NHL winger nicknamed The Mule for his fortitude. He helped the Detroit Red Wings win a Stanley Cup Championship in 2008.
He began playing in the Swedish hockey leagues in 1997, and signed with the Red Wings in 2004.
He set the Detroit franchise record for most playoff goals in a series (9) and tied another for most playoff goals in a year (13).
He grew up in Vetlanda, Sweden.
Steve Yzerman, the longtime Red Wing team captain, gave him his famous nickname.