Tommy Sandlin

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Tommy Sandlin
Born(1944-03-31)31 March 1944
Died27 December 2006(2006-12-27) (aged 62)
Hemlingby, Gävle, Sweden
NationalitySweden
Occupationice hockey coach

Tommy Sandlin (31 March 1944 27 December 2006) was a Swedish professional ice hockey coach. He led Sweden to victory at the 1987 World Ice Hockey Championship, [1] and was nicknamed "The Hockey Professor" for his tactical skills. [2]

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References

  1. "Tommy Sandlin död" (in Swedish). Sydsvenskan. 28 December 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  2. "TOMMY SANDLIN, 62; The Hockey Professor coached Sweden to victory", Globe and Mail, 4 January 2007, S7.