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Mattias Ekholm
Mattias Ekholm
Defenseman  - NSH
(ma-TEE-uhs EHK-hohlm)
Number: 14
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 204
Shoots: Left
Born: May 24, 1990  (Age 24)
Birthplace: Borlange, Sweden
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Drafted: NSH / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (102nd overall) PROSPECT BIO

- Will represent Sweden at the 2014 IIHF World Championship.
- Among rookie defensemen, ranked in the Top 15 in games played (62) and Top 25 in points (1g-8a-9pts).
- Tallied his first career goal on Jan. 7 against San Jose.
- Recorded his first career assist/point on Oct. 26 at St. Louis, the first of four straight games in which he recorded a point.
- Won the 2012 Borje Salming Award as the Swedish Hockey League’s top defenseman, and helped Brynas claim the 2012 Le Mat Trophy as Swedish Hockey League champions.
- Named 2011 Swedish Hockey League Rookie of the Year. Others to have won the award include Henrik Zetterberg, Loui Eriksson and Nicklas Backstrom.
- On Twitter: @MatEkh14
 



 
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