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Who is John Klingberg?
John Anderson Klingberg is a remarkable Swedish professional ice hockey defenseman and an alternate captain for the Dallas Stars of the NHL (National Hockey League). In the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, he was drafted 131st overall by the Dallas Stars.
How Old Is John Klingberg?
He is 29 years old as of May 2022, having been born on August 14, 1992, in Gothenburg, Sweeden. John shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Bryce Hall, Mila Kunis, Jack Manifold, Halle Berry, Marsai Martin, and many more.
John Klingberg Family
Who are John Klingberg’s Parents?
He was born to Andres Klingberg (Father born on April 17, 1961) a hockey head coach for Gotenburg. And his mother’s name and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Does John Klingberg have Siblings?
He has two siblings. An elder brother by the name of Carl Klingberg born on January 28, 1991, is a Swedish professional; ice hockey forward. And a younger brother by the name of Olle Klingberg born in 1997 currently plays with Lerums BK.
John Klingberg Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not dated on the internet. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
John Klingberg Marital Status
He is currently dating Fanny Hammarstrand.
John Klingberg Kids
According to news on the internet, it shows that him and his fiancee Fanny have a daughter by the name of Elsa.
John Klingberg Playing Career
He started off his career at an early age in Lerums BK; then he was signed as a youth to join the Frolunda HC program. On September 21, 2010, he made his Elirserien debut for Frolunda HC, against AIK. The Dallas Stars announced on May 16, 2011, that they had signed John to a three-year entry-level contract. In the 2011-12 season, he was then loaned to the Finnish SM-Liga to play with Jokerit before returning to Sweeden midway through the campaign to Skelleftea AIK.
John opted to play on loan with Frolunda HC in the 2013-14 season and produced a career-high 11 goals and 28 points in 50 games. He was assigned to the Stars’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate the Texas Stars after the post-season elimination, where he played in three regular-season games. He made his NHL debut on November 11, 2014, in a 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes. On November 20, 2014, he scored his first NHL goal against Mike Smith of the Arizona Coyotes. In the 2014-15 season, he finished first in points among all rookie defensemen and was named to the NHL all-rookie team.
His team the Stars, qualified for the 2016 Stanley Cup. In the first round, they defeated the Minnesota Wild before losing to the St. Louis Blues in the second. Overall in the playoffs, John recorded one goal and three assists in 13 games. John has worked hard and was ranked first among NHL defencemen thereby resulting in him being named to the 2018 NHL All-Star Game alongside teammate Tyler Seguin. Overall, he finished the year with 67 points in 82 games.
He underwent hand surgery on November 9, 2018, thus sidelining him for at least four weeks. On December 20, he made his return in a 5-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. Despite having an injured season and missing a total of 18 games, he recorded 10 goals and 45 points. In the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs, he scored the series-winning overtime goal in game six to advance during the Stars’ first-round match-up against the Nashville Predators.
John Klingberg Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 3inches (1.91m) and a weight of 86kg (189lbs)
John Klingberg’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $6 million and a net worth of $3 million.