Jan Sandström (ice hockey)

Jan Allan Sandström (born January 24, 1978) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey player[1][2] who last played with the Luleå HF team in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), where he has played since 2001. He was born in Luleå, but grew up in Piteå.[3]

Jan Sandström
Born (1978-01-24) January 24, 1978 (age 41)
Luleå, SWE
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for AIK
Luleå HF
NHL Draft 173rd overall, 1999
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Playing career 1997–2018

Sandström is known for preferring the Wrist shot technique when shooting the puck. This has earned him the nicknames Janne Wristhot and Janne the Wrister.

During the 2016–17 SHL season, Sandström surpassed David Petrasek as the player with the most career Swedish Hockey League (formerly Elitserien) games played.


  1. ^ Luleå-legendaren i tårar : "Det är över nu" | Aftonbladet https://www.aftonbladet.se/sportbladet/hockey/a/zLQqlw/lulea-legendaren-i-tarar--det-ar-over-nu
  2. ^ http://www.hockeysverige.se/2018/03/17/video-har-tackar-luleafansen-av-jan-allan-sandstrom-efter-karriarens-sista-match/
  3. ^ "Extension with Sandstrom" (in Swedish). Lulea HF. May 30, 2016. Retrieved May 30, 2016.

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