Meet the Blueshirts: Anton Stralman

June, 3, 2014
Jun 3
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.

In case you didn’t know ...

• 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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