Roger Hansson

Kent Roger Hansson ( born July 13, 1967 in Helsingborg ) is a retired Swedish professional ice hockey player and current coach and - functionary, the 1984-2003 Malmo IF in the Swedish Elitserien, Rögle BK HockeyAllsvenskan and the Kassel Huskies in the Deutsche Hockey League played. With the Swedish national team, he won at the 1994 Winter Olympics gold medal.


Hansson played in his youth successfully Hockey at Rögle BK, so took him before the start of the 1987/88 season the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League contract, which had selected him in the NHL Entry Draft in 1987 in the eleventh round at 213th position. However, the striker completed a single NHL game for the Canucks.

Born in Sweden, stormed from 1991 to 1996 almost 200 games for Malmo IF in the Elitserien - the highest Swedish hockey league - and convinced there in five years, with over 100 points scorer. He also won the Swedish national team at the 1994 Winter Olympics ice hockey gold medal.

After he moved to season 1996 /97 to Kassel Huskies in the German Hockey League, he became the northern Hesse still in the same season winning the German runner. Although the subsequent years in Germany were less successful, but he and his team managed under then coach Hans Zach in 2000 and 2001 the entry into the play-off semi-finals.

After five years in Kassel game and over 230 DEL games with over 120 points scorer, he returned to Sweden, where he finished his career with Rögle BK and there was the managing director of the association. His team from Ängelholm achieved in the year 2008 the rise in the Elitserien. In this position he held until 2010, before Hansson was two seasons as an assistant coach at Rögle BK afterwards.

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