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Daniel Tjarnqvist

Daniel Tjarnqvist  #29

Defenseman
NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: October 14, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Umea, Sweden
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: FLA / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (88th overall)
Traded to Atlanta by Florida with Gord Murphy, Herbert Vasiljevs and Ottawa's 6th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Justin Cox) in 1999 Entry Draft for Trevor Kidd, June 25, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden), September 16, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, August 15, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 6, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to recurring groin injury. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (Russia), August 23, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 3, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (KHL), July 23, 2009.
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares