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List Rules Vote up the best Swedish hockey players ever in the NHL

This list of Swedish NHL players includes Hall of Fame names (and soon to be HoFers) like Mats Sundin (pitcured), Daniel Alfredsson, Nicklas Lidstrom, Peter Forsberg, and Fredrik Olausson as well as some of the game's biggest NHL stars like Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Zetterberg, Johan Hederberg, Henrik Lundqvist, and Johan Franzen. 

Who are the best Swedish NHL players of all-time? Vote in our list of Swedish NHL players below for the players you think are the best Swedish hockey players to play in the NHL and if you see anyone missing from the list, feel free to add them so that other hockey fans and Ranker maniacs can vote for who you've added!
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160 56
Nicklas Lidström is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Nicklas Lidström Defenseman

2
164 59
Peter Forsberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players

3
129 55
Mats Sundin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Mats Sundin Centerman

4
103 46
Henrik Zetterberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Henrik Zetterberg Left Wing, Centerman

5
125 64
Henrik Lundqvist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Henrik Lundqvist Goaltender

6
115 58
Erik Karlsson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Erik Karlsson Defenseman

7
94 49
Daniel Alfredsson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Daniel Alfredsson Right wing

8
83 43
Henrik Sedin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Henrik Sedin Centerman

9
76 38
Börje Salming is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
David F Rahilly added Börje Salming Defenseman

10
81 42
Nicklas Bäckström is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players

11
78 40
Daniel Sedin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Daniel Sedin Left Wing

12
71 35
Markus Näslund is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players

13
43 33
Mattias Öhlund is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Mattias Öhlund Defenseman

14
37 29
Mats Näslund is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players

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15
35 32
Niklas Kronwall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Niklas Kronwall Defenseman

16
24 24
Mikael Renberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players

17
4 1
Kent Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
EdwardO'Herlihy added Kent Nilsson Centerman

18
23 23
Loui Eriksson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Loui Eriksson Left Wing, Winger

19
35 37
Johan Franzén is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Johan Franzén Right wing

20
20 20
Bob Nystrom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Bob Nystrom Left Wing

21
20 20
Ulf Samuelsson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Ulf Samuelsson Defenseman

The Best Current NHL Players

22
18 18
Calle Johansson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Calle Johansson Defenseman

23
18 18
Ulf Dahlén is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players

24
28 30
Michael Nylander is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Michael Nylander Centerman

25
22 23
Thomas Steen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Thomas Steen Forward

26
21 22
Rickard Rakell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
charlie54 added Rickard Rakell Right wing

27
19 21
Tommy Salo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Tommy Salo Goaltender

28
12 13
Tommy Albelin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Tommy Albelin Defenseman

The Best NHL Arenas

29
17 20
Fredrik Olausson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Fredrik Olausson Defenseman

30
12 14
Niklas Sundström is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players

31
12 14
P. J. Axelsson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players

32
15 18
Patrik Berglund is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Patrik Berglund Centerman

33
15 18
Mikael Samuelsson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Mikael Samuelsson Right wing

34
10 12
Marcus Ragnarsson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Marcus Ragnarsson Defenseman

35
14 17
Fredrik Modin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players

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36
18 22
Johnny Oduya is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Johnny Oduya Defenseman

37
18 22
Jakob Silfverberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
charlie54 added Jakob Silfverberg

38
16 20
Samuel Påhlsson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Samuel Påhlsson Centerman

39
13 18
Jonas Gustavsson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Jonas Gustavsson Goaltender

40
8 13
Johan Hedberg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Johan Hedberg Goaltender

41
9 15
Henrik Tallinder is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Henrik Tallinder Defenseman

42
8 15
Andreas Lilja is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Andreas Lilja Defenseman

43
9 17
Kristian Huselius is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Kristian Huselius Left Wing

44
4 22
Erik Ersberg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Swedish NHL Players
Erik Ersberg Goaltender