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Mats Naslund

InternationalPlayed in 173 games for the Swedish National Team ... Participated at the 1980, 1992 and 1994 Olympics and at five World and European Championships ... Olympic gold medalist at Lillehammer in 1994, bronze medalist at Lake Placid in 1980 ... World Champion in 1991, silver medalist in 1981, bronze medalist in 1979 ... Played at the 1984, 1987 and 1991 Canada Cup tournaments ... Sweden was a finalist in 1984.

Career Began his career with Timra IK (1977-78) ... Played for Brynas IF Gavle from 1978 to 1982 ... Swedish national champion in 1980... Joined the Montreal Canadiens in 1982 ... Was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 1982-83 ...In three of his eight NHL seasons with Montreal, Naslund led the Canadiens in goals and in four seasons he topped the team in points ... Naslund's greatest season was in 1985-86 when he was named to the NHL Second All-Star Team and won the Stanley Cup with the Canadiens ... In 1988, Naslund was awarded the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy ... After finishing his NHL career, Naslund played one season in Switzerland with HC Lugano... He then returned to Sweden and played for Malmo IF ... Helped Malmo win the Swedish championship in 1992 ... Came back to the NHL in 1994-95 and played for Boston ... Tallied 251 goals and 383 assists for 634 points in 651 regular season games in his NHL career ... Later came back to Brynas.

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Career International Tournament Statistics
Year Tournament No. GP G A TP PIM
1994 Olympic Games -- Men's Hockey 26 8 0 7 7 0
1992 Olympic Games -- Men's Hockey 26 8 1 5 6 27
1991 Canada Cup 26 6 1 3 4 0
1991 Men's Senior World Championships -- Pool A 26 10 3 5 8 0
1987 Canada Cup 26 6 1 2 3 2
1984 Canada Cup 26 8 2 3 5 6
1983 World & European Championships -- Pool A 15 10 3 4 7 2
1982 World & European Championships -- Pool A 9 10 2 4 6 6
1981 Izvestia/Baltica Cup 15 3 1 1 2 0
1981 World & European Championships -- Pool A 15 8 0 3 3 6
1980 Izvestia/Baltica Cup 15 4 0 0 0 2
1980 Olympic Games -- Men's Hockey 15 7 3 7 10 6
1979 Izvestia/Baltica Cup 15 4 0 0 0 0
1979 World & European Championships -- Pool A 15 8 5 2 7 8
1979 World Junior Championships -- Pool A 10 6 3 2 5 6
1978 World Junior Championships -- Pool A 10 7 2 8 10 6
1977 European Junior Championships -- Pool A 15 6 9 3 12 2
1977 World Junior Championships -- Pool A 10 - - - - -
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