Johnny Oduya

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Birthday
1, 1981
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1981 (age 36)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

Swedish defender who has played for several teams, including the Chicago Blackhawks, with whom he won the Stanley Cup Championships in 2013 and 2015. He has represented Sweden at tournaments like the 2014 Winter Olympics, where he won a silver medal. In 2015, he signed with the Dallas Stars.

Before Fame

He played junior hockey with Hammarby IF in J20 SuperElit. He later played with Djurgardens IF and Frolunda HC in the Swedish Hockey League before making his NHL debut with the New Jersey Devils in 2006.

Trivia

During the 2012–13 NHL lockout, he moved to Thailand to play for the Flying Farangs and helped the team win the first Land of Smiles title in franchise history.

Family Life

He is the brother of hockey player Fredrik Oduya, who passed away in a motorcycle accident in 2011. His father is Kenyan and his mother is Swedish.

Associated With

He won Stanley Cup Championships alongside star Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane in 2013 and 2015.