Ronnie Sundin
Ronnie Sundin
Position Defenceman
Shot Left
6 ft 1.25 in (1.86 m)
220 lb (100 kg)
Teams Frölunda HC
Mora IK
New York Rangers
Hartford Wolf Pack
Born October 3 1970 (1970-10-03) (age 49),
Ludvika, Sweden
NHL Draft 237th overall, 1996
New York Rangers
Pro Career 1988 – 2009

Karl Ronnie Sundin (born October 3, 1970) is a retired Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman. He was defenceman and a alternate captain for Frölunda HC in the Swedish Elite League.

Playing career Edit

Sundin started his career in his hometown team Ludvika HC. At age 18 he joined Mora IK of the Swedish 2nd division and played there for four seasons. In 1992 he joined Västra Frölunda HC of the Swedish Elite League.

Sundin was drafted 237th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, after a good year when he reached the Swedish Championships finals and made his debut on team Sweden in the World Championships.

An NHL one gamer, Sundin played one game for the New York Rangers in 1997–98. He spent most of the season with the Hartford Wolf Pack in the AHL, where he helped the club reach the Calder Cup semifinals. In 1998 Sundin returned to Sweden and resumed his career with Frölunda. Sundin has won the Swedish Championships with Frölunda in 2003 and again in 2005.

Sundin has represented Sweden in the World Championships 7 times, and 1 time in the Olympic games. In 2006 he was a member of the Swedish gold medal winning teams at the olympics and the world championships.

Sundin became the player with most games played for Frölunda HC in the 2nd game of the Swedish Championships final on April 11, 2006, when he played his 685th game for the club. The previous record holder was Stefan Larsson.

He retired after the 2008–09 season.

International playEdit

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Sweden Sweden
Men's ice hockey
Gold 2006 Turin
World Championships
Gold 2006 Riga
Silver 2004 Prague
Silver 2003 Helsinki
Silver 1997 Helsinki
Bronze 2002 Gothenburg

Played for Sweden in:

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1986–87 Ludvika HC Div-2 40000
1987–88 Ludvika HC Div-2 31044-
1988–89 Mora IK Allsv 2824616 30220
1989–90 Mora IK Allsv 3434726
1990–91 Mora IK Allsv 32481216 20000
1991–92 Mora IK Allsv 3525718 20000
1992–93 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 1723512
1992–93 Västra Frölunda HC Allsv 171348
1993–94 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 3809942 40000
1994–95 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 113476
1994–95 Västra Frölunda HC Allsv 1726824
1995–96 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 4036918 1314510
1996–97 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 473141724 31012
1997–98 New York Rangers NHL 10000
1997–98 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 673192259 1425715
1998–99 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 5035826 40112
1999–00 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 49551040 51124
2000–01 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 47371032
2001–02 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 49981738 1003312
2002–03 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 494111540 1654916
2003–04 Västra Frölunda HC SEL 482111316 1000012
2004–05 Frölunda HC SEL 47991838 1404416
2005–06 Frölunda HC SEL 504151965 1763930
2006–07 Frölunda HC SEL 55591460
2007–08 Frölunda HC SEL 543151864 701112
2008–09 Frölunda HC SEL 543121534 110448
Elitserien totals 70563136199557 114142539122


Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1996 Sweden WC 10000
1997 Sweden WC 80000
2002 Sweden WC 92244
2003 Sweden WC 90444
2004 Sweden WC 90002
2005 Sweden WC 82246
2006 Sweden OG 70006
2006 Sweden WC 903312
Int'l Totals1 1378192762

1 Includes all games played for the Swedish national men's ice hockey team

Records Edit

External linksEdit

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