New York Islanders
New York Islanders
Sebastian Collberg
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SebastianCollberg
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 186
BIRTHDATE: 02/23/1994
AGE: 20
BIRTHPLACE: Mariestad, SWE
DRAFTED: MTL: 2012-33 overall
ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS:
Acquired by the Islanders in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens, along with Montreal’s second-round pick, in exchange for Thomas Vanek on March 5, 2014.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

Selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2012 National Hockey League Draft.

LAST SEASON:
Scored nine points (3g/6a) in 40 games with Frolunda HC of the Swedish Hockey League...Also appeared in three games with Frolunda’s junior club, scoring six points (5g/1a)...Won a silver medal with Sweden at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Malmo, Sweden, scoring six points (1g/5a) in seven games.

CAREER:  2012-13: Spent the majority of the season with Frolunda’s top team in the Swedish Hockey League, scoring nine points (6g/3a) in 35 games...Also played with Orebro is Sweden’s Allsvenskan league (one tier below SHL), scoring eight points (6g/2a) in 15 games...Made his American Hockey League debut, appearing in two games with the Hamilton Bulldogs at the end of the season on Apr. 19 and 21...Won a silver medal with Sweden at the World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, scoring six points (4g/2a).  2011-12: Appeared in a career-high 41 SHL games with Frolunda...In 21 games with Frolunda’s junior club, scored 17 points (9g/8a)...Joined Frolunda’s under-18 team for the Allsvenskan playoffs and helped them capture bronze with six points (3g/3a) in four games...Won gold with Sweden at the World Junior Championship (Calgary & Edmonton) and silver at the World Under-18 Junior Championship (Czech Republic). 2010-11: Scored more points than any other under-17-year-old in Sweden’s junior league with Frolunda, netting 44 points (21g/23a) in 35 games...Won gold medals with Frolunda’s junior team (SuperElit) and under-18 team (Allsvenskan).