Thomas Rhodin

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Thomas Rhodin
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Born (1971-04-08) April 8, 1971 (age 43)
Karlstad, SWE
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
HA team
Former teams
Leksands IF
Eisbären Berlin (DEL)
HC Fribourg-Gottéron (NLA)
Genève-Servette HC (NLA)
Färjestads BK (SEL)
Skåre BK (Swe-3)
Playing career 1990–present

Thomas Rhodin (born April 8, 1971 in Karlstad) is an ice hockey defenceman and is currently a player of Leksands IF.

Career[edit]

Rhodin started his career with Färjestad in 1989 and has played a total of twelve season with them. He has also played with the German club Eisbären Berlin between 1997 and 2000 and with the Nationalliga A teams HC Fribourg-Gottéron (2003–05) and Genève-Servette HC (2005). In 2002, 2003 and 2005, he represented Sweden at the Ice Hockey World Championship. Before the start of the 2005/06, he was offered a contract by NHL club Dallas Stars, but turned it down. Instead, he signed with Färjestad, here was named as alternate captain and was than released on 9 April 2009, later on 8 May 2009 signed with Skåre BK. On 5 September 2009 it was announced that he had signed with Leksands IF. Thereby he opted to use a clause in his contract with Skåre BK which allowed him to sign with a team from a higher division.

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