Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jesper Fast
Jesper Fast was born on December 2, 1991 in Nassjo, Sweden. The product of the Swedish Elite League was drafted in the sixth round, 157th overall, by the New York Rangers in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

After four seasons playing hockey in Sweden, Fast would make the jump to North America at the end of the 2012-13 season where the Rangers would assign him to the Connecticut Whale to make his professional debut.

Coming out of the Rangers’ training camp prior to the 2013-14 season, Fast would make the opening day roster for the New York Rangers. On October 3, 2013, Fast would make his NHL debut in a 4-1 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes. He would play the first 10 games with the Rangers before being sent back down to the AHL affiliate, now called the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Fast would begin the 2014-15 season with the Wolf Pack, however he would be called up within two months of the regular season to the New York Rangers. Fast would end up playing in 58 regular season games and 19 playoff games for the Rangers to make a case for him to stay at the NHL level. To start the 2015-16 season, Fast would once again make the NHL team and stay there for the first half of the season.

On the international stage, Fast has only represented his native Sweden once in a fourth place performance at the 2011 World Junior Championship.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2007-08 HV 71 Jonkoping U18 Swe-U18 30 15 11 26 14
2007-08 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 3 0 0 0 2
2008-09 HV 71 Jonkoping U18 Swe-U18 3 2 2 4 2
2008-09 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 37 7 7 14 16 7 2 1 3 6
2009-10 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 37 23 26 49 10 3 0 2 2 0
2009-10 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 2 0 0 0 0
2010-11 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 36 7 9 16 6 3 0 0 0 0
2010-11 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 6 3 7 10 4 3 2 2 4 2
2010-11 Sweden WJC-A 6 4 2 6 0 +4
2011-12 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 21 5 11 16 4 5 2 1 3 0
2012-13 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 47 18 17 35 4 5 1 4 5 0
2012-13 Connecticut Whale AHL 1 1 0 1 2 -1
2013-14 New York Rangers NHL 11 0 0 0 2 -5 3 0 1 1 0
2013-14 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 48 17 17 34 30 +14
2014-15 New York Rangers NHL 58 6 8 14 8 -1 19 3 3 6 2
2014-15 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 11 1 8 9 2 -2
2015-16 New York Rangers NHL 79 10 20 30 18 +9 5 0 1 1 0
2016-17 New York Rangers NHL 68 6 15 21 16 +6 12 3 3 6 0
2017-18 New York Rangers NHL 71 13 20 33 26 -10
NHL Totals 287 35 63 98 70


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