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Loui Eriksson

Loui Eriksson  #21

Boston Bruins  Right Wing
NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: July 17, 1985  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Goteborg, Sweden
WEIGHT: 183 DRAFTED: DAL / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (33rd overall)
Eriksson was nine years old when Peter Forsberg scored the famous shootout goal that won the 1994 Olympic gold medal over Canada. It was a play that made Forsberg his hockey hero growing up and cemented the Olympics as an ultimate goal. He will play alongside Forsberg in his first Olympic tournament.

He won a bronze medal at the 2009 World Championships, recording seven points (3-4-7) including the opening goal and an assist to help Sweden defeat the U.S. 4-2 for bronze.

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[Stamkos] is a great teammate and a great leader, that's why he's got the 'C'. He brings that tremendous work ethic to the rink and he's one of the top players in the game. I know if I put the passes where they are supposed to be, there's a very good chance he's going to put it in the back of the net.

— Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin on linemate Steven Samkos
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