Tomas Jonsson

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Tomas Jonsson
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Born (1960-04-12) April 12, 1960 (age 54)
Falun, SWE
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Modo AIK (SEL)
New York Islanders (NHL)
Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
Leksands IF (SEL)
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 25th overall, 1979
New York Islanders
Playing career 1977–1998
Olympic medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Gold 1994 Lillehammer Team Competition
Bronze 1980 Lake Placid Team Competition

Alf Tomas Jonsson (born April 12, 1960 in Falun, Sweden) is a former ice hockey player from Sweden. He is assistant coach for the Danish national ice hockey team.

Jonsson was drafted by the New York Islanders in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft in the 2nd round, as the 25th pick overall. Jonsson made his debut for the Islanders in 1981–82 season and he won a Stanley Cup championship with the team in his first season. The following season the team won the Cup again.

Jonsson played with the Islanders until 1989 when he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers. But he only played with the Oilers for the rest of that season, 1988–89. After that he moved back to Sweden and played with Leksands IF until 1998. He was named Swedish Player of the Year in 1994–95.

In 1994 he won an Olympic Gold medal. That made him one of first three members of the Triple Gold Club, players who have won a Stanley Cup, a World Championship and an Olympic Gold medal. Jonsson was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2000.

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Preceded by
Peter Forsberg
Golden Puck
1995
Succeeded by
Jonas Bergkvist