Fredrik Sjostrom arrived in Toronto as part of the Dion Phaneuf trade from January of 2010. (Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images)
Status: Toronto Maple Leafs right winger.
Ht: 6-foot-1 Wt: 218 pounds
DOB: May 6, 1983 In: Fargelanda, Sweden
Hockey Inspirations: "Like every young kid growing up in Sweden, at that time it was Mats Sundin, Peter Forsberg."
First Hockey Memory: "Just playing with my friends and the kids growing up around me.
Nicknames: "‘Freddy’ or ‘Fast Freddy.’ "
Hobbies/Leisure Activities: "I like to go boating in the summer. Stuff like that."
Favorite Movies: "Pulp Fiction and then Braveheart."
Last Book Read: "Vince Flynn."
Favorite Arenas To Play: "I like the Staples Center in L.A. You know - I change that to Montreal actually."
First Job: "You're looking at it (laughs)."
First Car: "Cadillac CTS (white)."
Current Car: "Porsche 911 (black)."
Favorite Meal: "Steak."
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: "Chocolate."
Greatest Sports Moment: "I think it's my first NHL game. You're looking to play in the NHL your whole life. Playing in that first game was something special. It was in Boston. I don't think I touched the puck. Played like four or five minutes. But it was still the best."
Most Painful Moment: "Probably losing in the World Championship against Canada, I think it was 2004."
Favorite Uniforms: "Maple Leafs and Rangers."
Closest NHL Friends: "Henrik Lundqvist, Keith Ballard, Mikael Tellqvist, Mattias Tarnqvist, Jeff Taffe."
Funniest Player Encountered: "That would probably be Tyson Nash. He's just a funny guy. It's hard to explain, but he's upbeat all the time, throwing one-liners here and there."
Toughest Competitor Encountered: "I played with him - Shane Doan. He's a big-time competitor."
Favorite Players To Watch: "I like to watch Sidney Crosby and Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk in Detroit."
Funny Hockey Memory: "In the minors, a buddy of mine (crapped) in somebody's gloves. I wasn't there, but I heard the story from a friend of mine. Can't say the names (smiles)."
Pre-game Feeling: "Just thinking about the game, what I'm going to do out there. And get myself as fired up as possible."
Favorite Web Sites: "Aftonbladet.se - Swedish newspaper, like USA Today."
People Qualities Most Admired: "That they're nice to each other. The saying: You get treated the way you treat other people. Just being nice, in general."