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Winnipeg’s Enstrom robbed, assaulted in Sweden

Jun 29, 2013, 1:40 PM EDT

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Unsettling news out of Winnipeg on Saturday as Jets defenseman Tobias Enstrom was robbed and beaten at an automated teller machine in his native Sweden.

According to Swedish outlet Sport Expressen, Enstrom was assaulted by three men while out for dinner with his family. He had gone to an ATM to take out cash to settle the bill, at which time the trio attacked.

“I haven’t spoken to Toby, we’re just getting it through our team security person. All indications are it was an unfortunate incident involving him, but he’ll come out of it OK,” Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff told the Winnipeg Free Press.

‘Supposedly, to the best of our knowledge [the attackers] have been apprehended by police. Toby is fine. He received a minor cut above the eye. He’s putting it behind him.”

Enstrom, 28, has spent his entire NHL career with the Thrashers/Jets organization. Last July, he inked a five-year, $28.75 million contract extension that will keep him with the club until 2018.

  1. phillyhockey - Jun 29, 2013 at 1:49 PM

    scumbags all over the world. here’s to a speedy recovery mentally/physically

  2. jakreidler - Jun 29, 2013 at 2:04 PM

    When they find those lowlifes, they should be sentenced to 5 minutes (each) on the ice with Dustin Byfuglien, in addition to their prison time.

    • supercoop8 - Jun 29, 2013 at 2:50 PM

      5 months of only being allowed to eat Byfugliens table scraps; they will starve to death in weeks.

      • 19to77 - Jun 29, 2013 at 3:22 PM

        Hell, he might mistake them for seconds.

      • youcallthathockeyblog - Jun 29, 2013 at 3:24 PM

        days. Byfuglien’s no food left behind act

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