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Petteri Nummelin

Petteri Nummelin  #33

Defenseman
NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: November 25, 1972
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Turku, Finland
WEIGHT: 188 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (133rd overall)
Traded to Atlanta by Columbus with Chris Nielsen for Tomi Kallio and Pauli Levokari, December 2, 2002. Rights traded to Minnesota by Atlanta for Edmonton's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Atlanta selected Spencer Machacek) in 2007 Entry Draft, June 14, 2006. Missed majority of 2007-08 season due to a recurring head/neck injury and serving as a healthy reserve.
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For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday