Bert-Olov Nordlander

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Bert-Olov Nordlander
Bert-Ola Nordlander SOK.jpg
Born 12 August 1938 (1938-08-12) (age 78)
Sundsvall, SWE
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Wifsta/Östrand IF
National team  Sweden
Playing career 1956–1972

Bert-Olov "Bert-Ola" Nordlander (born 12 August 1938) is a retired Swedish ice hockey player and head coach. During his career he played for Wifsta/Östrand IF and AIK.[1] In 1967 he was awarded the Golden Puck as the best player of the season.[2] Nordlander began his coaching career in 1976 when he signed with Hammarby IF.[3] In 1979 he moved to Djurgårdens IF and stayed there until 1981.[4] AIK retired the number 5 in his honour.[5]


Nordlander competed as a member of the Sweden men's national ice hockey team at the 1960, 1964, 1968, and 1972 Winter Olympics. He won a silver medal in 1964, and placed fourth in 1968 and 1972.[6]


  1. ^ "Bert-Ola Nordlander" (in Swedish). Swedish Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-06-14. 
  2. ^ "Guldpucken Trophy Winners". A to Z Encyclopaedia of Ice Hockey. 2005-05-20. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  3. ^ "Hammarbys ledare genom tiderna". (in Swedish). Hammarby hockey. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  4. ^ "Tränare" (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved 2009-06-14. 
  5. ^ "Fråga AIK - ishockeystatistik" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2009-06-14. 
  6. ^ Bert-Ola Nordlander.

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Preceded by
Nils Nilsson
Golden Puck
Succeeded by
Leif Holmqvist