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Per-Erik Eklund

Per-Erik Eklund

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BIRTHDATE: March 22, 1963
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEIGHT: 175 DRAFTED: PHI / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (161st overall)
Golden Puck Award as Swedish Player of the Year (1984) Swedish Elite League All-Star Team (1984) Traded to Dallas by Philadelphia for Dallas' 8th round choice (Raymond Giroux) in 1994 Entry Draft, March 21, 1994.
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It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday