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Kristian Huselius

Kristian Huselius  #20

Left Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: November 10, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Osterhaninge, Sweden
WEIGHT: 184 DRAFTED: FLA / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (47th overall)
• Placed on injured reserve Jan. 6; suffered a lower body injury Dec. 6 at Montreal; is out indefinitely.
NHL All-Rookie Team (2002) Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), July 29, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), February 23, 2005. Traded to Calgary by Florida for Steve Montador and Dustin Johner, December 2, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 2, 2008. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to ankle and lower body injuries. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to pectoral surgery, October 1, 2011 and groin injury vs. Montreal. December 6, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Solna (Sweden), December 17, 2012. Officially announced his retirement, January 8, 2013.
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We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.

— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp