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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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I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team.  A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.

— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres