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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)
2011-12: Missed 10 games (Nov. 26 – Dec. 19) with a lower body injury… recorded his first point as a Flyer on Oct. 27 vs. WPG (assist)… Made his debut as a Flyer on 10/6 @ BOS recording a hit and a block.
 
2011 Preseason: Played in four games and recorded two penalty minutes.
2010-11: Appeared in his 11th NHL season, his first with Anaheim…collected 7 points (1G, 6A) with 28 PIM in 52 games…Finished the season ranked third on the Ducks with 113 blocked shots…Appeared in his 500th career NHL game, Dec. 20 @ BOS.
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.
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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.

— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury
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