Bengt Ohlson

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Bengt Ohlson
Born (1943-03-10) 10 March 1943 (age 77)
Played for Leksands IF U20
Häradsbygdens SS
Leksands IF B
Häradsbygdens SS
Falu IF
Playing career 1957–1970

Bengt Ohlson, born 10 March 1943, is a Swedish former ice hockey player and manager.[1] He acted as the head coach for the Swedish national team during the 1980-1981 season. During that season Sweden won the silver medal during the 1981 IIHF World Championship. Otherwise that season had been less successful for the Swedes.[2] He resigned after being threatened to death.[3]

When Sweden won the silver medal he became popular known as "Silverfisken" by the Swedes. He had been called "Torsken" after the Swedish fiasco during the 1980 Izvestia Tournament.[4]

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  1. "Bengt Ohlson". Eliteprospects. Retrieved 12 June 2011.
  2. "Sporten i dag 1981-1982" (in Swedish). Semic. 1981. Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. Bobby Byström (1995). "När Sandlin inte gav Fagerlund sitt leende". Tre Kronor - ett landslag (in Swedish). Strömberg. p. 115.
  4. "Förbundskaptenernas historia". Hockey (in Swedish). CEWE (3–4): 35. 1995.

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