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Sweden Ulf Dahlén

#11 Dallas Stars / NHL - 02/03
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# Player GP G A TP
1. Valtteri Filppula 26 12 18 30
2. Michael Spacek 26 9 19 28
3. Roman Cervenka 20 4 22 26
4. Fabio Hofer 25 10 15 25
5. Daniel Winnik 23 7 18 25
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
55
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
198 lbs / 90 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U18 EJC Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time SHL Best Player (Guldpucken) 1
1-time SHL Champion 1
1-time U20 WJC All-Star Team 1
1-time U20 WJC Most Points 1
1-time World Championship All-Star Team 1

Son: Jonathan Dahlén

Ulf Dahlén was selected 7th overall in 1985 after scoring 53 points in 31 games with Östersunds IK. The big winger won an SHL Championship with IF Björklöven in 1987 and scored 52 points as a rookie for the Rangers in 1988. He reached the 50-point mark 5 times and set a career-high with 74 points in 1993. Dahlén later won World Championship gold in 1998 and retired in 2003 with 301 goals and 354 assists.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1982-83 Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 3 0 - - - - |
1983-84 Östersunds IK Division 1 31 15 11 26 18 - |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 3 1 0 1 - - |
1984-85 Östersunds IK Division 1 31 27 26 53 24 - | Qualification 6 6 2 8 4 -
Sweden U18 EJC-18 5 7 4 11 0 - |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 11 11 8 19 - - |
1985-86 IF Björklöven Elitserien 22 4 3 7 8 - |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 3 4 7 4 - |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 11 6 7 13 8 - |
1986-87 IF Björklöven Elitserien 31 9 12 21 20 - | Playoffs 6 6 2 8 2 -
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 7 8 15 2 - |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 12 9 8 17 8 - |
Sweden B (all) International 7 2 0 2 0 - |
1987-88 New York Rangers NHL 70 29 23 52 26 5 |
1988-89 New York Rangers NHL 56 24 19 43 50 -6 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -3
Sweden WC 10 2 2 4 2 - |
Sweden (all) International 10 2 2 4 2 - |
1989-90 New York Rangers NHL 63 18 18 36 30 -4 |
Minnesota North Stars NHL 13 2 4 6 0 1 | Playoffs 7 1 4 5 2 -2
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars NHL 66 21 18 39 6 7 | Playoffs 15 2 6 8 4 -4
1991-92 Minnesota North Stars NHL 79 36 30 66 10 -5 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 2 0
Sweden CC 6 2 1 3 5 -1 |
Sweden (all) International 11 2 4 6 5 - |
1992-93 Minnesota North Stars NHL 83 35 39 74 6 -20 |
Sweden WC 6 5 2 7 0 3 |
Sweden (all) International 6 5 2 7 0 - |
1993-94 Dallas Stars NHL 65 19 38 57 10 -1 |
San Jose Sharks NHL 13 6 6 12 0 0 | Playoffs 14 6 2 8 0 -3
1994-95 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 46 11 23 34 11 -2 | Playoffs 11 5 4 9 0 -13
1995-96 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 59 16 12 28 27 -21 |
1996-97 San Jose Sharks NHL 43 8 11 19 8 -11 |
Chicago Blackhawks NHL 30 6 8 14 10 9 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0 0
Sweden WCup 4 1 1 2 0 -1 |
Sweden (all) International 8 1 4 5 2 - |
1997-98 HV71 Elitserien 29 9 22 31 16 2 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 12 0
Sweden OG 4 1 0 1 2 1 |
Sweden WC 10 3 3 6 0 4 |
Sweden (all) International 24 6 10 16 10 - |
1998-99 HV71 Elitserien 25 14 15 29 4 11 |
1999-00 Washington Capitals NHL 75 15 23 38 8 11 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 2 -1
2000-01 Washington Capitals NHL 73 15 33 48 6 11 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 2 -2
2001-02 Washington Capitals NHL 69 23 29 52 8 -5 |
Sweden OG 4 1 2 3 0 2 |
Sweden WC 9 5 2 7 0 5 |
Sweden (all) International 15 7 5 12 0 - |
2002-03 Dallas Stars NHL 63 17 20 37 14 11 | Playoffs 11 1 3 4 0 -3
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars Fr-Tour 4 0 0 0 0 - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2003-04 Sweden WC Asst. Coach Won Silver
2004-05 Sweden WCup Asst. Coach
2005-06 Dallas Stars NHL Scout
2006-07 Dallas Stars NHL Asst. Coach
2007-08 Dallas Stars NHL Asst. Coach
2008-09 Frölunda HC Elitserien Head Coach
2009-10 Frölunda HC Elitserien Head Coach
2011-12 HV71 Elitserien Head Coach
2012-13 HV71 Elitserien Head Coach
2013-14 HV71 SHL Head Coach Fired mid-season
2020-21 Timrå IK HockeyAllsvenskan Asst. Coach Backup for Playoff
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 1 6 2 1 3 0.50 5 -1 | 0
Division 1 2 62 42 37 79 1.27 42 - | 1 6 6 2 8 1.33 4 -
EJC-18 1 5 7 4 11 2.20 0 - | 0
Fr-Tour 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
International 7 81 25 27 52 0.64 19 - | 0
International-Jr 5 40 27 23 50 1.25 16 - | 0
NHL 14 966 301 354 655 0.68 230 -20 | 10 85 15 25 40 0.47 12 -31
OG 2 8 2 2 4 0.50 2 3 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 4 107 36 52 88 0.82 48 13 | 2 11 7 5 12 1.09 14 0
WC 4 35 15 9 24 0.69 2 12 | 0
WCup 1 4 1 1 2 0.50 0 -1 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 10 12 22 1.57 6 - | 0
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Number 9 retired by Östersunds IK

Cult/Star player for IF Björklöven

Cult/Star player for Minnesota North Stars

Cult/Star player for Sweden

Cult/Star player for Östersunds IK

Career transactions
- 2002-08-13 • Signed by the Dallas Stars
- 1999-01-21 • Signed by the Washington Capitals
- 1997-01-25 • Traded to the Chicago Blackhawks with Chris Terreri & Michal Sykora for Ed Belfour
- 1994-03-19 • Traded to the San Jose Sharks with a 1995 7th round pick (Brad Mehalko) for Doug Zmolek, Mike Lalor & cash
- 1993-06-09 • Rights transferred to the Dallas Stars after the Minnesota North Stars franchise relocated
- 1990-03-06 • Traded to the Minnesota North Stars with a 1990 4th round pick (Cal McGowan) for Mike Gartner
- 1985-06-15 • Selected 7th overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers

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