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Mattias Ekholm | Defenseman | #14

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (26) / 5/24/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 204
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 4 (102) / NAS
Contract: view contract details

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The Nashville Predators have a group of defensemen that can move the puck and join the rush.
P.K. Subban, Mattias Ekholm, Roman Josi and Ryan Ellis make up the team's top four blue liners and each of those players is capable of moving the puck efficiently. "We’re that way," Ekholm said. "We still can defend, and we’re pretty solid at that, but our strength is carrying the puck up and wanting to go on the attack. … Maybe that’s what’s happening with a lot of the stay-at-home defensemen. The speed is too fast right now. All of the defensemen on this team can really defend and join the rush." There's no doubt that Nashville has one of the top groups of defensemen in the NHL right now. Oct 8 - 7:16 AM

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Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Ribeiro
3Mike Fisher
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Colton Sissons
LW1Colin Wilson
2Kevin Fiala
3Miikka Salomaki
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3Craig Smith
4Viktor Arvidsson
D1P.K. Subban
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Matt Carle
6Anthony Bitetto
7Yannick Weber
G1Pekka Rinne
2Marek Mazanec