18 Leon Bristedt  
Leon  Bristedt

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 183

Position:
Forward

Club:
Linkoping


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.

02/18/2015

Gophers Head to Penn State for B1G Series

Minnesota is 4-0-0 all-time against the Nittany Lions including a 2-0-0 mark at Pegula Ice Arena.

02/14/2015

Wilcox's Shutout Completes Sweep of Michigan

Minnesota kept the nation's top offense off the scoreboard in the series finale behind the All-American goalie's 26 saves.

02/11/2015

Gophers Host Michigan in Big Ten Showdown

Minnesota looks to continue climbing the Big Ten standings this weekend against the No. 12 Wolverines.

02/06/2015

Gophers Open Series with 4-2 Win

Leon Bristedt, Justin Kloos, Travis Boyd and Vinni Lettieri tallied goals in the win with Boyd tallying his team-leading fifth game-winning goal of the season.

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
Picked up his first career point, an assist in a 5-2 victory over Bemidji State.bScored his first collegiate goal in a 5 - 0 victory over Notre Dame.b Scored the lone goal in a 2 - 1 road loss to UMD.b Tallied an assist on the game opening/winning goal in a 5 - 0 road victory over Michigan State.b Picked up an assist on a Travis Boyd goal during a 5 - 7 loss at Michigan.nb Notched a goal during the Gopher's 7 - 5 win over Wisconsin in Madison.nb Added an assist in a 4 - 4 tie on the road at Wisconsin.nb Netted a power play goal during a 4 - 2 win over Ohio State.nb 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.

INTERNATIONAL

Represented Sweden at the 2013 IIHF U-18 World Junior Championshipb played in five games at the tournament with three goals and one assistb also skated for Sweden at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial with three assistsb 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 Swedenb 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 b played in his first full season in the SuperElit league in 2012-13 with nine goals and 12 assists in 31 regular-season gamesb 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 seasonb previously skated for the Nacka HK organization in Sweden.

PERSONAL
Born March 14, 1995 b son of Johan Sundberg and Katarina Bristedtb has three siblings, Minora, Zander and Zindrab Minora has competed as a gymnast for the Swedish National Teambjoins teammate and fellow Sweden native Robin Hoglundas well as NHL players Erik Haula and Thomas Vanek as the onlynon-North Americans to skate at Minnesotab was ranked 24th among European prospects in the 2014 NHL Central Scouting final rankings.