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Victor Rask

#23 Victor Rask

Position Center
Height 6'2"
Weight 194
Shoots Left
Born March 1, 1993
Birthplace Leksand, Sweden
Drafted Carolina 2011 (2nd, 42nd)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Leksand SWE-1   8 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
2010-11 Leksand SWE-1   37 5 6 11 8   - - - - -
2011-12 Calgary WHL   64 33 30 63 21   - - - - -
2012-13 Charlotte AHL   10 1 4 5 0   - - - - -
  Calgary WHL   37 14 27 41 16   17 6 10 16 10
2013-14 Charlotte AHL   76 16 23 39 20   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   86 17 27 44 20   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   - - - - -   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   86 17 27 44 20   - - - - -

Biography

Victor Rask
Has represented Sweden in 12 international competitions, including World Junior Championships in 2012 (gold medal) and 2013 (silver medal) ... Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Carolina on 10/20/11.

Personal

Favorite player growing up was Peter Forsberg … Enjoys eating tacos, watching TV, playing video games and claims his biggest talent outside of hockey is golf… Enjoys rap music, in particular Wiz Khalifa... Favorite team outside of hockey is the NBA's Miami Heat… Visited Spain during the offseason… Favorite movie is Never Back Down and favorite TV show is Prison Break.

2013-14

Spent his entire rookie season with the Checkers and was the only member of the team to play all 76 games … Ranked fifth on the team in assists (23) and points (39) and tied for fourth on the team with 16 goals, leading Checkers rookies in each category … Marked his first point of the season with an assist at OKC (10/5) … Recorded a goal and an assist for his first multi-point game of the season at GR (10/25) … Had his first professional power-play goal and multi-goal game by scoring twice in the 5-3 win at RFD (10/31) … Extended his point streak to four games, tying his career high, with a goal and an assist at SA (11/2) … Began the season with 10 points (5g, 5a) in his first 10 games, including three multi-point outings … Posted two assists vs. RFD (11/24) … Assisted on the Checkers' only goal on the power play in the 2-1 loss vs. MIL (12/1) … Assisted on Justin Shugg's goal in the 4-3 win vs. NOR (12/15) … Assisted on Philippe Cornet's goal to record points in consecutive games (2a total) vs. NOR (12/19) … Assisted Cornet on his game-winning goal in the third period of a 3-2 win at MIL (12/27) … Opened the scoring 33 seconds into the game to break a 24-game goal drought and fired six shots on goal at OKC (1/10) … Picked up an assist on Cornet's winning goal with 1:36 remaining in regulation at OKC (1/11) … Scored his eighth goal of the season on the power play and had a career high of 8 shots in the 9-3 win vs. OKC (1/24) … Scored the Checkers' lone goal on the power play vs. ABB (2/15) … Recorded his first multi-point game since 11/24 with a goal and an assist at HER (3/1) … Had a goal and an assist in the 7-0 victory at IA (3/26) … Scored a goal for the second consecutive game, his 13th of the season, vs. OKC (3/29) … Extended his goal streak to three games, tying his season/career high, and added an assist vs. OKC (3/30) … Had a rating of plus-8 in 16 games in the month of March … Scored the game's first goal, which held up as his first professional game-winning goal, and added an assist vs. GR (4/10) … Had the assist on the Checkers' only goal vs. GR (4/13) … Ended his season with a power-play goal at RFD (4/19), giving him 10 points (5g, 5a) in his last 10 games … Longest point streak: 4 games (10/27-11/2: 4g, 2a) … Longest goal streak: 3 games (10/30-11/2: 4g, 1a; 3/26-3/30: 3g, 2a) … Longest assist streak: 3 games (4/6-4/13: 1g, 3a) … Multi-goal games: 1 (10/31) … Multi-assist games: 1 (11/24) … Multi-point games: 8 (10/25, 10/31, 11/2, 11/24, 3/1, 3/26, 3/30, 4/10).

2012-13

Made his professional debut with Charlotte to start the season but spent the rest of the campaign with his junior team in Calgary (WHL) … Made his professional debut in Charlotte's season opener at HOU (10/13) … Opened the scoring with his first professional goal at MIL (10/19) … Had two assists at RFD (10/21) for his first career multi-point game … Recorded an assist and was plus-3 at PEO (10/28) … Recorded assists in three consecutive games from 10/21-28 (0g, 4a), extending his point streak to four games (10/19-10/28; 1g, 4a) … Was tied for second among AHL rookie skaters and tied for second on the team with a plus-7 rating at the time of his reassignment to Calgary on 11/13 ... After the conclusion of Calgary's season, re-joined the Checkers in time for Game 5 of their first-round playoff series but sat out as a healthy extra as Charlotte was eliminated … Missed three AHL regular-season games as a healthy extra (10/20, 10/27, 11/8) … Longest assist streak: 3 games (10/21-10/28: 0g, 4a) … Longest point streak: 4 games (10/19-10/28: 1g, 4a) … Multi-assist/multi-point games: 1 (10/21).

Junior

Totaled 104 points (47g, 57a) in 101 total games in two seasons with Calgary of the WHL ... Had nine multi-point games for Calgary in 2012-13, including five three-point games … Scored a hat trick at Tri-City on 2/12/13 … Recorded three separate six-game point streaks during the 2012-13 regular season … After recording points in each of his last six regular-season games (2g, 8a), scored points in each of his first 11 playoff games (5g, 9a). His 11-game playoff point streak was the longest of any player during the WHL postseason … Scored 16 points (6g, 10a) in 17 playoff games to lead all Hitmen skaters ... Completed his first season of North American junior hockey with Calgary of the WHL in 2011-12, earning 63 points (33g, 30a) in 64 games to rank third on the team ... Missed the final game of the regular season and all of Calgary's first-round playoff series with Brandon, which the Hitmen lost in five games ... Chosen third overall by Calgary in the CHL import draft on 6/29/11 ... Totaled 11 points (5g, 6a) in 45 career games with Leksand in HockeyAllsvenskan, the Swedish second division, from 2009-11 … Had also played in 52 games with Leksand's junior team, earning 25 goals and 28 assists (53 points)… Was ranked 12th among European skaters heading into the 2011 NHL Entry Draft... Played his first season for Leksand's J-20 Super Elite team in 2009-10, netting 22 goals and adding 19 assists (41 points) in 39 games… Also made his debut in Allsvenskan, the top Swedish minor league, skating in eight games. Spent the majority of the 2010-11 season with Leksand's team in HockeyAllsvenskan, earning 11 points (5g, 6a) in 37 games… Also played for Leksand's junior squad, scoring 12 points (3g,9a) in 13 games, and had eight points (4g, 4a) in four games with Leksand's U18 team.

International

Participated in his second consecutive World Junior Championship in 2013, scoring four points (2g, 2a) in six games to help Sweden capture the silver medal … Also scored the game's only shootout goal (six total attempts) to help Sweden defeat Switzerland in the preliminary round ... Helped Sweden capture gold at the 2012 World Junior Championship, earning one assist in six games ... Earned five points (2g, 3a) and was (+5) in six games at the 2011 U18 World Junior Championship in Germany as Sweden won silver… Was named one of Sweden's top three players in that tournament … Totaled five points (3g, 2a) and was (+6) in six games at the 2010 U18 World Junior Championship in Belarus, helping Sweden capture the silver medal… Had eight points (1g, 7a) in six games and was the Player of the Game in the bronze-medal match at the 2010 World U17 Hockey Challenge in Timmons, Ontario… Skated in four games at the 2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.