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Dennis Seidenberg  #44

Boston Bruins  Defenseman
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: July 18, 1981  (AGE 33)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Schwenningen, Germany
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: PHI / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (172nd overall)

Playoff Notes: 6th NHL playoff in 11th NHL season … Round 2 vs Mtl: Has not yet played in this post-season ... Round 1 vs Det: Did not  play in the series … 5 career multi-pt games … Career OT: 0-1=1 in 18 gp … Career Game 7s: 8 (5-3)

 2013-14 Notes: Suffered torn ACL/MCL 12/27 vs Ottawa … 1 multi-pt game … Inj: 48

 Playoff Fun Fact:  Has played in 2 Stanley Cup Finals, winning in 2011 vs Vancouver and losing in 2013 to Chicago … Was 3rd German-born player to have his name inscribed on the Cup

Missed majority of 2003-04 due to leg injury vs. Edmonton, January 10, 2004. Traded to Phoenix by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 4th round choice (later traded to NY Islanders - NY Islanders selected Tomas Marcinko) in 2006 Entry Draft for Petr Nedved and Phoenix's 4th round choice (Joonas Lehtivuori) in 2006 Entry Draft, January 20, 2006. Traded to Carolina by Phoenix for Kevyn Adams, January 8, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Florida, September 14, 2009. Traded to Boston by Florida with Matt Bartkowski for Byron Bitz, Craig Weller and Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Florida selected Alexander Petrovic) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Mannheim (Germany), September 21, 2012. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to knee injury vs, Ottawa, December 27, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to lower-body injury at Chicago, January 17, 2014.
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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