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Ole-Kristian Tollefsen
Ole-Kristian Tollefsen
Defenseman
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 211
Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 29, 1984
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Acquired: Traded to Detroit by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 5th round choice (Mattias Backman) in 2011 Entry Draft for Ville Leino on February 6, 2010.
Drafted: CBJ / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (65th overall)
RECENTLY: DNP at EDM on 2/3 and at CGY on 2/1. Went scoreless the last 8 games… Missed the previous 14 games.
* He and wife (Guro) had 1st child on 1/18, name – Philip, 6 lbs, 4 oz.
* Left game at BOS on 12/14 - injury
* Named to 2010 Norwegian Olympic Team
* DNP first 3 games of season - lower body injury.
* His 2 assists vs. BOS on 10/22 were new career high
* 5th Norwegian-born player to play in the NHL and 2nd Norwegian on the Flyers (Patrick Thoresen – 2007-08)
* Also, missed 2 games due to mild concussion (11/12 & 11/14)
WINTER CLASSIC: Did not play - injured
FLYERS STATS: 18 GP, 0-2-2, 23 PIM


Missed majority of 2008-09 due to knee surgery, December 17, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 30, 2009. Traded to Detroit by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 5th round choice (Mattias Backman) in 2011 Entry Draft for Ville Leino, February 6, 2010. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to head and knee injuries. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), May 13. 2010.

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