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Curt Lindström

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Curt Lindström (born 1940) is a Swedish ice hockey coach.

Career on international levelEdit

He coached Team Finland from 1993 to 1997, winning Finland's only Ice Hockey World Championships gold medal in 1995, and a silver world championships medal as well as Olympic bronze (as an assistant coach). He has won the same medals in coaching duties with Team Sweden, and has also coached the Latvian national men's ice hockey team.

Career on club levelEdit

Lindström stepped in to coach Ilves in the Finnish SM-liiga in the 2004-2005 season after a disappointing start to the season, and led the team to the quarterfinals, where they were beaten by Jokerit. In November 2005, Lindström was hired as a new head coach to Jokerit after the team had a miserable early season under former player and rookie coach Waltteri Immonen. Jokerit were left out of Play Offs at the end of the season. His contract was only for the reminder of 05-06 season, so he left his place as head coach before the start of 06-07 season.

Preceded by
Pentti Matikainen
Finnish national ice hockey team coach
1994 – 1997
Succeeded by
Hannu Aravirta
Preceded by
Haralds Vasiļjevs
Latvian national ice hockey team coach
2001 – 2004
Succeeded by
Leonīds Beresņevs
Preceded by
Vaclav Sykora
Ilves coach
2004 – 2005
Succeeded by
Kari Eloranta
Preceded by
Waltteri Immonen
Jokerit head coach
2005 – 2006
Succeeded by
Doug Shedden

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