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Eastern Metropolitan Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
40-17-3 83
36-18-6 78
31-23-7 69
28-22-9 65
25-20-14 64
30-26-4 64
27-22-8 62
19-30-10 48

2023 Goaltending

Overtime Loss
Goals Against Average
Saves Percentage
Regular Season 1 0 0 2.50 .922 0

Top Magnus Hellberg News

  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Sent back down

    Hellberg was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Thursday.

    Hellberg was up with the big club for four days but didn't see any game action. The 32-year-old netminder will return to the Baby Pens until he's needed in Pittsburgh again.

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  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Promoted from AHL

    Hellberg was recalled from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday, per CapFriendly.

    Hellberg was added to the roster prior to Sunday's game against the Kings but did not dress. He has not appeared in an NHL game since Nov. 9.

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  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Assigned to AHL

    Hellberg was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday.

    In a corresponding move, Alex Nedeljkovic (lower body) was activated from long-term injured reserve. Nedeljkovic will start Sunday against the Golden Knights. Hellberg has surrendered five goals on 64 shots in three NHL appearances this season en route to a 1-0-0 record.

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  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Wins in overtime

    Hellberg stopped 33 of 36 shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Kings.

    Hellberg failed to protect a couple of one-goal leads, but Bryan Rust ultimately got the game-winner for the Penguins in overtime. It was a solid first start of the season for Hellberg, who is filling in for Tristan Jarry (face). Through three appearances, Hellberg has allowed five goals on 64 shots this season. He'll likely start at home Saturday versus the Sabres if Jarry isn't cleared to play by then.

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  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Starting in LA

    Hellberg will defend the visiting crease in LA on Thursday, per Penguins play-by-play announcer Josh Getzoff.

    This will be Hellberg's first start of the season for the Penguins. He has come on in relief of Tristan Jarry twice this season -- he stopped all 11 shots he faced in relief Tuesday against Anaheim when Jarry suffered a facial injury. Hellberg will face the Kings, who are third in NHL scoring with 51 goals in 12 games.

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  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Completes shutout in relief

    Hellberg stopped all 11 shots he faced after replacing Tristan Jarry (upper body) in Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Ducks.

    Both of Hellberg's appearances this season have been relief outings. He's allowed two goals on 28 shots in those games. With Jarry questionable and Alex Nedeljkovic (lower body) on long-term injured reserve, Hellberg could get a run of playing time. The Penguins wrap up their west coast road trip Thursday against the Kings.

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  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Appears in relief

    Hellberg, who appeared in relief, allowed two goals on 17 shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to Ottawa.

    It was Hellberg's first appearance since his call-up Wednesday after Alex Nedeljkovic (lower body) went on long-term injured reserve. This was also Hellberg's debut as a member of the Penguins after he played in 18 games last season between the Senators and Red Wings. With Tristan Jarry struggling, Hellberg could get his first start sooner than expected.

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  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Recalled from AHL

    Hellberg was called up from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday.

    Hellberg will replace Alex Nedeljkovic (lower body), who was placed on long-term injured reserve Wednesday. That means Hellberg will be the backup to Tristan Jarry for the foreseeable future.

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  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Lands on waivers

    Hellberg was waived by the Penguins on Sunday, Chris Johnston of TSN reports.

    Hellberg secured a one-year deal from Pittsburgh this offseason but will likely start the year with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton if he clears waivers. He owns a 3.14 GAA and an .886 save percentage in 23 career NHL appearances.

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  • Penguins' Magnus Hellberg: Signs with Pittsburgh

    Hellberg signed a one-year contract with Pittsburgh on Sunday.

    Hellberg posted a 5-8-1 record last season with a 3.20 GAA and an .888 save percentage in 18 appearances with Ottawa and Detroit. He also went 2-2-0 with a 2.50 GAA and a .932 save percentage in four AHL outings with Grand Rapids in 2022-23. Hellberg is likely to start next season with Pittsburgh's AHL affiliate.

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  • Red Wings' Magnus Hellberg: Needed in relief against Stars

    Hellberg turned aside 14 of 17 shots after replacing Ville Husso midway through the first period of Monday's 6-1 loss to Dallas.

    Neither goalie had much success as the Stars dominated play in all three zones for the first 40 minutes before taking their foot off the gas in the third period. Hellberg has only one win since late February, going 1-4-0 over his last eight appearances with a 4.08 GAA and .864 save percentage as the Red Wings play out the string on their seventh straight season without making the playoffs.

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  • Red Wings' Magnus Hellberg: Strafed by Jets

    Hellberg stopped 23 shots in Friday's 6-2 loss to Winnipeg.

    Three Jets goals in the first 14 minutes of the first period put the game out of reach, as Hellberg lost for the fourth time in his last five decisions. Over that seven-appearance stretch, the 31-year-old has a brutal 4.12 GAA and .868 save percentage, and he may not see any further action this season if Ville Husso (lower body) gets healthy and Alex Nedeljkovic remains with the big club.

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  • Red Wings' Magnus Hellberg: Set to start Friday

    Hellberg will guard the road goal versus the Jets on Friday, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.

    It's a tough back-to-back for the Red Wings after they won at home Thursday versus the Hurricanes with Alex Nedeljkovic in goal. Hellberg will look to bounce back from getting pulled in his last outing versus the Blues on March 23. The Jets are slumping, which could make Hellberg a viable streaming option.

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  • Red Wings' Magnus Hellberg: Pulled after singing the Blues

    Hellberg allowed three goals on 13 shots Thursday before being relieved at 12:40 of the second period against the Blues.

    Hellberg didn't get much help from his teammates, who were criticized post-game by coach Derek Lalonde. "I'm really disappointed with the way we handled giving up the goals," said Lalonde. "Instead of feeling sorry for ourselves for four or five minutes after every goal, we have to go play the right way." He was replaced by Alex Nedeljikovic who made eight saves.

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  • Red Wings' Magnus Hellberg: Facing St. Louis

    Hellberg will be between the home pipes versus St. Louis on Thursday, Max Bultman of The Athletic reports.

    Hellberg gets the start with Ville Husso (lower body) on the shelf. Hellberg defeated the Blues on Tuesday, stopping 20 shots in a 3-2 shootout win and will try to go back-to-back Thursday. He is 5-7-1 this season, going 1-0-0 with the Senators and winning four games with Detroit.

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  • Red Wings' Magnus Hellberg: Gives up two in shootout win

    Hellberg stopped 20 of 22 shots, helping the Red Wings to a 3-2 shootout victory over the Blues on Tuesday.

    Hellberg started off the game rough, giving up two goals in the first ten minutes of the first period, but shut the door the rest of the way to help lead the Red Wings to victory. This game was Hellberg's first win in his last four appearances and his fifth victory of the season. On the year, he has a 5-7-1 record with a 2.87 GAA and a .902 save percentage.

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  • Red Wings' Magnus Hellberg: Starting Tuesday

    Hellberg will guard the road goal Tuesday against St. Louis, Ansar Khan of reports.

    Hellberg has a 3-7-1 record with a 3.04 GAA and an .899 save percentage in 13 appearances with Detroit this season. He will get the second half of Detroit's back-to-back after Ville Husso plays in Monday's home matchup with Florida.

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  • Red Wings' Magnus Hellberg: Sees late action Saturday

    Hellberg turned aside both shots he faced Saturday after replacing Ville Husso early in the third period of a 5-1 loss to the Avalanche.

    The game was all but over by the time Red Wings coach Derek Lalonde made the switch, and Hellberg didn't see much action. The 31-year-old netminder hasn't won a game in over a month while seeing sparse work behind Husso, and since the All-Star break he carries a .902 save percentage.

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  • Red Wings' Magnus Hellberg: Crumbles against Boston

    Hellberg stopped 35 shots in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Bruins.

    The Red Wings actually held a 2-0 lead after the first period, but Hellberg couldn't hold up against a relentless Boston offense that fired 18 pucks his way in the second frame alone. The 31-year-old netminder has lost his last three starts, allowing 13 total goals in those appearances, and he'll hand the crease back to Ville Husso as the two teams complete a home-and-home set Sunday in Detroit.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 220 lbs
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
Age: 32
Experience: 5
Shoots: Left