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Thomas Eriksson
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Position Defense
Shot Left
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams NHL
Philadelphia Flyers
Djurgårdens IF
Västerås IK
Maine Mariners
Nationality Flag of Sweden Sweden
Born (1959-10-16)October 16, 1959,
Stockholm, SWE
NHL Draft 98th overall, 1979
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1977 – 1995

Thomas B. Eriksson (born October 16, 1959 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a retired Swedish professional ice hockey player. He played defense in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Philadelphia Flyers and the Elitserien with Djurgårdens IF and Västerås IK.

He was chosen 98th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft while playing for Djurgårdens IF in Sweden. Eriksson joined the Flyers in 1980-81 for 24 games and another in 1981-82. He then returned to Sweden until 1983-84 when he played a full seasons for the Flyers and was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team.

He played for the Flyers through the 1985-86 season. He then returned to Djurgårdens IF where he played until 1994. Eriksson played his last season of hockey with VIK Västerås HK in 1994-95.

Eriksson also played extensively for Sweden in international hockey:


International play[]

Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Bronze 1980 Lake Placid Team Competition
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Bronze 1988 Calgary Team Competition

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