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Sweden Mattias Ekholm

a.k.a. "Mattias Ekholm Björnstad"
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Last added: Justin Oringer
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Olle Liss 1 2 1 3
2. Oscar Pettersson 1 2 1 3
3. August Berg 1 0 3 3
4. Axel Wemmenborn 1 1 1 2
5. Alexander Lunsjö 1 1 1 2
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
32
Height
6'4" / 192 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
216 lbs / 98 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
25/26
Cap Hit
$6,250,000 Powered by
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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
Player 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 - - - - - - |
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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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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2022-05-09T21:50:00-0400 Nashville Predators vs Colorado Avalanche
2022-05-07T16:30:00-0400 Nashville Predators vs Colorado Avalanche
2022-05-05T21:30:00-0400 Nashville Predators @ Colorado Avalanche
2022-05-03T21:45:00-0400 Nashville Predators @ Colorado Avalanche
2022-04-28T21:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators @ Colorado Avalanche
2022-04-26T20:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators vs Calgary Flames
2022-04-24T20:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators vs Minnesota Wild
2022-04-23T19:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators @ Tampa Bay Lightning
2022-04-19T20:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators vs Calgary Flames
2022-04-17T18:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators vs St. Louis Blues
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Player 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 12 662 57 193 250 0.38 323 104 | 8 75 6 29 35 0.47 74 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
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Teamwork
17
Puckhandling
16
Passing
15
Leadership
15

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Roman Josi (D) 2011-2023 12 Nashville Predators
Filip Forsberg (F) 2012-2023 11 Nashville Predators, Sweden, Sweden, Sweden (all)
Pekka Rinne (G) 2011-2021 10 Nashville Predators
Calle Järnkrok (F) 2010-2021 10 Brynäs IF, Nashville Predators, Sweden, Sweden, Sweden (all)

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
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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Player 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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