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Per-Erik Eklund

Per-Erik Eklund  #9

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NUMBER: 9 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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I think when you build a team, you look at pairs, and I think the pair of [Voracek and Giroux] is very good, certainly one of the top pairs in the League.

— Flyers GM Ron Hextall on Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek after giving Voracek a multiyear extension Thursday