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Tomas Jonsson

Tomas Jonsson

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: April 12, 1960
BIRTHPLACE: Falun, Sweden
DRAFTED: NYI / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 2nd   (25th overall)
Swedish World All-Star Team (1979, 1980, 1990, 1995) WJC-A All-Star Team (1980) Swedish Player of the Year (1995) Traded to Edmonton by NY Islanders for future considerations, February 15, 1989.
Quote of the Day

He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury