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Erik Gudbranson  #44

Florida Panthers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: January 7, 1992  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 216 DRAFTED: FLA / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)    Prospect Bio
Twitter: @Guddy44 2014-15: Scored fourth goal of the season to reach a career-high in goals March 7 vs. NYI...Recorded first multi-assist game of his career (0-2 2) Feb. 10 vs. ANA...Recorded his third goal of the season Feb. 3 at NYI...Scored his second goal of the season Jan. 17 vs. EDM...Played 200th career game Dec. 22 vs. PIT...Led team with season-high 9 PIMs Dec. 20 at PIT...Recorded a career high eight hits on Dec. 18 at PHI...Notched an assist Nov. 20 at SJS...Registered a team-leading five hits Nov. 8 vs. CGY...Recorded an assist, five PIMs, two shots, one hit and one blocked shot Oct. 30 vs. ARI...Registered four hits Oct. 25 at ARI...Recorded his first goal of the season, four PIMs and three shots Oct. 9 at TBL.
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I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday