Niklas Sundström
Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    194 lbs / 88 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Sundström was a forward with great defensive ability and two-way smarts. A terrific backchecker and hard worker with the ability to play any forward position. On offense, he was a good passer with outstanding vision.

Team Staff profile of Niklas Sundström also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 3 1 1 2 - |
1991-92 MoDo Hockey SHL 9 1 3 4 0 |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 1 0 1 6 |
1992-93 MoDo Hockey SHL 39 7 11 18 18 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
MoDo Hockey J20 Juniorallsvenskan 2 3 1 4 0 |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 4 9 13 10 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 10 4 14 0 8 |
1993-94 MoDo Hockey SHL 37 7 12 19 28 | Playoffs 11 4 3 7 2
MoDo Hockey J20 Juniorallsvenskan 3 3 4 7 2 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 4 7 11 10 9 |
1994-95 MoDo Hockey SHL 34 8 13 21 30 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 4 4 8 8 |
1995-96 New York Rangers NHL 82 9 12 21 14 2 | Playoffs 11 4 3 7 4 1
Sweden WCup 4 2 2 4 0 3 |
1996-97 New York Rangers NHL 82 24 28 52 20 23 | Playoffs 9 0 5 5 2 3
1997-98 New York Rangers NHL 70 19 28 47 24 0 |
Sweden OG 4 1 1 2 2 |
Sweden WC 10 1 5 6 8 |
1998-99 New York Rangers NHL 81 13 30 43 20 -2 |
Sweden WC 8 5 2 7 4 2 |
1999-00 San Jose Sharks NHL 79 12 25 37 22 9 | Playoffs 12 0 2 2 2 -3
2000-01 San Jose Sharks NHL 82 10 39 49 28 10 | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 2 1
2001-02 San Jose Sharks NHL 73 9 30 39 50 7 | Playoffs 12 1 6 7 6 3
Sweden OG 4 1 3 4 0 2 |
2002-03 San Jose Sharks NHL 47 2 10 12 22 -4 |
Montréal Canadiens NHL 33 5 9 14 8 3 |
2003-04 Montréal Canadiens NHL 66 8 12 20 18 3 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 2 -1
2004-05 Milano Italy 33 9 30 39 40 | Playoffs 15 4 14 18 22
2005-06 Montréal Canadiens NHL 55 6 9 15 30 -6 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 4 3
2006-07 MODO Hockey “A” SHL 47 9 36 45 116 21 | Playoffs 20 5 8 13 26 3
2007-08 MODO Hockey SHL 45 7 30 37 128 8 | Playoffs 5 0 6 6 14 1
2008-09 MODO Hockey “A” SHL 49 18 35 53 70 22 |
2009-10 MODO Hockey “A” SHL 32 5 15 20 28 1 |
2010-11 MODO Hockey SHL 53 11 22 33 40 12 | Kvalserien SHL 10 6 6 12 4 10
2011-12 MODO Hockey “A” SHL 50 11 26 37 42 14 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0 -1
2012-13 MODO Hockey “A” SHL 46 9 14 23 34 2 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 4 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Ångermanland TV-Pucken - - - - - |
2004-05 Milano Italian Cup 2 2 0 2 2 |
Milano Continental Cup 3 0 0 0 0 -6 |
2007-08 MODO Hockey ECC 2 0 0 0 2 -2 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2014-15 San Jose Sharks NHL Scout European Scout
Worcester Sharks AHL Development Coach
2015-16 San Jose Sharks NHL Scout European Scout
San Jose Barracuda AHL Development Coach
2016-17 San Jose Sharks NHL Scout European Scout
San Jose Barracuda AHL Development Coach
MODO Hockey Allsvenskan Senior Advisor
2017-18 San Jose Sharks NHL Scout European Scout
San Jose Barracuda AHL Development Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Continental Cup 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 -6 |
ECC 2 0 0 0 0.00 2 -2 |
EJC-18 12 5 9 14 1.17 16 0 |
International-Jr 3 1 1 2 0.67 0 0 |
Italian Cup 2 2 0 2 1.00 2 0 |
Italy 33 9 30 39 1.18 40 0 | 15 4 14 18 1.20 22 0
Juniorallsvenskan 5 6 5 11 2.20 2 0 |
NHL 750 117 232 349 0.47 256 45 | 59 6 22 28 0.47 22 7
OG 8 2 4 6 0.75 2 2 |
SHL 441 93 217 310 0.70 534 80 | 60 18 25 43 0.72 50 13
TV-Pucken 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
WC 18 6 7 13 0.72 12 2 |
WCup 4 2 2 4 1.00 0 3 |
WJC-20 21 18 15 33 1.57 18 17 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/03/2013
12/03/2013 Confirmed No team Retired
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for MODO Hockey

Cult/Star player for San Jose Sharks

Career transactions
- 2013-12-03 • Officially announced his retirement
- 2012-02-07 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by MODO
- 2010-02-28 • Signed to a one-year contract extension with a one-year option by MODO
- 2008-02-06 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by MODO
- 2006-06-06 • Signed to a two-year contract by MODO
- 2004-10-01 • Signed to a lockout contract by Milano
- 2004-07-14 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Montreal Canadiens
- 2003-01-23 • Traded to the Montréal Canadiens with a 2004 3rd round pick (Alexei Emelin) for Jeff Hackett
- 2002-08-16 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the San Jose Sharks
- 1999-08-04 • Traded to the San Jose Sharks with a 2000 3rd round pick (traded to CHI: Igor Radulov) for Andrei Zyuzin, Bill Houlder, Shawn Burr & Steve Guolla
- 1999-06-26 • Traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning with Dan Cloutier, a 2000 1st round pick (Nikita Alexeev) for a 2000 1st round pick (Pavel Brendl)