New York Islanders
New York Islanders
Victor Crus Rydberg
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VictorCrus Rydberg
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 194
BIRTHDATE: 03/21/1995
AGE: 19
BIRTHPLACE: Vaxjo, SWE
DRAFTED: NYI: 2013-136 overall
 
 ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the fifth round, 136th overall, of the 2013 National Hockey League Draft.

LAST SEASON:  Spent his first season in North America with the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League, scoring 37 points (12g/25a) in 62 games...Finished fourth on the team in points and assists and fifth in goals...Had three points (1g/2a) in five playoff games. Appeared in seven games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League, making his North American professional debut.

JUNIOR:  2012-13:
Recorded 35 points (12g/23a) in 35 games with Linkoping in Sweden’s SuperElit league (Under-20)...Added two goals in four playoff games...Represented Sweden at the 2013 Under-18 World Junior Championships in Sochi, Russia, recording an assist in four games.  2011-12: Played his first season with Linkoping, but his third season bouncing between Sweden’s Elit (Under-18) and SuperElit (Under-20) leagues...Recorded two assists in 10 games for Linkoping’s SuperElit Championship-winning club (Did not play a playoff game)...With Linkoping’s Under-18 club, scored 37 points (17g/20a) with a plus-28 rating in 30 games, adding three points (1g/2a) in three postseason contests.  2010-11: Split the season between Tingsryds’ Under-20 and Under-18 teams in Sweden...Scored 13 points (1g/12a) in 11 games with the U-18 club and 15 points (6g/9a) in 30 SuperElit games with the U-20 team...Also appeared in three playoff games with the U-18 team, scoring three points (1g/2a).  2009-10: As a 14-year-old, scored 19 points (12g/7a) in 15 games with Tingsryds’ Under-18 club...Also appeared in two SuperElit games with Tingsryds’ Under-20 team.