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Cody Franson

Cody Franson  #44

NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: August 8, 1987
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Sicamous, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: NSH / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (79th overall)
NHL Playoff Notes: - Was a member of the Preds 2010-11 squad alongside Shea Weber, Colin Wilson, Mike Fisher and Pekka Rinne that won the first playoff series in franchise history. - Has tallied 13 points (4g-9a) in 23 career NHL playoff games with Nashville (2010-11) and Toronto (2013). Additional Playoff/Championship Notes: - Recorded eight points (3g-7a) in 11 games with Milwaukee during their 2009 Calder Cup Playoff run. - Helped lead the Vancouver Giants to an appearance in the 2006 Memorial Cup and to the 2007 Memorial Cup Championship, recording seven points (4g-3a) in 10 Memorial Cup games. - Was a part of Canada s 2007 World Junior Championship Gold Medal team.
WHL West Second All-Star Team (2006) WHL West First All-Star Team (2007) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2007) AHL All-Rookie Team (2008) AHL Second All-Star Team (2009) Traded to Toronto by Nashville with Matthew Lombardi for Robert Slaney, Brett Lebda and Toronto's 4th round choice (later traded to St. Louis St. Louis selected Zachary Pochiro) in 2013 Entry Draft, July 3, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Gavle (Sweden), October 1, 2012.
Quote of the Day

That's today's game. That's one of the things you have to deal with when you're a championship team. Guys are going to earn more money based on their performance and what they've achieved, [and] deservedly so. [Saad] falls into that category.

— Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Brandon Saad, who was traded by Chicago to the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason