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About Johan Franzen
Johan Franzen entered the National Hockey League (NHL) draft in 2004 while he was playing in his native Swedish Hockey League for the Linköpings HC. He made his NHL debut in 2005 for the Detroit Red Wings, which had selected him in the draft. He played for the team from then until the 2015/2016 season, when post-concussion syndrome forced him to early retirement. He represented Sweden in three Ice Hockey World Championships and the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
He was raised in Vetlanda, Sweden. He has two sons with his ex-wife, Cecilia, to whom he was married from 2009 to 2020.
He won the 2008 Stanley Cup as a member of the Detroit Red Wings. He also played in the Swedish team which emerged as champions of the 2006 Ice Hockey World Championship.
He was mostly referred to as “The Mule” by his Red Wings teammates and fans of the club.
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F.A.Q. about Johan Franzen
When is his birthday?
Johan Franzen's birthday is on December 23, 1979.
In how many days is his birthday?
Johan's birthday is in 60 days
How old is he?
He is 41 years old.
What is Johan Franzen's height?
He is 6′ 3″ (1.91m) tall.
Johan Franzen's Popularity
Johan Franzen is a famous Swedish ice hockey star, who was born on December 23, 1979. As a person born on this date, Johan Franzen is listed in our database as the 55th most popular celebrity for the day (December 23) and the 413th most popular for the year (1979).
People born on December 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Johan Franzen is the 2333rd most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Johan Franzen's birthday, Johan Franzen is the 156th most famous Swedish.
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