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Johan Hedberg

Player Facts
  • Position
    G
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    190 lbs / 86 kg
  • Catches
    L
  • Status
    Retired

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 GAA SVS%   POST GP GAA SVS%
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 2.53 - | Playoffs 2 4.10 .880
1993-94 Leksands IF SHL 17 2.82 - | Playoffs 0 - -
Sweden WC 0 - - |
1994-95 Leksands IF SHL 17 3.53 .888 | Playoffs 1 6.32 .833
1995-96 Leksands IF SHL 35 2.73 .902 | Playoffs 4 2.95 .892
Sweden WCup 0 - - |
1996-97 Leksands IF SHL 38 2.52 .904 | Playoffs 8 1.86 .935
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 2.86 .903 | Playoffs 4 3.52 .890
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 .917 | Playoffs 18 2.30 .911
Manitoba Moose IHL 46 2.56 .912 |
2001-02 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 66 2.75 .904 |
Sweden OG 1 1.00 .950 |
Sweden (all) International 1 1.00 .950 |
2002-03 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 41 3.14 .895 |
2003-04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 21 2.52 .900 | Playoffs 2 2.45 .922
Manitoba Moose AHL 2 4.32 .883 |
2004-05 Leksands IF Allsvenskan 12 2.15 .909 | Kvalserien SHL 9 2.07 .918
2005-06 Dallas Stars NHL 19 2.67 .898 |
2006-07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 21 2.89 .898 | Playoffs 2 2.56 .928
2007-08 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 36 3.46 .892 |
2008-09 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 33 3.49 .886 |
2009-10 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 47 2.62 .915 |
2010-11 New Jersey Devils NHL 34 2.38 .912 |
2011-12 New Jersey Devils NHL 27 2.23 .918 | Playoffs 1 1.67 .929
2012-13 New Jersey Devils NHL 19 2.76 .883 |
2013-14 Albany Devils AHL 1 3.18 .846 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GAA SVS%   POST GP GAA SVS%
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
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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