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Antti Pihlstrom

Antti Pihlstrom  #42

Left Wing
NUMBER: 42 BIRTHDATE: October 22, 1984
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Vantaa, Finland
WEIGHT: 190
Shoots: Left


* Began the 2008-09 season in Milwaukee before being recalled on Nov. 24, 2008. Led the Admirals in goals (8), and ranked second in points (12) in 15 games at the time of his recall.
* Ranked third among Nashville forwards in hits (100) despite playing only 53 games.

* Missed the final five games of the regular season due to injury.
* Posted points/assists in back-to-back games for the first time in his career Feb. 5-6, doubling his assist output from the first 28 games of his career.
* Scored his first career goal on Dec. 8 at St. Louis.
* Notched his first career NHL point/assist on the game-winning goal on Dec. 4 vs. Colorado.
* Made his 2008-09 season debut Nov. 25 vs. St. Louis, playing 12:21 and doling out a game-high four hits.
* Played his lone career NHL game prior to 2008-09 on Dec. 15, 2008 at Colorado.

Career Notes
OT Points: none, Shootouts: none, Penalty Shots: none.

Signed as a free agent by Nashville, June 1, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Farjestad (Sweden), August 6, 2009. Loaned to Jyvaskyla (Finland) by Farjestad (Sweden), January 29, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), November 7, 2011.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round