|Assets:||An intelligent player, he has two-way upside and plenty of setup skills. Also owns good size for the National Hockey League game. Can play both center and wing.|
|Flaws:||Needs to be more aggressive in terms of physicality and use his 6-3 frame more in North America. To that end, he needs to add more bulk in order to thrive in the NHL.|
|Career Potential:||Versatile playmaking forward.|
|10/19/2013||Missed 6 games (ankle injury).|
|10/01/2013||Ankle injury, injured reserve.|
|4/13/2013||Signed by the Boston Bruins to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|10/07/2008||Returned to Malmo IF (Sweden2).|
|7/23/2007||Acquired from the St. Louis Blues.|
|9/24/2006||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|6/01/2006||Signed by the St. Louis Blues.|
|7/23/2007||Boston Bruins traded Hannu Toivonen to the St. Louis Blues for Carl Soderberg.|
|6/26/2004||Drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round (49th overall) in 2004.|
Carl Soderberg ends slump with 2-point effort | 12/09/2013 9:57 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg notched a goal and an assist Sunday against Toronto.
ImpactHis two-point effort snapped a five-game scoring drought and gave him 14 points in 24 games this season. Soderberg has averaged just 13:40 of ice time per game, while playing primarily on the Bruins' third line, but he does get some secondary power-play time which is where he scored against the Leafs.
Soderberg turning into offensive force | 11/23/2013 8:25 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg is quietly turning into a productive offensive player despite playing on the Bruins' third line.
ImpactIn his last six games since returning from an injury Soderberg has taken 16 shots on goal (nine more than top center David Krejci) and has developed excellent chemistry with Reilly Smith. We don't normally recommend third-line players as pick ups, but if you have a very deep pool, you could do worse than Soderberg as an add on.
Carl Soderberg scores in Boston loss | 11/21/2013 10:26 PM
NewsCarl Soderberg scored a goal for the Bruins in a 3-2 shootout loss to St. Louis Thursday night.
ImpactSoderberg continues to produce despite limited ice time. In addition to his marker, the Swede directed four shots on goal in the loss. Gregory Campbell also found the back of the net in the losing effort.
Carl Soderberg picks up 2 points in win | 11/18/2013 9:49 PM
NewsCarl Soderberg scored a goal and added an assist for the Bruins in Monday's 4-1 win over Carolina.
ImpactSoderberg's role as a checker greatly limits his upside, but he may have some value in very deep formats. Milan Lucic, Johnny Boychuk and Reilly Smith all found the back of the net for Boston in the victory.
Soderberg's return reunites B's 3rd line | 11/09/2013 8:36 AM
NewsWith the return to health of Carl Soderberg, the Bruins have finally been able to ice the third line they projected in training camp.
ImpactChris Kelly and Reilly Smith skate alongside Soderberg on the unit which has been very effecitve in Boston's last two games. Smith has a goal and two assists while Kelly and Soderberg each have a helper. We don't normally recommend third-line players, but if you had to pick forwards outisde of an NHL's team six, Boston might be the place to look.
Carl Soderberg nets his first NHL goal | 11/01/2013 6:30 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg tallied his first NHL goal in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over Anaheim.
ImpactBoston has been looking for more offense from their third line and Soderberg and Co. provided that on Thursday night. Chris Kelly and Ryan Spooner, who was making his season debut, earned assists on the marker.
Carl Soderberg gets an assist in season debut | 10/20/2013 9:19 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg made his season debut on Saturday after recovering from an ankle injury.
ImpactSoderberg skated alongside Chris Kelly and Brad Marchand in Boston's 5-0 victory. "I've been playing with Kelly before (in the preseason) and I like to skate with him, and March is a great player," Soderberg said. "I thought we played really good together. Hopefully we can play some more together. We'll see." Soderberg had an assist and logged 14:15 minutes in his seventh career NHL game.
Soderberg cleared to play Saturday | 10/19/2013 8:22 AM
NewsIt is not clear if Carl Soderberg, who has been cleared to return to game action effective Saturday, will be in the lineup against the Lightning.
The Patriot Ledger
ImpactSoderberg practised the past few days on the Bruins' third line and if he does dress Saturday it will likely be at the expense of Jordan Caron. It is also possible that Brad Marchand, who has been slumping of late, may be the odd man out. Stay tuned.
Soderberg (ankle) has been cleared to play | 10/18/2013 4:57 PM
NewsCarl Soderberg (ankle) practiced on the Bruins' third line on Friday.
CSN New England
ImpactSoderberg has been cleared to play and is no longer being listed on the Bruins' injured reserve. It looks like he's available for Saturday's contest, although Bruins coach Claude Julien hasn't committed to using him in that game.
Carl Soderberg (ankle) is getting close | 10/17/2013 7:04 AM
NewsAccording to coach Claude Julien, Carl Soderberg (ankle) is probably a game or two away from being able to play.
ImpactHe took full contact for the first time in Wednesday's practice. Julien would like to get Soderberg into the lineup when he's able to return, but he added that he won't force him back into the fold if other players are playing well.
Soderberg practices Friday but still out | 10/12/2013 8:32 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg practiced with his Boston teammates on Friday.
ImpactIt was the first time the forward worked out with the Bruins' full squad since he injured his ankle in the pre-season. However, it does appear that Soderberg will be out of action for a little longer. When he does return to the Boston lineup he will have to fight to regian his third-line spot.
Carl Soderberg close to resuming practices | 10/09/2013 6:44 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg (ankle) still hasn't resumed practices, but he skated again Tuesday.
ImpactCoach Claude Julien said that Soderberg is considered day-to-day and he believes that the Bruins winger is getting closer to being able to practice with his teammates. He is encouraged by Soderberg's progress, but it remains unclear when he'll be cleared to play.
Carl Soderberg skates on his own Monday | 10/08/2013 8:21 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg (ankle) was on the ice prior to the Bruins' practice on Monday.
ImpactThe Bruins don't play again until Thursday and it remains to be seen if he'll be available for that contest. He hasn't played yet this season.
Carl Soderberg will not play on Saturday | 10/05/2013 7:54 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg (ankle) will not be in the Boston lineup Saturday.
ImpactSoderberg is unable to skate at this time and the third liner will be replaced by Jordan Caron in the lineup.
Carl Soderberg's return remains uncertain | 10/04/2013 6:12 PM
NewsCarl Soderberg (ankle) didn't skate Friday and a timetable for his return remains unclear.
Impact"It's a hard injury to say, listen, he's going to be in on Sunday or Monday," coach Claude Julien said. "It's hard to really pinpoint with that type of injury, but he is definitely getting better every day. I think he really is getting close. Hopefully, if there's no setbacks, he should be on the ice soon." As long as he's out, Jordan Caron will continue to play in his place.
Carl Soderberg (ankle) won't play Thursday | 10/03/2013 9:48 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg (ankle) won't be available for Thursday's contest because he's on injured reserve.
ImpactHe landed on Boston's IR list after Friday's exhibition game and he won't be eligible to suit up until Saturday's game at the earliest. However, he's uncertain when he'll be able to return. "It feels much better, so we will see," he said. "We can take a couple of days, but we have no idea."
Carl Soderberg isn't likely to play Thursday | 10/01/2013 6:41 PM
NewsCarl Soderberg's previously undisclosed ailment is an ankle injury.
ImpactSoderberg missed Tuesday's practice and is doubtful for the Bruins season opener. "There's some swelling there. We don't know exactly for sure until that swelling goes down. He's going to be a little bit longer," said Bruins coach Claude Julien. Soderberg is projected to play on the third line when he's healthy.
Carl Soderberg sits out practice with injury | 09/30/2013 9:50 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg missed Sunday's practice with an undisclosed injury.
ImpactHe was hurt when he caught a rut in the ice in Friday's preseason game against Winnipeg. Soderberg is being listed as day-to-day, but coach Claude Julien isn't sure about his status. "We had first deemed it minor, and now its questionable," he said.
Soderberg likely to stick on B's 3rd line | 09/28/2013 8:27 AM
NewsIt looks as if Boston has settled on its third line.
ImpactIt will likely be composed of Carl Soderberg, Chris Kelly and Reilly Smith. Both Soderberg and Smith had impressive camps and won the right to play with Kelly. We don't expect much from this unit from a fantasy persepctive, however it will be highly effective in real hockey.
Carl Soderberg nets both in Bruins' 2-0 win | 09/21/2013 9:49 PM
NewsCarl Soderberg scored both goals in the Boston Bruins' 2-0 shutout over the Detroit Red Wings in exhibition play Saturday.
ImpactSoderberg certainly helped his chances of solidifying a third-line spot with the Bruins. Soderberg scored 31 goals and 60 points in 54 games in Sweden's top league last season. Chad Johnson notched the shutout for Boston Saturday, stopping all 18 of Detroit's shots. Jonas Gustavsson and Petr Mrazek each allowed goals in the Wings' net. Gustavsson blocked 12 shots; Mrazek, seven.
Soderberg likely to serve as 3rd line winger | 09/18/2013 4:10 PM
NewsThe Boston Bruins are likely to use Carl Soderberg as a left winger as opposed to a center in 2013-14.
ImpactAlthough nothing is set in stone yet, there's a good chance that Soderberg will start the season on Boston's third line. He should also get some playing time with the man advantage. He scored 31 goals and 60 points in 54 games in Sweden's top league last season. He added another two assists in six contests with the Bruins.
Carl Soderberg looks NHL ready in camp | 09/14/2013 6:25 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg spent the summer losing weight and it is showing in training camp.
CSN New England
ImpactThe Boston Bruins finally brought Soderberg over from Sweden at the end of the 2013 regular season after drafting him in the second round of the 2004 Draft. The 27-year-old has outstanding talent but was easy to take off the puck in his NHL debut. But that has all changed as Soderberg lost 10 pounds in the off-season and is stronger. "He's looking good. He's lost weight, but he's gained some muscle," said coach Claude Julien. "He was already a strong player to start with, but when we've seen him in those battle drills he's been really strong on the puck. We like that about him." Soderberg is likely to start the season on the third line with Chris Kelly. Look for around 15 goals and 30 points unless he gets a lot of playing time on the top two lines in which case his numbers will improve.
Carl Soderberg aware of Bruins' expectations | 09/11/2013 6:49 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg is slated to play on Boston's third line this campaign.
CSN New England
ImpactCoach Claude Julien feels that Soderberg will make a smooth transition after getting some time with the team last season. "Carl is with us. He's been with us for the last two to three months last year, and he comes in now knowing exactly what we want him to do for us," said Boston's bench boss. "Last year he was kind of feeling his way through." He will join Chris Kelly on the team's third line and the other spot is up for grabs with Jordan Caron, Jared Knight, Ryan Spooner, Matt Fraser and Reilly Smith set to compete during camp.
Carl Soderberg's position hinges on Bergeron | 06/24/2013 12:26 PM
NewsCarl Soderberg skated between Jaromir Jagr and Brad Marchand during Monday's morning skate.
ImpactIf Patrice Bergeron isn't able to play in Game 6 then it's likely Soderberg will start Monday night's contest on Boston's second line. If Bergeron does play, and coach Claude Julien is "confident" that he will, then Soderberg will probably drop down to the fourth line as a winger.
Lines may shuffle if Bergeron can't play | 06/24/2013 10:04 AM
NewsCoach Claude Julien liked what he saw from Carl Soderberg during Game 5 when he ended up playing on the Bruins' second line, but he isn't ready to commit to giving him that kind of role again just yet.
ImpactBoston is still waiting to know the status of Patrice Bergeron before deciding who fits where in their lineup for Game 6 Monday. "Whether (Soderberg plays in the same spot) or not will depend on Bergy," said Julien. "The other thing is, if it's not Bergy, I'm going to look for the right fit. Do I look for something else? I may have to juggle some players around. That will happen more (today) when we find out more about Bergy." Chris Kelly or Rich Peverley could be candidates to move up as well.
Carl Soderberg thrust into important role | 06/23/2013 8:23 AM
NewsBruins forward Carl Soderberg was thrust into an important role during Game 5 against the Blackhawks due to the injury suffered by Patrice Bergeron.
ImpactSoderberg was making his NHL postseason debut in the game as the team's fourth-line winger, but ultimately found himself as the second-line center due to Bergeron's ailment. All things considered, the Swedish transfer acquitted himself well, skating over 14 minutes while winning four of his nine faceoffs. Like all involved, Soderberg expressed hope that Bergeron will suit up for Game 6, saying "Hopefully I'm on the wing the next game, so Bergy is back."
Carl Soderberg makes his NHL playoff debut | 06/22/2013 8:23 PM
NewsCarl Soderberg is playing in Game 5 on Saturday.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactSoderberg only has six games worth of NHL experience, so don't expect him to get much playing time in the Stanley Cup Final. That being said, he had 31 goals and 60 points in 54 Swedish Elite League games this season.
Soderberg waits to see if he'll play Saturday | 06/22/2013 4:16 PM
NewsIf Carl Soderberg plays in Game 5 then it will give Boston's fourth line a different look.
CSN New England
ImpactSoderberg is more of a playmaker, which could blend in well with Rich Peverley, but if Kaspars Daugavins suits up instead then the line, which also features Shawn Thornton, takes on more of a gritty feel. Coach Claude Julien is unsure what direction to take, but since he usually opts for experience it would a tad bit surprising if he decided to go with Soderberg.
Soderberg might make playoff debut in Game 5 | 06/21/2013 10:09 PM
NewsCarl Soderberg could enter the Bruins' lineup and make his playoff debut Saturday night.
ImpactThe 27-year-old who signed from Sweden in early April hasn't played since April 28. Soderberg skated with Shawn Thornton and Rich Peverley during practice, indicating coach Bruins coach Claude Julien may go with a reconfigured fourth line, as Gregory Campbell is sidelined with a broken leg. "Just trying something else here," Julien said. "Again, I'll make that decision [Saturday]. But just get a different look at what that would look like, that's all." Kaspars Daugavins could be the odd-man out.
Carl Sodeberg may draw in for Game 2 Saturday | 06/15/2013 9:35 AM
NewsEither Carl Sodeberg or Jordan Caron will be in the Bruin lineup for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final if Nathan Horton can't play.
ImpactBoth players took turns practicing on Boston's third line Friday alongside Danille Paille and Rich Peverley, while Kaspar Daugavins worked out on the fourth unit alongside Shawn Thornton and Chris Kelly. If Sodeberg or Caron play, it will be their first playoff action this season.
Carl Soderberg earns his first NHL point | 04/22/2013 9:05 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg recorded his first NHL point on Sunday.
CSN New England
ImpactIt was just his second NHL game. He joined the Boston Bruins after scoring 31 goals and 60 points in 54 Swedish Elite League games.
Carl Soderberg plays first NHL game | 04/21/2013 10:01 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg played in his first NHL game for the Bruins in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Penguins.
CSN New England
ImpactSoderberg signed a three-year contract with the Bruins after leading the Swedish Elite League in goals this season but finished without any shots on net or any registered hits in his 16 plus minutes of play in the loss. "It's a new system. It's a lot of things to think about out there," said Soderberg. "Hopefully I can learn a lot of things every day and get in their system so I fit in with the team."
Carl Soderberg probable for Friday vs. Pens | 04/19/2013 8:17 AM
NewsCarl Soderberg will probably make his debut Friday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
ImpactSoderberg has practiced with the Bruins the past two days and coach Claude Julien said he'll make the decision after Friday's morning skate. Soderberg had 31 goals and 60 points in 54 Swedish Elite League games.
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||44||30||26||56||-||67||-||-||-||-||-||1.27|
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||16||4||7||11||-||24||-||-||-||-||-||0.69|
|Goals||1||4 times-last:at Tor||last:Dec 8||0|
|Assists||2||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Nov 25||1|
|Points||2||4 times-last:at Tor||last:Dec 8||1|
|Penalty Minutes||2||7 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 5||2|
|Plus/Minus||2||vs. Fla||Nov 7||1|
|Power Play Goals||1||at Tor||Dec 8||0|
|Power Play Points||1||4 times-last:at Tor||last:Dec 8||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||24 times-last:at Tor||last:Dec 8||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||24 times-last:at Tor||last:Dec 8||0|
|Shots||6||at Ott||Nov 15||2|
|Penalty Minutes||6||2012-13 (Bos)|
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