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Calle Johansson

Calle Johansson  #9

Defenseman
NUMBER: 9 BIRTHDATE: February 14, 1967
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Gothenburg, Sweden
WEIGHT: 203 DRAFTED: BUF / 1985 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (14th overall)
Named Best Defenseman at WJC-A (1987)NHL All-Rookie Team (1988) World Cup All-Star Team (1996) Traded to Washington by Buffalo with Buffalo's 2nd round choice (Byron Dafoe) in 1989 Entry Draft for Clint Malarchuk, Grant Ledyard and Washington's 6th round choice (Brian Holzinger) in 1991 Entry Draft, March 7, 1989. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to rotator cuff injury vs. Atlanta, November 10, 2001. Officially announced retirement, August 7, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, March 9, 2004.
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares