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Leon Bristedt
Leon  Bristedt

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 185

Position:
Forward

Club:
Linkoping


02/05/2016

Gophers Take B1G Lead with Win

Taylor Cammarata and Leon Bristedt tallied multi-point games for the Maroon & Gold.

01/22/2016

Schierhorn Shuts Down Badgers

Connor Reilly, Hudson Fasching and Justin Kloos each tallied two points for the Gophers.

01/21/2016

Rinkside: Border Battle Rivalry Renewed

Anything can happen when the Gophers and the Badgers meet on the ice.

01/16/2016

Gophers Rally for B1G Sweep

Justin Kloos and Tyler Sheehy factored into all three of Minnesota's goals to lock up the sweep.

01/15/2016

Gophers Strike Fast in 5-2 Win

Justin Kloos scored 21 seconds into his 100th collegiate game and the Gopher Hockey program never looked back.

02/05/2016

Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-5-16

Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-5-16

12/04/2015

Men's Hockey vs. Ohio State 12-4-15

Men's Hockey vs. Ohio State 12-4-15

10/23/2015

Men's Hockey vs. Northeastern October 23, 2015

Men's Hockey vs. Northeastern October 23, 2015

03/14/2015

MHK: Gophers defeat Penn State to win the B1G title

The Gophers defeated Penn State on Senior Night to win the 2015 B1G regular season championship.

02/13/2015

MHK: Michigan at Gophers 2-13-15

Gophers win 6-2 over Michigan on Friday night at Mariucci

2015-16 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Recorded back-to-back two point games, first against Northeastern and second against Notre Dame. • For his efforts in a series split with Notre Dame, was awarded the Big Ten's Third Star of the Week. • After a five point weekend, including his first ever three point game, against St. Cloud State earned the Big Ten's Third Star of the Week. • Netted a goal and an assist, including the game winner in overtime, to lead the Gophers to a series sweep of Ohio State.  Recorded a four point weekend in a series sweep over Wisconsin.

2014-15 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Totaled 19 points to lead all freshmen in scoring with five goals and 14 assists in 35 games • picked up his first career point, an assist in a 5-2 victory over Bemidji State • scored his first collegiate goal in a 5-0 victory over Notre Dame • scored the lone goal in a 2-1 road loss to UMD • tallied an assist on the game opening/winning goal in a 5-0 road victory over Michigan State • picked up an assist on a Travis Boyd goal during a 5-7 loss at Michigan • notched a goal during the Gopher's 7-5 win over Wisconsin in Madison • added an assist in a 4-4 tie on the road at Wisconsin • netted a power play goal during a 4-2 win over Ohio State • picked up an assist during a 6-2 win over Ohio State en route to a series sweep • tallied an assist on Seth Ambroz's game winning goal in a 2-0 victory over Michigan • added two assists in a 5-3 victory over Michigan State • picked up an assist during a 4-2 loss to Michigan State • tallied an assist during a 4-2 victory at Ohio State • scored a goal in a 5-0 win over Penn State • added two assists in a 6-2 victory over Penn State • picked up a pair of assists in a 4-2 win over Michigan in the Big Ten Championship game • earned first letter.

INTERNATIONAL
Represented Sweden at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal • also represented Sweden at the 2013 IIHF U-18 World Junior Championship • played in five games at the tournament with three goals and one assist • also skated for Sweden at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial with three assists • led all players with seven goals in six games (also had an assist) at the 2012 World Hockey Challenge.

JUNIORS
Joined the Gophers after spending three seasons with the Linköping organization in Sweden • led the SuperElit league with 60 points in 43 games and shared the league goal-scoring title with 32 goals during the 2013-14 season • played in his first full season in the SuperElit league in 2012-13 with nine goals and 12 assists in 31 regular-season games • also had three assists in five playoff games during the 2012-13 season • played in 10 regular-season games for Linköping with five points (four goals, one assist) during the 2011-12 season • previously skated for the Nacka HK organization in Sweden.

PERSONAL
Born March 14, 1995 • son of Johan Sundberg and Katarina Bristedt • has three siblings, Minora, Zander and Zindra • Minora has competed as a gymnast for the Swedish National Team • joins teammate and fellow Sweden native Robin Hoglund as well as NHL players Erik Haula and Thomas Vanek as the only non-North Americans to skate at Minnesota • was ranked 24th among European prospects in the 2014 NHL Central Scouting final rankings. 

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