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Dick Tarnstrom

Dick Tarnstrom  #23

Defenseman
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: January 20, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Sundbyberg, Sweden
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: NYI / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 11th   (272nd overall)
WC-A All-Star Team (2004) Named Best Defenseman at WC-A (2004) Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from NY Islanders, August 6, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), August 9, 2004. Traded to Edmonton by Pittsburgh for Jani Rita and Cory Cross, January 26, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), August 16, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 1, 2007. Traded to Columbus by Edmonton for Curtis Glencross, February 1, 2008.
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It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential