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Carl Christian Folin (born 9 February 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Christian Folin
Christian Folin.jpg
Born (1991-02-09) 9 February 1991 (age 26)
Kungsbacka, Sweden
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 204 lb (93 kg; 14 st 8 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Los Angeles Kings
Minnesota Wild
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2014–present

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Playing careerEdit

Folin scored 6 goals and 14 assists in 41 games during the 2013–14 NCAA season with the UMass Lowell River Hawks.[1]

On 1 April 2014, the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL) signed Folin as an undrafted free agent to a two-year, entry-level contract,[2] and he made his NHL debut on 10 April 2014, notching an assist for the Wild in a 4–2 win over the St. Louis Blues.[3]

On 1 July 2017, Folin left the Wild as a free agent, opting to sign a one-year, $850,000 contract with the Los Angeles Kings.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Frölunda HC J20 13 2 1 3 4 4 0 0 0 2
2009–10 Frölunda HC J20 38 3 16 19 22 5 0 3 3 20
2010–11 Fargo Force USHL 12 2 2 4 6
2010–11 Austin Bruins NAHL 33 2 9 11 27
2011–12 Austin Bruins NAHL 54 11 20 31 50
2012–13 UMass-Lowell HE 38 6 15 21 24
2013–14 UMass-Lowell HE 41 6 14 20 31
2013–14 Minnesota Wild NHL 1 0 1 1 0
2014–15 Minnesota Wild NHL 40 2 8 10 13
2014–15 Iowa Wild AHL 13 2 2 4 4
2015–16 Minnesota Wild NHL 26 0 4 4 11
2015–16 Iowa Wild AHL 28 4 9 13 8
2016–17 Minnesota Wild NHL 51 2 6 8 26 2 0 0 0 2
NHL totals 118 4 19 23 50 2 0 0 0 2

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