Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
Loui Eriksson
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LouiEriksson
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 196
BIRTHDATE: 07/17/1985
AGE: 29
BIRTHPLACE: Goteborg, SWE
DRAFTED: DAL: 2003-33 overall
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011) Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), December 4, 2012. Traded to Boston by Dallas with Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser for Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button, July 4, 2013.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Has played in one NHL All-Star Game (2011) ... Has a 10/34 record in NHL shootouts (4 deciding goals) ... Has taken two career penalty shots (one goal).

2012-13: Tied for the team lead in goals and was second overall in the club's scoring race ... Had six multiple-point games, all two-point nights including a two-goal effort Mar. 18 vs. Calgary ... Had two three-game point streaks, from Feb. 23-26 (2-2=4 totals) and Mar. 21-25 (0-4=4 totals) ... Recorded his 200th NHL assist on Mar. 14 vs. Anaheim and played his 500th NHL game Apr. 25 vs. Columbus ... Played with Davos in Switzerland during the NHL lockout with 3-3=6 totals in seven games.

2011-12: Played in all 82 games for the third time in the last four seasons ... Led the team in scoring ... Had 20 multiple-point games, including four multiple-goal nights and five three-point nights ... Twice tied his career-high for assists in a game with three each Nov. 6 in Carolina and Jan. 7 vs. Edmonton ... Had three five-game point streaks, from Oct. 10-21 (5-2=7 totals), Oct. 27-Nov. 8 (3-6=9 totals) and Dec. 15-23 (2-6=8 totals) ... Played his 400th NHL game on Dec. 13 vs. NY Rangers and recorded his 300th NHL point with an assist Jan. 21 at Minnesota.

2010-11: Established career season-highs in assists (46) and points (73) ... Had 15 multiple-point games, including a career-high 2-2=4 night on Nov. 5 vs. Phoenix and matching his career-high for assists in a game with three on Apr. 10 in Minnesota ... Had a nine-game assist streak (Dec. 28-Jan.15, ten assists) and a ten-game point streak (Dec. 28-17, 2-10=12 totals), which were both career-bests ... Scored on his first career penalty shot vs. Pittsburgh's Brent Johnson on Nov. 3 and took an unsuccessful attempt on Phoenix's Jason LaBarbera on Dec. 26 ... Scored his 100th NHL goal on Dec. 21 vs. Montreal ... Had his streak of 263 consecutive games played snapped when he missed the Jan. 21 game in Calgary with an illness ... That was his first game missed since Dec. 7, 2007 (healthy scratch) ... Played his 300th NHL game on Oct. 26 vs. Los Angeles, recorded his 100th NHL assist Oct. 16 vs. St. Louis and recorded his 200th NHL point with an assist Nov. 5 vs. Phoenix ... Was a finalist for the Lady Byng Trophy.

2009-10: Played in all 82 games and led the club in goals, both for the second straight season ... Had 18 multiple-point games with his season-highs two three-point nights including his second career hat trick scored Dec. 31 vs. Anaheim ... Had an eight-game point streak from Dec. 8-23 (3-9=12 totals) and a six-game point streak from Nov. 4-18 (4-3=7 totals).

2008-09: Led the Stars in goals with a career-high 36 which was the most by a Star since 2000-01 (Brett Hull) ... Was second overall in the club's scoring race and was one of two players to play in every Dallas game ... His 20.2% shooting accuracy ranked second overall in the NHL ... Had 15 multiple-point games, including seven multiple-goal nights and three three-point efforts ... Scored his first career hat trick on Dec. 18 vs. Columbus and recorded a career-high three assists Mar. 14 vs. Minnesota ... Had a six-game point streak from Nov. 22-Dec. 2 (4-4=8 totals) and a five-game point streak from Mar. 1-6 (5-2=7 totals) ... Scored five consecutive Stars goals over two games Dec. 16-18, matching a club mark ... Recorded his 100th NHL point with a goal on Mar. 6 vs. Anaheim and played his 200th NHL game Mar. 21 at San Jose.

2007-08: Had five multiple-point games, all two-point nights and including three two-goal efforts ... Had a career-best four-game goal streak from Feb. 22-28 (six goals) and a five-game point streak from Feb. 22-Mar. 1 (6-1=7 totals) ... Played his 100th NHL game on Jan. 29 in Vancouver.

2006-07: Had three multiple-point games, all two-point efforts ... Had a three-game assist and point streak from Mar. 24-30 (2-3=5 totals) ... Became the fourth player in team history to score his first NHL goal in his first NHL game on Oct. 4 at Colorado ... Recorded his first NHL assist on Nov. 29 at Chicago.

2005-06: Played his first North American pro season with Dallas' AHL affiliate in Iowa ... Had 31-29=60 totals in 78 AHL games, leading the team in goals and second overall in the club's scoring race ... Was named the team's rookie of the year.

EUROPE: Played two seasons in the Swedish Elite League with Frolunda with 13-14=27 totals and eight PIM in 85 career games ... That followed two seasons with Frolunda's junior squad.

INTERNATIONAL: Has represented Sweden in seven international tournaments - the 2004 (1-1=2 totals with 2 PIM in six games) and 2005 (2-3=5 totals with 0 PIM in six games) World Junior Championships; the 2009 (3-4=7 totals with 0 PIM in nine games while winning a bronze medal), 2011 (3-1=4 totals with 2 PIM in nine games while winning a silver medal), 2012 (5-8=13 totals with 2 PIM in eight games) and 2013 (5-5=10 totals with 0 PIM in ten games while winning a gold medal) World Championships; and the 2010 Olympic Games (3-1=4 totals and 0 PIM in four games).

TRANSACTIONS: Dallas' first pick (second round), 33rd overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft ... Traded to Boston by Dallas with Matt Fraser, Reilly Smith and Joe Morrow for Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button, July 4, 2013.

ETC: Full name, Loui Eriksson ... Wife, Micaela; daughters, Elle and Blanca ... Enters this season having played 425 of a possible 428 games over the past five-plus seasons, including the last 140 straight (last game missed was Mar. 19, 2011 vs. Philadelphia) ... Was twice named by his peers as the league's most underrated player in a Sports Illustrated player poll (2011, 2012).

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year four of a six-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $4,250,000.

NHL FIRSTS:
Game - Oct. 4, 2006 at Colorado
Goal/Point - Oct. 4, 2006 at Colorado
Assist - Nov. 29, 2006 at Chicago