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Alexander Wennberg | Center | #10

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (22) / 9/22/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 196
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (14) / CLM
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Alexander Wennberg scored the game-tying goal Saturday night late in the third to force the Columbus Blue Jackets into overtime with the Arizona Coyotes, where they won a 3-2 decision in the shootout.
Wennberg has scored goals in every other contest since being part of the 5-3 decision over the Tampa Bay Lightning on November 25th. This was his sixth goal of the season and his 21st point. Cam Atkinson and Sam Gagner recorded shootout goals for the victory. Dec 3 - 11:25 PM

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Alexander Wennberg has shown that he is the Blue Jackets number one center.

The Blue Jackets have dealt a couple of good centers in the last 18 months as Artem Anisimov was part of a deal to Chicago and Ryan Johansen was sent to Nashville for Seth Jones. But Wennberg has come into his own and his 15 assists are tied for third best in the NHL at this time. "Alex is a different player this year," linemate Nick Foligno said. "When the game wasn't going his way before, he might have disappeared for the whole game. Now he finds a way to make a difference. That's huge for him. He's really confident in his ability right now. He understands how he has to play, but also that grit and that grind he has to have. He's balancing it very well right now." Wennberg is a must start in pools at this time.
Nov 28 - 7:11 AM

Alexander Wennberg notched a goal and an assist in Friday's 5-3 win over Tampa Bay.

He leads the Blue Jackets with 15 helpers and is tied for the team lead in scoring with 19 points in 19 games. Wennberg is certainly worthy of a spot on your fantasy roster if he is available in your league.
Nov 26 - 11:03 AM

Alexander Wennberg picked up a pair of points during Sunday's 3-2 win over the Capitals, including the winner late in the third period.

The goal, his third of the season, came on the power play to give him 10 points with the man-advantage on the season. Through 16 games so far Wennberg now has 17 points. The kid has arrived.
Nov 20 - 3:18 PM

Alexander Wennberg is tied for second place in assists with 13.

He was tied for the lead heading into action on Sunday but Connor McDavid picked one up on the Oilers lone goal against the Rangers to pull one ahead. Wennberg has only one goal but he has been outstanding for the Blue Jackets and the 22-year-old is heading for a career year after picking up 39 points in his final 56 games last year. He should definitely be on your radar and better yet, in your lineup.
Nov 14 - 7:50 AM

Alexander Wennberg recorded an assist in Columbus' 5-2 loss to Boston on Thursday.

Wennberg has a goal and 14 points in 12 contests in 2016-17. That's a superb start for the 22-year-old who finished last season with 40 points.
Nov 11 - 10:27 AM

Alexander Wennberg registered four assists in Columbus' 10-0 victory against Montreal Friday night.

Wennberg is on a three-game point streak now. He has a goal and 12 points in nine games after setting a career-high in 2015-16 with 40 points.
Nov 5 - 10:32 AM

Alexander Wennberg earned a pair of assists in Friday's 4-0 shutout win versus the Anaheim Ducks.

He picked up his fifth and sixth helpers of the season on goals by Brandon Saad and Sam Gagner (power play). Wenneberg now has seven points in seven games.
Oct 29 - 10:45 AM

Alexander Wennberg had an assist in Columbus' 3-2 win over Chicago on Friday.

That extended Wennberg's season-opening point streak to three games. He has a goal and four points over that span.
Oct 22 - 8:49 AM

Alexander Wennberg has been summoned from the minors.

The move to temporarily put him in the minors gave the Blue Jackets some additional cap space. Wennberg posted eight goals and 40 points in 69 games with Columbus last season.
Oct 12 - 5:25 PM

Alexander Wennberg has been demoted to the minors, but the move may be temporary.

It is likely that Wennberg will be recalled late Wednesday and Pierre-Luc Dubois will be returned to his junior club, according to sources. The Blue Jackets are creating an additional $2 million in salary cap space by having Dubois on the roster to start the season. The rookie's contract allows him to earn $2.5 million in bonuses, while Wennberg's bonuses are capped at $475,000.
Oct 11 - 4:11 PM

Alexander Wennberg picked up a pair of helpers in Columbus' pre-season finale win over Pittsburgh.

The 22-year-old pivot doubled his output from his rookie 2014-15 season to last year, potting eight goals and 40 points. We don't expect Wennberg to re-double himself this season, but if he adds just another 20 points he'll vault himself to one of the more valuable secondary scorers in fantasy.
Oct 8 - 5:56 PM

Alexander Wennberg earned an assist in Sweden's 3-2 win against Norway during the preliminary round of the 2016 IIHF World Championship.

He has collected one goal and six helpers in five games at the tournament so far. Wennberg generated 40 points in 69 games with Columbus in 2015-16.
May 14 - 4:57 PM

Alexander Wennberg will play for Sweden at the World Championships.

He picked up eight goals and 40 points in 69 games with Columbus this season. Wennberg ended the year with one goal and seven assists in his last six games.
Apr 11 - 10:57 AM

Alexander Wennberg ended his season on a three game point streak.

Wennberg picked up a goal and two assists during Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over Chicago. With 32 assists and 40 points through 69 games, the talented youngster gives Columbus a lot to be excited about moving forward.
Apr 9 - 11:01 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Brandon Dubinsky
2Sam Gagner
3Alexander Wennberg
4William Karlsson
5Gregory Campbell
6Lukas Sedlak
LW1Boone Jenner
2Brandon Saad
3Scott Hartnell
4Matt Calvert
5Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Nick Foligno
3Josh Anderson
4David Clarkson
D1Seth Jones
2Ryan Murray
3Jack Johnson
4Zach Werenski
5David Savard
6Dalton Prout
7Scott Harrington
8Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Curtis McElhinney