Brother of Jorgen WJC-A All-Star Team (1993, 1994) Swedish Elite League - Rookie of the Year Award (1993) Best Defenseman at WJC-A (1994) NHL All-Rookie Team (1995) Olympic All-Star Team (2006) Best Defenseman - Olympics (2006)
Traded to NY Islanders by Toronto with Sean Haggerty, Darby Hendrickson and Toronto's 1st round choice (Roberto Luongo) in 1997 Entry Draft for Wendel Clark, Mathieu Schneider and D.J. Smith, March 13, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Rogle (Sweden-2), December 20, 2004. Officially anounced his retirement, June 20, 2009.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings