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Sweden Johan Hedberg
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Last added: Alexey Korobko
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# Player GP G A TP
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2. Connor McDavid 64 34 63 97
3. David Pastrnak 70 48 47 95
4. Artemi Panarin 69 32 63 95
5. Nathan MacKinnon 69 35 58 93
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
47
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2

Hedberg was a goalie who relied on his ability to read the play, as well as his agility and lateral movement. Hard to beat from in close. Handled the puck very well with his stick. Known as an extremely hard worker and quality teammate.
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Team Staff profile of Johan Hedberg also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1987-88 Leksands IF J18 Juniorserien - - - | -
1988-89 Leksands IF J18 Juniorserien - - - | -
1989-90 Leksands IF J20 Juniorserien - - - | -
1990-91 Leksands IF J20 Juniorserien - - - | -
1991-92 Leksands IF J20 Juniorallsvenskan - - - | -
1992-93 Leksands IF SHL 11 00 2.53 .919 00 000 0 000 | Playoffs 2 0 4.10 .880 0 00 0 000
1993-94 Leksands IF SHL 17 00 2.82 .883 00 000 0 0000 | Playoffs 0 0 - - 0
Sweden WC 0 - - | -
1994-95 Leksands IF SHL 17 00 3.53 .888 00 000 0 | Playoffs 1 0 6.32 .833 0 00 0 00
1995-96 Leksands IF SHL 35 00 2.73 .902 00 000 0 0000 | Playoffs 4 0 2.95 .892 00 00 0 000
Sweden WCup 0 - - | -
1996-97 Leksands IF SHL 38 00 2.42 .913 00 000 0 0000 | Playoffs 8 0 1.86 .935 00 000 0 000
Sweden WC 1 1.00 .938 | -
1997-98 Manitoba Moose IHL 14 2.58 .922 | Playoffs 2 3.40 .905
Detroit Vipers IHL 16 2.64 .899 | -
Baton Rouge Kingfish ECHL 2 4.20 .879 | -
Sweden OG 0 - - | -
Sweden WC 1 2.00 .867 | -
1998-99 Leksands IF SHL 48 00 2.86 .903 000 0000 0 0000 | Playoffs 4 0 3.52 .890 00 000 0 000
Sweden WC 1 0.00 1.000 | -
1999-00 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 33 2.68 .917 | Playoffs 5 1.93 .950
2000-01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 9 2.64 .905 00 000 0 000 000 | Playoffs 18 2.30 .911 00 000 0 000 0000
Manitoba Moose IHL 46 2.56 .912 | -
2001-02 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 66 2.76 .904 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
Sweden OG 1 0 1.00 .950 0 00 0 000 00 | -
Sweden (all) International 1 1.00 .950 | -
2002-03 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 41 3.06 .895 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
2003-04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 21 2.51 .900 00 000 0 000 0000 | Playoffs 2 2.45 .922 0 00 0 000 00
Manitoba Moose AHL 2 4.32 .883 | -
2004-05 Leksands IF Allsvenskan 12 00 2.15 .909 00 000 0 000 | Kvalserien SHL 9 0 2.07 .918 00 000 0 000
2005-06 Dallas Stars NHL 19 2.67 .898 00 000 0 0000 0000 | -
2006-07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 21 2.89 .898 00 000 0 000 0000 | Playoffs 2 2.55 .928 0 00 0 000 000
2007-08 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 36 3.46 .892 000 000 0 00000 0000 | -
2008-09 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 33 3.49 .886 000 000 0 00000 0000 | -
2009-10 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 47 2.62 .915 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
2010-11 New Jersey Devils NHL 34 2.38 .912 00 000 0 00000 0000 | -
2011-12 New Jersey Devils NHL 27 2.22 .918 00 000 0 0000 0000 | Playoffs 1 1.65 .929 0 00 0 000 00
2012-13 New Jersey Devils NHL 19 2.76 .883 00 000 0 0000 0000 | -
2013-14 Albany Devils AHL 1 3.18 .846 0 00 0 000 00 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1998-99 Leksands IF Euro HL 7 2.07 .930 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2013-14 New Jersey Devils NHL Special Assignment Coach
2014-15 Albany Devils AHL Goaltending Coach
2015-16 San Jose Sharks NHL Goaltending Coach
2016-17 San Jose Sharks NHL Goaltending Coach
2017-18 San Jose Sharks NHL Goaltending Coach
2018-19 San Jose Sharks NHL Goaltending Coach
2019-20 San Jose Sharks NHL Goaltending Coach Fired on Dec.11
2020-21 Mora IK Allsvenskan Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 3 36 3.18 .846 0 00 0 000 00 | 1 5
Allsvenskan 1 12 00 2.15 .909 00 000 0 000 | 1 9 0 2.07 .918 00 000 0 000
ECHL 1 2 | 0
Euro HL 1 7 | 0
IHL 2 76 | 1 2
International 1 1 | 0
Juniorallsvenskan 1 - | 0
Juniorserien 4 - | 0
NHL 12 373 2.82 .901 000 0000 00 00000000 00000 | 4 23 2.31 .914 00 000 0 00000 0000
OG 2 1 0 1.00 .950 0 00 0 000 00 | 0
SHL 6 166 000 3.08 .903 000 0000 0 0000 | 6 19 00 2.73 .908 00 000 0 0000
WC 4 3 | 0
WCup 1 0 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/18/2014
02/18/2014 Confirmed Albany Devils Unknown
02/13/2014
02/13/2014 Confirmed No team Albany Devils
07/04/2013
07/04/2013 Confirmed New Jersey Devils Unknown
07/02/2012
07/02/2012 Extension New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils
07/01/2011
07/01/2011 Extension New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils
07/01/2010
07/01/2010 Confirmed Atlanta Thrashers New Jersey Devils
Media and Articles
Date Article Website
06/05/2016 Old School Hockey - Johan Hedberg Hockeysverige.se
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Baton Rouge Kingfish

Cult/Star player for Leksands IF

Cult/Star player for Manitoba Moose

Career transactions
- 2010-07-01 • Signed by the New Jersey Devils
- 2006-07-01 • Signed by the Atlanta Thrashers
- 2005-08-05 • Signed by the Dallas Stars
- 2004-08-01 • Signed to a lockout contract by Leksand
- 2003-08-25 • Traded to the Vancouver Canucks for a 2004 2nd round pick (Alex Goligoski)
- 2001-03-12 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins w/ Bobby Dollas for Jeff Norton
- 1999-06-21 • Signed by the San Jose Sharks
- 1998-08-06 • Rights traded to the San Jose Sharks for a 1999 7th round pick (Pavel Kasparik)

Trivia
- Johan Hedberg became known as the "Moose" in the NHL after wearing his Manitoba Moose mask in NHL debut with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Hedberg continued to use the Moose design on his mask throughout his career.

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