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Sweden Mattias Ekholm

a.k.a. "Mattias Ekholm Björnstad"

#14 Edmonton Oilers / NHL - 23/24

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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Steven Owre 48 31 31 62
2. Trevor Gooch 48 24 36 60
3. John Hughes 45 15 45 60
4. Kevin Roy 47 25 33 58
5. Graham Knott 45 23 35 58
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Mattias Ekholm Facts

Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
33
Height
6'4" / 192 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
216 lbs / 98 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
25/26
Cap Hit
$6,000,000 Powered by
Agency
Highlights
1-time Hlinka Gretzky Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time SHL Champion 1
1-time SHL Rookie of the Year 1

Mattias Ekholm Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 Mora IK J18 J18 Elit 5* 2* 2* 4* 6* -* |
Mora IK J20 J20 SuperElit 36* 0* 4* 4* 28* -* | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 8* 2* 0* 2* 6* -* |
2007-08 Mora IK J18 J18 Elit 9* 4* 5* 9* 12* -* |
Mora IK J20 J20 SuperElit 37* 5* 7* 12* 54* -* |
Mora IK Elitserien 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* | Kvalserien SHL 6 0 0 0 2 1
Sweden U18 WJC-18 6* 1* 0* 1* 2* 2* |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 17* 2* 5* 7* 14* -* |
2008-09 Mora IK J20 J20 SuperElit 21* 3* 5* 8* 32* -* |
Mora IK HockeyAllsvenskan 38* 2* 11* 13* 12* 7* | Qualification 3 0 0 0 4 1
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 8* 1* 2* 3* 6* -* |
2009-10 Mora IK HockeyAllsvenskan 41* 1* 21* 22* 54* 10* | Qualification 2 0 0 0 6 0
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6* 1* 0* 1* 6* 10* |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 11* 2* 0* 2* 14* -* |
2010-11 Brynäs IF Elitserien 55* 10* 23* 33* 38* 10* | Playoffs 5 0 4 4 10 -3
Sweden (all) International 16* 0* 4* 4* 10* 11* |
2011-12 Nashville Predators NHL 2* 0* 0* 0* 0* -1* |
Brynäs IF Elitserien 41* 9* 8* 17* 55* 1* | Playoffs 17 1 8 9 12 6
Sweden (all) International 10* 2* 2* 4* 8* -1* |
2012-13 Nashville Predators NHL 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* -1* |
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 59* 10* 22* 32* 30* 15* | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -3
2013-14 Nashville Predators NHL 62* 1* 8* 9* 10* -8* |
Sweden WC 10* 2* 5* 7* 8* 1* |
Sweden (all) International 13* 2* 5* 7* 10* -1* |
2014-15 Nashville Predators NHL 80* 7* 11* 18* 52* 12* | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 2 4
Sweden WC 8* 0* 3* 3* 6* 2* |
Sweden (all) International 8* 0* 3* 3* 6* 2* |
2015-16 Nashville Predators NHL 82* 8* 27* 35* 44* 14* | Playoffs 14 3 4 7 4 2
Sweden WC 2* 1* 0* 1* 2* -4* |
Sweden (all) International 2* 1* 0* 1* 2* -4* |
2016-17 Nashville Predators NHL 82* 3* 20* 23* 34* 4* | Playoffs 22 1 10 11 38 6
Sweden WCup 4* 0* 0* 0* 2* 2* |
Sweden (all) International 4* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2017-18 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 81* 10* 24* 34* 46* 25* | Playoffs 13 1 7 8 12 4
Sweden WC 4* 1* 2* 3* 2* 4* |
Sweden (all) International 4* 1* 2* 3* 2* 4* |
2018-19 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 80* 8* 36* 44* 47* 27* | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 12 -2
Sweden “A” WC 8* 0* 2* 2* 4* 2* |
Sweden (all) International 8* 0* 2* 2* 4* 2* |
2019-20 Nashville Predators NHL 68* 8* 25* 33* 32* -1* | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -2
2020-21 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 48* 6* 17* 23* 14* 19* | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 6 2
2021-22 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 76* 6* 25* 31* 44* 14* | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0 -2
2022-23 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 57* 5* 13* 18* 24* 0* |
Edmonton Oilers NHL 21* 4* 10* 14* 4* 28* | Playoffs 12 1 6 7 8 0
2023-24 Edmonton Oilers NHL 57* 4* 21* 25* 35* 22* |
Projected NHL 81* 6* 30* 36* 50* 31* |
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Mattias Ekholm Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 Dalarna TV-Pucken 5* 1* 1* 2* 2* -* |
2007-08 Sweden U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial 4* 1* 1* 2* 2* 5* |
2010-11 Sweden EHT 12* 0* 2* 2* 6* 6* |
2011-12 Sweden EHT 9* 2* 1* 3* 6* -1* |
2013-14 Sweden EHT 3* 0* 0* 0* 2* -2* |
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Mattias Ekholm Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 59* 10* 22* 32* 0.54* 30* 15* | 1 4 0 * 1 * 1 * 0.25 * 0 * -3 *
EHT 3 24* 2* 3* 5* 0.21* 14* 3* | 0 * * * * * *
Ivan Hlinka Memorial (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 4* 1* 1* 2* 0.50* 2* 5* | 0 * * * * * *
HockeyAllsvenskan 2 79* 3* 32* 35* 0.44* 66* 17* | 2 5 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 10 * 1 *
International 8 65* 6* 18* 24* 0.37* 42* 13* | 0 * * * * * *
International-Jr 4 44* 7* 7* 14* 0.32* 40* -* | 0 * * * * * *
J18 Elit (J18 Region) 2 14* 6* 7* 13* 0.93* 18* -* | 0 * * * * * *
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 3 94* 8* 16* 24* 0.26* 114* -* | 1 2 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 0 * - *
NHL 13 797* 70* 237* 307* 0.39* 386* 154* | 9 87 7 * 35 * 42 * 0.48 * 82 * 12 *
Elitserien (SHL) 3 97* 19* 31* 50* 0.52* 93* 11* | 3 28 1 * 12 * 13 * 0.46 * 24 * 4 *
TV-Pucken 1 5* 1* 1* 2* 0.40* 2* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WC 5 32* 4* 12* 16* 0.50* 22* 5* | 0 * * * * * *
WCup 1 4* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 2* 2* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-18 1 6* 1* 0* 1* 0.17* 2* 2* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-20 1 6* 1* 0* 1* 0.17* 6* 10* | 0 * * * * * *

Mattias Ekholm Skill Rating

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Puckhandling
16
Teamwork
15
Passing
15
Leadership
15
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Mattias Ekholm Connections

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/28/2023
02/28/2023 Confirmed Nashville Predators Edmonton Oilers
10/13/2021
10/13/2021 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
10/26/2015
10/26/2015 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
07/09/2014
07/09/2014 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
10/22/2011
10/22/2011 Loan Nashville Predators Brynäs IF
05/12/2011
05/12/2011 Confirmed Brynäs IF Nashville Predators

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Mattias Ekholm Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2010, 5 #108 overall by Salavat Yulaev Ufa in the KHL Draft

Number 14 retired by IFK Ore

Cult/Star player for Brynäs IF

Cult/Star player for Nashville Predators

Career transactions
- 2011-05-14 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Nashville Predators
- 2011-02-16 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Brynäs
- 2010-04-08 • Signed to a two-year contract by Brynäs

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