Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes
Victor Rask
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 03/01/1993
AGE: 22
DRAFTED: CAR: 2011-42 overall
2013-14 Season
Completed his first full professional season with Charlotte (AHL) and was the only member of the team to play all 76 games… Ranked fifth among Checkers in assists (23) and points (39) and tied for fourth with 16 goals, leading Checkers rookies in each category… Had his first professional multi-goal game at Rockford (10/31)… Began the season with 10 points (5g, 5a) in his first 10 games, including three multi-point outings… Scored his eighth goal of the season and had a career-high eight shots vs. Oklahoma City (1/24)… Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist vs. Grand Rapids (4/10)… Ended his season with a power-play goal at Rockford (4/19), giving him 10 points (5g, 5a) in his last 10 games.

Drafted by the Hurricanes in the second round, 42nd overall, of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft… Had 44 points (17g, 27a) in 86 career American Hockey League (AHL) games with Charlotte entering the 2014-15 season… Totaled 104 points (47g, 57a) in 101 career games with Calgary of the Western Hockey League (WHL)… Has represented Sweden in 12 international competitions… Skated in four games at the 2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament… Totaled five points (3g, 2a) and was (+6) in six games at the 2010 U18 World Junior Championship in Belarus, helping Sweden capture the silver medal… Had eight points (1g, 7a) in six games and was the Player of the Game in the bronze-medal match at the 2010 World U17 Hockey Challenge in Timmons, Ontario… Earned five points (2g, 3a) and was (+5) in six games at the 2011 U18 World Junior Championships in Germany, as Sweden again won silver… Was named one of Sweden’s top three players in that tournament… Played six games at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship in Canada, helping Sweden capture gold at the event for the first time in 31 years… Again represented Sweden at the 2013 World Junior Championship, earning four points (2g, 2a) in six games to help Sweden win silver… Played his first season for Leksand’s J-20 Super Elite team in 2009-10, netting 22 goals and adding 19 assists (41 points) in 39 games… Also made his debut in Allsvenskan, the top Swedish minor league, skating in eight games… Spent the majority of the 2010-11 season with Leksand’s team in HockeyAllsvenskan, earning 11 points (5g, 6a) in 37 games… Completed his first season in North America with Calgary (WHL) in 2011-12, leading all Hitmen skaters in goals (33) and ranking third on the team in points (63)… Had 18 multi-point games, including five multi-goal efforts, and was named Calgary’s 2012 Rookie of the Year… Netted his first WHL goal and added his first WHL assists at Lethbridge (9/30/11)… Scored a hat trick, including two power-play tallies, at Swift Current (10/18/11)… Had a WHL-career-high, eight-game point streak from 2/15/12-3/2/12 (7g, 6a)… Suffered a knee injury in the final game of the 2011-12 regular season and missed all of Calgary’s first-round loss to Brandon… Made his professional debut with Charlotte (AHL) to start the 2012-13 season before being assigned to Calgary (WHL) in November… Had five points (1g, 4a) in 10 games for Charlotte on the AHL level, and 41 points (14g, 27a) in 37 WHL games for Calgary… Made his professional debut in Charlotte’s season opener at Houston (10/13/12)… Netted his first professional goal at Milwaukee (10/19/12)… Earned two assists at Rockford (10/21/12) for his first AHL multi-point game… Had multi-point efforts in nine of his 37 WHL games in 2012-13, including five three-point games… Scored a hat trick at Tri-City (2/12/13)… Recorded points in each of his last six regular-season games (2g, 8a), and then scored points in each of his first 11 playoff games (5g, 9a)… His 11-game playoff point streak was the longest of any player during the WHL postseason… Totaled 16 points (6g, 10a) in 17 playoff games to lead all Hitmen skaters as Calgary advanced to the conference final before falling to Edmonton…