Håkan Södergren

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Håkan Södergren
Håkan Södergren.jpg
Håkan Södergren at the Swedish Sports Award (2013)
Born (1959-06-14) June 14, 1959 (age 55)
Rosersberg, SWE
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Right
Played for Djurgårdens IF
Huddinge IK
National team  Sweden
Playing career 1977–1991
Håkan Södergren
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Olympic Games
Bronze 1988 Calgary Team
Bronze 1984 Sarajevo Team
World Championships
Gold 1987 Team
Silver 1986 Team
Elitserien
Gold 1991 Team
Gold 1990 Team
Gold 1989 Team
Silver 1985 Team
Gold 1983 Team
Silver 1979 Team

Karl Håkan Södergren (born June 14, 1959 in Rosersberg, Sweden) is a retired professional ice hockey player, often a recurring color commentator in Viasat's ice hockey broadcast productions.

Playing career[edit]

Södergren played for Djurgårdens IF Hockey in the Swedish elite league Elitserien during his entire professional career, winning the Swedish Championship four times. He finished his active playing career with Huddinge IK in the second tier in the Swedish league structure.

Internationally he played in 162 games with the Swedish national team, winning gold at the 1987 World Ice Hockey Championships and bronze at the 1984 and 1988 Winter Olympics. He was awarded the Stora Grabbars Märke (no. 125) and the Guldpucken (Elitserien Player of the Year) in 1987.

Off the ice[edit]

For the 1989 World Ice Hockey Championships Södergren recorded and sang solo in the Swedish national team's fight song "Nu tar vi dom" (Swedish for "let's get them"). He is residing in Oslo, Norway, with his two sons.

Awards[edit]

  • Elitserien Silver Medal in 1979 and 1985.
  • Swedish Champion with Djurgårdens IF Hockey in 1983, 1989, 1990 and 1991.
  • Awarded the Guldpucken (Elitserien Player of the Year) in 1987.
  • Bronze medal at the Winter Olympics in 1984 and 1988.
  • Silver medal at the Ice Hockey World Championships in 1986.
  • Gold medal at the Ice Hockey World Championships in 1987.

Records[edit]

  • Elitserien record for penalty minutes in season 1983–84 (74)

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1977–78 Djurgårdens IF SEL 12 0 3 3 0 -- -- -- -- --
1978–79 Djurgårdens IF SEL 16 4 3 7 6 2 0 0 0 0
1979–80 Djurgårdens IF SEL 28 5 9 14 22 -- -- -- -- --
1980–81 Djurgårdens IF SEL 35 12 10 22 46 -- -- -- -- --
1981–82 Djurgårdens IF SEL 33 6 11 17 57 -- -- -- -- --
1981–82 Djurgårdens IF Kval -- -- -- -- -- 6 3 3 6 4
1982-83 Djurgårdens IF SEL 35 14 22 36 62 7 4 5 9 22
1983–84 Djurgårdens IF SEL 29 5 19 24 74 4 2 0 2 21
1984–85 Djurgårdens IF SEL 35 11 16 27 42 8 2 5 7 10
1985–86 Djurgårdens IF SEL 33 11 19 30 38 -- -- -- -- --
1986–87 Djurgårdens IF SEL 32 14 19 33 60 2 0 2 2 2
1987–88 Djurgårdens IF SEL 32 17 24 41 38 3 0 0 0 0
1988–89 Djurgårdens IF SEL 29 13 11 24 36 8 4 5 9 6
1989–90 Djurgårdens IF SEL 31 10 15 25 30 5 1 2 3 4
1990–91 Djurgårdens IF SEL 40 9 13 22 26 7 0 0 0 0
1991–92 Huddinge IK Swe-2 33 13 24 37 52 4 2 3 5 0
Swe-2 totals 33 13 24 37 52 10 5 6 11 4
SEL totals 420 131 194 325 537 46 13 19 32 65

International play[edit]

Södergren has played for Sweden in the following competitions:

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1979 Sweden WJC 6 0 6 6 6
1983 Sweden WC 10 0 1 1 24
1984 Sweden Oly 6 3 2 5 6
1985 Sweden WC 9 3 2 5 4
1986 Sweden WC 10 2 8 10 2
1987 Sweden WC 10 3 6 9 12
1987 Sweden WCup 6 0 2 2 2
1988 Sweden Oly 8 4 4 8 6
1989 Sweden WC 10 1 1 2 2
Junior int'l totals 6 0 6 6 6
Senior int'l totals 69 16 26 42 58

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Tommy Samuelsson
Guldpucken
1987
Succeeded by
Bo Berglund