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Mats Sundin

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Mats Sundin
Hockey Hall of Fame, 2012
Sundin with the Maple Leafs in 1997
Born (1971-02-13) February 13, 1971 (age 53)
Bromma, Stockholm, Sweden
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Quebec Nordiques
Toronto Maple Leafs
Vancouver Canucks
Nacka HK (Allsvenskan)
Djurgårdens IF (SEL)
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 1st overall, 1989
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1989–2009

Mats Johan Sundin (born February 13, 1971) is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey player. Sundin played a career total of 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Quebec Nordiques, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Vancouver Canucks. Sundin served as the team captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs for 11 seasons. When the 2007–08 NHL season ended, Sundin became the longest serving non-North American born captain in NHL history.[1] He last played 41 games with the Vancouver Canucks in the 2008–09 NHL season before he announced his retirement on September 30, 2009.[2]

On November 12, 2012, Sundin along with Joe Sakic, Adam Oates, and Pavel Bure was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "VIDEO: One-on-one with Hockey Hall of Fame Inductee Mats Sundin". The Hockey News. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2014-06-24.
  2. "Sundin announces end to brilliant career". NHL. Retrieved 2014-06-24.
  3. "2012 Hall inductees: Sundin, Sakic, Oates, Bure". NHL. Retrieved 2014-06-24.

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