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Fredrik Claesson | Defenseman | #33

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (24) / 11/24/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 5 (126) / OTT
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Fredrik Claesson and Jyrki Jokipakka are projected to be scratched against the Bruins for Game 5 on Friday.
Only Claesson has seen any action so far this postseason. In his one game, he posted no points nor any shots in just under 19 minutes of work. Apr 21 - 6:38 PM

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Fredrik Claesson did indeed play alongside Erik Karlsson Saturday night against Montreal.

He was subbing in for the injured Marc Methot after being a healthy scratch for the Senators' last four games. Claesson has played well in spot starts this season. That said, his highest point total in three AHL seasons is 29. He is not a fantasy asset at this time.
Mar 26 - 10:48 AM

Fredrik Claesson could get a chance to play with Erik Karlsson on Saturday night.

Karlsson's regular defense partner, Marc Methot, suffered a finger injury against Pittsburgh on Thursday night and he'll be out for the next few weeks. So it'll be up to Claesson to fill his shoes. Claesson has two goals and seven assists in 24 games this season. Ottawa will take on Montreal in a huge Atlantic Division clash at the Bell Center.
Mar 25 - 11:37 AM

Fredrik Claesson got his first NHL goal in Wednesday's 5-2 win over Dallas.

He also added an assist in the contest for his second career multi-point effort. Claesson has seven points in 20 appearances this season.
Mar 9 - 11:02 AM

Frederik Claesson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against New Jersey.

Claesson has five assists in 19 games this season. The young defenseman has sat in two of Ottawa's last three contests.
Feb 21 - 7:09 PM

Fredrik Claesson has inked a one-year, $650,000 extension with the Ottawa Senators.

That's a slight reduction from Claesson's $700,000 salary this season. He has no goals and five assists in 19 games in 2016-17.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 20 - 4:36 PM

Fredrik Claesson will return to the Senators' blue line on Sunday against the Jets.

Through 18 games this season at the game's highest level he has five assists with 19 blocks.
Feb 19 - 2:39 PM

Fredrik Claesson will be scratched from Saturday's match with the Maple Leafs.

In 18 games this season he has five helpers along with 19 blocks. Remarkably, he has just one minor penalty in 34 career games.
Feb 18 - 3:54 PM

Fredrik Claesson returns to Sens' blue line on Thursday against the Devils.

Through 17 games this season the youngster has five assists and 19 hits. Not too shabby considering his limited playing time.
Feb 16 - 3:32 PM

Fredrik Claesson collected two assists in a 3-0 win against Washington Tuesday night.

He didn't have a point over his previous 11 NHL appearances this year. Claesson had a hand in goals by Chris Kelly (shorthanded) and Bobby Ryan in the contest.
Jan 25 - 11:11 AM

Fredrik Claesson will return to the Senators' blue line on Thursday night against Columbus.

This will be 24-year-old's first game in nearly two weeks, and his ninth game overall this season. He has no points with three blocks and 10 hits thus far and is slated to pair with Chris Wideman on Ottawa's third defensive unit.
Source: Craig Merz
Jan 19 - 6:16 PM

Frederik Claesson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against St. Louis.

Claesson's skated in just eight games this season and he's yet to register a point in 2016-17.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 17 - 7:59 PM

Fredrik Claesson will be scratched against the Penguins on Thursday.

In 17 nearly evenly-split combined games between Ottawa and Binghamton, Claesson has just one point and little else to his ledger.
Jan 12 - 7:11 PM

Fredrik Claesson will be scratched from Sunday's match against the Capitals.

The 24-year-old has just one point this season, and it came during his nine games with AHL Binghamton. Through seven games with the Senators he's still pointless, and has two overall in 23 career NHL games.
Source: Katie Brown
Jan 1 - 4:58 PM

Fredrik Claesson will stay in the press box on Thursday.

Claesson hasn't appeared in an NHL game since Dec. 1. He has no points in seven contests with Ottawa.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 08:15:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Chris Kelly
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Zack Smith
3Ryan Dzingel
4Nick Paul
5Tom Pyatt
6Clarke MacArthur
RW1Mark Stone
2Bobby Ryan
3Alex Burrows
4Viktor Stalberg
5Chris Neil
6Tommy Wingels
7Christopher DiDomenico
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Fredrik Claesson
8Ben Harpur
9Jyrki Jokipakka
G1Craig Anderson
2Mike Condon
3Matt O'Connor