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Tim Erixon

European Skater - Skelleftea, SWEDEN
Final Rank:5Midterm Rank:5
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 2"Weight:190
Born:February 24, 1991
Born in:Portchester, NY, USA
Drafted: 2009: CGY (1st Round / 23rd Overall)  Calgary Flames
• In 2008-09, Erixon played most of the season with Skelleftea AIK in the Swedish Elite League. Against much older competition, he had seven points (2-5-7) and was a plus-five in 45 games.

• In international play, his season was highlighted by a strong showing at the 2009 World Junior Championships, where he helped Sweden win silver. Erixon was also named to the All-Star team at the 2009 Under-18 World Championship after recording nine points (3-6-9) in six games with Sweden, finishing fifth.

• His father, Jan Erixon, was taken in the second round (30th overall) of the 1981 Entry Draft and joined the Rangers at the start of the 1983-84 season. In 10 seasons, he had 57 goals and 216 points in 556 NHL games.

• He was born in Port Chester, New York before moving back to Sweden and playing on his first hockey team in his hometown of Skelleftea at the age of five.

• He patterns his game after Detroit Red Wings’ defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom and he credits his dad for having the most influence on his career – “he has been my coach for a big part of my career. He has been helpful with his NHL experience”.

• Winning gold at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament in 2007 is one of his most memorable hockey moments.

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ERIXON HAS FAMILIAR LOOK

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Player: Nicklas Lidstrom and Sidney Crosby
Shootout Move: “Low on the stick side”
Movie: Gone in 60 Seconds
TV Show: Friends
Video Game: Eastside Hockey Manager
Actor: Nicolas Cage
Music Artist: Bruce Springsteen
Website: Youtube.com
Pre-game meal: Mostly pasta

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2006-2007SKELLEFTEA JR.SWEDEN-JR.80222
2007-2008SKELLEFTEASWEDEN20000
2007-2008SKELLEFTEA JR.SWEDEN-JR.283111478
2008-2009MALMOSWEDEN-230220
2008-2009SKELLEFTEASWEDEN4525712
2008-2009SKELLEFTEA JR.SWEDEN-JR.92121410
2009-2010SKELLEFTEASWEDEN45761344
2010-2011SKELLEFTEASWEDEN485192440