December 11, 1960 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|Played for||Vancouver Canucks
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Bronze||1988 Calgary||Team Competition|
Eldebrink began his career at age 16 in 1976 in the Swedish Elite League. Playing for Södertälje SK, he was named player of the year in 1985 and MVP in 1988 and 1989. They won the league championship in 1985. Later he played in Switzerland for EHC Kloten, winning the league championship in 1993, 1994, and 1995. He also played two NHL seasons with the Vancouver Canucks and Quebec Nordiques.
Internationally, he was on the 1984 and 1987 Swedish Canada Cup teams, which made the final in 1984; the IIHF World Championships gold medal team in 1987; and the Olympic Bronze medal team in 1988. He was named to the World Championship all-star team in 1989.
After his playing career, Eldebrink became Sports Manager of the Södertälje SK team in 1998.
He is the younger brother of the former athlete Kenth Eldebrink.