Ohlund's history with the Swedish national team spans 16 years. He first played for Team Sweden in 1994 at the World Junior Championships and is competing in his fourth Olympic competition.
A gold medalist at the 2006 Olympics, he has eight international medals: three gold medals -- 2006 Olympics, 1998 World Championship, 1994 European Junior Championship; three silver medals -- 1997 World Championship, 1994 and 1996 World Junior Championships; and two bronze medals -- 2001 World Championship and 1995 World Junior Championship.
At the 2006 Olympics, he had two assists in six games, but was forced out of the tournament after fracturing his ribs during a game against Switzerland. He was unable to play in the final against Finland.
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench