Ulf Dahlén
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
6 ft 02 in (1.88 m)
195 lb (89 kg)
Teams New York Rangers (19871990)
Minnesota North Stars (19901993)
Dallas Stars (1993–1994)
San Jose Sharks (19941997)
Chicago Blackhawks (1997)
Washington Capitals (19992002)
Dallas Stars (2002–2003)
Nationality Flag of Sweden Swedish
Born January 21 1967 (1967-01-21) (age 53),
Östersund, Sweden
NHL Draft 7th overall, 1985
New York Rangers
Pro Career 1987 – 2003

Ulf Dahlén (born January 21, 1967) is a retired professional player who played 14 seasons between 1987–88 and 2002–03 in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Rangers, Minnesota North Stars, Dallas Stars, San Jose Sharks, Chicago Blackhawks, and Washington Capitals.

Dahlén was drafted 7th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. He played 966 career NHL games, scoring 301 goals, 354 assists and 655 points.

After his playing career, he has served as an assistant coach for the Swedish National Team and a pro scout for the Dallas Stars; in June 2006, he was hired as an assistant coach by the Stars. Following the 2007–08 season, Dahlén left Dallas and was named Head Coach of Frölunda HC of the Swedish Elite League.

Accomplishments and awardsEdit

  • Swedish Junior Player of the Year Award (1985)
  • EJC-A All-Star Team (1985)
  • Named Best Forward at EJC-A (1985)
  • WJC-A All-Star Team (1987)
  • Swedish World All-Star Team (1993)
  • WC-A All-Star Team (1993)

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1985–86IF BjörklövenSEL224378
1987–88Colorado RangersIHL22240
1987–88New York RangersNHL7029235226
1988–89New York RangersNHL562419435040000
1989–90New York RangersNHL6318183630
1989–90Minnesota North StarsNHL13246071452
1990–91Minnesota North StarsNHL662118396152684
1991–92Minnesota North StarsNHL793630661070332
1992–93Minnesota North StarsNHL833539746
1993–94Dallas StarsNHL6519385710
1993–94San Jose SharksNHL1366120146280
1994–95San Jose SharksNHL4611233411115490
1995–96San Jose SharksNHL5916122827
1996–97San Jose SharksNHL43811198
1996–97Chicago BlackhawksNHL3068141050110
1999–00Washington CapitalsNHL75152338850112
2000–01Washington CapitalsNHL73153348660112
2001–02Washington CapitalsNHL692329528
2002–03Dallas StarsNHL6317203714111340
NHL totals 966 301 354 655 230 85 15 25 40 12


External linksEdit

Preceded by
Jörgen Jönsson
Golden Puck
Succeeded by
Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin
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