Jacob Markstrom Bio

(Professional Ice Hockey Player)

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What is Jacob Markstrom marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Single
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Is Jacob Markstrom gay ?: No

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Jacob Markstrom is currently single.

Even if he is dating or having an affair with someone, there is no information about it in the public media.

Who is Jacob Markstrom?

Jacob Markstrom is a Swedish ice hockey player. Jacob is currently playing for Vancouver Canucks as their goaltender in the National Hockey League(NHL).

He was selected by Florida Panthers in the 2008 National Hockey League (NHL) entry draft. He with his team Vancouver recently won the game against the Los Angeles King during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Oct. 30, 2019, Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Jacob Markstrom life before fame

The hockey player was born on 31 January 1990 in Gävle, Sweden. As of 2019, he is 29 years old.

He was born to father, AndersMarkstrom, and mother, Lena Markstrom. They are of Swedish ancestry.

He started playing hockey at a very young age.

Professional career in Hockey

Markstrom began his hockey career by playing for the Brynäs IF junior team. On May 12, 2008, he signed two years contract with Brynäs IF Senior team. During the time, he performed very well in the Swedish Hockey League, World Junior tournaments and even played internationally from Sweden in the Under 18. The following month he was selected for Florida Panthers in 2008 NHL. He also became the youngest goaltender to ever play for the Panthers.

He also played for Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. During the first season of AHL, he injured his knee. He came back after the surgery in South Florida.

On October 22, 2011, he won his first NHL when he played in the third period against the New York Islanders and made 18 saves on 18 shots.

On 4 March 2014, he was traded by the Panthers, along with forward Shawn Matthias, to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Roberto Luongo and Steven Anthony, where he served as Vancouver’s backup behind fellow Swede Eddie Lack. Later, the contract was extended to a two-year one-way with the Vancouver Canucks on 29 June 2015.

In 2014–15 season, Markström got his first and only win of the when he made 26 saves on 27 shots on 22 March 2015, when the Canucks beat the Arizona Coyotes by 3–1.

On 7 July 2016, he re-signed a three years extension contract with the Canucks. He recorded his first NHL shutout against Carolina Hurricanes in 3-0 win on 5 December 2017.

Jacob Markstrom in international games of Hockey

He represented Sweden three times in junior tournaments. He first played in IIHF World U18 Championships in 2008. His first major senior-level tournament was the 2010 World Championships. Then in 2016, he represented Sweden for the Wolrd Cup of Hockey 2016 in Toronto.

What is the Net worth and Earnings of Jacob Markstrom?

The famous NHL goaltender’s net worth is estimated to be over $10 million.

On 7 July 2016, he signed a three-year contract with Vancouver Canucks worth $11,000,000. The contract includes a guaranteed sum of $11,000,000. in 2018-19 he is earning a base salary of $1,600,000 along with a signing bonus of 2,000,000 and also includes a cap hit(salary) of $3,666,666.

On May 30, 2010, he signed a three-year contract with the Florida Panthers worth $2.625 million and he extended the contract for two years for $2.4 million on July 17, 2013. Later on June 29, 2015, he signed his first contract for two years worth $3.1 million.

Markstrom has an average salary of $3,666,667 annually. He has so far made an earnings of $13 million from his entire NHL career.

With a good sum of salary, he lives a healthy and luxurious life.

Body Measurements

29 years old hockey player Jacob Markstrom has auburn hair and blue eyes. He has a height of 6 feet and 6 inches. He weighs around 89 kg.

 

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