Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings
Adam Almquist
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AdamAlmquist
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 174
BIRTHDATE: 02/27/1991
AGE: 23
BIRTHPLACE: Jönköping, SWE
DRAFTED: DET: 2009-210 overall
AHL Second All-Star Team (2014)
CAREER:  2013 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids (AHL). ... 2010 Swedish Hockey League champion with HV 71. ... Was the second-to-last pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft
 
2013-14: Made his NHL debut on 11/4 vs. DAL and scored his 1st NHL goal on 11/7 vs. WPG. ... Had 45 points (4-41-45) in 60 games with the Griffins. ... Ranked third at the time of his recall among AHL defensemen in scoring, T3rd among all players in assists and 2nd on GR in scoring. ... Was one of seven players to make their NHL debut with the Red Wings.
 
2012-13: Posted 31 points (10-21-31) in 68 games with GR. ... Ranked among top team defensemen with 10 goals (T1st), 21 assists (3rd), 31 points (T2nd) a +13 rating (T1st) and 4 PPG (2nd). ... Notched 10 points (3-7-10) in 21 playoff games...Recorded a hat trick, including an OT winner, during a 4-pt night (3-1-4) on 3/23 at Lake Erie
 
OTHER:  Had 35 points (5-30-35) in 122 SHL games with HV-71 prior to moving to North America.