Tampa Bay Lightning

Mattias Ohlund
current status: Left knee injury, injured reserve
Birth Date:September 9, 1976 (39 years old)
Place of Birth:Pitea, SWE
Experience:13 years
Drafted:Drafted by Vancouver in 1994 (1/13).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2009.
Scouting Report
Assets: Had size, skating ability, a blast from the blueline and intelligence. Was capable of shutting down the very best forwards in the NHL. Also provided leadership and was a great open-ice hitter.
Flaws: Rarely played at 100 per-cent health, due to his warrior mentality, which at times hindered his performance. In fact, his career ended prematurely due to injury. Was an inconsistent offensive performer.
Career Potential: Fragile but talented shutdown defenseman, if healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL All-Rookie Team 1997-98
Olympic Olympic Gold Medal 2006 (Sweden)

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