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Niclas Hävelid

Born:April 12, 1973Draft:1999 Ducks 83rd Overall
Hometown:Stockholm, SwedenPosition:Defense
Known For:Olympic Gold MedalShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Status:Linköping HC J20 – General Manager

Niclas Anders Hävelid (born April 12, 1973) is a former Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman who last played for Linköpings HC of the Swedish Elitserien during the 2012–13 season. At age 28, Hävelid was drafted 83rd overall by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft and played four seasons with the franchise. After the 2004-05 lockout, he joined the Atlanta Thrashers before finishing his NHL career with the New Jersey Devils. He won a gold medal with Team Sweden at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

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Staff History

  • Linköping HC J18 – Director of Player Development (2013 – 2019)
  • Linköping HC J20 – Director of Player Development (2013 – 2019)
  • Linköping HC – Assistant Coach (2013 – 2014, 2020 – 2022)
  • Sweden – U18 – Assistant Coach (2015 – 2018)
  • Sweden – Ivan Hlinka Memorial – Assistant Coach (2016 – 2017)
  • Sweden – U17 – Assistant Coach (2018 – 2019)
  • Linköping HC – Development Coach (2019 – 2020)
  • Linköping HC U16 – Head Coach (2020 – 2021)
  • Linköping HC J20 – General Manager (2022 – 2023)

Achievements

  • U20 WJC Silver Medal (1993)
  • World Championship Gold Medal (1998)
  • World Championship Silver Medal (2004)
  • Olympic Gold Medal (2006)
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