Sweden men's national ice hockey team

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Sweden
Nickname(s)Tre Kronor (Three Crowns)
AssociationSwedish Ice Hockey Association
General ManagerTommy Boustedt
Head coachPär Mårts
AssistantsRikard Grönborg
Peter Popovic
CaptainStaffan Kronwall
Most gamesJörgen Jönsson (285)[1]
Most pointsSven Tumba (186)[1]
IIHF codeSWE
IIHF ranking3 Decrease2
Highest IIHF ranking1 (first in 2006)
Lowest IIHF ranking4 (2012)
Team colors         
Sweden national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
First international
 Sweden 8–0 Belgium 
(Antwerp, Belgium; 23 April 1920)[2]
Biggest win
 Sweden 24–1 Belgium 
(Prague, Czechoslovakia; 16 February 1947)[2]
 Sweden 23–0 Italy 
(St. Moritz, Switzerland; 7 February 1948)[3]
Biggest defeat
 Canada 22–0 Sweden 
(Chamonix, France; 29 January 1924)[2]
IIHF World Championships
Appearances63 (first in 1920)
Best resultGold medal with cup.svg (1953, 1957, 1962, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1998, 2006, 2017, 2017), 2018)
IIHF European Championship
Appearances12
Best resultGold medal with cup.svg (1921, 1923, 1932)
Olympics
Appearances21 (first in 1920)
MedalsGold 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, 2013, 2017 and 2018. They also became 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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