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Niklas Kronwall

Niklas Kronwall

Hans Niklas Kronwall is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman and alternate captain for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. Kronwall started his career in Järfälla HC in Sweden, and has played internationally for the Sweden. In the NHL, Kronwall has gained notoriety for being an open ice hitter, and the phrase "being Kronwalled" was coined to describe his signature back-pedaling hits. His younger brother Staffan plays for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League. ... more on Wikipedia

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