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Olympic medal record
Women's ice hockey
Silver 2006 Turin Ice hockey
Bronze 2002 Salt Lake City Ice hockey
Hockeysweden

The Swedish women's national ice hockey team or Damkronorna ("the Lady Crowns" in Swedish) is controlled by Svenska Ishockeyförbundet. The Swedish team had traditionally been the fourth-best women's team in the world, behind Canada, USA and Finland. However, the team has shown steady improvement since 2001, winning bronze medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics, the 2005 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships, and the 2007 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships, and a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Sweden has 2,888 female players (2005). The head coach is Niclas Högberg, who was hired on March 4, 2010.[1]

2006 Olympic teamEdit

Women's team
Number Player Club Position
1 Cecilia Andersson Concordia University Stingers GK
30 Kim Martin AIK GK
2 Elin Holmlöv AIK D
4 Jenni Asserholt Örebro HK D
21 Joa Elfsberg Brynäs IF D
22 Emma Eliasson Modo D
23 Gunilla Andersson Mälarhöjden/Bredäng Hockey D
27 Ylva Lindberg Mälarhöjden/Bredäng Hockey D
3 Frida Nevalainen Modo F
7 Maria Rooth Mälarhöjden/Bredäng Hockey F
8 Erika Holst Mälarhöjden/Bredäng Hockey F
12 Jenny Lindqvist Mälarhöjden/Bredäng Hockey F
15 Katarina Timglas AIK F
16 Pernilla Winberg AIK F
17 Ann-Louise Edstrand Mälarhöjden/Bredäng Hockey F
18 Kristina Lundberg Modo F
19 Emilie O'Konor AIK F
24 Nanna Jansson Brynäs IF F
25 Therese Sjölander Modo F
28 Danijela Rundqvist AIK F
31 Jeanette Brackett Brynäs IF F
[2]


Current top playersEdit

RecordsEdit

  • Sweden is the first country in the history of the sport other than Canada and the United States to compete in the finals of any international women's hockey tournament.
  • On November 7, 2008, in Lake Placid, Sweden defeated Canada for the first time in women's ice hockey with the 2-1 win in overtime at 4 Nations Cup.

European Championship recordEdit

  • 1989 - Won Silver medal
  • 1991 - Won Silver medal
  • 1993 - Won Silver medal
  • 1995 - Won Silver medal
  • 1996 - Won Gold medal

World Championship recordEdit

  • 1990 - Finished in 4th place
  • 1992 - Finished in 4th place
  • 1994 - Finished in 5th place
  • 1997 - Finished in 5th place
  • 1999 - Finished in 4th place
  • 2000 - Finished in 4th place
  • 2001 - Finished in 7th place
  • 2004 - Finished in 4th place
  • 2005 - Won Bronze Medal
  • 2007 - Won Bronze Medal
  • 2008 - Finished in 5th place
  • 2009 - Finished in 4th place

Olympic recordEdit

  • 1998 - Finished in 5th place
  • 2002 - Won Bronze Medal
  • 2006 - Won Silver Medal
  • 2010 - Finished in 4th place

3/4 Nations CupEdit

  • 2000 - Finished in 4th place
  • 2001 - Won Bronze Medal (3 Nations Cup)
  • 2002 - Finished in 4th place
  • 2003 - Finished in 4th place
  • 2004 - Won Bronze Medal
  • 2005 - Finished in 4th place
  • 2006 - Won Bronze medal
  • 2007 - Finished in 4th place
  • 2008 - Won Bronze medal
  • 2009 - Won Bronze medal

ReferencesEdit

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