Quick Facts Patric Hornqvist
- NamePatric Hornqvist
Patric Hornqvist is a Swedish professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL) alongside, Derick Brassard, Phil Kessel, Matt Murray and so on. Earlier he played for the Nashville Predators. He is widely recognized for scoring Cup-winning goal in the 2016 Stanley Cup Finals.
The 5 feet 11-inch right-winger, Patric Hornqvist is a married man. He married to his beautiful girlfriend, Malin Hornqvist who is a former figure skater. The husband and wife are blessed with a daughter, Isabella Hornqvist.
Let’s know detail about Patric and his personal life, career, early life, salary, net worth, and so on. Keep Scrolling!!!
Patric Hornqvist Early Life and Career
Patric Hornqvist was born on 1st January 1987, in Sollentuna, Sweden, to Swedish family which includes his father, mother, and sister Camilla Hornqvist. His father was a former ice-hockey player who used to play in the goalie position.
He was the biggest influence on Patric carer, and he was the one who introduced Patric to the game. Regarding his nationality, he is Swedish and is of mixed descent.
Patric Hornqvist started his hockey career playing for the local Sollentuna-club, Gillbo IF, and Solna SK. With an ambition of being a professional hockey player, Patric then played with a junior hockey team, Vasby IK Hockey, and Djurgarden J20 team subsequently.
Patric Hornqvist moved from Sweden to the U.S. in 2007 in order to start his NHL career with the Nashville Predators. There he struggled and was assigned to minor league affiliate games.
In 2014 Patric was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins, and as the seasons started, he opened the year with points in four straight games for the first time in his career.
Moreover, he scored 8 points ranking third on the team behind Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. He became the first Pittsburgh player to record 12 shots since James Neal.
Youtube: Patric Hornqvist career highlights
Patric Hornqvist Personal life
Patric Hornqvist married a former figure skater, Malin Hornqvist on 27th July 2013. The pair is now blessed with a daughter, Isabella Hornqvist. They welcomed their daughter in 2013.
Patric and wife Malin has been living together for almost five years, and still, they share a happy life. There are no any rumors of extramarital affairs or any serious disputes of the couple ever broadcasted in the media. The couple currently resides in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
Patric Hornqvist Net Worth
Patric Hornqvist has been playing ice-hockey since his early age. Till the present context, he has accumulated a huge amount of money. More recently, he signed a five-year extension contract with Pittsburgh worth $26.5 million which would keep him until 2022-2023 seasons.
Patric receives more than $4 million as a salary per year from Pittsburg. As of 2018, Patric Hornqvist’s net worth is under review but analyzing his sources of income, it looks like his net worth is around a million.