Tom Pederson

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Tom Pederson
Born (1970-01-14) January 14, 1970 (age 47)
Bloomington, MN, USA
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Right
Played for San Jose Sharks
Toronto Maple Leafs
National team  United States
NHL Draft 217th overall, 1989
Minnesota North Stars
Playing career 1991–2000

Thomas Stuart Pederson (born January 14, 1970 in Bloomington, Minnesota) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who played five seasons in the National Hockey League with the San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs between 1992–93 and 1996–97. Pederson played one season in Japan for Seibu Tetsudo Tokyo between playing for the Sharks and the Maple Leafs. He retired in 2000 after playing two season for the Hannover Scorpions in Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga[1]

Pederson was drafted 217th overall by the Minnesota North Stars in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft. He played 240 career NHL games, scoring 20 goals and 49 assists for 69 points.[2]

He later created the Green Biscuit, an off-ice stick handling and passing aid which stays flat on nearly any surface.[3]

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  1. ^ "Tom S. Pederson". Legends of Retrieved 2010-05-20. 
  2. ^ "Tom Pederson". Hockey Retrieved 2010-05-20. 
  3. ^ " 'About Us'". Retrieved 2010-12-19.