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Sweden Niklas Kronwall

#55 Detroit Red Wings / NHL - 18/19

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Niklas Kronwall Facts

Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
43
Height
6'0" / 182 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
194 lbs / 88 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time U18 EJC Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time Triple Gold Club 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time AHL Best Defenseman (Eddie Shore Award) 1
1-time AHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1
2-time SHL Champion 2
1-time U18 WJC All-Star Team 1
2-time World Championship All-Star Team 2
1-time World Championship Best Defenseman 1
1-time World Championship Most Valuable Player 1

Niklas Kronwall was a defenseman known for his offensive game and ability to absolutely wreck unsuspecting opponents with huge open-ice hits. An excellent skater with great agility and balance, he was a quality passer of the puck, too.
- Erik K. Piri, Elite Prospects



Brothers: Staffan Kronwall, Mattias Kronwall, Nephew: Wilmer Kronwall

Official website: www.niklaskronwall.com

Team Staff profile of Niklas Kronwall also available

Niklas Kronwall Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Djurgårdens IF J20 J20 SuperElit 1* 0* 0* 0* 2* -* |
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 6* 0* 1* 1* -* -* |
1997-98 Djurgårdens IF J20 J20 SuperElit 27* 4* 3* 7* 71* -* | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 -
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 4* 0* 1* 1* 4* 0* |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6* 1* 2* 3* 6* -* |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 11* 1* -* -* -* -* |
1998-99 Huddinge IK Division 1 25* 1* 1* 2* 24* -* |
Sweden U18 WJC-18 7* 0* 4* 4* 10* -* |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 7* 0* 4* 4* 10* -* |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 3* 0* 1* 1* 4* -* |
1999-00 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 37* 1* 4* 5* 16* 0* | Playoffs 8 0 0 0 8 3
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7* 5* 1* 6* 10* 7* |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 15* 7* 2* 9* 28* -* |
2000-01 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 31* 1* 9* 10* 32* 7* | Playoffs 15 0 1 1 8 0
Sweden U20 WJC-20 5* 0* 1* 1* 2* 0* |
Sweden (all) International 5* 1* 0* 1* 8* -* |
2001-02 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 48* 5* 7* 12* 34* -1* | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 -2
Sweden (all) International 5* 0* 0* 0* 2* -* |
2002-03 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 50* 5* 13* 18* 46* -3* | Playoffs 12 3 2 5 18 -1
Sweden WC 5* 0* 0* 0* 4* 7* |
Sweden (all) International 13* 0* 0* 0* 10* -* |
2003-04 Detroit Red Wings NHL 20* 1* 4* 5* 16* 5* |
Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 25* 2* 11* 13* 20* 6* |
2004-05 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 76* 13* 40* 53* 53* 6* |
Sweden WC 9* 3* 3* 6* 10* 7* |
Sweden (all) International 11* 4* 3* 7* 10* 8* |
2005-06 Detroit Red Wings NHL 27* 1* 8* 9* 28* 11* | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 2 0
Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* -1* |
Sweden OG 2* 1* 1* 2* 8* 2* |
Sweden WC 8* 2* 8* 10* 10* 3* |
Sweden (all) International 10* 3* 9* 12* 14* 5* |
2006-07 Detroit Red Wings NHL 68* 1* 21* 22* 54* 0* |
2007-08 Detroit Red Wings NHL 65* 7* 28* 35* 44* 25* | Playoffs 22 0 15 15 18 16
2008-09 Detroit Red Wings NHL 80* 6* 45* 51* 50* 2* | Playoffs 23 2 7 9 33 4
2009-10 Detroit Red Wings NHL 48* 7* 15* 22* 32* 5* | Playoffs 12 0 5 5 12 2
Sweden OG 4* 0* 0* 0* 2* 0* |
Sweden (all) International 4* 0* 0* 0* 2* 0* |
2010-11 Detroit Red Wings NHL 77* 11* 26* 37* 36* 5* | Playoffs 11 2 4 6 4 5
2011-12 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 82* 15* 21* 36* 38* -2* | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 4 -2
Sweden WC 8* 1* 0* 1* 4* 1* |
Sweden (all) International 8* 1* 0* 1* 4* 1* |
2012-13 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 48* 5* 24* 29* 44* -5* | Playoffs 14 0 2 2 4 -1
2013-14 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 79* 8* 41* 49* 44* 0* | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0 -1
Sweden “C” OG 6* 0* 2* 2* 4* -2* |
Sweden (all) International 6* 0* 2* 2* 4* -2* |
2014-15 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 80* 9* 35* 44* 40* -4* | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 4 -1
2015-16 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 64* 3* 23* 26* 30* -21* | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 8 3
2016-17 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 57* 2* 11* 13* 32* -7* |
2017-18 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 79* 4* 23* 27* 36* -14* |
2018-19 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 79* 3* 24* 27* 40* -5* |

Niklas Kronwall Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Sweden EHT 4* 0* 0* 0* 2* 1* |
2004-05 Sweden EHT 1* 1* 0* 1* 0* 0* |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2019-20 Detroit Red Wings NHL Special Asst. to GM Advisor to the General Manager
2020-21 Detroit Red Wings NHL Special Asst. to GM Advisor to the General Manager
2021-22 Detroit Red Wings NHL Special Asst. to GM Advisor to the General Manager
Sweden OG Senior Advisor
2022-23 Detroit Red Wings NHL Development Coach European Player Development
2023-24 Detroit Red Wings NHL Development Coach European Player Development
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Niklas Kronwall Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2019-04-06T19:00:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings vs Buffalo Sabres
2019-04-04T19:00:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings @ Pittsburgh Penguins
2019-04-02T19:30:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings vs Pittsburgh Penguins
2019-03-31T19:30:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins
2019-03-29T19:30:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings vs New Jersey Devils
2019-03-28T19:00:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings @ Buffalo Sabres
2019-03-25T22:30:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings @ San Jose Sharks
2019-03-23T22:00:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings @ Vegas Golden Knights
2019-03-21T20:00:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings @ St. Louis Blues
2019-03-19T19:00:00-0400 Detroit Red Wings @ New York Rangers
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Niklas Kronwall Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 102* 15* 51* 66* 0.65* 73* 11* | 0 * * * * * *
Division 1 1 25* 1* 1* 2* 0.08* 24* -* | 0 * * * * * *
EHT 2 5* 1* 0* 1* 0.20* 2* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
EJC-18 1 6* 1* 2* 3* 0.50* 6* -* | 0 * * * * * *
International 8 62* 9* 14* 23* 0.37* 54* 12* | 0 * * * * * *
International-Jr 4 46* 8* 9* 16* 0.35* 46* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 2 28* 4* 3* 7* 0.25* 73* -* | 1 2 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 2 * - *
NHL 15 953* 83* 349* 432* 0.45* 564* -5* | 10 109 5 * 42 * 47 * 0.43 * 89 * 25 *
OG 3 12* 1* 3* 4* 0.33* 14* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
Elitserien (SHL) 4 166* 12* 33* 45* 0.27* 128* 3* | 4 40 3 * 3 * 6 * 0.15 * 34 * 0 *
WC 4 30* 6* 11* 17* 0.57* 28* 18* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-18 1 7* 0* 4* 4* 0.57* 10* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-20 2 12* 5* 2* 7* 0.58* 12* 7* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/03/2019
09/03/2019 Confirmed Detroit Red Wings Retired
10/31/2011
10/31/2011 Extension Detroit Red Wings Detroit Red Wings

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