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Staffan Kronwall | Defenseman

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (32) / 9/10/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 209
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Staffan Kronwall scored the game-winning goal in Lokomotiv Yaroslavl's 2-1 overtime win against HC Lev.
Kronwall has six goals and 12 points in 25 KHL contests this season. That puts him on track to easily surpass his 2011-12 total of 17 points in 52 KHL games with the Cherepovets Severstal. Fri, Nov 16, 2012 03:49:00 PM

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Staffan Kronwall scored a goal in Lokomotiv Yaroslavl's 4-3 victory over Salavat Ufa.

Kronwall has five goals and 11 points in 23 KHL games this season. He hasn't played in the NHL since 2009-10.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 01:54:00 PM

Staffan Krownwall is playing extremely well in the KHL.

The former Flame rearguard has scored four goals and registered nine points in 11 games for Lokomotiv Avangard, good for second in KHL defenseman scoring. Kronwall has not played in the NHL for two seasons and will likely have trouble finding a job notwithstanding his scoring exploits in the KHL.
Sat, Oct 6, 2012 10:56:00 AM

Staffan Kronwall netted the lone goal in Lokomotiv Yaroslavl's 1-0 victory over Severstal Cherepovets.

Lokomotiv has now won four straight games. Kronwall leads all KHL blueliners with nine points in nine contests.
Source: R-Sport
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 02:05:00 PM

Staffan Kronwall scored a goal and registered an assist in Sweden's 4-0 victory over France on Friday.

Oliver Ekman Larsson also netted a goal and registered an assist for Sweden. Patrik Berglund and Robert Nilsson accounted for the other two Swedish goals.
Fri, May 6, 2011 05:09:00 PM

Staffan Kronwall is heading back to his home country of Sweden to suit up for Djurgardens in the Swedish Elite League.

He wants to be closer to his wife in Sweden and it beats playing in the minors with Abbotsford, so Calgary granted him permission to leave. Kronwall's contract will stay on the Flames' reserve list, which means he takes up one of the 50 spots the team has for total NHL contracts.
Mon, Oct 11, 2010 05:39:00 PM

Expect Staffan Kronwall to play in the minors this season if he isn't dealt or picked up on waivers.

Kronwall was really hoping to play back in Europe this season or at least playing for an east coast NHL team to be closer to his new wife but that appears not to be. "I'm not training with the big group, so it's no secret," Kronwall said. "I know the situation. I can't do much about it. I'll take it one day a time and see what's going to happen."
Fri, Sep 24, 2010 07:28:00 AM

Staffan Kronwall, who wanted to play this season in Sweden or be traded to an East Coast team, did not get his wish and will return to Calgary this season.

Kronwall is one of nine defensemen vying for a job on the Flames blueline. He wanted out of Calgary to make it easier for his wife to travel back and forth from Sweden. "It had nothing to do with Calgary, me wanting to go back home. I got married this summer and my wife is going to stay back home this year, and it's tough to have a long-distance thing," Kronwall said. "I feel the hockey is just as good in Sweden as in Abbotsford, probably even better, and I could be with my family." He will likely shuffle back and forth between Calgary and Abbotsford of the AHL unless a deal can be worked out later in the season. He has no fantasy value.
Source: Calgary Sun
Thu, Sep 9, 2010 09:23:00 AM

Staffan Kronwall is reportedly trying to play in Sweden next season to be closer to his family.

He still has a year left on his current deal and according to a source the Calgary Flames are trying to help accommodate his wishes. The club is trying to either deal him to an Eastern Conference team, which would make travel easier for his wife, or work out a way for him to play in Europe. We'll keep you posted.
Source: Calgary Sun
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 06:35:00 AM

Staffan Kronwall has reportedly cleared waivers and has been assigned to the minors.

The Flames made the move to retain the services of forward Jamie Lundmark on their roster. Kronwall has skated in 11 games with Calgary this season and he does not have any fantasy value at this time.
Wed, Jan 13, 2010 05:24:00 PM

Staffan Kronwall was a healthy scratch on Sunday.

Kronwall is serving as a depth defenseman for the Flames this season. He has no fantasy value.
Mon, Dec 28, 2009 09:02:00 AM

Staffan Kronwall has returned to the Calgary Flames after a two-week conditioning stint in the AHL.

The Flames sent Kronwall down to the minors to get him some playing time. Kronwall has spent most of the season as a healthy scratch and he isn't expected to play Monday.
Mon, Nov 30, 2009 03:00:00 PM

Staffan Kronwall was sent down to the minors on Tuesday on a conditioning stint.

"We want to get him playing," coach Brent Sutter said. "It gets to be long, gets to be difficult, for guys when they're sitting and not playing. He needs to play, so if he is called upon, he's good to go." Kronwall has appeared in just six games this season for Calgary and has not dressed since October 31st.
Source: Calgary Sun
Wed, Nov 18, 2009 09:38:00 AM

Staffan Kronwall will team up with Mark Giordano as the Flames' third defense pairing on Saturday.

Kronwall will get to play against his brother Niklas, as the Flames play Detroit at the Saddledome. Kronwall will take the place of Adam Pardy who will be a healthy scratch. Kronwall played in the Flames first five games and was a healthy scratch in the past six. He has a goal and three points this season, but sits out too many games to have fantasy value at this stage of his career.
Sat, Oct 31, 2009 07:32:00 AM

Staffan Kronwall will spend Monday's game in the press box.

With blueliner Cory Sarich ready to return from his foot injury, Kronwall will be the odd man out Monday. Kronwall has one goal and three points in five games this season.
Mon, Oct 12, 2009 03:05:00 PM

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