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Philip Nyberg
Philip  Nyberg

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Linkoping, Sweden

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
Defenseman

Birthdate:
04/27/1997

Last Team:
Madison Capitols (USHL)

Shoots:
Right


11/03/2017

UCONN vs Vermont

UCONN vs Vermont (photo by Stephen Slade)

09/30/2017

UCONN vs St Francis

UCONN vs St Francis (photo by Stephen Slade)

02/25/2017

UConn vs UNH

UConn vs UNH (photo by Stephen Slade)

02/17/2017

UConn vs Northeastern

UConn vs Northeastern (photo by Stephen Slade)

01/24/2017

UConn vs BC

UConn vs BC (photo by Stephen Slade)

2016-17 (Freshman Season):  Joined the Huskies for the second semester, appearing in 16 games...Made his collegiate debut with UConn at the Desert Hockey Classic (Dec. 30 & 31)...Finished the season with six points on a goal and five assists...Five of his six points came on the power play...Generated 29 shots on goal...Had an assist in three-straight games, starting with UConn’s 4-1 win over Brown in Arizona (Dec. 31)...Scored his first collegiate goal, the game-winner, in a 5-3 win at New Hampshire (Feb. 24).

Before UConn:  Prior to coming to Storrs, played in 25 games with the Madison Capitols of the USHL during the fall of 2016...Finished with nine points in 25 games with Madison, coming on two goals and seven assists...Also registered 16 penalty minutes for the Capitols...Prior to his time in Madison, spent the previous season skating for Linköping HC J20 in the Swedish Hockey League...In 45 regular-season contests, he posted four goals and 18 points and added a goal in four playoff games...In 2014-15, Nyberg skated three games with the same Linköping HC J20 squad, but played the majority of the year with Linköping HC J18, serving as an assistant captain...He had three goals and 12 points in 20 games playing in the J18 Elit league, as well as two assists in nine games in the J18 Allsvenskan league.

In the NHL Draft:  Drafted in the 5th round (129th overall) by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Personal:  Born April 27, 1997...Philip Emanuel Nyberg is the son of Patrick and Anette Nyberg...Has a younger brother, Samuel...An exploratory major.

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