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Niklas Svedberg and Simon Gagne: The Unexpected Bruins

Niklas Svedberg started in net and winger Simon Gagne started on the top line for the Boston Bruins in their Saturday night matchup with the Buffalo Sabres. The game ended in a 4-0 Bruins victory, improving their record to 3-4 and following a hard-fought loss to the Montreal Canadiens Svedberg made 32 saves en route to posting his first career NHL shutout and Gagne recorded a +1...
Via Beyond The Benches
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Notes: Niklas Svedberg Earns Shutout Win To End Successful Road Trip

Boston Bruins backup goaltender Niklas Svedberg played well in a 2-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Monday, and he followed that with an even better performance in Saturday’s 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres. The 25-year-old Swede made 32 saves (16 in the first period) to earn the first shutout of his NHL career, helping the Bruins finish their first road trip of three or more...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Svedberg earns shutout in Bruins' win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Niklas Svedberg made 32 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-0 on Saturday night. It was just the third career start for Svedberg, who replaced Tuukka Rask in the third period of Boston's loss Thursday at Montreal. Dougie Hamilton, Zdeno Chara, Torey Krug and Carl Soderberg scored for the Bruins (3-4). All four goals...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookies to watch part 1: Niklas Svedberg

Photo By Instagram/nhlbruinsNiklas Svedberg will need to play an important role for the Bruins this season if the B’s hope to have sustained success throughout the regular and post seasons, and why he should be one of the rookies to watch.As the Bruins training camp is under way and with Svedberg having recently signed a one-year, one-way contract—the job of Tuukka Rask’s backup...
Via BruinsLife
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg Has Sights Set On Earning Bruins Backup Goalkeeper Role

Chad Johnson signed with the New York Islanders in free agency this offseason, and the Boston Bruins now need someone to stand behind Tuukka Rask in the backup goalkeeper role. Niklas Svedberg wants to be that man. “I’m going to try to have a good camp here and deserve a spot,” Svedberg told reporters Tuesday after his first day back on the ice for informal practices at Ristuccia...
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

That was fast (again): Svedberg sent back to Providence (again)

I hope Niklas Svedberg enjoyed every last second of his night in Boston with the big via ESPN.comThe Bruins announced Thursday night they have sent Svedberg back to Providence following the teams 3-2 win over Nashville on Thursday.The Bruins had wanted to give Svedberg a chance on the big stage, and they gave him the call last Friday and hoped to work him into game...
Via BruinsLife
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg Has Strong Showing in NHL Debut, But Sent Back to Providence After Earning Win

Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg won his first career NHL game on Thursday night in Boston. As a reward, he gets to go back to being Providence Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg, but that certainly won’t be a long-term position for the young goaltender. Svedberg was impressively solid Thursday night as the Bruins came from behind to earn a 3-2 overtime win over the Nashville Predators...
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Win 3-2 In NHL Debut of Goalie Niklas Svedberg

The Boston Bruins made sure that their loyal fans, who made it to the Garden in a snowstorm, were rewarded for their efforts on Thursday night.  It just took the team a couple of periods to scrape the ice off of themselves and get down to work. Brad Marchand scored the game-winning overtime goal, giving Niklas Svedberg his first win in his NHL debut, as the Bruins defeated the Nashville...
Via CLNS Radio
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Niklas Svedberg impresses in start

Niklas Svedberg makes glove save on Chris Thorburn last night on the way to a 3-2 victory (Photo credit: Marianne Helm/Getty Images North America) The Boston Bruins had another overtime victory this preseason as they downed the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 last night.  The victory, although nice, was not the most important takeaway from the game. Coming into the night, Bruins coach Claude...
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Recall Goalie Niklas Svedberg From Providence

The Bruins have added a little insurance between the pipes, recalling Swedish goaltender Niklas Svedberg from the team’s American Hockey League affiliate in Providence. Svedberg compiled a 37-8-2 record in his first season with the P-Bruins, ranking fifth in the AHL in goals against average (2.17) and third in save percentage (.925). The 23-year-old started in net for the Eastern...
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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