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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)
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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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson