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Johan Franzen  #93

Detroit Red Wings  Right Wing
NUMBER: 93 BIRTHDATE: December 23, 1979  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Vetlanda, Sweden
WEIGHT: 223 DRAFTED: DET / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (97th overall)
CAREER: In the 5th season of an 11-year contract...2008 Stanley Cup champion...Represented Sweden at 2010 Olympics and 2006 WC (gold)...Named to 2014 Swedish Olympic Team but did not play due to injury.
 
2013-14: Ranked 5th on team in points (41) and led DET in PPG (7)...Tallied a season-high 4 points (2-2-4) on 3/7 vs. NJ...Recorded 6th career hat trick on 2/27 at OTT...Named NHL's 1st Star of the Week on 3/3 after 5 points (3-2-5) in 2 games...Recorded nine points (4-5-9) during 6-game point streak, 11/24-12/6...Scored his first 2 goals of the year and his 1st of four GWGs on 10/17 at COL...Multi-point games: 11...Man Games Lost: 27.
 
OTHER: Has 66 career multipoint games...Led the NHL in goals (13) during the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs...Was selected by DET at the NHL Entry Draft at age 24...Recorded 58 points (23-35-58) in 165 SHL games with Linkoping before joining the NHL in 2005-06.
Missed majority of 2009-10 due to knee injury vs. Chicago, October 8, 2009.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.

— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie