10 Facts About Alexander Wennberg


Alexander Wennberg was born on 22 September 1994 and is a Swedish professional ice hockey player for the Seattle Kraken of the National Hockey League.

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Alexander Wennberg previously played for the Columbus Blue Jackets and Florida Panthers.

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Alexander Wennberg was drafted by the Blue Jackets in the first round, 14th overall, of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

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Alexander Wennberg spent time with Djurgardens IF's Elitserien senior team but did not appear in any games.

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Alexander Wennberg was ranked fifth out of all 2013 NHL Entry Draft eligible European skaters and was ultimately selected 14th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

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Alexander Wennberg made his NHL debut on October 9,2014 against the Buffalo Sabres, where he recorded his first NHL point.

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Alexander Wennberg was reassigned to Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Falcons, after playing in seven NHL games, as defenceman Ryan Murray was activated off injured reserve.

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Alexander Wennberg played two more games in the series but the Blue Jackets failed to advance.

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On October 8,2020, Alexander Wennberg was placed on waivers for the purpose of buying out the remaining three years on his contract.

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Alexander Wennberg was signed by newly installed GM Bill Zito, who was formerly a part of the Blue Jackets organization.

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