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Bjorn Skaare
Bjorn Skaare
Center
Shoots:
Born: Oct 29, 1958
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Drafted: DET / 1978 NHL Amateur Draft
Round: 4th (62nd overall)
Bjorn Skaare was an NHL trailblazer as Norwegian NHLer. Born in Oslo, Norway on October 29th, 1958, Skaare split his Junior career between Sweden and Ontario, Canada, then moved onto the Central Hockey League in 1978. That he year he was also summoned by the Detroit Red Wings for a single game.

Skaare suited up for one game with the Wings and was held of the score sheet, though he did register one shot. At the minor pro level that season the centre produced at just under a point-a-game pace.

For the 1979-80 season Skaare returned to his homeland where he was a dominant offensive force. In 1980-81, his second season with Furuset IF of the Norwegian League, Skaare led the league in all offensive categories with 38 goals, 34 assists and 72 points in just 33 games and captured the Gold Puck awarded to the league's best player. The next two years of his career were spent in Austria then in 1983 Skaare decided to give North American hockey another shot joining the Tulsa Oilers, though he played just two games that season. The next campaign was his last and it was spent back home in Olso where he again was an impressive offensive player producing 67 points in 35 games.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 77 17 49 -6 66
P. Datsyuk 63 26 39 12 65
T. Tatar 82 29 27 6 56
G. Nyquist 82 27 27 -11 54
J. Abdelkader 71 23 21 3 44
N. Kronwall 80 9 35 -4 44
R. Sheahan 79 13 23 -3 36
D. Helm 75 15 18 7 33
D. DeKeyser 80 2 29 11 31
S. Weiss 52 9 16 -2 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Howard 23 13 11 .910 2.44
P. Mrazek 16 9 2 .918 2.38

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