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Jakob Silfverberg
Jakob Silfverberg
Right Wing
(YA-kuhb SIHL-vuhr-buhrg)
Number: 33
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 196
Shoots: Right
Born: 13 Oct 1990  (Age 25)
Birthplace: Gävle, Sweden
Drafted: OTT / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (39th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2011-12: Spent his third straight season with Brynas of the Swedish Elite League (SEL), where he set career highs in goals (24), assists (30) and points (54) ... Finished second in league scoring ... Scored 20 points (13 goals) during the playoffs, leading Brynas to the league championship ... The 13 goals set a new record for goals scored by a single player in the Elitserien playoffs, surpassing Daniel Alfredsson's previous record of 12 goals from the 2004–05 season ... Was also named the MVP of the playoffs ... During the semifinals, took over the role as the captain of Brynas, following Andreas Dackell's retirement ... Wore No. 100 on his jersey during the second half of the season, in honor of Brynas' 100th anniversary (the club was founded in 1912) ... Named winner of Guldhjalmen (Golden Helmet) Award as most valuable player of SEL as voted by league’s players and the Guldpucken (Golden Puck), awarded annually to the ice hockey player of the year in Sweden. Was youngest player since Peter Forsberg (1994) to win the Guldhjalmen honour … Following the Elite League playoffs, joined the Senators and played in two playoff games ... Made his NHL debut in Game 6 vs. the N.Y. Rangers on April 23. 2010-11: Scored 18 goals and added 16 assists in 53 games for Brynas ... Added another four assists in five playoff contests ... Represented Sweden at the 2011 world championship, collecting an assist and plus one rating in nine games while earning a silver medal. 2009-10: First full season in the SEL ... Appeared in 48 games, scoring eight goals ... Played in the 2010 world junior championship in Saskatoon, helping Sweden to a bronze medal while scoring three goals and adding two assists in six games. 2008-09: Spent the season with Brynas U-20 (SuperElit), scoring 14 goals and 38 points in 30 games ... His team took the league title. 2007-08: Appeared in 30 games with Brynas U-20 ... Scored eight goals and added 12 assists ... Saw action with the Swedish national U-18 team, recording three points at the world championship ... Was also a member of the U-18 World Cup (Ivan Hlinka Memorial) winning team. 2006-07: Played with Brynas’ U-18 (U-18 Allsvenskan) and U-20 teams, scoring three goals and 11 points with the U-18 team and another four points in the SuperElit league.