|Born||May 31, 1975 |
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||218 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)|
|Played for||Kansas City Blades|
Saint John Flames
Orlando Solar Bears
Nybro Vikings IF
|NHL Draft||154th overall, 1993|
San Jose Sharks
Fredrik Oduya (born on May 31, 1975) was a Swedish ice hockey player.
After playing with the Kansas City Blades in the International Hockey League and the Kentucky Thoroughblades in the American Hockey League, he was traded to the Calgary Flames in 1999 for Eric Landry.
Even though Frederik belonged to the San Jose Sharks and Calgary Flames organizations, he never played in the NHL.
Fredrik was known as a good fighter and a tough hitter. He retired in 2000 due to a back injury. In 2004, he came out of retirement to play in Great Britain and Sweden before retiring again in 2007.
In the summer of 2011, Fredrik passed away in a motorcycle accident in Austria.
Fredrik's father's surname Oduya was from Kenya belonging to the ethnic group of Luo.
His nicknames were "Freddy Knuckles" and "The Swedish Nightmare."