2008-09: Jesper Fasth skated in 45 games (including playoffs) for HV71's U-20 team as a 16-year-old. He scored 9 goals with 8 assists and 24 PMs.
2009-10: Fasth appeared in two Elitserien games for HV71 and was tied for second in points for HV71's U-20 squad with 49 points. Fasth did not crack the scoresheet in his two games with HV 71. He scored 23 goals with 26 assists and had 10 PMs for the U-20 squad. Fasth skated in 10 international matches for Sweden at the U-18 and U-19 levels but did not participate in the World Junior Championship tournament. He was selected by the Rangers in the 6th round (157th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.
2010-11: Fasth appeared in 36 Elitserien games with HV71 as an 18-year old and also played for Sweden at the 2011 World Junior U-20 Championship. Fasth scored 7 goals with 9 assists and was +6 with 6 PMs in a limited role for first-place HV71. Fasth appeared in 3 of 4 playoff games and was scoreless and -3 as HV71 was upset in the first round. In six games for Sweden at the WJC tournament he scored 4 goals with 2 assists and was +4.
2011-12: Fast was off to an impressive start for HV71 in Sweden's Elitserien before suffering a season-ending foot injury at the end of November. In 21 games for HV71 he scored 5 goals with 11 assists and was plus-nine with 4 penalty minutes. Fast represented Sweden in the Karjala Cup portion of the European Trophy tournament in October — appearing in three games and recording 2 assists. Fast signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Rangers in May, 2012.
A very good skater, who has excellent hockey sense, Fasth has good offensive upside, while excelling on the forecheck.
Fasth is spending another season in Europe, but is expected to play in North America during the 2012-13 season.