|International Played at the 1991 World Junior Championships ... Won an Olympic gold medal at Lillehammer in 1994 ... Sweden's first Olympic gold medal ... Stopped five Canadian shooters in shoot-out to determine a winner in the final game ... Won bronze at the 1994 World Championships ... Played at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey, the 1997 World Championships and the 1998 Nagano Olympics ... Won a silver medal at the 1997 Worlds ... Named the Best Goaltender and voted to the tournament's All-Star Team.
Career New York Islanders fifth choice, 118th, overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft ... Led Swedish Elitserien with a goals-against average of 2.47 for Vasteras in 1992-93 ... First North American pro season was a great success as he earned the International Hockey League's 1994-95 top rookie, goalie and player honors with Denver ... Led the IHL in games, wins, goals-against average, minutes and saves ... Tied for first in shutouts ... Joined the Islanders in April 1995 ... First NHL start April 11, 1995 versus Tampa Bay ... First NHL win April 18, 1995 over. Quebec ... Rejoined Denver for the end of IHL season and playoffs ... Was in net for clinching game in second, third and fourth round of 1995 IHL playoffs ... Won Turner Cup (IHL championship) in Denver ... In 1995-96, he won a second consecutive Turner Cup with Utah ... In 1996-97, became the Islanders' number-one goalie ... Finished the 1997-98 regular season with very respectable 2.64 goals-against average and .906 save percentage.