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Niklas Nordgren

Niklas Nordgren  #15

Left Wing
NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1979
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: CAR / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 8th   (195th overall)
Traded to Pittsburgh by Carolina with Krys Kolanos and Carolina's 2nd round choice (later traded to San Jose - later traded to Philadlephia - Philadelphia selected Kevin Marshall) in 2007 Entry Draft for Mark Recchi, March 9, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), May 10, 2006.
Quote of the Day

Obviously he's been my favorite goalie since I grew up. He's kind of close to my hometown so I've been watching him my whole life. It's a pretty special moment for me to score two goals on Lundqvist in such an important game as this.

— Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky after scoring his first two Stanley Cup Playoff goals against his childhood idol Henrik Lundqvist