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: Has size, skating ability, a blast from the blueline and intelligence. Is capable of shutting down the very best forwards in the NHL. Also provides leadership and is a great open-ice hitter.
Flaws: Rarely plays at 100 per-cent health, due to his warrior mentality, which can at times hinder his performance. In fact, his career is in flux to the injury. Is an inconsistent offensive performer.
Career Potential: Fragile veteran 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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