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Johan Hedberg

Johan Hedberg  #1

Goalie
NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: May 5, 1973
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Leksand, Sweden
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: PHI / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Right ROUND: 9th   (218th overall)
Traded to San Jose by Philadelphia for San Jose's 7th round choice (Pavel Kasparik) in 1999 Entry Draft, August 6, 1998. Traded to Pittsburgh by San Jose with Bobby Dollas for Jeff Norton, March 12, 2001. Traded to Vancouver by Pittsburgh for Vancouver's 2nd round choice (Alex Goligoski) in 2004 Entry Draft, August 25, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Leksands (Sweden-2), August 1, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, August 5, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, July 1, 2006. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 1, 2010. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Albany (AHL), February 13, 2014.
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He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter