Together with Ernest Viberg and Thomas Cahill, Le Mat introduced ice hockey in Sweden, and coached the Swedish national team in their first international tournament at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. He was also a founding member of the Swedish Ice Hockey Association. When the first Swedish Championship in ice hockey was played in 1922, Le Mat refereed the final game.
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- Raoul Le Mat (Swedish). Filmdatabasen. Swedish Film Institute. Retrieved on January 17, 2009.
- A to Z Encyclopaedia of Ice Hockey – Le. AZhockey.com. Retrieved on March 17, 2007.
- Nu börjar jakten på Le Mat (Swedish). Hockeyligan.se. Archived from the original on March 21, 2007. Retrieved on March 17, 2007.
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