Buffalo Sabres
Henrik Tallinder
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HenrikTallinder
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 209
BIRTHDATE: 01/10/1979
BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, SWE
DRAFTED: BUF: 1997-48 overall

2008-09: Games missed due to injury: 13; 12 shoulder (1/27-2/19), one ankle (10/27-10/30) ... Multi-point games: one ... Only goal of season was game winning goal vs. STL (11/12) ... First 41 games: 38 games played, six points (1+5) ... Second 41 games: 28 games played six points (0+6).

CAREER: 2005-06: Played in all 82 games… Finished with career-highs in goals (6), assists (15), and points (21)… Collected a career-high three points (0+3) vs. Tampa Bay (3/9)...  Scored Buffalo's only goal in 2-1 loss vs. Florida (1/1)... Scored SH goal @ Toronto (12/29)... Had just the second two-point game of his career (1+1) @ Tampa Bay (12/23)... First goal of the season was GWG in 3-2 win @ Boston (11/19)... 2006 PLAYOFFS: Eight points (2+6) in 14 games... Missed remainder of playoffs after breaking his arm in Game 3 vs. Carolina (5/24)... Scored first career playoff goal along with one assist @ Ottawa (5/13)... One assist vs. Ottawa (5/10)... Was +6 in Game 6 win @ Philadelphia (5/2). 

2004-05: Played with Linkopings in the Swedish League, collecting 16 points (6+10), 63 PIMs and +30 rating in 44 games…appeared in 10 playoff games with SC Bern in the Swiss “A” League, scoring two points (1+1).

2003-04: Took season- and team-high four shots vs. N.Y. Islanders (2/21), his 100th NHL game… Scored first goal of season in win vs. Los Angeles…Goal was fourth of career.

2002-03: Finished fourth among NHL rookies in average ice time at 19:52…Returned to Sabres’ lineup @ Carolina (3/29) after missing 24 games with high ankle sprain suffered vs. St. Louis (2/11)…Had PPA @ Ottawa (1/25)… Named to Young Stars Game @ NHL All-Star Game 2/1 in Florida…Scored goal in 3-2 win @ Montreal (1/11)… Scored first NHL/Sabre goal with PPG vs. Ottawa (12/10)…Picked up first career PPA in 4-3 win vs. Washington (12/07)… Recorded first career NHL point @ Boston (11/23)…Left game in third period after re-injuring shoulder…Was first game back after missing previous seven games with a separated AC joint.

2001-02: Made NHL/Sabre debut vs. Washington (4/12)…Appeared in Sabres’ final two games.

With Rochester: In first season with Amerks, registered 20 points (6+14) in 73 games…Tied for first in goals among Amerk defensemen…Tied for second on team with +11…Had season-high, three-game point streak (2+1) from @ Syracuse (3/06) to @ Hartford (3/09)…Netted second OT/GWG of the season in a 3-2 win @ Hartford (3/09) … Scored first goal (GWG) as an Amerk in 3-2 (OT) win @ Albany (1/12)…Recorded two assists in Amerk debut vs. Albany (10/26)…Missed first seven games of season due to injury…Assigned to Rochester (10/03)…2002 Playoffs: Played in two playoff games for Amerks … Made North American playoff debut in Game One of Western Conference Qualifier @ Philadelphia Phantoms (4/09). 2000-01: Member of Finnish League Championship TPS Turku.