Gabriel Landeskog

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Birthday
23, 1992
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1992 (age 26)
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden

About

NHL winger who became the youngest captain in NHL history (19 years, 9 months, and 13 days) with the Colorado Avalanche in 2012.

Before Fame

He made his professional hockey debut in the Swedish Elite League at the age of 16 years and 90 days - the youngest in Djurgarden's history - and competed for Sweden in the U-18 Championship.

Trivia

He was the Calder Memorial Trophy as NHL's Rookie of the Year in 2012, finishing with a team-leading 22 goals and 30 assists.

Family Life

His father Tony is a former defenseman for Hammarby in the Swedish Elite League. His mother Cecelia is a chef. He has an older brother named Adam and a twin sister named Beatrice. 

Associated With

He grew up idolizing another great Swede on the Colorado Avalanche: Peter Forsberg.