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Linus Klasen

  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    5'9" / 174 cm
  • Weight
    172 lbs / 78 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    21/22

Klasen is a winger with superb offensive instincts and vision. Excels tremendously on the powerplay with his top-notch passing and playmaking ability. Likes to hang onto the puck for long stretches while skating around in the offensive zone. Excellent in penalty-shot and shootout situations, where he can deke as well as snipe. Can beat opponents one on one with his outstanding stickhandling skills.
Of course, his lack of size can be a problem, as he can be pushed around at times. Isn't very good without the puck in general. Sometimes displays a poor attitude.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2014)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2001-02 Huddinge IK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 14 7 5 12 4 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 0
2002-03 Huddinge IK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 13 3 4 7 4 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
Huddinge IK J20 SuperElit 2 0 0 0 0 |
2003-04 Huddinge IK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 11 8 12 20 14 |
Huddinge IK J20 SuperElit 21 3 2 5 6 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2004-05 Huddinge IK J20 SuperElit 9 4 5 9 27 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 0
Huddinge IK Allsvenskan 2 0 0 0 0 -5 |
Lincoln Stars USHL 26 7 9 16 13 1 |
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 4 0 0 0 2 |
2005-06 Huddinge IK J20 SuperElit 8 3 6 9 29 |
Huddinge IK Division 1 35 22 40 62 36 27 | Kvalserien AS 8 2 11 13 2 5
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 6 1 1 2 8 |
2006-07 Huddinge IK Allsvenskan 44 16 34 50 28 -13 | Kvalserien AS 8 3 10 13 2 7
2007-08 Södertälje SK J20 SuperElit 1 0 2 2 0 |
Södertälje SK SHL 52 14 20 34 24 4 |
Sweden (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 -2 |
2008-09 Södertälje SK SHL 53 14 15 29 8 -4 | Kvalserien SHL 9 2 3 5 0 3
2009-10 Södertälje SK “C” SHL 51 19 32 51 20 -14 | Kvalserien SHL 10 4 4 8 4 0
2010-11 Nashville Predators NHL 4 0 0 0 0 -3 | - - - - -
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 47 22 23 45 20 6 |
2011-12 Malmö Redhawks “C” Allsvenskan 51 20 30 50 24 5 | Qualification 6 4 7 11 2 -2
2012-13 Luleå HF SHL 47 10 14 24 20 2 | Playoffs 14 4 8 12 4 -4
Sweden (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 1 |
2013-14 Luleå HF SHL 54 28 29 57 45 13 | Playoffs 6 2 2 4 0 1
Sweden WC 10 2 7 9 8 3 |
Sweden (all) International 27 10 12 22 12 5 |
2014-15 HC Lugano NLA 46 20 35 55 10 4 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 0 0
Sweden (all) International 3 2 3 5 2 2 |
2015-16 HC Lugano NLA 49 14 35 49 18 7 | Playoffs 15 5 12 17 8 5
Sweden WC 7 1 1 2 0 -4 |
Sweden (all) International 13 3 4 7 0 -4 |
2016-17 HC Lugano NLA 50 11 37 48 30 -11 | Playoffs 11 1 6 7 8 -1
Sweden (all) International 3 0 0 0 2 -2 |
2017-18 HC Lugano NLA 43 12 26 38 24 1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -1
2018-19 HC Lugano NLA 31 6 21 27 18 16 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2019-20 HC Lugano NLA 46 8 26 34 22 -5 |
2020-21 Luleå HF SHL - - - - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2001-02 Stockholm 1 TV-Pucken 8 5 5 10 6 |
2012-13 Luleå HF ET 6 1 4 5 2 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 4
Sweden EHT 3 0 0 0 0 1 |
2013-14 Luleå HF ET 5 4 1 5 4 |
Sweden EHT 12 4 0 4 2 -4 |
2014-15 HC Lugano Swiss Cup 1 0 1 1 0 |
Sweden EHT 3 2 3 5 2 1 |
2015-16 HC Lugano Swiss Cup 2 0 0 0 2 |
HC Lugano Spengler Cup 4 4 3 7 0 2 |
Sweden EHT 2 0 2 2 0 3 |
2016-17 HC Lugano Champions HL 8 4 2 6 2 3 |
HC Lugano Swiss Cup 2 0 1 1 0 |
Sweden EHT 3 0 0 0 2 -3 |
HC Lugano Spengler Cup 4 2 1 3 2 0 |
2017-18 HC Lugano Swiss Cup 2 1 3 4 2 |
2018-19 HC Lugano Champions HL 6 2 3 5 6 -1 |
HC Davos Spengler Cup 4 2 2 4 12 3 |
2019-20 HC Lugano Swiss Cup 2 0 0 0 0 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 47 22 23 45 0.96 20 6 |
Allsvenskan 97 36 64 100 1.03 52 -13 | 14 7 17 24 1.71 4 5
Champions HL 14 6 5 11 0.79 8 2 |
Division 1 35 22 40 62 1.77 36 27 | 8 2 11 13 1.63 2 5
EHT 23 6 5 11 0.48 6 -2 |
ET 11 5 5 10 0.91 6 0 | 3 0 1 1 0.33 4 0
International 52 15 19 34 0.65 16 0 |
International-Jr 10 1 1 2 0.20 10 |
J18 Allsvenskan 38 18 21 39 1.03 22 | 9 0 0 0 0.00 0
NHL 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 -3 |
NLA 265 71 180 251 0.95 122 12 | 36 7 22 29 0.81 16 3
SHL 257 85 110 195 0.76 117 1 | 39 12 17 29 0.74 8 0
Spengler Cup 12 8 6 14 1.17 14 5 |
SuperElit 41 10 15 25 0.61 62 | 5 0 2 2 0.40 0
Swiss Cup 9 1 5 6 0.67 4 0 |
TV-Pucken 8 5 5 10 1.25 6 |
USHL 26 7 9 16 0.62 13 1 |
WC 17 3 8 11 0.65 8 -1 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/23/2020
03/23/2020 Confirmed Lugano Luleå HF
12/13/2018
12/13/2018 Loan Lugano Davos
05/19/2017
05/19/2017 Extension Lugano Lugano
04/02/2014
04/02/2014 Confirmed Luleå HF Lugano
05/22/2012
05/22/2012 Confirmed Malmö Redhawks Luleå HF
05/13/2011
05/13/2011 Confirmed Milwaukee Admirals Malmö Redhawks
04/20/2010
04/20/2010 Confirmed Södertälje SK Nashville Predators
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2006, 14 #166 overall by Lincoln Stars in the USHL Entry Draft

Cult/Star player for Huddinge IK

Cult/Star player for Huddinge IK J20

Cult/Star player for Lugano

Cult/Star player for Luleå HF

Cult/Star player for Södertälje SK

Career transactions
- 2012-05-22 • Signed to a two-year contract by Luleå
- 2011-05-17 • Signed to a three-year contract by Malmö
- 2010-05-19 • Signed to a one-year, entry-level contract by the Nashville Predators
- 2009-02-04 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Södertälje
- 2007-04-10 • Signed to a two-year contract by Södertälje

Other memorable dates
- 2011-05-17 • Named Captain by Malmö
- 2010-10-30 • Made NHL debut (at Detroit; 5:38 TOI, -1)
- 2009-12-18 • Named Captain by Södertälje
- 2007-10-25 • Scored 1st career Elitserien goal (at Skellefteå vs Andreas Hadelöv)
- 2007-10-04 • Scored 1st career Elitserien assist (vs Linköping)
- 2007-09-24 • Made Elitserien debut (vs Mora)

Is the son of musician Robert Klasen (external link in Swedish).

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