Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Peter Sundstrom
Peter Sundstrom played junior hockey in his home country Sweden with his twin brother Patrik and represented his country at the World Junior Championships in 1981 where the team won a gold medal. This year also saw Sundstrom drafted by the Rangers.

The 1981-82 season saw Sundstrom play in Sweden as well as being a part of the World Championships this year and next. He made his NHL debut in the 1983-84 season with the Rangers and saw his first action in the Stanley Cup playoffs. He played in New York for two more seasons before leaving the team to play in Sweden for the 1986-87 season. The Rangers then traded Sundstrom to the Capitals where he spent two seasons.

Sundstrom was dealt one last time to the Devils in 1989-90 where he finished his NHL career. The next year, Sundstrom headed back to his home country to play for the next five years before hanging them up in 1994-95.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1978-79 IF Bjorkloven Umea Sweden 1 0 0 0 0
1979-80 IF Bjorkloven Umea Sweden 8 0 0 0 4
1980-81 IF Bjorkloven Umea Sweden 29 7 2 9 8
1980-81 Sweden WJC-A 5 2 3 5 4
1981-82 IF Bjorkloven Umea Sweden 35 10 14 24 18 7 2 1 3 0
1981-82 Sweden WEC-A 8 3 1 4 2
1982-83 IF Bjorkloven Umea Sweden 33 14 11 25 26 3 2 0 2 4
1982-83 Sweden WEC-A 10 3 3 6 4
1983-84 New York Rangers NHL 77 22 22 44 24 +3 5 1 3 4 0
1984-85 Sweden Can-Cup 8 2 2 4 8
1984-85 New York Rangers NHL 76 18 25 43 34 -26 3 0 0 0 0
1985-86 New York Rangers NHL 53 8 15 23 12 +7 1 0 0 0 2
1985-86 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 8 3 6 9 4
1986-87 IF Bjorkloven Umea Sweden 36 22 16 38 44 6 2 5 7 8
1986-87 Sweden WEC-A 10 1 1 2 8
1987-88 Washington Capitals NHL 76 8 17 25 34 -2 14 2 0 2 6
1988-89 Washington Capitals NHL 35 4 2 6 12 -5
1989-90 New Jersey Devils NHL 21 1 2 3 4 +1
1989-90 Utica Devils AHL 31 11 18 29 6 5 4 1 5 0
1990-91 Malmo IF Sweden 40 12 19 31 50 2 1 0 1 4
1991-92 Malmo IF Sweden 40 10 17 27 36 10 5 6 11 2
1992-93 Malmo IF Sweden 40 11 15 26 36 6 1 0 1 18
1993-94 Malmo IF Sweden 40 4 14 18 28 11 5 2 7 8
1994-95 Malmo IF Sweden 40 9 13 22 30 9 1 4 5 2
NHL Totals 338 61 83 144 120 23 3 3 6 8


Brother of Patrik Traded to Washington by NY Rangers for Washington's 5th round choice (Martin Bergeron) in 1988 Entry Draft, August 27, 1987. Traded to New Jersey by Washington for New Jersey's 10th round choice (Rob Leask) in 1991 Entry Draft, June 19, 1989.