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Alexander Wennberg | Center

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (19) / 9/22/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190

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Alexander Wennberg has inked a three-year, entry-level contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Wennberg had 15 goals and 21 points in 50 games in the Swedish hockey league in 2013-14. Columbus took him with the 14th overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. "In talking to Alexander after the season, he made it very clear that he wanted to sign, work hard this summer and then come to training camp to try to make our team. He is an outstanding young player and we are excited to watch him develop in the coming years," said Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen. May 16 - 5:38 PM

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Alexander Wennberg registered two goals and one assist in a 4-2 win over Finland in World Junior action Saturday.

He was selected in the first round (14th overall) in the 2013 draft by Columbus. Toronto draft pick Andreas Johnson produced a goal and two helpers in the contest.
Sat, Dec 28, 2013 06:08:00 PM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have picked Alexander Wennberg with the 14th selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Wennberg has seen his draft stock soar throughout the season. Considered the second-best Swedish prospect in the draft, the center has been compared to a chameleon by scout Kyle Woodlief because you can slot him in any line and he’ll fit to whatever that role necessitates. Wennberg is an extremely adaptable player who can literally play in any situation and those types are a coach's dream. The lanky pivot could stand to get stronger, but he's a plus skater and isn't afraid to play with some sandpaper in his game. An intelligent player, Wennberg has an innate sense of where to be on the ice, which makes him very opportunistic. An 18.9 percent shooting percentage and four game-winners for Djurgarden proves that.
Sun, Jun 30, 2013 04:38:00 PM

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