Sweden men's national ice hockey team

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Sweden
Nickname(s) Tre Kronor (Three Crowns)
Association Swedish Ice Hockey Association
General Manager Tommy Boustedt
Head coach Pär Mårts
Assistants Rikard Grönborg
Peter Popovic
Captain Staffan Kronwall
Most games Jörgen Jönsson (285)[1]
Most points Sven Tumba (186)[1]
IIHF code SWE
IIHF ranking 3 Decrease2
Highest IIHF ranking 1 (first in 2006)
Lowest IIHF ranking 4 (2012)
Team colors            
Sweden national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
First international
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 8–0 Belgium 
(Antwerp, Belgium; 23 April 1920)[2]
Biggest win
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 24–1 Belgium 
(Prague, Czechoslovakia; 16 February 1947)[2]
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 23–0 Italy 
(St. Moritz, Switzerland; 7 February 1948)[3]
Biggest defeat
Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canada 22–0 Sweden 
(Chamonix, France; 29 January 1924)[2]
IIHF World Championships
Appearances 63 (first in 1920)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg (1953, 1957, 1962, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1998, 2006, 2013)
IIHF European Championship
Appearances 12
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg (1921, 1923, 1932)
Olympics
Appearances 21 (first in 1920)
Medals

Gold medal.svg Gold (1994, 2006)
Silver medal.svg Silver (1928, 1964, 2014)

Bronze medal.svg Bronze (1952, 1980, 1984, 1988)
International record (W–L–T)
1067–657–165
Peter Forsberg playing for Sweden.

The Sweden men's national ice hockey team (Swedish: Sveriges herrlandslag i ishockey) represents the country of Sweden in men's ice hockey. The team started in 1920. It won the world championships in 1953, 1957, 1962, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1998, 2006 and 2013. They were Olympic champions in 1994 and 2006.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Includes Professional ice hockey world championships and the 1998 and 2002 Olympics only.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Includes Olympics, World Championships, World Cups, Canada Cups and Summit Series.
  3. http://library.la84.org/6oic/OfficialReports/1948/ORW1948.pdf

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