Johan Franzen

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Birthday
23, 1979
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

NHL winger nicknamed The Mule for his fortitude. He helped the Detroit Red Wings win a Stanley Cup Championship in 2008.

Before Fame

He began playing in the Swedish hockey leagues in 1997, and signed with the Red Wings in 2004.

Trivia

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).

Family Life

He grew up in Vetlanda, Sweden.

Associated With

Steve Yzerman, the longtime Red Wing team captain, gave him his famous nickname.