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Staffan Kronwall
Staffan Kronwall
Defenceman
Number: 8
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 209
Shoots: Left
Born: 10 Sep 1982
Birthplace: Järfälla, Sweden
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Drafted: TOR / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (285th overall)
2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS:
Claimed off re-entry waivers by WSH on Feb.6 … played three of 12 games for WSH after he was claimed before being assigned to Hershey (AHL) … was the only player to appear for WSH this season who was not with the team during training camp … made his WSH debut on Feb.14 at TB … combined for 34 points (9+25) in 59 AHL games between Toronto and Hershey … finished tied for 20th among AHL defensemen in scoring … had five multi-point games in the AHL … PLAYOFFS: played 21 games for HER (AHL) scoring 3 goals, 9 assists for 12 points and 6 penalty minutes in winning the 2009 Calder Cup

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Is the younger brother of Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall … 2007-08: played 26 regular season games with TOR (AHL) netting 3 goals, 7 assists for 10 points and 14 penalty minutes … played 18 games for TOR (NHL) registering 7 minutes in penalties … PLAYOFFS: played all 19 games for TOR as they advanced to the Calder Cup finals … 2006-07: played 47 games for TOR (AHL) collecting 17 points (3+14) with 32 penalty minutes … ranked 3rd among teams defensemen in assists and points … began season with TOR (NHL) … assigned to TOR (AHL) on Nov.14 … 2005-06: played 34 games for TOR (NHL) collecting one point (assist) and 14 penalty minutes … recalled from TOR (AHL) Oct.29 … made his NHL debut Oct.29 vs. OTT … re-assigned to TOR (AHL) Dec.16 … recalled from TOR Dec.29 … registered a career high (+2) Dec.31 at NJ … registered a career high in ice time (16:35) Jan.7 at EDM … registered his first NHL point (assist) on Feb.7 vs. ATL … played 16 games for TOR (AHL) collecting 11 points (1+10) and 12 penalty minutes … PLAYOFFS: played four games for TOR (AHL) collecting two assists and two penalty minutes … ranked first on the team in +/- (+3) … 2004-05: played three games for Brynas of the Swedish Elite League collecting one assist and four penalty minutes … played 35 games for Djurgarden of the Swedish Elite League collecting five points (1+4) with 43 penalty minutes … finished fourth among team defensemen in points … PLAYOFFS: played 12 games in the Swedish Elite League playoffs scoring two goals with 10 penalty minutes … 2003-04: played 44 games for Djurgarden collecting six points (1+5) with 54 penalty minutes … PLAYOFFS: played four games in the Swedish Elite League collecting one assist and two penalty minutes … 2002-03: played 48 games for Djurgarden collecting 10 points (4+6) with 65 penalty minutes … PLAYOFFS:  played 12 games in the Swedish Elite League playoffs collecting one goal, one assist and 8 penalty minutes … 2001-02: played 42 games for Huddinge of the Swedish Second Division collecting 11 points (4+7) and 30 penalty minutes

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
Played for Sweden at the 2002 IIHF World Junior Championship collecting 4 penalty minutes in 7 games

JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS:  
2001-02: played one game for Huddinge of the Swedish Junior League … PLAYOFFS: played four playoff games for Huddinge in the Swedish Junior League scoring two goals and one assist with 27 penalty minutes … 2000-01: played 23 games for Huddinge of the Swedish Junior League collecting 7 points (6+1) and 16 penalty minutes … PLAYOFFS: played one playoff game for Huddinge in the Swedish Second Division … 1999-00: played 34 games for Huddinge of the Swedish Junior League collecting two goals and 38 penalty minutes … played seven games for Huddinge 18 of the Swedish U-18 League collecting three assists