NHL defender known for his punishing checks. He won a Stanley Cup Championship with the Detroit Red Wings in 2008.
He was signed by the Red Wings in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, and began playing with the team in the 2003-04 season.
The term kronwallian became associated with hard hits in the NHL thanks to his play.
He grew up in Stockholm, Sweden.
During the 2003-04 NHL lockout, he won the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL's top defenseman.