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Freddy Modin

Freddy Modin  #19

Left Wing
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: October 8, 1974
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Sundsvall, Sweden
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: TOR / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (64th overall)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2001) Traded to Tampa Bay by Toronto for Cory Cross and Tampa Bay's 7th round choice (Ivan Kolozvary) in 2001 Entry Draft, October 1, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Timra (Sweden), October 5, 2004. Traded to Columbus by Tampa Bay with Fredrik Norrena for Marc Denis, June 30, 2006. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to shoulder injury at Anaheim, November 1, 2007. Traded to Los Angeles by Columbus for future considerations, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, September 6, 2010. Traded to Calgary by Atlanta for Calgary's 7th round choice (later traded to San Jose San Jose selected Colin Blackwell) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to various injuries. Officially announced his retirement, May 19, 2011.
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