Rolf Edberg

Rolf Arne "Råttan (The Rat)" Edberg (born 29 September 1950) is a retired Swedish ice hockey player.

Rolf Edberg
Born (1950-09-29) 29 September 1950 (age 71)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Washington Capitals
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1966–1985
Medal record
Representing  Sweden
Ice hockey
European Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1968 Finland
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1977 Austria
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Soviet Union

After playing in Sweden for many years, Edberg signed as a free agent with the Washington Capitals. After playing three seasons with the Capitals, Edberg returned to Sweden where he played for several more years before retiring.

Edberg should not be confused with his namesake, the well-known Swedish journalist, author, member of parliament and ambassador Rolf Edberg.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1966–67 Hammarby IF SWE II 22 10 6 16
1967–68 Hammarby IF SWE II
1968–69 Hammarby IF SWE 20 7 5 12 4
1969–70 Hammarby IF SWE II
1970–71 AIK SWE 14 9 9 18 10 14 8 4 12 14
1971–72 AIK SWE 14 6 9 15 8 14 3 4 7 14
1972–73 AIK SWE 12 5 2 7 8 13 5 3 8 10
1973–74 AIK SWE 14 8 6 14 4 20 11 10 21 18
1974–75 AIK SWE 30 17 15 32 18
1975–76 AIK SEL 36 14 13 27 31
1976–77 AIK SEL 35 11 14 25 30
1977–78 AIK SEL 23 5 9 14 14 5 2 3 5 4
1978–79 Washington Capitals NHL 76 14 27 41 6
1979–80 Washington Capitals NHL 63 23 23 46 12
1980–81 Washington Capitals NHL 45 8 8 16 6
1981–82 AIK SEL 29 16 11 27 34 7 2 0 2 2
1982–83 AIK SEL 29 9 15 24 6 3 1 1 2 2
1983–84 Hammarby IF SWE II 29 14 18 32 12 12 5 10 15
1984–85 Hammarby IF SEL 20 8 4 12 14
SWE totals 104 52 46 98 52 61 27 21 48 56
SEL totals 172 63 66 129 125 15 5 4 9 8
NHL totals 184 45 58 103 24

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1968 Sweden EJC 5 4 1 5 2
1977 Sweden WC 10 5 3 8 2
1978 Sweden WC 10 8 7 15 4
1979 Sweden WC 6 4 3 7 2
Junior totals 5 4 1 5 2
Senior totals 26 17 13 30 8

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