Johnny Oduya
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
BIRTHDATE: 01/10/1981
AGE: 34
DRAFTED: WSH: 2001-221 overall
Traded to Victoriaville (QMJHL) by Moncton (QMJHL) for Teddy Kyres and Simon St-Pierre, January 10, 2002. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 24, 2006. Traded to Atlanta by New Jersey with Niclas Bergfors, Patrice Cormier and New Jersey's 1st (later traded to Chicago - Chicago selected Kevin Hayes) and 2nd (later traded to Chicago - Chicago selected Justin Holl) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft for Ilya Kovalchuk, Anssi Salmela and Atlanta's 2nd round choice (Jonathon Merrill) in 2010 Entry Draft, February 4, 2010. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Flying Farangs Bangkok (Thailand), October 31, 2012. Traded to Chicago by Winnipeg for Chicago's 2nd (later traded to Washington Washington selected Zachary Sanford) and 3rd (J.C. Lipon) round choices in 2013 Entry Draft, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 15, 2015.
2010-11: Has appeared in all 81 games for Atlanta, ranking fourth on the team with 20:47 of average ice time ... Appeared in his 100th game as a Thrasher on 3/24 at NYI ... Ranks second on the team with 149 blocked shots, including a season-high eight blocks on 12/30 vs. BOS ... Scored two goals at NYI on 12/11, tying a career-high previously set on 3/28, 2008 vs. PHI ... Scored seven points (2g, 5a) with a plus-7 rating in a 12-game span from 11/17 - 12/11 ... Posted assists in back- to-back games vs. CAR on 12/16 and vs. NJ on 12/18.

2009-10: Recorded 13 points (3g, 10a) in 67 games with New Jersey and Atlanta ... Began the season with the Devils and posted four points (2g, 2a) in 40 games ... Established a season-high plus-three rating on 10/22 at NYR ... Earned his first point of the season with one goal on 12/5 vs. DET ... Tallied his first assist of the season on 1/8 vs. TB ... Tallied two points (1g, 1a) over a three-game span from 1/27-1/31 ... Registered nine points (1g, 8a) in 27 games with the Thrashers after being acquired on 2/4 ... Earned his first assist as a Thrasher on 2/10 at COL ... Tallied assists in three straight games (3a) from 2/10-2/13 ... Matched his season-high with a plus-three rating on 3/4 vs. NYI ... Earned points in back-to-back games (1g, 1a) from 3/9-3/11, including his first goal as a Thrasher on 3/11 at CBJ ... Posted a season-high plus-three rating for the third time this season on 3/21 at PHI ... Col- lected assists in back-to-back games (2a) on 4/1 and 4/3 ... Appeared in his 300th career game on 4/10 vs. PIT.

2008-09: Tallied 29 points (7g, 22a) in 82 games for New Jersey ... Set new career-highs in games played, points, goals and assists ... Was one of five Devils players and the only defensemen to appear in every regular-season game ... Led New Jersey defensemen in goals, tied for second in points, assists and plus/minus rating (plus-21) ... Tied his career-high with three assists on 11/1 vs. ATL ... Earned two points (1g, 1a), including the game-winning goal in overtime on 11/26 at FLA ... Scored his first-career shorthanded goal on 12/12 vs. NYR ... Earned points in three straight games from 1/21-1/29, collecting four points (1g, 3a) during that stretch ... Appeared in his 200th career game on 1/29 at BOS ... Posted a season-high four-game point streak from 2/26-3/3, registering five points (2g, 3a) in those games and scored his second overtime goal of the season on 3/3 at TOR ... Appeared in seven Stanley Cup Playoff games, earning a plus-three rating.

2007-08: Earned 26 points (6g, 20a) in 75 games with the Devils ... Led the team with a career-high plus-27 rating ... Led Devils defense- men in goals and ranked second in points and assists ... Collected
his first point of the season (1a) on 11/3 at NYR ... Recorded points in back-to-back games from 1/4-1/5, posting two points (1g, 1a) during that span ... Registered a career-high four points (1g, 3a) on 1/22 at PHI ... Posted a three-game assist streak (3a) from 2/1-2/4 ... Scored a career-high two goals on 3/28 vs. PHI ... Tallied two assists on 4/1 at NYI ... Added one assist in five post-season contests.

2006-07: Appeared in 76 games with the Devils during his rookie campaign, posting 11 points (2g, 9a) ... Made his NHL debut in the season-opening game on 10/6 at CAR ... Collected his first career NHL point (1a) on 11/9 vs. CHI and tallied assists in back-to-back games (2a) from 11/9-11/11 ... Scored his first career NHL goal on 12/19 vs. ATL ... Missed six games from 1/6-1/16 with a shoulder injury ... Posted as- sists in back-to-back games (2a) from 3/6-3/8 ... Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut, recording one assist in six games ... Recorded his first career post-season point (1a) in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on 4/18 at TB.

AMATEUR CAREER: Made his North American debut during the 2000- 01 season, recording 68 points (14g, 54a) in 68 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League games with Moncton and Victoriaville ... Added 13 points (4g, 9a) in 13 QMJHL post-season contests.

EUROPEAN CAREER: Spent nine total seasons in Sweden, including three in the Swedish Elite League from 2003-04 to 2005-06 ... Tallied Elite League career-highs in points (19), goals (8) and assists (11) in 47 games with Frolunda HC Goteborg in 2005-06.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Represented Sweden in international competition twice, including the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2009 World Championships.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Washington in the seventh round, 221st overall, of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft ... Signed by New Jersey as a free agent on July 25, 2006 ... Acquired by the Thrashers from New Jersey with Niclas Bergfors, Patrice Cormier, a first-round choice in the 2010 Draft (later traded to Chicago – Chicago selected Kevin Hayes) and a second-round choice in the 2010 Draft (later traded to Chicago - Chicago selected Justin Holl) for Ilya Kovalchuk, Anssi Salmela and a second-round choice in the 2010 Draft (Jonathon Merrill).