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|Position||Left wing/right wing|
| 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
232 lb (105 kg)
|NHL Team||Pittsburgh Penguins|
|Born|| February 10 1989,|
Philadelphia, PA, USA
|NHL Draft|| 42nd overall, 2007|
|Pro Career||2009 – present|
Eric Tangradi (born February 10, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey left winger currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. He was selected 42nd overall in the 2nd round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He played three seasons of junior hockey with the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League.
On February 26, 2009, Tangradi was traded along with Anaheim Ducks forward Chris Kunitz to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for defenseman Ryan Whitney. He made his NHL debut during the last game of the next season, on April 10, 2010 against the New York Islanders.
Tangradi was a member of the United States team in the 2008 World Junior Hockey Championships.
During a February 11, 2011, game vs. the New York Islanders Tangradi was a victim of an elbow to the head by forward Trevor Gillies. Gillies was suspended 9 games for the hit.  Tangradi was sidelined for some time, due to concussion symptoms. 
Career statistics Edit
- ↑ NHL Slaps Godard with 10-game suspension, Gillies gets nine (Feb 2011).
- ↑ Molinari, Dave. "Penguins Notebook: Tangradi isn't sure about severity of injury", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Feb 2011.
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