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Sweden Mats Näslund
#26 Boston Bruins / NHL - 94/95
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Last added: Jan Schippert
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vadim Shipachyov 22 13 23 36
2. Philippe Maillet 22 9 17 26
3. Daniel Audette 22 12 13 25
4. Nikita Mikhailis 23 9 15 24
5. Niko Ojamäki 22 15 8 23
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
61
Height
5'7" / 170 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
161 lbs / 73 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time Triple Gold Club 1
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time NHL Gentleman Conduct (Lady Byng Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1
3-time SHL Champion 3

Father: Torsten Näslund, Son: Robert Näslund, Cousins: Stefan Pettersson, Håkan Pettersson

Mats Näslund was selected 37th overall in 1979 after scoring 24 points with Brynäs IF and winning bronze with Sweden at the World Juniors and World Championship. He won an SHL Championship the following year and scored 71 points as a rookie for the Canadiens in 1983. He won a Stanley Cup in 1986 after setting career highs of 43 goals and 110 points and won a Lady Byng in 1988 before leaving the Canadiens in 1990 to play overseas. Näslund won World Championship gold in 1991 and SHL Championships in 1992 and 1994, as well as Olympic gold, which made him a member of the Triple Gold Club. He returned to the NHL in 1995 and scored 22 points in 34 games for the Bruins. The 3x All-Star retired with 251 goals and 634 points in 651 games.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1975-76 Timrå IK Elitserien 3 0 0 0 0 |
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 5 4 - - - |
1976-77 Timrå IK Division 1 17 14 13 27 - |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 9 3 12 2 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 0 2 14 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 2 1 - - - |
1977-78 Timrå IK Elitserien 35 13 6 19 14 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 8 10 6 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 4 3 - - - |
Sweden B (all) International 3 0 - - - |
1978-79 Brynäs IF Elitserien 36 12 12 24 19 |
Sweden U20 “C” WJC-20 6 3 2 5 6 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 3 2 - - - |
Sweden WC 8 5 2 7 8 |
Sweden (all) International 5 3 1 4 - |
1979-80 Brynäs IF Elitserien 36 18 19 37 34 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 4
Sweden OG 7 3 7 10 6 |
Sweden (all) International 14 1 3 4 - |
1980-81 Brynäs IF Elitserien 36 17 25 42 34 |
Sweden WC 8 0 3 3 8 |
Sweden (all) International 17 5 3 8 - |
1981-82 Brynäs IF Elitserien 36 24 18 42 16 |
Sweden WC 10 2 4 6 6 |
Sweden B (all) International 2 1 - - - |
Sweden (all) International 13 4 6 10 - |
1982-83 Montréal Canadiens NHL 74 26 45 71 10 34 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0
Sweden WC 10 3 4 7 2 |
1983-84 Montréal Canadiens NHL 77 29 35 64 4 5 | Playoffs 15 6 8 14 4
1984-85 Montréal Canadiens NHL 80 42 37 79 14 19 | Playoffs 12 7 4 11 6
Sweden CC 8 2 3 5 6 -1 |
Sweden (all) International 13 4 3 7 10 |
1985-86 Montréal Canadiens “A” NHL 80 43 67 110 16 11 | Playoffs 20 8 11 19 4
1986-87 Montréal Canadiens “A” NHL 79 25 55 80 16 -3 | Playoffs 17 7 15 22 11
1987-88 Montréal Canadiens “A” NHL 78 24 59 83 14 17 | Playoffs 6 0 7 7 2 0
Sweden CC 6 1 2 3 2 -1 |
Sweden (all) International 13 2 4 6 6 |
1988-89 Montréal Canadiens “A” NHL 77 33 51 84 14 34 | Playoffs 21 4 11 15 6 5
1989-90 Montréal Canadiens “A” NHL 72 21 20 41 19 3 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0 0
1990-91 HC Lugano NLA 33 26 31 57 12 | Playoffs 9 4 9 13 0
Sweden WC 10 3 5 8 0 |
Sweden (all) International 16 6 5 11 0 |
1991-92 Malmö IF Elitserien 39 15 24 39 10 | Playoffs 10 3 2 5 0
Sweden CC 6 1 3 4 0 -2 |
Sweden OG 8 1 5 6 27 |
Sweden (all) International 26 6 11 17 29 |
1992-93 Malmö IF Elitserien 33 11 21 32 10 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
1993-94 Malmö IF “A” Elitserien 40 14 30 44 8 | Playoffs 11 2 4 6 4
Sweden OG 8 0 7 7 0 |
Sweden (all) International 12 2 9 11 4 |
1994-95 Boston Bruins NHL 34 8 14 22 4 -4 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 0 -3
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1974-75 Medelpad TV-Pucken - - - - - |
1975-76 Medelpad TV-Pucken - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2005-06 Sweden OG Asst. General Manager
Sweden WC Asst. General Manager
2006-07 Sweden WC Asst. General Manager
2007-08 Sweden WC Asst. General Manager
2008-09 Sweden WC Asst. General Manager
2009-10 Sweden OG Asst. General Manager
Sweden WC Asst. General Manager
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 3 20 4 8 12 0.60 8 -4 | 0
Division 1 1 17 14 13 27 1.59 - - | 0
EJC-18 1 6 9 3 12 2.00 2 - | 0
International 10 134 34 45 78 0.58 49 - | 0
International-Jr 4 14 10 - - - - - | 0
NHL 9 651 251 383 634 0.97 111 116 | 9 102 35 57 92 0.90 33 2
NLA (NL) 1 33 26 31 57 1.73 12 - | 1 9 4 9 13 1.44 0 -
OG 3 23 4 19 23 1.00 33 - | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 9 294 124 155 279 0.95 145 - | 4 29 7 8 15 0.52 8 -
TV-Pucken 2 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 5 46 13 18 31 0.67 24 - | 0
WJC-20 3 20 7 10 17 0.85 26 - | 0
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Number 24 retired by Timrå IK

Cult/Star player for Brynäs IF

Cult/Star player for Lugano

Cult/Star player for Malmö Redhawks

Cult/Star player for Montréal Canadiens

Cult/Star player for Sweden

Cult/Star player for Timrå IK

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