Alex Wennberg

Alex Wennberg

Personal Information

Full Name Alexander Wennberg
Date of Birth September 22, 1994
Age 29
Nationality Sweden
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)

Alex Wennberg: A Brief Biography

Alex Wennberg
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Alexander Wennberg, born on September 22, 1994, is a Swedish professional ice hockey player currently playing for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League (NHL). Before joining the Rangers, Wennberg played for the Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers, and Seattle Kraken. Prior to his NHL career, Wennberg gained experience in the Swedish Hockey League(SHL).

As one of the top European prospects eligible for the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Wennberg was ranked fifth among European skaters. Eventually, he was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets as the 14th overall pick. Subsequently, in May 2014, Wennberg penned a three-year entry-level contract with the Blue Jackets.

Alex Wennberg Personal Information

NameAlexander Wennberg
DOBSeptember 22, 1994
Height6ft 2in
Weight196 lb
Relationship StatusMarried

Alex Wennberg Early Life

Alexander Wennberg began his career with Djurgårdens IF under-18 team in 2010-11, scoring eight goals and recording 12 assists in 22 games. Following this, Wennberg scaled down various levels within the Djurgårdens IF. Notably, he made his Swedish Hockey League (SHL) debut during the 2011-12 season and later played for Frolunda HC in the league.

Around the same time, he represented Sweden at various competitions, including the 2011 U19 World Junior A Challenge and the 2012 U18 World Junior Championship tournaments. Remarkably, Wennberg was ranked fifth out of all eligible European skaters available before the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. During the draft, Wennberg was selected as the 14th overall pick by the Columbus Blue Jackets, ultimately signing a three-year, entry-level contract with them in May 2014.

Alex Wennberg Personal Life

Alex Wennberg in his personal life is occupied by his wife and little baby Rio. More than that, he is involved with charity games and the One Roof Foundation.

Alex Wennberg Family Background

Unfortunately, Alex Wennberg has not disclosed any details regarding his family in any public domain.

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Alex Wennberg Wife

Alex Wennberg is married to Felicia Weeran. Notably, they grew up near each other in Sweden's but didn't meet until Wennberg reached the National Hockey League (NHL). Meanwhile, Felicia completed her studies from the United Kingdom and they support causes for LGBTQIA+ youth.

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Alex Wennberg Kids

Alex and Felicia Wennberg became parents to Rio Weeren Wennberg on September 25, 2022.

Alex Wennberg Social Media

Alex Wennberg has an Instagram account with username @alexanderwennberg, where he has 59.9K followers. Moreover, Wennberg is also available on X (twitter) with username @AlexWennberg where he has 22K followers.

Alex Wennberg Career Stats

All of Alex Wennberg’s career stats are presented below in a table for better understanding:

Regular season Playoffs
2010–11Djurgårdens IFJ1822812202
2010–11Djurgårdens IFJ18 Allsv1831114451232
2011–12Djurgårdens IFJ1843140
2011–12Djurgårdens IFJ18 Allsv6112420110
2011–12Djurgårdens IFJ204211819630110
2011–12Djurgårdens IFSHL10000
2012–13Djurgårdens IFJ202112010110
2012–13Djurgårdens IFAllsv461418321430330
2013–14Frölunda HCSHL5016521871010
2014–15Columbus Blue JacketsNHL684162022
2014–15Springfield FalconsAHL603312
2015–16Columbus Blue JacketsNHL69832402
2016–17Columbus Blue JacketsNHL801346592150112
2017–18Columbus Blue JacketsNHL66827351231120
2018–19Columbus Blue JacketsNHL75223251240000
2019–20Columbus Blue JacketsNHL575172216103252
2020–21Florida PanthersNHL56171229861120
2021–22Seattle KrakenNHL8011263728
2022–23Seattle KrakenNHL8213253820142572
2023–24Seattle KrakenNHL609162514
NHL totals6939024033015542710176

Alex Wennberg Achievements

All of Alex Wennberg’s achievements are provided in a list below:

  • Swedish Junior Hockey Player of the Year (Årets Junior)

  • 2x U20 WJC Silver Medal (2013, 2014)

  • U18 WJC Silver Medal (2012)

  • J18 SM Silver Medal (2011)

Alex Wennberg Contract

Alex Wennberg has signed a total of four contracts in his career, with a total value of $49,350,000. Notably, he began his journey by signing a three-year entry level contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2014. The contract was worth $4,200,000 with a cap hit of $925,000. This was followed by a lengthy six-year contract with the Jackets, signed in 2017 for $29,400,000. However, the contract was later bought out by the Jackets in 2020. Following this, Wennberg signed a one-year contract with the Florida Panthers for $2,250,000. His current contract is a three-year, $13,500,000 contract with the Seattle Kraken. However, he was traded to the New York Rangers on March 6, 2024 in exchange for conditional draft picks

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Alex Wennberg House

Alex Wennberg lives in New York City. Notably, he previously used to live in Seattle.

FAQ's On Alex Wennberg

A. Alexander Wennberg is 29 years old as of April 2024.

A. Alex Wennberg made his NHL debut on October 9, 2014, against the Buffalo Sabres, where he also notched his first point. 

A. Alex Wennberg is married to Felicia Wennberg.

A. Alex and Felicia Wennberg have a son named Rio Weeren Wennberg. 

A. Alex Wennberg has an Instagram handle with username @alexanderwennberg.

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