Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
Wilhelm Westlund
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
BIRTHDATE: 03/15/1995
AGE: 21
DRAFTED: COL: 2013-183 overall
2014-15: Was traded from Farjestad to Djurgardens Jr. (SuperElit) on July 11, 2014…Loaned from Djurgardens Jr. to Vita Hasten (HockeyAllsvenskan) on Aug. 11, 2014…Recorded 11 points (2g/9a) in 45 games for Vita Hasten…Added one goal in four postseason contests…Returned to Djurgardens Jr. and registered four points (2g/2a) in four playoff contests en route to Sweden’s SuperElit championship win.

2013-14: Spent the majority of the season with Farjestad Jr., recording 17 points (2g/15a) in 34 games…Also dressed in six playoff contests for the junior club, tallying seven points (2g/5a)…Appeared in five games and had three points (1g/2a) in Sweden’s U20 Super Challenge with Farjestad Jr.…Played 11 professional regular-season games with Farjestad BK of the Swedish Hockey League…Member of the team during its trip to North America in February for exhibition games against the American Hockey League…Took part in the AHL’s All-Star Skills Competition and All-Star Game in St. John’s, Newfoundland from Feb. 11-12…Also played in an exhibition contest against the AHL’s Toronto Marlies.

2012-13: Appeared in 26 regular season games and six postseason contests with Farjestad of the Swedish Elite League…Also skated in 33 games for Farjestad Jr., where he had 15 points (3g/12a) and a team-high 76 penalty minutes…Added three assists in five playoff games…Was rated No. 15 among international skaters in Central Scouting’s final rankings for the 2013 NHL Draft.