11 Facts About Jakob Silfverberg


Jakob Erik Silfverberg was born on 13 October 1990 and is a Swedish professional ice hockey winger and an alternate captain for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League.

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On 27 June 2009, Silfverberg was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the second round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, 39th overall.

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Jakob Silfverberg finished the regular season with 24 goals and 54 points in 49 games, ranking second in the Elitserien scoring race behind Robert Rosen of AIK, who scored 21 goals and 39 assists for 60 points.

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Jakob Silfverberg's offensive success continued in the Elitserien playoffs, and his production was a large factor in Brynas' eventual Swedish championship title, scoring 13 goals and seven assists for 20 points.

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Ultimately, Jakob Silfverberg was awarded the Stefan Liv Memorial Trophy as the MVP of the playoffs.

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Jakob Silfverberg wore the number 100 on his jersey during the second half of the season, in honor of Brynas' 100th anniversary.

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Jakob Silfverberg made his NHL, as well as his Stanley Cup playoff, debut on 23 April 2012, in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarter-final series against the New York Rangers.

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On 5 July 2013, Jakob Silfverberg was traded to the Anaheim Ducks, along with forward Stefan Noesen and a first-round draft pick in 2014, in exchange for forward Bobby Ryan.

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Jakob Silfverberg represented Sweden at the 2010 World Junior Championships held in Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Jakob Silfverberg played for the Sweden squad for the 2011 IIHF World Championship, earning a silver medal.

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Jakob Silfverberg represented his country again at the 2012 World Championship, scoring two goals in eight games.

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