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Tomas Jonsson

Tomas Jonsson
Born (1960-04-12) 12 April 1960
Falun, SWE
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Modo AIK (SEL)
New York Islanders (NHL)
Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
Leksands IF (SEL)
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 25th overall, 1979
New York Islanders
Playing career 1977–1998
Medal record
Competitor for  Sweden
Ice hockey
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1977 West Germany
World Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 1978 Canada
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Sweden
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Finland
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Finland
Silver medal – second place 1981 Sweden
Silver medal – second place 1986 Soviet Union
Silver medal – second place 1990 Switzerland
Silver medal – second place 1995 Sweden
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Soviet Union
Winter Olympics
Gold medal – first place 1994 Lillehammer
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Lake Placid

Alf Tomas Jonsson (born 12 April 1960 in Falun, Sweden) is a former ice hockey player from Sweden. He is assistant coach for the Danish national ice hockey team.

Jonsson was drafted by the New York Islanders in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft in the 2nd round, as the 25th pick overall. Jonsson made his debut for the Islanders in the 1981–82 season and he won a Stanley Cup championship with the team in his first season. The following season the team won the cup again.

Jonsson played with the Islanders until 1989 when he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers. He only played with the Oilers for the rest of that season, 1988–89. After that he moved back to Sweden and played with Leksands IF until 1998. He was named Swedish Player of the Year in 1994–95.

In 1994 he won an Olympic gold medal. That made him one

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