Mattias Ekholm

Nashville Predators #42 - Defenseman

  • Born: 05/24/90
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 204
Year Team GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG SOG
2013-14 Predators 62 1 8 9 -8 10 0 0 0 58

Mattias Ekholm Season Preview: Is This His Year?

The prospects are bright for Ekholm's future, but don't be surprised if the 2009 Swedish draft pick plays another year in Milwaukee, and gets called up only in injury situations.

Phil Housley Hired as Preds Assistant Coach

In what seems to be a natural follow-up to yesterday's news about Peter Horachek being fired, the Nashville Predators have hired a new assistant coach in Phil Housley, one of the top offensive defensemen in NHL history.

Milwaukee Admirals Beat Peoria, Make AHL Playoffs

In what may prove to be an outstanding development for future editions of the Nashville Predators, their AHL affiliate in Milwaukee qualified for the Calder Cup playoffs on the final day of the regular season.

Bang, Watson & Ekholm Re-Assigned to Milwaukee

With the Milwaukee Admirals still very much in the thick of a playoff chase, the Nashville Predators have sent three players back to the farm club to help out.

Preds vs Canucks: Edler Elbows Ekholm in the Head

Should Vancouver defenseman Alexander Edler hear from the NHL for his elbow to the head of Nashville's Mattias Ekholm last night?

Kevin Klein Injured, Mattias Ekholm Recalled

This is getting downright comical, isn't it? Kevin Klein becomes the latest veteran member of the Nashville Predators to suffer an injury, as the team has announced that they've recalled Mattias...

Monday's Dump & Chase: Mad About Mattias

Let's start another week of NHL Lockout 2012 with some happy thoughts, m'kay? We'll kick off this morning's notes with a story on the guy who has perhaps the highest upside of any of Nashville's young defenseman, Mattias Ekholm...

Craig Smith to Play in Finland During Lockout

Nashville's rookie sensation from 2011-2012 becomes the fourth Predator to head overseas to keep his game sharp during NHL Lockout 2012, as he joins Finland's SM-liiga.

Putting the "Ek" in Expectations: Monday's Notes

Preds defensive prospect Mattias Ekholm looks ahead to his first full year of North American hockey, after a vicious tongue-lashing from Barry Trotz came at the end of his NHL stint last fall.

Is the Central Division due for a downturn? - Tuesday's notes

While we've been focused on how the Nashville Predators will set up for next season, it's easy to forget just how much change is taking place throughout the Central Division.

Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan to hit the market: Wednesday's notes

The NHL's free agent market is getting more and more interesting as July 1st approaches. Our around-the-league hockey notes begin this morning with the unthinkable - the notion that longtime Phoenix Coyote Shane Doan will potentially leave the only franchise he's played for as a free agent.

Mattias Ekholm wins Borje Salming Award as Swedish Elite League's top defenseman

After having his play described as "horrible" by Barry Trotz back in October, Mattias Ekholm has gone on to have a successful season in Sweden.

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