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Johan Franzen  #93

Detroit Red Wings  Right Wing
NUMBER: 93 BIRTHDATE: December 23, 1979  (AGE 35)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Vetlanda, Sweden
WEIGHT: 232 DRAFTED: DET / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (97th overall)
GAME HIGHS: Goals: 5 / Assists: 3 / Points: 5 ... HAT TRICKS: 3 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 70 CAREER: In the 6th season of an 11-year contract...2008 Stanley Cup champion...Represented Sweden at 2010 Olympics and 2006 WC (gold)...Named to 2014 Swedish Olympic Team but did not play due to injury. 2014-15: Has not played since 1/6 due to a concussion...Played in his 600th NHL game on 1/6 at EDM...Had 3-game goal streak from 11/7-11/14 and 5-game point streak from 11/4-11/14...Had points in 8 of his first 10 games of the season, totaling 11 pts. (5-6-11). OTHER: Led the NHL in goals (13) during the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs...Was selected by DET at the NHL Entry Draft at age 24...Recorded 58 points (23-35-58) in 165 SHL games with Linkoping before joining the NHL in 2005-06.
Missed majority of 2009-10 due to knee injury vs. Chicago, October 8, 2009. Missed majority of 2014-15 due to upper-body injury at Edmonton, January 6, 2015.
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It's obviously not fun to not know, but on the other hand, I'm not in a rush. I'm going to be back to 100 percent before I start playing. I'm not going to play on 90 percent.

— Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom in an interview with Washington Post about whether he will be able to play in 2015-16 opener
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