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Viktor Svedberg | Defenseman | #43

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (26) / 5/24/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 238
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The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned Viktor Svedberg back to AHL Rockford.
Svedberg was recalled to fill in during the pre-season finale, so he will be starting the regular season down on the farm. Svedberg is capable of pushing for a spot on the big club later on in the season, so don't be surprised to see him resurface. Sun, Oct 9, 2016 02:16:00 PM

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The Chicago Blackhawks have recalled Viktor Svedberg for Saturday's pre-season finale.

Niklas Hjalmarsson is suspended, and veterans Duncan Keith and Brian Campbell may get the game off, so Svedberg will get another opportunity to show that he belongs in the show. He won't begin the regular season in Chicago, but that doesn't mean we won't see him later on.
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 01:25:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have waived Viktor Svedberg.

A bit of a surprise move but perhaps even the cap-strapped Blackhawks aren't immune to being cut-throat. Svedberg posted just four points in 30 games last season with Chicago, including no points in three playoff games. In three seasons of experience in AHL Rockford, he's posted just 38 points as well.
Mon, Oct 3, 2016 01:19:00 PM

Viktor Svedberg and David Rundblad will be scratched from Tuesday's Game 4 against St. Louis.

Svedberg averaged just a bit over eight minutes per night through the first three games of the series, but he's also taken three minors without much production.
Tue, Apr 19, 2016 09:05:00 PM

Coach Joel Quenneville said that Viktor Svedberg will be available for Game 1 of the postseason on Wednesday.

He left Saturday's game against Columbus with a lower-body injury and didn't practice on Monday, but he is fine to play.
Tue, Apr 12, 2016 09:16:00 AM

Viktor Svedberg left Saturday's match with Columbus early due to a lower body injury.

Svedberg saw just 7:03 of action and did not factor in to the stat sheet before departing. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops.
Sat, Apr 9, 2016 09:13:00 PM

Viktor Svedberg has been called up by the Chicago Blackhawks.

Svedberg has a goal and 15 points in 40 AHL games this season. He also has two goals and two assists in 19 contests with Chicago.
Thu, Mar 24, 2016 06:32:00 PM

Viktor Svedberg has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks.

He has chipped in two goals and two assists in 19 games with Chicago this season, while scoring 14 points in 36 matches with Rockford of the AHL.
Mon, Mar 14, 2016 03:18:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned Viktor Svedberg to the minors.

The 24-year-old has two goals and four points in 19 games this season. Chicago had to make room for new acquisitions like Andrew Ladd, Dale Weise and Tomas Fleischmann.
Sat, Feb 27, 2016 05:11:00 PM

Viktor Svedberg will be scratched against the Predators on Thursday night.

Through the first 19 games of his NHL career Svedberg has posted four points, 11 hits, and 22 blocks while averaging 16:51 of work. Not too shabby, all things considered.
Thu, Feb 25, 2016 07:39:00 PM

Viktor Svedberg will be a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

The change was to make room for Erik Gustafsson, who spent the previous two games in the press box. Still there was good news for Svedberg this afternoon as Rob Scuderi has been sent to the minors, which opens the door for Svedberg to stick with Chicago long-term.
Wed, Feb 17, 2016 01:24:00 PM

Viktor Svedberg has been called up by the Chicago Blackhawks.

Svedberg has a goal and three points in 16 games with Chicago this season. He also has a goal and 10 points in 30 AHL contests.
Fri, Feb 12, 2016 06:24:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned Viktor Svedberg back to the minors.

The 24-year-old has been a healthy scratch in back-to-back games prior to the demotion. He has one goal and three points in 16 games this season.
Sun, Feb 7, 2016 11:08:00 AM

Viktor Svedberg, Jiri Sekac, and Rob Scuderi will each be scratched from Saturday's match with Dallas.

This will be Scuderi's third straight on the pine, while tonight marks two in a row for both Svederg and Sekac. Considering how little they each impact the stat sheet, this is of little consequence to fantasy pools.
Source: Steve Hunt
Sat, Feb 6, 2016 07:19:00 PM

Viktor Svedberg has been recalled by Chicago.

He has two points in 15 games with the Blackhawks this season along with 10 points in 30 AHL outings.
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 09:47:00 AM

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