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Joacim Eriksson

Born:April 9, 1990Draft:2008 Philadelphia Flyers 196th Overall
Hometown:Hedesunda, SwedenPosition:Goalie
Known For:Ivan Hlinka Memorial Gold MedalShoots/Catches:Right
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Schwenninger Wild Wings (DEL)

Joacim Eriksson (born April 9, 1990) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing with Schwenninger Wild Wings of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). He played in the Swedish junior leagues for several years, winning a gold medal at the 2007 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament before making his professional debut in 2008.

He was subsequently drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, though he never signed with the team. In 2013 Eriksson signed with the Vancouver Canucks, and joined their minor league affiliate, Utica Comets, in the American Hockey League (AHL). He appeared in one game for the Canucks in 2014 and returned to Sweden after two years in North America.

Internationally, Eriksson played for Sweden at under-18 and senior levels, earning a bronze medal at the 2014 World Championships.

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  • Ivan Hlinka Memorial Gold Medal (2008)
  • J20 SM Silver Medal (2008)
  • J20 SM Gold Medal (2009)
  • 2x Elitserien SM Silver Medal (2011, 2012)
  • Elitserien Champion (2013)
  • World Championship Bronze Medal (2014)
  • DEL Goalie of the Year (2021)
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