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Tomas Jonsson

InternationalWas already a member of the Swedish National Team at age 19 ... Played in 200 games for Sweden ... Participated at the 1980 and 1994 Olympics and at six World and European Championships ... Olympic champion at Lillehammer in 1994, bronze medalist at Lake Placid in 1980 ... World Champion in 1991, silver medalist in 1981, 1986, 1990 and 1995, bronze medalist in 1979 ... Paired with 21-year-old offensive wunderkind Niklas Lindstrom (now with the Detroit Red Wings ) in helping the "Tre Kronor" win the World Championship in 1991 ... Played at 1981 and 1987 Canada Cup tournaments.

Career New York Islanders' second choice, 25th overall, in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft ... Played for MoDO AIK Ornskoldsvik from 1977 to 1981 ... Swedish national champion in 1979 ... In 1981, joined the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Islanders and won the Stanley Cup twice more with the team ... Was traded to Edmonton for future considerations on February 15, 1989 ... In eight NHL seasons, he accumulated 85 goals and 259 assists for 344 points in 552 games ... In 1989, he returned to Sweden, where he captained Leksands IF.

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