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Mats Naslund

Mats Naslund

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: October 31, 1959
BIRTHPLACE: Kiruna, Sweden
DRAFTED: MTL / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 2nd   (37th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 1987-1988
WJC-A All-Star Team (1978) Swedish World All-Star Team (1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983) Swedish Player of the Year (1980) NHL All-Rookie Team (1983) NHL Second All-Star Team (1986) Lady Byng Trophy (1988) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1984, 1986, 1988) Signed as a free agent by Boston, February 21, 1994.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5