Mats Sundin

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Birthday
13, 1971
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden

About

Hockey Hall of Fame center who became the longest-serving captain born outside of North America, 11 seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs; retired as the Maple Leafs' all-time leader in goals (420) and points (987).

Before Fame

He was selected first overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1989 NHL Draft, becoming the first European-born player in NHL history to be drafted first overall.

Trivia

He won three World Championship gold medals as part of the Swedish national team and helped lead the team to gold at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Family Life

His marriage to Josephine Johansson in 2009 was attended by several of his teammates. He has a daughter named Bonnie.

Associated With

He and Tommy Salo were teammates on the Swedish Olympic hockey team.