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Niklas Sundstrom

Niklas Sundstrom  #24

Right Wing
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: June 6, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: NYR / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (8th overall)
EJC-A All-Star Team (1993) WJC-A All-Star Team (1994) WJC-A - Best Forward (1994) Traded to Tampa Bay by NY Rangers with Dan Cloutier and NY Rangers' 1st (Nikita Alexeev) and 3rd (later traded to San Jose later traded to Chicago Chicago selected Igor Radulov) round choices in 2000 Entry Draft for Chicago's 1st round choice (previously acquired, NY Rangers selected Pavel Brendl) in 1999 Entry Draft, June 26, 1999. Traded to San Jose by Tampa Bay with NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Chicago Chicago selected Igor Radulov) in 2000 Entry Draft for Bill Houlder, Andrei Zyuzin, Shawn Burr and Steve Guolla, August 4, 1999. Traded to Montreal by San Jose with San Jose's 3rd round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Paul Baier) in 2004 Entry Draft for Jeff Hackett, January 23, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Milano (Italy), October 1, 2004. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), June 6, 2006.
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares