Peter Eriksson (ice hockey)
July 12, 1965 |
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (225 lb; 16 st 1 lb)|
|Played for||Edmonton Oilers|
|NHL Draft||64th overall, 1987
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's ice hockey|
He played for HV71 Jönköping in the Swedish elite league Elitserien from 1985–1989 before joining the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League for the 1989–90 season. He played 20 games for the NHL club, scoring 3 goals and 3 assists. He also spent part of the season playing for the Oilers' minor league affiliate, the Cape Breton Oilers. He returned to Sweden at the end of the season, and played four more years with HV71.
Eriksson played for the Swedish national team several times in his career, including the 1987 Canada Cup, the 1988 Winter Olympics, where he was part of the bronze medal winning team, and the 1989 World Ice Hockey Championships.
- Peter Eriksson's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Peter Eriksson's biography at Legends of Hockey
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