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Rickard Wallin

Rickard Wallin  #51

NUMBER: 51 BIRTHDATE: April 9, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: PHX / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (160th overall)

- Registered two assists Mar. 28 at PIT.
- Scored first Maple Leafs goal Feb. 5 at NJD (Martin Brodeur).
- Has been a healthy scratch 21 times this season, most recently Jan. 30 vs. VAN.
- Registered two assists, his first points as a Maple Leaf, Oct. 10 vs. PIT. [First points in the NHL since April 2, 2004 as a member of the Minnesota Wild when he tallied three points (2 goals, 1 assist) against the Dallas Stars.]
- Made Maple Leafs debut Oct. 1 vs. MTL.

Rights traded to Minnesota by Phoenix for Joe Juneau, June 23, 2000. Assigned to Farjestad (Sweden) by Minnesota, September 22, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), July 23, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 10, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Farjestad (Sweden), May 26, 2010.
Quote of the Day

I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh