15 Facts About Johnny Oduya


David Johnny Oduya was born on 1 October 1981, and is a Swedish former professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League.

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Johnny Oduya spent one season in North America, splitting time between the Victoriaville Tigres and Moncton Wildcats.

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Johnny Oduya played surprisingly well in the NHL, periodically registering nearly 20 minutes of ice time per game.

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Johnny Oduya played in 76 Devils games that season, only missing eight due to a mid-season injury.

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Johnny Oduya skated for the team during its inaugural season after moving to Winnipeg, Manitoba to become the Winnipeg Jets.

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On 27 February 2012, Johnny Oduya was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks for a second- and third-round pick in 2013.

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Johnny Oduya carried his team to the championship against Abu-Dhabi, and helped bring home Bangkok's first title in tournament history.

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In June 2013, Johnny Oduya won his first Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks, who defeated the Boston Bruins in six games in the Finals.

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In Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Johnny Oduya assisted on the Cup winning goal scored by Dave Bolland.

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Johnny Oduya's shot came from the left point and deflected off the stick of Michael Frolik.

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On 15 June 2015, at the United Center in Chicago, Johnny Oduya won his second Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks over the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games.

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Johnny Oduya played out the season with the Blackhawks appearing in 15 regular season games for 1 goal and 1 assist.

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Johnny Oduya did not play another game with the Flyers before his contract expired.

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Johnny Oduya is the son of a Kenyan father and a Swedish mother.

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Johnny Oduya is the younger brother of the late Fredrik Oduya, a former NHL draftee who was an enforcer in the minor leagues.

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