Bjørn Skaare

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Bjørn Skaare
Born (1958-10-29)29 October 1958
Oslo, Norway
Died 21 June 1989(1989-06-21) (aged 30)
Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for NHL
 Detroit Red Wings
Other
 Furuset
 Färjestad
 Ottawa 67's
 Klagenfurt
 Bergen/Djerv
National team  Norway
Playing career 1976–1988

Bjørn Skaare (29 October 1958 – 21 June 1989) was a professional ice hockey player who played one game for the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL. He was the first Norwegian player to play in a NHL game. He made his hockey debut in the Norwegian hockey club Furuset IF when he was 15. He died on June 21, 1989 when he was involved in a car crash in his hometown of Oslo.

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