Charles Berglund in September 2010
18 January 1965|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)|
He played 12 seasons for Djurgårdens IF of the Elitserien and won five Swedish Championships with Djurgården in 1989, 1990, 1991, 2000 and 2001. He also received silver in 1992 and 1998. The last seasons of his career he was the team captain. He is highly appreciated and loved by the supporters of Djurgården (i.e. Järnkaminerna) for being so devoted to the club and its supporters.
Berglund has been coaching Djurgårdens IF, Timrå IK and Modo Hockey of the Elitserien. He coached Djurgården for two seasons before leaving the team in 2007 to coach Timrå. He coached Timrå for three seasons before leaving the team in 2010 to coach Modo. Berglund was forced to leave Modo in 2011 after only one season, mainly because the team finished 12th in Elitserien and therefore had to play in the 2011 Kvalserien to remain in Elitserien.
On 12 May 2011, Berglund said in an interview that he would take a one-year break from coaching, after declining an offer from IF Sundsvall Hockey. On 6 August 2011, Berglund signed with the sports channel Viasat Hockey as a color commentator for HockeyAllsvenskan and Kvalserien. Berglund cancelled his contract with Viasat on 6 March 2012, as Djurgården were forced to play in the 2012 Kvalserien. As a result, Djurgården called Berglund up as the team's new head coach to help save them in the highest division. Although the team was relegated to HockeyAllsvenskan, the plan was for Berglund to remain as head coach for the team throughout the 2013–14 season, and also to work as General Manager for Djurgården. However, after weak results Berglund stepped down as head coach in November 2012, remaining as General Manager for two more years until August 2014.
- Olympic gold 1994
- WC gold 1991
- WC silver 1993, 1995
- WC bronze 1994
- Swedish Champion in 1989, 1990, 1991, 2000, 2001
- Canada Cup, 3rd 1991
- Europateamcup gold 1991, 1992
- Swiss gold 1996
Regular season and playoffsEdit
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