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Andreas Lilja

Andreas Lilja  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: July 13, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Helsingborg, Sweden
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: LAK / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (54th overall)
Missed majority of 2001-02 as a healthy reserve. Traded to Florida by Los Angeles with Jaroslav Bednar for Dmitry Yushkevich and Florida's 5th round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Brady Murray) in 2003 Entry Draft, November 26, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 26, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Mora (Sweden), September 15, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Ambri-Piotta (Swiss), February 25, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 24, 2005. Missed remainder of 2008-09 and majority of 2009-10 due to head injury at Nashville, February 28, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, October 11, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 1, 2011.
Quote of the Day

It's about enjoying the moment. It's pretty cool to get that many people together and that excited about hockey to the point they really want you to mess up. They've got a ton of red jerseys and you have to sit back and appreciate people love hockey that much and you are the one out there who gets to play the game. Just try and stick with that respect for the game and also the mentality that for me it's just about entering the fight and seeing how long I can stay in it.

— Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller on what he expects from the fans in Calgary for Game 6