Jonas Bergqvist

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Jonas Bergqvist
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Born (1962-09-26) 26 September 1962 (age 54)
Hässleholm, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 kg (408 lb; 29 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Leksands IF
Calgary Flames
Mannheimer ERC
VEU Feldkirch
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 126th overall, 1988
Calgary Flames
Playing career 1981–1999
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Calgary Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1994 Lillehammer Team competition
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 Austria Ice hockey
Gold medal – first place 1991 Finland Ice hockey
Gold medal – first place 1998 Switzerland Ice hockey
Silver medal – second place 1995 Sweden Ice hockey
Silver medal – second place 1993 Germany Ice hockey
Silver medal – second place 1986 Soviet Union Ice hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Italy Ice hockey
Not to be confused with the deceased composer of Lifelover of the same name.

Jonas Pär Bergqvist (born 26 September 1962 in Hässleholm, Sweden) is a retired Swedish ice hockey right winger, who twice won an Olympic medal in his career.

Playing career[edit]

Bergqvist played for Rögle BK and Leksands IF between 1981 and 1989. He played 22 games in the NHL for the Calgary Flames in 1989–90. He then played in Germany for Mannheimer ERC before returning to Leksands IF in 1991, where he played until 1998. He won the Golden Puck as the top player in Sweden in 1995–96. In 1998–99 he played for VEU Feldkirch in Austria, winning the Alpine championship.

Bergqvist held the record for games played – 272 – for the Swedish national team, prior to his record being broken by Jörgen Jönsson in 2007. He participated in nine IIHF World Championships (on the gold medal team in 1987, 1991 and 1998), the 1988, 1992 and 1994 Olympics, the 1987 and 1991 Canada Cups, and the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1981–82 Leksands IF SEL 33 6 7 13 10
1982–83 Leksands IF SEL 35 8 11 19 20
1983–84 Leksands IF SEL 29 11 11 22 16
1984–85 Leksands IF SEL 35 11 11 22 16
1985–86 Leksands IF SEL 36 16 21 37 16
1986–87 Leksands IF SEL 39 9 11 20 26
1987–88 Leksands IF SEL 37 19 12 31 32 3 0 0 0 0
1988–89 Leksands IF SEL 27 15 20 35 18 10 4 3 7 2
1989–90 Calgary Flames NHL 22 2 5 7 10
1989–90 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 13 6 10 16 4
1990–91 Mannheimer ERC 1.GBun 36 16 23 39 22 3 0 0 0 4
1991–92 Leksands IF SEL 22 11 10 21 4
1992–93 Leksands IF SEL 39 15 23 38 40 2 0 0 0 0
1993–94 Leksands IF SEL 35 12 23 35 29
1994–95 Leksands IF SEL 33 17 12 29 16 4 0 0 0 4
1995–96 Leksands IF SEL 37 16 14 30 30 5 2 1 3 0
1996–97 Leksands IF SEL 38 13 16 29 22 9 4 2 6 12
1997–98 Leksands IF SEL 31 14 19 33 18 3 0 1 1 8
1998–99 VEU Feldkirch Alpenliga 29 17 21 38 24
1998–99 VEU Feldkirch AUS 17 5 5 10 4
SEL totals 503 193 221 414 323 36 10 7 17 26

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1982 Sweden WJC 7 4 5 9 9
1986 Sweden WC 10 4 3 7 12
1987 Sweden WC 9 1 3 4 4
1987 Sweden CC 6 2 0 2 4
1988 Sweden OLY 8 3 0 3 4
1989 Sweden WC 10 3 2 5 4
1991 Sweden WC 9 4 2 6 8
1991 Sweden CC 6 0 1 1 0
1993 Sweden WC 8 3 1 4 14
1994 Sweden OLY 8 1 3 4 4
1994 Sweden WC 8 3 5 8 4
1995 Sweden WC 5 1 0 1 0
1996 Sweden WC 6 4 0 4 0
1996 Sweden WCH 4 1 0 1 2
1998 Sweden WC 10 2 0 2 6
Junior totals 7 4 5 9 9
Senior totals 107 32 20 52 66

Sources[edit]

Preceded by
Tomas Jonsson
Golden Puck
1996
Succeeded by
Jörgen Jönsson