Meet the Blueshirts: Anton Stralman

Anton StralmanAnthony Gruppuso/USA TODAY Sports

Position: D

Number: 6

Age: 27

Born: Tibro, Sweden

Height: 5-11

Weight: 190

How Acquired: Signed with the Rangers as a restricted free agent (two years, $3.4 million) on July 26, 2012.

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Anton Stralman

Anton Stralman

#6 D
New York Rangers

2014 STATS

  • GM81
  • G1

  • A12

  • PTS13

  • +/-9

  • PIM26

• Stralman has done a pretty decent job on the blueline, posting a plus-six plus/minus rating and five assists during the playoffs.

• When Stralman originally signed with the Rangers as an unrestricted free agent on Nov. 5, 2011, his former coach, John Tortorella had this to say: “I didn’t know who the hell he was when we got him. When I first saw him, I didn’t like him.”

• Stralman will probably get himself a raise in the offseason -- whether it’s from New York or another team

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