Thomas Rhodin

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Thomas Rhodin
ThomasRhodinFarjestad.jpg
Born (1971-04-08) April 8, 1971 (age 48)
Karlstad, SWE
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for
Playing career 19902010

Thomas Rhodin (born April 8, 1971) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey defenceman

Ice hockey team sport played on ice using sticks, skates, and a puck

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points. The sport is known to be fast-paced and physical, with teams usually consisting of six players each: one goaltender, and five players who skate up and down the ice trying to take the puck and score a goal against the opposing team.

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Career

Rhodin started his career with Färjestad BK in 1989 and has played a total of twelve season with them. He has also played with the German club Eisbären Berlin between 1997 and 2000 and with the Nationalliga A teams HC Fribourg-Gottéron (2003–05) and Genève-Servette HC (2005). In 2002, 2003 and 2005, he represented Sweden at the Ice Hockey World Championship. Before the start of the 2005/06, he was offered a contract by NHL club Dallas Stars, but turned it down. Instead, he signed with Färjestad, here was named as alternate captain and was than released on 9 April 2009, later on 8 May 2009 signed with Skåre BK. On 5 September 2009 it was announced that he had signed with Leksands IF. Thereby he opted to use a clause in his contract with Skåre BK which allowed him to sign with a team from a higher division.

Färjestad BK ice hockey club in Karlstad, Sweden

Färjestad Bollklubb is a Swedish professional ice hockey team based in Karlstad. Färjestad has had 20 Swedish Championship final appearances, winning nine times since the Swedish Hockey League was started in 1975, making them the most successful SHL club in history. The team plays in the highest Swedish league, and have done so since 1965. They are featured rivals with Djurgårdens IF, Frölunda HC, and HV71.

Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps, Lake Constance and the High Rhine to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

Eisbären Berlin ice hockey team

Eisbären Berlin  is a professional ice hockey team based in Berlin, Germany. The team competes in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL), the highest level of play in professional German ice hockey, and is also one of the league's founding members. The Eisbären have won the DEL championship more often than any other team. The club captured national 7 DEL titles. They won the German ice hockey cup in 2008 as well as the European Trophy in 2010. Before reunification the team won the East German ice hockey championship 15 times.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

   Regular season   Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
1988–89 Färjestad BK SWE Jr
1989–90 Färjestad BK SEL 60224
1990–91 Färjestad BKSEL36112131680004
1991–92 Färjestad BKSEL250111050110
1991–92 Grums IK SWE II 122578
1992–93 Färjestad BKSEL405384031230
1993–94 Färjestad BKSEL2204428
1993–94 Färjestad BK Allsv 140331230116
1994–95 Färjestad BKSEL403478040002
1995–96 Färjestad BKSEL4037104280004
1996–97 Färjestad BKSEL50916253614481214
1997–98 Eisbären Berlin DEL 405192422101452
1998–99 Eisbären BerlinDEL49522273681788
1999–2000 Eisbären BerlinDEL565222732
2000–01 Färjestad BKSEL5072431771618920
2001–02 Färjestad BKSEL5011213261905510
2002–03 Färjestad BKSEL5014183262132688
2003–04 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 481619354441126
2004–05 HC Fribourg-GottéronNLA426243048
2004–05 Genève-Servette HC SUI II 10110
2005–06 Färjestad BKSEL4351621381859142
2006–07 Färjestad BKSEL55936455093588
2007–08 Färjestad BKSEL5591423601227924
2008–09 Färjestad BKSEL3879161860332
2009–10 Leksands IF SWE II 4272633401006614
SEL totals6008318727062212518547298
DEL totals14515637890182111310

International

YearTeamEvent GPGAPtsPIM
1991 Sweden WJC 71010
2002 Sweden WC 941510
2003 SwedenWC911210
2005 SwedenWC81234
Senior totals26641024

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