Hakan Wickberg

Hakan Wickberg, a Swedish Olympic hockey player in 1968 and 1972, died on December 9th, 2009. He was 66.

Wickberg was a star player in Sweden from 1960 through 1975, competing in 355 SEL matches, all with Byrnas where his father Thure also starred. He scored in 255 goals and 488 points in that time, and was a part of six league championships. In 1970-71 he won the "Golden Puck" award as best player in the Swedish Elite League.

Wickberg was also a regular on the national team, playing in a total of 158 international games, including at 2 Olympics (1968 and 1972) and 7 world championships. He won 2 silver and 4 bronze medals at the WCs.

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