Peter Åslin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Peter Åslin
Born (1962-09-21)21 September 1962
Norrtälje, Sweden
Died 19 January 2012(2012-01-19) (aged 49)
Leksand, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for AIK
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 125th overall, 1981
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1980–1999
Peter Åslin
Medal record
Representing  Sweden
Ice hockey
Winter Olympics
Bronze 1988 Calgary
World Championships
Silver 1993 Germany
Gold 1992 Czechoslovakia
Silver 1990 Switzerland
Silver 1986 Soviet Union
World Junior Championships
Gold 1981 West Germany
Swedish Championships
Gold 1995
Gold 1984
Gold 1982

Peter Karl Åslin (21 September 1962 – 19 January 2012) was a Swedish national team ice hockey goaltender.

Åslin started his international career by winning the IIHF World U20 Championship in 1981, which was Sweden's lone world junior gold for 31 years until the win in Calgary in 2012. Åslin won three Swedish championships; two with AIK of Stockholm in 1982 and 1984, and one with HV71 of Jönköping in 1995. He medalled in each of the four men's World Championships he participated in: gold medal in 1992 in Prague and three silver medals; in 1986, 1990 and 1993. Åslin won an Olympic bronze medal in Calgary in 1988.[1]

Åslin played 91 national team games for Sweden. Married with children, Åslin died on 19 January 2012 in Leksand after having suffered multiple strokes.[2][3] He was 49.


  1. ^ Peter Åslin, 49, passes away, International Ice Hockey Federation.
  2. ^ Hockeylegendaren Peter Åslin död, Aftonbladet, 19 January 2012.
  3. ^ Peter Åslin är död Norrtelje Tidning, 19 January 2012.