18 Leon Bristedt  
Leon  Bristedt

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 183

Position:
Forward

Club:
Linkoping


03/21/2015

Gophers Claim Big Ten Tournament Title

The win for Minnesota locks up the program's 36th NCAA tournament appearance.

03/14/2015

Gophers Win Fourth-Straight Conference Crown

Minnesota's second-straight Big Ten title stands as the 16th overall in Gopher Hockey's 94-year history.

03/13/2015

Wilcox, Rau Lead Gophers in Penn State Opener

Minnesota opened the weekend with a 5-0 shutout over the Nittany Lions at Mariucci Arena.

03/06/2015

Lucia's 391st Win Sets School Record

Justin Kloos, Sam Warning, Kyle Rau and Seth Ambroz scored as Don Lucia set a new school record for wins with 391.

02/27/2015

Gophers Fall in MSU Series Finale

The Gophers return to Big Ten action next weekend with a two-game conference series at Ohio State.

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

2014-15 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Totaled 19 points to lead all freshman in scoring with 5 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.

INTERNATIONAL

Represented Sweden at the 2013 IIHF U-18 World Junior Championshipb 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
Joins the Gophers are spending the last three seasons with the Linkoping 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 seasonb played in 10 regular-season games for Linkoping 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 Bristedtb has three siblings, Minora, Zander and Zindrab 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.