| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
205 lb (93 kg)
|Teams|| Vancouver Canucks|
New Jersey Devils
|Born|| December 14 1961,|
|NHL Draft|| 175th overall, 1980|
|Pro Career||1982 – 1992|
Playing career Edit
One of the best players raised by IF Björklöven in Umeå, whom he played for three full seasons before heading over to the Vancouver Canucks. He played in Vancouver for five seasons before being traded to the New Jersey Devils, where he spent another five seasons before returning home to play another two seasons for Björklöven and was a contributing factor to them being promoted back to the Swedish Elitserien in 1993.
Patrik scored a total of 588 points (219 goals, 319 assists) in 676 games in the NHL and 86 points (41 goals, 45 assists) in 115 games in the SEL.
He represented Sweden at the 1980 and 1982 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. He also represented Sweden in 31 official caps including the 1981 and 1982 World Ice Hockey Championships and the 1981 and 1984 Canada Cup.
At present he is working with youth hockey in Umeå.
He is the father of New Jersey Devils prospect Alexander Sundström, and twin brother of Peter Sundström who also played in the NHL. His father, Elon Sundström, and uncle, Kjell Sundström, both played hockey at the highest Swedish level.
Career statistics Edit
|1987–88||New Jersey Devils||NHL||78||15||36||51||42||18||7||13||20||14|
|1988–89||New Jersey Devils||NHL||65||28||41||69||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||New Jersey Devils||NHL||74||27||49||76||34||6||1||3||4||2|
|1990–91||New Jersey Devils||NHL||71||15||31||46||48||2||0||0||0||0|
|1991–92||New Jersey Devils||NHL||17||1||3||4||8||—||—||—||—||—|
- Bronze medal - 1980 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
- Gold medal - 1981 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
- Best forward at the 1981 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
- Silver medal - 1981 World Ice Hockey Championships
- Golden Puck - 1981–82
- Silver medal - 1984 Canada Cup
- Viking Award - (best Swedish player of the NHL) 1983–84 and 1988–89
- NHL record for points in a playoff game on April 22, 1988 (8) -- (the record has since been tied by Mario Lemieux on April 25, 1989)
- Vancouver Canucks' franchise record for points in a regular season game on February 29, 1984 (7)
- Vancouver Canucks' franchise record for assists in a regular season game on February 29, 1984 (6)
- Vancouver Canucks' franchise record for points in one season for a center during 1983–84 (91)
- Vancouver Canucks' franchise record for goals in one season for a center during 1983–84 (38)
- Patrik Sundström's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Patrik Sundström's biography at Legends of Hockey
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