Mats Sundin takes out his absolute dream five of NHL Swedes of all time – and a current player manages to take a place

He is one of Swedish hockey’s best players ever.
Now Mats Sundin chooses his absolute favorite Swedes in the NHL.
It’s a terrible dream five “Sudden” collects the best Swedes of all time.

There are few Swedish hockey players who can measure up Mats Sundin’s incredible performances on the ice. He played a full 17 seasons in the NHL and is to this day the Swede who scored the most points ever in the world’s best hockey league.

Sundin’s fine career

As much as 1,349 points came from “Sudden” during the 1,346 games in the NHL and he is also one of the few Swedes to be selected number one in the NHL draft. The Swedish icon will forever be remembered with respect in the Toronto Maple Leafs after his ten years as team captain in the storied club.

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060226 Olympics 2006, Winter, Ice Hockey, Final, Sweden – Finland: Peter Forsberg and Mats Sundin, Sweden, celebrate the gold. © Bildbyrån – 28354

But he never got to win the coveted Stanley Cup title. All the more Sundin managed to win with Tre Kronor as he often stood up when the national team called on him.

Blue-yellow dream five

He managed to save an Olympic gold and three World Cup golds in the blue and yellow national team uniform and also a SM gold with Djurgården. Mats Sundin has played with many giants during his career and above all great Swedish legends.

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230211 Toronto Maple Leafs Mats Sundin before the ice hockey match between Tre Kronor Legends and Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni on February 11, 2023 in Gävle. Photo: Julia Koch / BILDBYRÅN / code JK / EW0160

When Sudden gets the chance to select his absolute dream five of NHL Swedes, it is therefore an incredible line-up that he builds. And even a player who is active now takes his place in the super gang, see the full five below.
– My absolute favorite five with a goalkeeper? If I do say so myself, of course I do haha. We have to include William Nylander too, of course.

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