|Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
Name Gabriel Carlsson
|SHL team Linkopings HC|
|Born January 2, 1997 (age 18)
Orebro, Sweden (1997-01-02) |
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
NHL Draft 29th overall, 2015 Columbus Blue Jackets
Similar People Zach Werenski, Joel Eriksson Ek, Jacob Larsson, Oliver Kylington, Erik Cernak
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Gabriel Carlsson (born 2 January 1997) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently under contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL).
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- Playing career
He was seen as one of the top ten international skaters for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft according to the NHL Central Scouting Bureau before he was selected 29th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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Carlsson came through the youth ranks of Örebro HK, before joining the Linköpings HC youth system in 2013. He made his Swedish Hockey League (SHL) debut with Linköping's men's squad during the 2014–15 SHL season. After appearing in 10 post-season games, Carlsson was signed to a two-year contract extension to remain with Linköping on 17 April 2015. He made 45 appearances in the 2015–16 SHL season with one goal and eight assists. Carlsson also competed in six playoff contests with Linköping that year.
The Columbus Blue Jackets, who picked Carlsson in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, announced on 19 April 2016 that he has signed a three-year entry level contract with the franchise.