Simon Holmstrom

F

#15

  • DOB: 5/24/2001
  • Ht: 6-1
  • Wt: 196
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 3
  • Hometown: Tranas, Sweden
  • Drafted: 1st Rd (#23) by NYI, 2019

2021-22: Scored his first goal of the season and recorded Bridgeport’s first three-point effort (1g, 2a) on 10/30/21 against Providence. 2020-21: One of four players to appear in all 24 games with Bridgeport last season... Scored a goal in his 50th AHL game on 2/17/21... Co-led Sweden with five points (five assists) in five games during the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championships in Edmonton... Sweden fell to Finland, 3-2, in the quarterfinals. 2019-20: Made his North American pro debut in Bridgeport’s season opener on 10/5/19 at Springfield, also becoming the youngest player to ever dress for Bridgeport at 18 years, four months and 10 days (passed Parker Wotherspoon)... Earned his first point (assist) on 10/12/19 at Charlotte... Scored his first North American goal on 11/2/19 against Lehigh Valley... Connected for the game-deciding goal on his first professional shootout attempt on 2/1/20 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...Recorded his first pro game-winning goal on 2/8/20 against Providence... Notched his first multi-goal and multi-point game (2g) on 2/15/20 against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. 2018-19: Won a gold medal with Team Sweden at the 2018 Under-18 World Junior Championships in his native country... Scored six points (3g, 3a) in seven games, including a goal in the gold medal game against Russia. Drafted: 1st Rd (#23) by the New York Islanders in 2019.

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