Fredrik Bergvik
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Fredrik Bergvik


Stockholm Sweden

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4th round (117th overall), 2013


189 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D


2010-11: Fredrik Bergvik played for the Djurgarden U18 and U16 teams and was in net for Stockholm 2 in the TV-Pucken tournament for high school players in Sweden. He stopped 17 of 18 shots in his only action with the Djurgarden U18 team. Bergvik played four of six games for Djurgarden's U16 team in SM play and had a 2.51 goals against and .924 save percentage. Bergvik had a 5.73 goals against and .862 save percentage in five TV-Pucken games.

2011-12: Bergvik moved from Djurgarden to Frolunda in western Sweden — playing for the club's U18 team. Bergvik shared the goaltending for South Division champion Frolunda with Zackarias Skog. Bergvik played 13 of 22 games in Elit league play and had 3 shutouts with a 2.48 goals against and .890 save percentage. In eight divisional games he had 1 shutout with a 1.88 goals against and .919 save percentage. Frolunda won the U18 bronze medal but Bergvik did not see any action in the playoffs as the club went with Mathias Israelsson, who had played for the club's U20 team during the regular season.

2012-13: Bergvik joined the Frolunda U20 team and was impressive in limited starts as a backup to Israelsson. He played in 10 of 27 games in regional play and was 8-1 with 2 shutouts; posting a 1.32 goals against and .948 save percentage. Frolunda was first in the 18-game Top 10 series and Bergvik was 4-0 with 2 shutouts and a 1.22 goals against and .953 save percentage. Israelsson started all six playoff games as Frolunda reached the semifinals and lost in the bronze medal game. Bergvik was not among the ten European goalies in Central Scouting's final rankings yet was selected by San Jose in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.


Talent Analysis

Fredrick Bergvik is an average sized butterfly goaltender who has serious upside. While he lacks the flexibility of some of his peers, he has the composure and technical skills of a grizzled veteran. He skates very well, and pushes from post-to-post with the very best. His incredibly strong core and lower body strength provide for swift lateral movements across the crease.

Well composed in the net, he is considered a calming figure on the ice, and players love to play in front of him. He communicates well, and his rebound control is solid for a player his age. He has the technique and build to develop into a very good NHL-caliber goaltender.



Look for Bergvik to continue on from his excellent second half in the SuperElit with Frolunda.


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