Ronnie Sundin

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Ronnie Sundin
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Born (1970-10-03) October 3, 1970 (age 44)
Ludvika, Sweden
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Frölunda HC
Mora IK
New York Rangers
Hartford Wolf Pack
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 237th overall, 1996
New York Rangers
Playing career 1988–2009

Karl Ronnie Sundin (born October 3, 1970) is a retired Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman. He was defenceman and an alternate captain for Frölunda HC in the Swedish Elite League.

Playing career[edit]

Sundin started his career in his hometown team Ludvika HC. At age 18 he joined Mora IK of the Swedish 2nd division and played there for four seasons. In 1992 he joined Västra Frölunda HC of the Swedish Elite League.

Sundin was drafted 237th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, after a good year when he reached the Swedish Championships finals and made his debut on team Sweden in the World Championships.

An NHL one gamer, Sundin played one game for the New York Rangers in 1997–98. He spent most of the season with the Hartford Wolf Pack in the AHL, where he helped the club reach the Calder Cup semifinals. In 1998 Sundin returned to Sweden and resumed his career with Frölunda. Sundin has won the Swedish Championships with Frölunda in 2003 and again in 2005.

Sundin has represented Sweden in the World Championships 7 times, and 1 time in the Olympic games. In 2006 he was a member of the Swedish gold medal winning teams at the olympics and the world championships.

Sundin became the player with most games played for Frölunda HC in the 2nd game of the Swedish Championships final on April 11, 2006, when he played his 685th game for the club. The previous record holder was Stefan Larsson.

He retired after the 2008–09 season.

International play[edit]

Ronnie Sundin
Medal record
Competitor for  Sweden
Men's ice hockey
Olympics
Gold 2006 Turin
World Championships
Gold 2006 Riga
Silver 2004 Prague
Silver 2003 Helsinki
Silver 1997 Helsinki
Bronze 2002 Gothenburg

Played for Sweden in:

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1986–87 Ludvika HC Div-2 4 0 0 0 0
1987–88 Ludvika HC Div-2 31 0 4 4 -
1988–89 Mora IK Allsv 28 2 4 6 16 3 0 2 2 0
1989–90 Mora IK Allsv 34 3 4 7 26
1990–91 Mora IK Allsv 32 4 8 12 16 2 0 0 0 0
1991–92 Mora IK Allsv 35 2 5 7 18 2 0 0 0 0
1992–93 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 17 2 3 5 12
1992–93 Västra Frölunda HC Allsv 17 1 3 4 8
1993–94 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 38 0 9 9 42 4 0 0 0 0
1994–95 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 11 3 4 7 6
1994–95 Västra Frölunda HC Allsv 17 2 6 8 24
1995–96 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 40 3 6 9 18 13 1 4 5 10
1996–97 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 47 3 14 17 24 3 1 0 1 2
1997–98 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1997–98 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 67 3 19 22 59 14 2 5 7 15
1998–99 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 50 3 5 8 26 4 0 1 1 2
1999–00 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 49 5 5 10 40 5 1 1 2 4
2000–01 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 47 3 7 10 32
2001–02 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 49 9 8 17 38 10 0 3 3 12
2002–03 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 49 4 11 15 40 16 5 4 9 16
2003–04 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 48 2 11 13 16 10 0 0 0 12
2004–05 Frölunda HC SEL 47 9 9 18 38 14 0 4 4 16
2005–06 Frölunda HC SEL 50 4 15 19 65 17 6 3 9 30
2006–07 Frölunda HC SEL 55 5 9 14 60
2007–08 Frölunda HC SEL 54 3 15 18 64 7 0 1 1 12
2008–09 Frölunda HC SEL 54 3 12 15 34 11 0 4 4 8
Elitserien totals 705 63 136 199 557 114 14 25 39 122

International[edit]

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1996 Sweden WC 1 0 0 0 0
1997 Sweden WC 8 0 0 0 0
2002 Sweden WC 9 2 2 4 4
2003 Sweden WC 9 0 4 4 4
2004 Sweden WC 9 0 0 0 2
2005 Sweden WC 8 2 2 4 6
2006 Sweden OG 7 0 0 0 6
2006 Sweden WC 9 0 3 3 12
Int'l Totals1 137 8 19 27 62

1 Includes all games played for the Swedish national men's ice hockey team

Records[edit]

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