Christer Abrahamsson

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Christer Abrahamsson
Born (1947-04-08) April 8, 1947 (age 70)
Umeå, SWE
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 159 lb (72 kg; 11 st 5 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Leksands IF
New England Whalers
National team  Sweden
Playing career 1964–1982

Kurt Christer Abrahamsson (born April 8, 1947), also known as Christer Abris, is a Swedish former ice hockey goaltender and coach.

Abrahamsson played for Leksands IF from 1965–74 and 1977–82 (winning the Swedish championship in 1969, 1974 and 1974), and for the World Hockey Association's New England Whalers from 1974–77. He also played for the Swedish national team in the IIHF World Championships five times (helping win the silver medal in 1973 and 1981, and the bronze medal in 1972 and 1974), and in the 1972 Winter Olympics.[1] He was named Swedish Player of the Year (the Golden Puck) in 1973–74.

His twin brother Thommy Abrahamsson also played ice hockey, as a defenceman.[2]


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Preceded by
Thommy Abrahamsson
Golden Puck
Succeeded by
Stig Östling