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Tomas Holmström

Born:January 23, 1973Draft:1994 Red Wings, 257th Overall
Hometown:Piteå, SWEPosition:RW
Known For:Netfront PresenceShoots:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Retired

Bengt Tomas Holmström is a Swedish former professional ice hockey left winger who played his entire National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Detroit Red Wings, with whom he won four Stanley Cup championships; in 1997, 1998, 2002 and 2008.

During his playing career, Holmström was widely considered as one of the NHL’s best at screening the opposition’s goaltender, as well as for his physical presence in front of the opposition’s net.

Tomas Holmstrom Red Wings
Tomas Holmstrom with the Detroit Red Wings. (Icon SMI)

Tomas Holmström Statistics

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  • Elitserien All-Star Team — 1995-96
  • Elitserien Champion — 1995-96
  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion — 1996-97
  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion — 1997-98
  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion — 2001-02
  • Olympic Gold Medal — 2005-06
  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion — 2007-08
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