Martin Thörnberg

Martin Thörnberg (born August 6, 1983) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey player, formerly with HV71 of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). He is the son of the retired ice hockey player Ove Thörnberg.[1] He also played briefly in the Kontinental Hockey League with Lokomotiv and HC Lev Praha, joining Lokomotiv after Lev Praha announced they would not continue in the KHL due to financial bankruptcy, on July 2, 2014.[2]

Martin Thörnberg
Martin Thornberg 2011-10-27 1.JPG
Born (1983-08-06) August 6, 1983 (age 38)
Jönköping, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Winger
Shot Left
Played for HV71
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
HC Lev Praha
Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
National team  Sweden
Playing career 2003–2022
Medal record
Representing  Sweden
Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Sweden/Finland
Silver medal – second place 2011 Bratislava
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Bern

Thörnberg announced his retirement after the 2021–22 season, ending his career as HV71's third all-time leading scorer.[3] It was later announced that Thörnberg's jersey number 10 would be retired by the franchise on 5 January 2023.[4]

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
SHL
Le Mat trophy (HV71) 2004, 2008, 2010, 2017 [5]
All-Star Team 2011
Gentleman of the Year 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Martin Thörnberg". Elite Prospects. www.eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2008-11-15.
  2. ^ "Thornberg moved to Yaroslavl". Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. 2014-07-02. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  3. ^ "Martin Thornberg calls time on career" (in Swedish). svenskafans.com. April 4, 2022. Retrieved April 4, 2022.
  4. ^ "HV71 retires number 10" (in Swedish). HV71. 2 June 2022. Retrieved 2 June 2022.
  5. ^ "HV71 wins championship" (in Swedish). aftonbladet.se. 2017-04-30. Retrieved 2017-04-30.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Martin Thörnberg at Wikimedia Commons