 0.91 18 - | 2 16 8 2 10 0.63 16 -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 96 50 53 103 1.07 122 26 | 2 10 1 3 4 0.40 4 -2
WJC-18 1 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 -3 | 0
WJC-20 2 13 2 2 4 0.31 6 5 | 0
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Shooting Accuracy
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/24/2021
07/24/2021 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
08/24/2020
08/24/2020 Loan Pittsburgh Penguins KooKoo
05/15/2019
05/15/2019 Confirmed Providence College Pittsburgh Penguins
05/17/2016
05/17/2016 Confirmed Blues U20 Providence College
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Player Biography and Trivia

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #194 by FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #105 by NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING (EU Skaters


Other memorable dates
- 2016-01-05 • Won World Junior Championship gold medal
- 2015-12-23 • Selected to U20 World Junior Championship roster
- 2015-04-16 • Selected to U18 World Junior Championship roster

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