Carl Christian Folin (born 9 February 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played for the Minnesota Wild, Los Angeles Kings, and Philadelphia Flyers.
9 February 1991|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||204 lb (93 kg; 14 st 8 lb)|
Los Angeles Kings
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, 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.
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. In the 2017–18 season, Folin played on the blueline in a third pairing role with the Kings. He notched a season best of 3 goals and 13 points in 65 games.
On 5 July 2018, Folin signed as a free agent to a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Philadelphia Flyers. Opening the 2018–19 season on the Flyers roster, Folin continued to play in a bottom pairing role appearing in 26 games with Philadelphia, recording two assists, before he was traded with Dale Weise to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for David Schlemko and Byron Froese on 10 February 2019. On 18 April, he signed a one-year contract extension with the Canadiens.
|2017–18||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||65||3||10||13||30||4||0||0||0||0|
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- "UMass Lowell's Christian Folin Picks Up Assist In NHL Debut With Wild". NESN. 10 April 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
- "LA Kings agree to terms with Christian Folin". Los Angeles Kings. 1 July 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
- "Flyers sign defenseman Christian Folin to one-year contract". Philadelphia Flyers. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
- "Canadiens acquire Christian Folin and Dale Weise from Philadelphia". Montreal Canadiens. 10 February 2019. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
- "One-year, one-way contract for defenseman Christian Folin". NHL.com. 18 April 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
- "2013–14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. 19 May 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2014.