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Teemu Laakso
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Teemu Laakso  #2

Nashville Predators  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: August 27, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Tuusula, Finland
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: NSH / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (78th overall)

On Injured Reserve with an upper-body injury

Moves the puck out of trouble and isn’t afraid to play with an edge.

Models his game after Scott Stevens, who was his favorite player growing up

Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center