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Staffan Kronwall

Staffan Kronwall  #8

Defenseman
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: September 10, 1982
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Järfälla, Sweden
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: TOR / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 9th   (285th overall)

2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS:

Made his Flames debut on Oct.1 ... scored his first NHL goal (game winner) on Oct.6 ... reassigned to the Abbotsford Heat on Nov.17 playing in seven games registering one assist ... recalled from Abbotsford on Nov.29 ... reassigned to Abbotsford on Jan.13

Brother of Niklas Claimed on waivers by Washington from Toronto, February 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 14, 2009. Loaned to Djurgarden (Sweden) by Calgary, October 11, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Cherepovets (KHL), April 20, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (KHL), May 10, 2012.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers