Christer Abris

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Christer Abris
Born (1947-04-08) 8 April 1947 (age 67)
Umeå, SWE
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 158 lb (72 kg; 11 st 4 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Leksands IF
New England Whalers
National team  Sweden
Playing career 1964–1982

Kurt Christer Abris (formerly Abrahamsson, born 8 April 1947) is a Swedish former ice hockey goaltender and coach. He played for Leksands IF from 1965–74 and 1977–82 (winning the Swedish championship in 1969, 1974 and 1974), and for the World Hockey Association's New England Whalers from 1974–77. He also played for the Swedish national team in the IIHF World Championships five times (helping win the silver medal in 1973 and 1981, and the bronze medal in 1972 and 1974), and in the 1972 Winter Olympics. He was named Swedish Player of the Year (the Golden Puck) in 1973–74.

Abris has changed his name legally from Abrahamsson. His twin brother Thommy Abrahamsson also played ice hockey, as a defenceman.

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Preceded by
Thommy Abrahamsson
Golden Puck
1974
Succeeded by
Stig Östling