Tord Lundström

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Tord Lundström
Born (1945-03-04) March 4, 1945 (age 75)
Kiruna, Sweden
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Kiruna AIF
Brynäs IF
Detroit Red Wings
Mörrums GoIS
National teamFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Playing career 19601980
Medal record
Representing Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Men's ice hockey
World Championships
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1969 Sweden
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1970 Sweden
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1973 Soviet Union
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1965 Finland
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1971 Switzerland
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1975 West Germany

Tord Göte Lundstrom (born March 4, 1945) is a retired Swedish professional ice hockey player and coach. Lundström won the Swedish Championship nine times playing for Brynäs IF, he also played for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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In 2011, Lundstrom was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame.

Career

Growing up in Kiruna, Sweden, Lundström attributed his love of hockey began after watching Eilert Määttä win the 1957 World Cup. Although he played hockey, Lundström was also interested in football and wrestling. [1]

At 18, Lundström played his last season for Kiruna AIF before moving to Brynäs. [1] That same year, he made his national team debut in November 1963. [2] In his national team career, Lundström played in 200 games, including nine IIHF World Championships and the Olympic Games. [3] He competed as a member of the Sweden men's national ice hockey team at the 1968 and 1972 Winter Olympics. [4] [5] Lundström then moved to North America where he joined the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL) for the 1973–94 season. During that season, he became the second Swedish forward to score an NHL goal. [3] After injuring his shoulder, Lundström broke his contract and left the NHL to join the London Lions in England for the rest of the season. He subsequently returned to Brynäs IF for the 1974–1975 season. [1]

After retiring as a player, Lundström turned to coaching [1] before working as a property manager in 2010. [2] In 2011, he was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame [3] and later the Swedish Hockey Hall of Fame. His number was also retired by Brynäs IF. [6]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

   Regular season   Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
1960–61 Kiruna AIF Swe-2
1961–62Kiruna AIFSwe-216156214
1962–63Kiruna AIFSwe-2203212448
1963–64 Brynäs Gävle IF Swe-1 141061687771411
1964–65 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-1141410244141712294
1965–66 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-114109194775126
1966–67 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-1141862412656110
1967–68 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-1141514294767132
1968–69 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-11478152766126
1969–70 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-114171027814106166
1970–71 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-1141713302149162511
1971–72 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-1148614414910194
1972–73 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-114161127414104146
1973–74 Detroit Red Wings NHL 111120
1973–74 London Lions Britain4538316924
1974–75 Brynäs Gävle IFSwe-1211517323260332
1975–76 Brynäs Gävle IF SEL 352127481674150
1976–77 Brynäs Gävle IFSEL361619353741780
1977–78 Brynäs Gävle IFSEL362015352830110
1978–79 Brynäs Gävle IFSEL3612132529
1979–80 Mörrums GoIS Swe-2 41122
SEL totals14369741431101459140
Swe-1 totals16114711025784110868216861

International

YearTeamEvent GPGAPtsPIM
1965 Sweden WC 76394
1966 SwedenWC70114
1968 Sweden OLY 72356
1969 SwedenWC1052712
1970 SwedenWC1055100
1971 SwedenWC1064104
1972 SwedenOLY63252
1973 SwedenWC103250
1975 SwedenWC10114152
1976 Sweden CC 51346
Senior totals8242297140

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