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Niclas Havelid
Niclas Havelid
Defenseman
Number: 28
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 12, 1973
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Acquired: Traded to DEVILS by Atlanta with Myles Stoesz for Anssi Salmela, March 2, 2009.
Drafted: ANA / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (83rd overall)


Recorded his first playoff point as a Devil with assist in game four of 2009 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Carolina...Made his post-season debut with team in game 1 for first post-season action since 2007...Saw action in 63 games with Atlanta and 15 with New Jersey; recorded 2g-17a-19pts overall...Totals include assists/points in back-to-back games twice, both with Thrashers: February 24-26 (2a) and October 10-11 (4a)...Posted season-high three assists in season-opener October 10 vs. Washington...Recorded first point as a Devil with assist March 10 vs. Calgary...Made New Jersey debut March 7 at NY Islanders; acquired from Atlanta with M. Stoesz for defenseman A. Salmela on March 2...Recorded 2g-13a-15pts and 42 penalty minutes with Thrashers this season...Missed three contests April 4-9 with lower body injury...Had career totals of 34g-133a-167pts and 336 games with Anaheim/Atlanta at time of trade...Spent nearly four seasons with Thrashers after being acquired from the Mighty Ducks on June 26, 2004...Recorded a career-high 11 goals and 33 points during the 2002-03 season...Has seen action in 25 career playoff contests, recording 6a and 2 PIM...Anaheim's second choice, and 83rd overall selection in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft...Born April 12, 1973, his international experience includes a Gold Medal at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games, 1998/2004 World Championships, and 1993 World Junior Championships...Joined the NHL after playing in Sweden.