The Swedish Hockey Hall of Fame was created to honor those individuals who have contributed to Swedish ice hockey. The Hall of Fame includes notable players, coaches, referees and other personalities. Currently there are 51 inductees in the hall of fame. Some Kjell svensson i hall of fame is by voting open to the public. Ice hockey — Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponents net to score points.
Ice hockey teams usually consist of six each, one goaltender. A fast-paced, physical sport, ice hockey is most popular in areas of North America, Ice hockey is the official national winter sport of Canada, where the game enjoys immense popularity. The International Ice Hockey Federation is the governing body for international ice hockey.
Ice hockey is believed to have evolved from simple stick and ball games played in the 18th and 19th century United Kingdom and these games were brought to North America and several similar winter games using informal rules were developed, such as shinny and ice polo. The contemporary sport of ice hockey was developed in Canada, most notably in Montreal, some characteristics of that game, such as the length of the ice rink and the use of a puck, have been retained to this day.
Amateur ice hockey began in the s, and professional ice hockey originated around The Stanley Cup, emblematic of ice hockey club supremacy, was first awarded in to recognize the Canadian amateur champion, in international competitions, the national teams of six countries predominate, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Russia, Sweden and the United States. Of the 69 medals awarded all-time in mens competition at the Olympics, in the annual Ice Hockey World Championships, of medals have been awarded to the six nations.
In Russia and the Ukraine, where hockey can also refer to bandy, the name hockey has no clear origin. The English historian and biographer John Strype did not use the word hockey when he translated the proclamation inthe Statute of Galway banned a sport called hokie—the hurling of a little ball with sticks or staves.
A form of this word was thus being used in the 16th century, though much removed from its current usage. The blow given by a hurler to the ball with his caman or hurley is always called a Stick-and-ball games date back to pre-Christian times, in Europe, these games included the Irish game of hurling, the closely related Scottish game of shinty and versions of field hockey.
It was played with a curved bat, a wooden or leather ball. Dedicated to the history of ice hockey, it is a museum and it holds exhibits about players, teams, National Hockey League records, memorabilia and NHL trophies, including the Stanley Cup. Sutherland, the first class of honoured members was inducted inbefore the Hall of Fame had a
Kjell svensson i hall of fame location.
Inthe hall was relocated to a former Bank of Montreal building in Kjell svensson i hall of fame Toronto, an person committee of players, coaches and others meets annually in June to select new honourees, who are inducted as players, builders or on-ice officials.
Ina subcategory was established for female players, the builders category includes coaches, general managers, commentators, team owners and others who have helped build the game. As ofplayers, builders and 16 on-ice officials have been inducted into the Kjell svensson i hall of fame of Fame, the Hall of Fame has been criticized for focusing mainly on players from the National Hockey League and largely ignoring players from other North American and international leagues.
Sutherland, Sutherland sought to establish it in Kingston, Ontario as he believed that the city was the birthplace of hockey. The first nine honoured members were inducted on April 30, although the Hall of Fame still did not have a permanent home.
Kingston lost its most influential advocate as permanent site of the Hockey Hall of Fame when Sutherland died inbythe Hockey Hall of Fame had still not raised sufficient funds to construct a permanent building in Kingston. The first permanent Hockey Hall of Fame, which shared a building with the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame, was opened on August 26, overpeople visited the Hall in its inaugural year.
Admission to the Hockey of Fame was free untilbythe Hall of Fame was running out of room in its existing facilities and the Board of Directors decided that a new home was needed.
The Hall vacated the Exhibition Place building inand its half was taken over by the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame, the building was eventually demolished — a portion of the buildings facade was preserved as an entrance to BMO Field stadium. Sven Tumba — Sven Tumba was one of the most prominent Swedish ice hockey players of the s and s.
He also represented Sweden in football as well as golf and became Swedish champion in waterskiing, johansson first became known as Tumba in the s since there were other players with the same last name, and he grew up in the Swedish town of Tumba.
In October he married his wife Mona, and five years later he, along with Mona and he died on 1 October after being on the Danderyds sjukhus hospital for three months due to an infection in the hip. He was offered a contract, but turned it down, since he then would have ineligible to play for the Swedish national team. He also represented the Swedish national team and he played one game for the national team.
Tumba also officially introduced the game of golf to the former Soviet Union, as a player, Winner of the Scandinavian International Match Play of Golf. He also made 63 appearances in the national team and was a part of the silver winning team in the Winter Olympics. Anders Hedberg — Anders Hedberg is a retired former professional ice hockey player who was one of the first European-born players to make an impact in North America.
He was twice voted best junior in Sweden and as such the one and is a graduate from the Stockholm School of Physical Education. Prior to the mid-seventies, Europeans generally did not come to play in the National Hockey League, as the cartel of NHL owners had poor "Kjell svensson i hall of fame" of Europeans, players such as the Slovak-born but Canadian-raised Stan Mikita were the exception.
Hedberg was an instant sensation in the WHA, recording points in 65 games in his first season, Hedberg played a starring role as the Jets won the Avco World Trophy titles in and Hedberg recorded professional points in North American hockey over games, after his active career, Hedberg has among other things worked as an assistant to general manager Craig Patrick of the New York Rangers.
Between he worked as a scout for the Toronto Maple Leafs before moving up to the position as assistant general manager inin he was appointed general Kjell svensson i hall of fame of the Swedish national ice hockey team and joined the Ottawa Senators as Director of Player Personnel in Holmqvist played a season in England for the London Lions and one in the United States for the Indianapolis Racers and he competed as a member of the Sweden mens national ice hockey team at the and Winter Olympics.
Frank Roland Rolle Stoltz was a Swedish ice hockey defenceman and he competed in theand Olympics and finished in fifth, second and fourth place, respectively. At the world championships he won two gold, two silver and two bronze medals between andand was named the best defenseman in Stoltz also won European titles in andand was selected to the Swedish all-star team in ,, andin he was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame.
Stoltz was a mechanic with Atlas Copco, a Swedish mining machinery company, after retiring from competitions he worked as an ice hockey commentator on the Swedish national television. Career statistics and player information from Eurohockey. Wiki as never seen before with video and photo galleries, discover something new today. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sven Tumba - Elected November 12, 2. Anders Hedberg - Elected February 11, 5. Ulf Sterner - Elected February 10, 7. Leif Holmqvist - Elected February 10, 8.
Roland Stoltz - Elected February 10, 9. Nisse Nilsson - Elected February 10, Peter Lindmark - Voted May 1, Raoul Le Mat - Elected May 17, Carl Abrahamsson - Elected May 17, Anton Johanson - Elected May 17,
Kjell svensson i hall of fame Arne Johansson - Elected May 17, Hans Georgii - Elected May 17, Gustaf Johansson - Elected May 17, Lennart Svedberg - Elected May 17, Nils Molander - Elected May 17, Einar Lundell - Elected May 17, Helge Berglund - Elected May 17, Folke Jansson - Elected May 17, Erik Burman - Elected May 17, Thord Flodqvist - Elected May 17, Birger Holmqvist - Elected May 17, Anders Andersson - Elected May 17, Herman Carlson - Elected May 17, Erik Johansson - Elected May 17, Sven Bergqvist - Elected May 17, Ove Dahlberg - Elected May 17, Sven Thunman - Elected May 17, Holger Nurmela - Elected May 17, Hans Mild - Elected May 17, Ronald Pettersson - Elected May 17, Lennart Johansson - Elected May 17, Lars-Eric Lundvall - Elected December 21,  Kjell Svensson - Elected January 21, Bert-Olov Nordlander - Elected October 29, Bo Tovland - Elected February 1, Tomas Jonsson - Voted March 3, Tommy Salo - Elected January 21, .
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