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Dick Tarnstrom
Dick Tarnstrom
Defenceman
(TAHRN-struhm, DIHK)
Number: 23
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: 20 Jan 1975
Birthplace: Sundbyberg, Sweden
Acquired: Signed as a free agent by Edmonton on July 1, 2007.
Drafted: NYI / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 11th (272nd overall)


Last Game: Jan. 29/08 vs San Jose (0-0-0, 2 PIM, E, 13:42)br>NY Islanders 12th choice (11th round), 272nd overall, in 1994 NHL Entry Draft.
Career Oilers Stats: 51 GP 2-7-9 64 PIM
Career NHL Stats: 287 GP 33-98-131 242 PIM
Career Hat Tricks: 0 Career Penalty Shots: 0

2007-08 STATS:
Home: 0-0-0 Away: 1-4-5
Even: 1-3-4 Powerplay: 0-1-1 Shorthanded: 0-0-0
Overtime: 0-0-0 Game Winning: 0-1-1 Empty Net: 0-0-0
Multiple Games: Goals - 0; Assists - 2; Points -2
Shootout Goals-Attempts: 0-0

2007-08 GAME HIGHS:
Goals: 1; Nov. 7/07 at Colorado
Assists: 2; Twice, Last - Nov. 10/07 at Calgary
Points: 2; Twice, Last - Nov. 10/07 at Calgary (0-2-2)br>PIM: 8; Jan. 20/08 at Atlanta - Career High
Shots: 3; 3 Times, Last - Nov. 15/07 vs Minnesota
Plus/Minus: +2; Twice, Last - Nov. 15/07 vs Minnesota
Ice Time: 30:25; Nov. 14/07 at Vancouver
Hits: 3; Nov. 15/07 vs Minnesota
Blocked Shots: 4; 5 Times, Last - Nov. 22/07 vs Colorado

2007-08 NOTES:
Scored 1-4-5 with 40 PIM and is -6 in 29 GP.
Scored points in 3 of 29 GP and is plus or even in 17 of 29 GP.
Activated from NHL IRL on Dec. 14 after missing 10 games (Nov. 26-Dec. 13) due to a concussion suffered vs Colorado (Nov. 24).
Registered single-game career-high 8 PIM at Atlanta (Jan. 20).
Led Oilers in ice time (25;23) & was +1 vs Phoenix (Jan. 10).
Led Oilers with 4 blocked shots vs Colorado (Nov. 22), marking the 5th time this season that he has 4 blocked shots in a game.
Had a two-game scoring streak (1-2-3; Nov. 7-10) ended at Vancouver (Nov. 14).
Had season-high 3 hits & 4 blocked shots vs Minnesota (Nov. 15).
Scored two assists at Calgary (Nov. 10), including GWA) for 2nd multiple point game.
Scored 1st goal of season & led Oilers with season-high 29:09 at Colorado (Nov. 7).
Has led Oilers in ice time 7 times, including season-high 30:25 at Vancouver (Nov. 14).
Scored first points of season with two assists at Phoenix (Oct. 18).
Returns to the Oilers after playing the 2006-07 season with Lugano (Switzerland).
MILESTONES:
Needs 13 games for 300 career NHL game.
Needs 2 assists for 100th career NHL assist.
GAMES MISSED DUE TO INJURY OR ILLNESS: 11; (1 - Oct. 8 - Thigh Contusion & 10 - Nov. 26-Dec. 13 - Concussion)
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