Pär Mårts

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Pär Mårts
Pär Mårts 02.JPG
Born (1953-04-30) 30 April 1953 (age 61)
Falun, Sweden
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for AIK
Västerås IK
National team  Sweden
Playing career 1975–1980
Pär Mårts
Medal record
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold 1994 Lillehammer Ice hockey
Silver 2014 Sochi Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2013 Sweden & Finland Ice hockey
Gold 1992 Czechslovakia Ice hockey
Silver 2011 Slovakia Ice hockey
Silver 1995 Sweden Ice hockey
Silver 1993 Germany Ice hockey
Bronze 1994 Italy Ice hockey
Bronze 2014 Belarus Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Silver 2008 Czech Republic Ice hockey
Silver 2009 Canada Ice hockey
Bronze 2010 Canada Ice hockey

Pär Mårts (born 30 April 1953 in Falun, Sweden) is a retired Swedish ice hockey player, currently head coach of the Swedish men's national ice hockey team.

Playing career[edit]

Mårts started his playing career in 1971 for playing VIK Västerås HK in Swedish third-tier division. The following season the club was promoted to Sweden's second-tier division HockeyAllsvenskan. In his fourth season 1974-75 he joined Stockholm based club AIK helping them win promotion for Elitserien. During the seasons of 1975-76 to 1979-80 he played 174 games in Elitserien, totalling 121 points (63 goals, 58 assists) and 63 penalty minutes. Mårts played his last five seasons of his active playing career for Västerås IK in HockeyAllsvenskan.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Mårts has functioned as ice hockey coach since 1986 and is currently head coach of HV71, which he has won one Swedish Championships with. He has coached Västerås IK, Swedish national junior team, Swedish national team, AIK and HV71.

For season 2007-08 Mårts took over as head coach for the Swedish national junior teams; Team 19 and Team 20. His contract with the Swedish Ice Hockey Association spans over three years.[2]

In 2010 he took over the national team which beat favourite Czech team in Kosice.

Awards[edit]

  • Gold medal as assistant coach at the 1992 World Championships.
  • Silver medal as assistant coach at the 1993 and 1995 World Championships.
  • Bronze medal as assistant coach at the 1994 World Championships.
  • Olympic gold as assistant coach in 1994.
  • Olympic silver as head coach in 2014.
  • Elitserien playoff winner as head coach for HV71 in 2004.
  • Swedish Coach of the Year in 2004.
  • Silver medal as head coach at the 2008 and 2009 U20 World Championships.
  • Bronze medal as head coach at the 2010 U20 World Championships.
  • Elitserien silver medal as player in 1978.
  • Silver medal as head coach at the 2011 World Championships.
  • Gold medal as head coach at the 2013 World Championships.
  • Silver medal as head coach at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.
  • Bronze medal as head coach at the 2014 World Championships.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1971-72 VIK Västerås HK Swe-3 16 19 14 33 -- -- -- -- --
1972-73 Västerås IK Swe-2 16 4 5 9 2 -- -- -- -- --
1973-74 Västerås IK Swe-2 27 22 17 39 8 -- -- -- -- --
1974-75 AIK Swe-2 26 14 15 29 0 -- -- -- -- --
1975-76 AIK SEL 36 11 12 23 7 -- -- -- -- --
1976-77 AIK SEL 32 14 12 26 4 -- -- -- -- --
1977-78 AIK SEL 36 17 11 28 16 6 3 2 5 0
1978-79 AIK SEL 36 6 9 15 18 -- -- -- -- --
1979-80 AIK SEL 34 15 14 29 18 -- -- -- -- --
1980-81 Västerås IK Swe-2 26 25 23 48 14 3 1 2 3 6
1981-82 Västerås IK Swe-2 32 17 23 40 34 4 0 2 2 2
1982-83 Västerås IK Swe-2 28 14 26 40 21 5 4 4 8 4
1983-84 Västerås IK Swe-2 27 15 26 41 14 9 2 2 4 6
1984-85 Västerås IK Swe-2 25 9 9 18 8 -- -- -- -- --
Elitserien totals 174 63 58 121 63 6 3 2 5 0

Statistics as of 21 April 2006.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pär Mårts". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 17 September 2006. 
  2. ^ "Pär Mårts tar över Juniorkronorna/Team 20" (in Swedish). Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Retrieved 1 March 2007. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Pär Mårts - player profile and career stats". European Hockey.Net. Retrieved 17 September 2006.