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Toni Lydman

Toni Lydman  #32

Defenseman
NUMBER: 32 BIRTHDATE: September 25, 1977
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Lahti, Finland
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: CGY / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (89th overall)
2013 Playoffs:
Last game - Missed his third consecutive game due to injury in Game 6 of the CQF, May 10 @ DET
- Scoreless in 10:47 TOI before leaving the game in the second period due to injury in Game 3 of the CQF, May 4 @ DET
 
POSTSEASON CAREER vs. DETROIT:
- This marks his first playoff series vs. DET
 
Playoff Experience:
- Marks his sixth career postseason appearance (second w/ANA)
- Most recently appeared with ANA in the 2011 CQF vs. NSH
- Has appeared in the Conference Final twice (once w/BUF, once w/CGY)…made a 2004 SCF appearance w/CGY
- Logged a playoff high 35:37 in a 3-2 double OT loss, Game 4 of the CQF, Apr. 21, 2010 w/BUF @ BOS
 
2012-13 Regular Season:
- Appeared in his 12th NHL season (third w/ANA), scoring 0-6=6 points with 12 PIM in 35 contests
- Ranked second on the club in BS (76)
- Had eight blocked shots on Apr. 22 @ EDM, the most by an Anaheim player this season
Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), January 31, 2005. Traded to Buffalo by Calgary for Buffalo's 3rd round choice (John Armstrong) in 2006 Entry Draft, August 25, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 1, 2010. Officially announced his retirement, August 29, 2013.
Quote of the Day

He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers