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Leif Holmgren
Born May 25, 1953 (1953-05-25) (age 57),

Kiruna, SWE



5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)

171 lb (78 kg; 12 st 3 lb)

Position Centre
Shoots Right
Pro clubs AIK

Vallentuna BK

Ntl. team Sweden
Playing career 1971–1986
Olympic medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Competitor for Sweden
Bronze 1980 Lake Placid Team Competition

Leif Martin Holmgren (born May 25, 1953 in Kiruna) is a former Swedish ice hockey player.

Playing careerEdit

Holmgren spent the majority of his career with AIK which began in 1971. His best season came in 1977-78, scoring 21 goals and 31 points in 32 games. He was then named into the Swedish All-Star Team in 1979, having contributed 18 assists as well as scoring 11 goals for 29 points. As a member of AIK, Holmgren won the Elitserien playoff championship in 1982 and 1984 as well as the regular season championship also in 1984. Afterwards, Holmgren moved to the Allsvenskan and signed with Vallentuna BK where he scored 32 points with 17 goals to his credit. He then return to AIK for one last season before retiring in 1986.

International playEdit

Holmgren played in three Ice Hockey World Championships for Sweden, winning a bronze medal in 1979. He also won a bronze medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics.

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