|NUMBER:||27||BIRTHDATE:||January 1, 1987 (AGE 26)|
|HEIGHT:||5' 11"||BIRTHPLACE:||Sollentuna, Sweden|
|WEIGHT:||189||DRAFTED:||NSH / 2005 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||7th (230th overall)|
- Posted an assist in his return to the lineup on Saturday vs. Philly. He missed three games with an upper-body injury.
- Has 10 points (3g-7a) in his last 15 games to move into second in goals and scoring (6g-9a-15pts).
- Became the 22nd player in franchise history to record 300 games with the club on Oct. 31.
- Signed a five-year contract through the 2017-18 season on April 30.
- Will serve as a full-time Alt. Captain for the first time his career in 2013-14.
- Is 10th on the franchise's all-time goals list, THREE away from a three-way tie for 7th (Dumont, Johnson, Hartnell).
- Is only one of three players picked last overall (230th in 2005) to play at least 100 NHL games and score at least 20 goals.
- The first Nashville draft pick to score 20-plus goals for the team in three consecutive seasons (2009-12).
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It's about time. I've waited a lot of games for this as an Av and I felt right after the goal, you've got 50 pounds off your shoulders. Your head is a little higher and the play slows down for you.