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2015 NHL Draft
Thomas Eriksson

Thomas Eriksson  #27

NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: October 16, 1959
BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
DRAFTED: PHI / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 5th   (98th overall)
Swedish World All-Star Team (1980, 1983, 1990, 1991) NHL All-Rookie Team (1984)
Quote of the Day

I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday