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Espen Knutsen

Espen Knutsen  #21

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NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: January 12, 1972
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Oslo, Norway
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: HFD / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 10th   (204th overall)
Norwegian Player of the Year (1994) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2002) Rights traded to Anaheim by Hartford for Kevin Brown, October 1, 1996. Traded to Columbus by Anaheim for Columbus' 4th round choice (Vladmir Korsunov) in 2001 Entry Draft, May 25, 2000. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to groin (November 5, 2002 vs. Washington) and wrist (March 13, 2003 vs. Colorado) injuries. Signed as a free agent by Valerenga (Norway), December 17, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden), December 30, 2003.
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The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.

— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday
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