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Viktor Arvidsson
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Born April 8, 1993 (1993-04-08) (age 26)
Kusmark, Sweden
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Nashville Predators
Skellefteå AIK
NHL Draft 112th overall, 2014
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2011–present

Viktor Arvidsson (born on April 8, 1993) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He was selected by the Nashville Predators in the fourth round (112th overall) at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing CareerEdit

Previously, Viktor played in his native Sweden, winning the Swedish Championship twice with Skellefteå AIK in the Swedish Hockey League.

On July 15, 2014, he signed a three-year entry level contract with the Predators.

On March 20, 2015, the Nashville Predators recalled Viktor from the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League under emergency conditions after Colin Wilson suffered a lower-body injury in practice on March 19, 2015.

On March 21, 2015, Viktor made his NHL debut with the Nashville Predators, playing 12 minutes and 52 seconds and recording 3 shots on goal, 1 hit, and 1 takeaway, in a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

On October 8, 2015, he scored his first NHL goal against Cam Ward of the Carolina Hurricanes, a goal that eventually proved to be the game-winner.

On May 9, 2016, he scored his first career Stanley Cup Playoff goal in overtime of Game 6 of the Western Conference Semi Finals against the San Jose Sharks to force the series to a deciding seventh game.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Skellefteå AIK J20 2 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 0
2010–11 Skellefteå AIK J20 40 15 19 34 51 5 3 3 6 4
2010–11 Skellefteå AIK SEL 3 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Skellefteå AIK J20 43 25 17 42 18 3 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Skellefteå AIK SEL 4 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Skellefteå AIK J20 4 3 1 4 0
2012–13 Skellefteå AIK SEL 49 7 5 12 12 13 6 2 8 2
2013–14 Skellefteå AIK SHL 50 16 24 40 59 14 4 12 16 4
2014–15 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 70 22 33 55 43
2014–15 Nashville Predators NHL 6 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Nashville Predators NHL 56 8 8 16 35 14 1 1 2 8
2015–16 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 17 8 10 18 6
NHL totals 62 8 8 16 35 14 1 1 2 8
Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
World Junior Championships
Silver 2013 Ufa

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Sweden U17 Template:Brca 6 2 2 4 2
2010 Sweden IH18 Template:Brca 5 5 1 6 2
2011 Sweden WJC18 Template:Sica 5 0 1 1 8
2013 Sweden WJC Template:Sica 6 4 1 5 6
Junior totals 22 11 5 16 18