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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

In respect to the organization and my teammates, it was the best move. When I look back at my career and all the different things I had to overcome, I have no regrets. It was great.

— Devils captain Bryce Salvador on retiring from the National Hockey League Wednesday
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