Johnny Oduya

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Johnny Oduya
Johnny Oduya - Chicago Blackhawks.jpg
Oduya with the Blackhawks in December 2014
Born October 1, 1981 (1981-10-01) (age 34)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Chicago Blackhawks
Djurgårdens IF
Frölunda HC
New Jersey Devils
Atlanta Thrashers
Winnipeg Jets
National team Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
NHL Draft 221st overall, 2001
Washington Capitals
Playing career 1999–present

David Johnny Oduya (born October 1, 1981, in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish NHL ice hockey defenceman that currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks.

He was drafted by the Washington Capitals with the 221st overall pick in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He first played in the NHL for the New Jersey Devils. He played 4 seasons with the Devils before he was traded to the Atlanta Thrashers on February 4, 2010 along with Niclas Bergfors, Patrice Cormier and a 1st round draft pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft for Ilya Kovalchuk and Anssi Salmela. He played 3 seasons with the Atlanta Thrashers/Winnipeg Jets and was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks for a 2nd round pick and a 3rd round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.[1] On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[2]

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