CAREER: In the 5th season of an 11-year contract...2008 Stanley Cup champion...Represented Sweden at 2010 Olympics and 2006 WC (gold)...Will represent Sweden at 2014 Olympics.
2013-14: 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...Scored his first 2 goals of the season, including GWG, on 10/17 at COL...Recorded a 6-game point streak (4-5-9) from 11/24-12/6...Missed 27 games due to injuries.
2012-13: Appeared in 41 games for DET...Finished season with 13 points (7-6-13) over the last 13 games...Finished 2nd on team with 14 goals and 6 PPG...3rd on team with 31 points.
OTHER: Has 63 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.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs