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Nisse Ekman

Nisse Ekman  #28

Right Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: March 11, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEIGHT: 181 DRAFTED: CGY / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (107th overall)
Garry F. Longman Memorial Trophy (IHL Rookie of the Year) (2000) Traded to Tampa Bay by Calgary with Calgary's 4th round choice (later traded to NY Islanders NY Islanders selected Vladimir Gorbunov) in 2000 Entry Draft for Andreas Johansson, November 20, 1999. Traded to NY Rangers by Tampa Bay with Kyle Freadrich for Tim Taylor, June 30, 2001. Traded to San Jose by NY Rangers for Chad Wiseman, August 12, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden), September 16, 2004. Traded to Pittsburgh by San Jose with Patrick Ehelechner for Carolina's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Philadelphia - Philadelphia selected Kevin Marshall) in 2007 Entry Draft, July 20, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to elbow injury vs. Toronto, December 29, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Khimik Mytischi (Russia), August 12, 2007.
Quote of the Day

This team has been a real treat to say you've been the head coach of them. I'm extremely proud of this group ... after the disappointment of (the Game 6 loss) is digested, it's always a lot easier as a coach when your team has emptied its tank, and that team emptied its tank for me for three months.

— Senators coach Dave Cameron after getting eliminated in the first round by the Canadiens