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Mattias Ekholm | Defenseman

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/24/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 204
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Mattias Ekholm scored a beauty of a goal from his butt, opening Tuesday night's scoring on Carey Price of Montreal. The Predators would go on to win 3-2 in overtime.
Mid way through the first period, Ekholm intercepted a blind Tomas Plekanec clearance in-stride and proceeded to bum-rush the Canadiens' net. He utilized a roller hockey move to split the defense and scored on his own rebound from his butt. Go find a highlight. It was his first goal since Jan. 17th, a span of 28 games, and he now has six goals and 16 points this season. Mar 25 - 3:42 AM

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C1Mike Ribeiro
2Mike Fisher
3Calle Jarnkrok
4Paul Gaustad
LW1Colin Wilson
2Gabriel Bourque
3Cody Hodgson
4Eric Nystrom
5Austin Watson
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3Craig Smith
4Viktor Arvidsson
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Seth Jones
4Ryan Ellis
5Barret Jackman
6Mattias Ekholm
7Victor Bartley
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton