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Tim Erixon

Tim Erixon  #44

Pittsburgh Penguins  Defenseman
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: February 24, 1991  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Port Chester, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: CGY / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (23rd overall)    Prospect Bio
Was 1 of 8 players to play for at least 3 NHL teams in 2014-15. Recalled from WBS on Oct. 16. Played in 3 preseason games for PIT, averaging 12:47 of ice time per game. 2014-15 SEASON/CAREER: Played games for Columbus, Chicago and Toronto in 2014-15. Played 3 full seasons in the Swedish Elite League, setting career highs in points (24) and games played (48) in 2010-11. Son of former NHLer Jan Erixon, who played 10 NHL seasons with the New York Rangers. Won a bronze medal with Sweden at the World Junior Championships Won a silver medal with Sweden at the World Championships...won silver medal in Swedish Hockey League Named AHL All-Star Won a bronze medal with Sweden at the World Championships Career Info: HIGHS: G: 1 A: 2 P: 2 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PGH: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS WITH PITTSBURGH: 0GP 0G-0A-0PTS PPG: 1 SHG: 0
Traded to NY Rangers by Calgary with Calgary's 5th round choice (Shane McColgan) in 2011 Entry Draft for Roman Horak, NY Rangers' 2nd round choice (Markus Granlund) in 2011 Entry Draft and Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected Tyler Wotherspoon) in 2011 Entry Draft, June 1, 2011. Traded to Columbus by NY Rangers with Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov and NY Rangers' 1st round choice (Kerby Rychel) in 2013 Entry Draft for Rick Nash, Steven Delisle and Columbus' 3rd round choice (Pavel Buchnevich) in 2013 Entry Draft, July 23, 2012. Traded to Chicago by Columbus for Jeremy Morin, December 14, 2014. Claimed on waivers by Toronto from Chicago, March 1, 2015. Traded to Pittsburgh by Toronto with Phil Kessel, Tyler Biggs and future considerations for Nick Spaling, Kasperi Kapanen, Scott Harrington, New Jersey's 3rd round choice (previously acquired) in 2016 Entry Draft and future considerations, July 1, 2015.
Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016