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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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My job was to get that puck and put it on net, and his job was not letting me do it. I got the best of that, but that game's over and to be honest I already forgot about it.

— Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on his late game-tying goal in Montreal's 2-1 OT win
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