Viktor Stalberg is one of the professional Swedish ice hockey winger of the National Hockey League for the Nashville Predators. In 2006 he was drafted in the 6th round by the Toronto Maple Leafs, 161st overall. In 2012 IIHF World Championship he was selected to represent Sweden.
In the first period of Nashville’s game Viktor Stalberg had been injured while playing the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Stalberg was checked by Tampa’s Dmitry Korobov inside the Lightning zone and he skated off the ice favoring his right arm and went straight to Nashville’s locker room. Stalberg has been sustaining by an upper body injury and would not return to the game which was announced by the Predators.
In the last season Viktor Stalberg represented the Chicago Blackhawks and helped in winning the Stanley Cup. He has signed a four years contract with the Predators, which is worth of about $12 million contract in the offseason.
In 2012 he had recorded his first career hat trick against the Columbus Blue Jackets.