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Tommy Söderström

Born:July 17, 1969Draft:1990 Philadelphia Flyers #214th Overall
Hometown:Stockholm, SwedenPosition:Goalie
Known For:World Champion
Elitserien Champion
Catches:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Status:Retired

Tommy Söderström (born July 17, 1969) is a former Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender. After back-to-back Elitserien Championships with Djurgårdens IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) in 1990 and 1991, Söderström made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut with the Philadelphia Flyers in 1992. He played 156 NHL games, splitting his total between the Flyers (78) and New York Islanders (78). Upon departing the NHL in 1997, Söderström returned to the Djurgårdens IF and won another Elitserian Championship in 2000.

Söderström wore a unique goalie mask combination, attaching a narrow wire cage to a Jofa player helmet.

Tommy Söderström Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
Sept. 22, 1994 Sixth-Round Pick 1995
(Dmitri Tertyshny)
Ron Hextall

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Achievements

  • U18 EJC All-Star Team (1987)
  • U18 EJC Best Goaltender (1987)
  • U18 EJC Gold Medal (1987)
  • U20 WJC Silver Medal (1989)
  • 3x Elitserien Champion (1990, 1991, 2000)
  • Elitserien Rookie of the Year (1991)
  • 2x World Championship Gold Medal (1991, 1992)
  • Elitserien SM Silver Medal (1992)
  • World Championship Best Goaltender (1992)
  • World Championship Silver Medal (1993)
  • Elitserien Most Valuable Player – Guldhjälmen (1998)
  • Elitserien SM Silver Medal (1998)

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