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Tim Erixon
Tim Erixon
Defenseman
(EHR-ihx-uhn)
Number: 53
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 24, 1991  (Age 23)
Birthplace: Port Chester, NY, United States
Hometown: Skelleftea, Sweden
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Acquired: Traded by Calgary with 2011 fifth-round draft pick (Shane McColgan) to Rangers in exchange for Roman Horak and two 2011 second-round draft picks (Markus Granlund and Tyler Wotherspoon) on June 1, 2011.
Drafted: CGY / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (23rd overall) PROSPECT BIO

Career: Made NHL debut (w/NYR) on 10/7/11 at LAK... Member of Team Sweden at the 2011 IIHF World Championships (Silver) as well as the 2010 (Bronze) & '09 (Silver) World Junior Championships, the 2009 World U18 Championships and the 2008 and 2007 (Gold) U18 Junior World Cup... Skated in 140 games in the Swedish Elite League (2007-11) with Skellefteå (14G-34A-48P, 0 +/- rating).

2013-14:  Has registered 5G-28A-33P in 36 GP with Springfield (AHL), ranking among the team's top scorers.

2012-13: Logged career-high 24:38 on 3/3 vs. COL... Recorded 1st point w/CBJ on 2/5 vs. LAK (assist)... Made CBJ debut on 1/31 vs. STL... Competed at 2013 AHL All-Star Classic (voted to Team East's starting lineup by fans).

Personal: Favorite player growing up: Nick Lidstrom... Favorite TV show: Friends… Favorite soccer team: Manchester United... Favorite musical artist: Bruce Springsteen… Favorite movie: Gone in 60 Seconds… Favorite actor is Nicolas Cage... Son of former NHL LW Jan Erixon (NYR, 1983-93).