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Kristian Huselius

Kristian Huselius  #20

Left Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: November 10, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Osterhaninge, Sweden
WEIGHT: 184 DRAFTED: FLA / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (47th overall)
• Placed on injured reserve Jan. 6; suffered a lower body injury Dec. 6 at Montreal; is out indefinitely.
NHL All-Rookie Team (2002) Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), July 29, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), February 23, 2005. Traded to Calgary by Florida for Steve Montador and Dustin Johner, December 2, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 2, 2008. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to ankle and lower body injuries. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to pectoral surgery, October 1, 2011 and groin injury vs. Montreal. December 6, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Solna (Sweden), December 17, 2012. Officially announced his retirement, January 8, 2013.
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You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.

— Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Brent Burns returning back to defense