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Niklas Svedberg Has Sights Set On Earning Bruins Backup Goalkeeper Role

Chad Johnson signed with the New York Islanders in free agency this offseason, and the Boston Bruins now need someone to stand behind Tuukka Rask in the backup goalkeeper role. Niklas Svedberg wants to be that man. “I’m going to try to have a good camp here and deserve a spot,” Svedberg told reporters Tuesday after his first day back on the ice for informal practices at Ristuccia...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Sign Goalie Niklas Svedberg To One-Year, One-Way Contract

Niklas Svedberg The Boston Bruins announced Monday that goaltender Niklas Svedberg has signed a one-year, one-way contract worth $600,000. The 24-year-old won his only NHL start last season, a 3-2 overtime decision over the Nashville Predators at TD Garden on Jan. 2. Svedberg spent most of the 2013-14 season as the starting netminder for the Providence Bruins (AHL). He went 25-15...
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

That was fast (again): Svedberg sent back to Providence (again)

I hope Niklas Svedberg enjoyed every last second of his night in Boston with the big via ESPN.comThe Bruins announced Thursday night they have sent Svedberg back to Providence following the teams 3-2 win over Nashville on Thursday.The Bruins had wanted to give Svedberg a chance on the big stage, and they gave him the call last Friday and hoped to work him into game...
Via BruinsLife
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg Has Strong Showing in NHL Debut, But Sent Back to Providence After Earning Win

Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg won his first career NHL game on Thursday night in Boston. As a reward, he gets to go back to being Providence Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg, but that certainly won’t be a long-term position for the young goaltender. Svedberg was impressively solid Thursday night as the Bruins came from behind to earn a 3-2 overtime win over the Nashville Predators...
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Win 3-2 In NHL Debut of Goalie Niklas Svedberg

The Boston Bruins made sure that their loyal fans, who made it to the Garden in a snowstorm, were rewarded for their efforts on Thursday night.  It just took the team a couple of periods to scrape the ice off of themselves and get down to work. Brad Marchand scored the game-winning overtime goal, giving Niklas Svedberg his first win in his NHL debut, as the Bruins defeated the Nashville...
Via CLNS Radio
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins vs Preds: keys to the game

Niklas Svedberg is going to start tonight. For real this time guys, Im serious, there should be no impromptu send downs to the AHL or emergency call ups. So it looks like Svedberg will get his first NHL start against the Nashville Predators as Hamilton and Soderberg return to the lineup.The Preds are still without Pekka Rinne and the reason the Preds probably won't make the playoffs...
Via BruinsLife
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg Recalled From Providence

Today the Bruins made a choice that no one saw coming, they've recalled Niklas Svedberg from Providence. Here's the stranghe thing about it: No one knows why.  Normally when a player is called up on an emergency basis, it is made known that it is on an emergency basis. The email I recevied from Bruins staff didn't indicate that this was the case.  For those...
Via Days of Y'Orr
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Niklas Svedberg impresses in start

Niklas Svedberg makes glove save on Chris Thorburn last night on the way to a 3-2 victory (Photo credit: Marianne Helm/Getty Images North America) The Boston Bruins had another overtime victory this preseason as they downed the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 last night.  The victory, although nice, was not the most important takeaway from the game. Coming into the night, Bruins coach Claude...
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Recall Goalie Niklas Svedberg From Providence

The Bruins have added a little insurance between the pipes, recalling Swedish goaltender Niklas Svedberg from the team’s American Hockey League affiliate in Providence. Svedberg compiled a 37-8-2 record in his first season with the P-Bruins, ranking fifth in the AHL in goals against average (2.17) and third in save percentage (.925). The 23-year-old started in net for the Eastern...
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg's Mask Is 'Horse Head In The Bed' Good

Carmen sent this to me yesterday while I was cleaning up the vomit of my 9 year old so I'm getting to it a little late. Apparently P-Bruins tendie Niklas Svedberg got a new mask made by David Gunnarsson of DaveArt. Svedberg has said that the Godfather is one of his favorite movies.  Gunnarsson via  “The design is created as an old school design...
Via Days of Y'Orr
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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