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Tommy Albelin

Tommy Albelin  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: May 21, 1964
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: QUE / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (152nd overall)
Swedish World All-Star Team (1987, 1997) Traded to New Jersey by Quebec for New Jersey's 4th round choice (Niklas Andersson) in 1989 Entry Draft, December 12, 1988. Traded to Calgary by New Jersey with Cale Hulse and Jocelyn Lemieux for Phil Housley and Dan Keczmer, February 26, 1996. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 9, 2001. Officially announced retirement, July 29, 2004. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, December 20, 2005.
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When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

— Saku Koivu on Thursday, recalling what he was told by the late Jean Beliveau when he was named Canadiens captain in 1999
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