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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)
Picked up 3-2 win in last start Apr 25 vs. Pit. (16 saves)...Missed games Apr. 12 vs. Ott. &  Apr. 10 vs. Bos. due to soreness...Started career-high 13 straight games Feb. 23-Mar. 19 (11, Nov. 24-Dec. 16, '02)...Took 3-2 loss in last start Mar. 19 vs. NYR (19 saves);  picked up 5-2 win Mar. 13 vs. Phi. (23 saves+1a)...Replaced by J. Frazee Mar. 11 at Car.;  replaced by K. Kinkaid Mar. 5 vs. TB...Stopped D. Ullstrom's PS attempt Feb. 16 at NYI;  is 9-11 (81.8%) in NHL career...Posted 22nd career ShO Feb. 3 at NYI (22 saves);  passed C. Terreri (7) for 2nd most in team history (8)...Made '12-13 debut/took 2-1 SO loss Jan. 29 at Bos. (27 saves+4/6 SO)...Entered campaign tops in NHL history (tie, A. Niemi) with .770 save % (87/113) in SO (75 shots).2011-12:  Appeared in 27 games, with 23 starts &  4 relief efforts.
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.
Quote of the Day

The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.

— Bryan Trottier on making his return to coaching as an assistant with the Sabres