Håkan Eriksson (ice hockey)

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Håkan Eriksson
Born (1956-04-24) April 24, 1956 (age 58)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for Skellefteå AIK
Djurgårdens IF
National team  Sweden
Playing career 1974–1987

Håkan Lars Elias Eriksson (born April 24, 1956) is a retired Swedish ice hockey player. Eriksson began playing hockey in Bjurfors IF but was acquired by Skellefteå AIK in 1974. He became Swedish champions with Skellefteå in 1978, and was a part of Sweden's 1979 World Championship team that won bronze. During the following season he was also part of Sweden's Olympic team in the 1980 Winter Olympics.[1] After four seasons with Skellefteå, Eriksson moved to Stockholm and Djurgårdens IF. He won his second Swedish championship in 1983 with Djurgården. He was the team captain for two seasons, from 1982 to 1984,[2] when he finished his career in Djurgården. During his final season in Djurgården he was again part of Sweden's Olympic team in the 1984 Winter Olympics.[1] He became assistant coach in the same team along with Lars-Fredrik Nyström for the rest of the 1985–86 season when Gunnar Svensson was fired on January 21, 1986.[2][3] He ended his playing career in 1987 after two seasons in IFK Lidingö.

Håkan Eriksson
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Olympic Games
Bronze 1984 Sarajevo Team
Bronze 1980 Lake Placid Team
World Championships
Bronze 1979 Team
Elitserien
Gold 1983 Team
Gold 1978 Team

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1974–75 Skellefteå AIK Division 1 4 0 1 1 2
1975–76 Skellefteå AIK Elitserien 12 0 2 2 0
1976–77 Skellefteå AIK Elitserien 34 3 6 9 34
1977–78 Skellefteå AIK Elitserien 30 8 12 20 16 5 2 1 3 2
1978–79 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 32 12 8 20 30 6 1 2 3 4
1979–80 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 29 7 8 15 44
1981–82 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 36 7 9 16 30
1981–82 Djurgårdens IF Kvalserien 6 4 4 8 8
1982–83 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 24 6 12 18 10 8 3 2 5 2
1983–84 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 32 7 10 17 24 5 1 0 1 2
1985–86 IFK Lidingö Division 2 16 13 10 23
1986–87 IFK Lidingö Division 1 29 9 8 17 46

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Håkan Eriksson". sok.se (in Swedish). Swedish Olympic Committee. Retrieved 27 August 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Tröjnummer" (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved 27 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Historia - 1980-1989". difhockey.se (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved 20 August 2009. 

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