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Position Defenceman
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
236 lb (107 kg)
SEL Team
F. Teams
Modo Hockey
Boston Bruins
Columbus Blue Jackets
New York Islanders
Philadelphia Flyers
Nationality Flag of Sweden Swedish
Born April 16 1974 (1974-04-16) (age 35),
Solleftea, SWE
NHL Draft 208th overall, 1992
Boston Bruins
Pro Career 1993 – present

Erik Mattias Timander (born April 16, 1974 in Solleftea, Sweden) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He is a defenceman for the Elitserien team Modo Hockey. He is an alternate captain for the team.

Playing career

Drafted 208th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft by the Boston Bruins, Timander came over to North America prior to the 1996–97 season and split his first three seasons between Boston and the Bruins primary affiliate, the Providence Bruins. After spending the entire 1999–2000 season with Boston, Timander was taken by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2000 NHL Expansion Draft. He spent the next two seasons with Columbus and was traded to the New York Islanders for a 4th round draft pick (Jekabs Redlihs) prior to the 2002–03 season.

After playing in a career high 80 games in 2002–03, Timander was shifted between the Islanders and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, in 2003–04. This led to him being traded to the Philadelphia Flyers for a 7th round draft pick (Chris Campoli) on January 22, 2004. He spent the rest of the season with the Flyers, playing in 34 regular season games and adding to what turned out to be a career high plus/minus rating (+13 w/Flyers, +2 w/Islanders, +15 overall). He also took part in all of his new team's 18 playoff games, coming one win short of a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals.

He returned to Sweden in the off-season to play for Modo Hockey in the Elitserien where he remains as of the 2008–09 hockey season.

External links

  • Mattias Timander's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Profile at Legends of Hockey
  • MODO hockey player profile
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