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Sweden KENNY JÖNSSON  
Last team: Rögle BK - 2009

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BIRTHYEAR 1974-10-06 BIRTHPLACEÄngelholm, SWE
AGE 46 NATION Sweden
POSITION D SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 191 cm / 6'3" WEIGHT 94 kg / 207 lbs
YOUTH TEAM Rögle BK STATUS Retired
NHL DRAFT 1993 round 1 #12 overall by Toronto Maple Leafs
SOCIAL Kenny Jönsson  
HIGHLIGHTS
2-time Olympic Gold Medal 2
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
2-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 2
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2

Jönsson was a defensive with excellent all-around and two-way ability. He was big, yet mobile and a good skater. Had terrific hockey sense and anticipation defensively. Also a great passer and hard shooter, as well as a big leader. In many ways a complete D-man.

Brother: Jörgen Jönsson
Son: Axel Jönsson

Team Staff profile of Kenny Jönsson also available

© Photo: Bildbyrån

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1990-91 Rögle BK J18 J18 Region - - --- | Playoffs - - ---  
  Rögle BK J20 Juniorserien - - --- |            
  Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 2 0 00- |            
 1991-92 Rögle BK Division 1 30 4 111524 |            
  Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 1 2310 |            
  Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 12 1 34- |            
 1992-93 Rögle BK SHL 39 3 101342 |            
  Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 354 2 |            
  Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 15 3 47- |            
  Sweden (all) International 6 0 000 |            
  Sweden B (all) International 4 1 01- |            
 1993-94 Rögle BK SHL 36 4 131740 | Playoffs 3 1 122  
  Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 3 588 9 |            
  Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 9 3 710- |            
  Sweden OG 3 1 010 |            
  Sweden WC 7 0 116 3 |            
  Sweden (all) International 24 1 6712 |            
 1994-95 Rögle BK  SHL 8 3 1420 |            
  Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 39 2 7916 -8 | Playoffs 4 0 000 -2 
  St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 10 2 572 -4 |            
 1995-96 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 50 4 222622 12 |            
  New York Islanders NHL 16 0 4410 -5 |            
  Sweden WC 6 0 118 -1 |            
  Sweden (all) International 6 0 118 -1 |            
 1996-97 New York Islanders NHL 81 3 182124 10 |            
  Sweden WCup 1 0 004 1 |            
  Sweden (all) International 3 0 004 |            
 1997-98 New York Islanders NHL 81 14 264058 -2 |            
 1998-99 New York Islanders  NHL 63 8 182634 -18 |            
 1999-00 New York Islanders  NHL 65 1 242532 -15 |            
 2000-01 New York Islanders  NHL 65 8 212930 -22 |            
 2001-02 New York Islanders  NHL 76 10 223226 15 | Playoffs 5 1 234 -2 
  Sweden OG 3 1 012 1 |            
  Sweden (all) International 3 1 012 1 |            
 2002-03 New York Islanders  NHL 71 8 182624 -8 | Playoffs 5 0 110 -2 
 2003-04 New York Islanders  NHL 79 5 242922 25 | Playoffs 5 0 002 -4 
 2004-05 Rögle BK  HockeyAllsvenskan 11 3 71012 2 | Qualification 2 0 002
  Sweden  WC 6 2 240 3 |            
  Sweden (all) International 10 2 350 3 |            
 2005-06 Rögle BK  HockeyAllsvenskan 29 6 121855 6 | Kvalserien SHL 8 2 3518
  Sweden OG 8 0 444 0 |            
  Sweden  WC 9 3 366 3 |            
  Sweden (all) International 28 3 101310 5 |            
 2006-07 Rögle BK  HockeyAllsvenskan 14 4 172112 8 | Kvalserien SHL 10 1 238 -2 
  Sweden  WC 7 1 014 5 |            
  Sweden (all) International 16 2 4610 2 |            
 2007-08 Rögle BK  HockeyAllsvenskan 34 12 284026 15 | Kvalserien SHL 9 3 9120
  Sweden  WC 5 2 462 3 |            
  Sweden (all) International 16 4 61010 2 |            
 2008-09 Rögle BK  SHL 47 6 243026 3 | Kvalserien SHL 10 1 4514
  Sweden  WC 9 3 472 13 |            
  Sweden (all) International 17 6 5114 16 |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 1989-90 Skåne TV-Pucken - - --- |            
 1993-94 Sweden Deutschland Cup 2 0 002 |            
 2004-05 Sweden EHT 2 0 000 -1 |            
 2005-06 Sweden EHT 9 0 222 2 |            
 2006-07 Sweden EHT 7 1 346 1 |            
 2007-08 Sweden EHT 9 2 136 -2 |            
 2008-09 Sweden EHT 6 1 342 2 |            


TEAM STAFF HISTORY
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE ROLE ON TEAM NOTES
 2010-2011 Rögle BK HockeyAllsvenskanAsst. Coach  
 2011-2012 Rögle BK HockeyAllsvenskanAsst. Coach  
 2012-2013 Rögle BK SHLAsst. Coach  
 2014-2015 Skåne TV-PuckenAsst. Coach  
 2015-2016 Skåne TV-PuckenHead Coach  
 2016-2017 Helsingborgs HC HockeyEttanAsst. Coach Left team january 10  


CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
      Postseason
  AHL: 10 2 5 7 0.70 -4  |    
  Deutschland Cup: 2 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  Division 1: 30 4 11 15 0.50 24  |    
  EHT: 33 4 9 13 0.39 16  |    
  EJC-18: 6 1 2 3 0.50 10  |    
  HockeyAllsvenskan: 88 25 64 89 1.01 105  31  | 29 6 14 20 0.69 28 
  International: 133 20 35 55 0.41 60  28  |    
  International-Jr: 38 7 14 21 0.55 |    
  J18 Region: 0 0 0 0 - |    
  Juniorserien: 0 0 0 0 - |    
  NHL: 686 63 204 267 0.39 298  -16  | 19 1 3 4 0.21 -10 
  OG: 14 2 4 6 0.43 |    
  SHL: 130 16 48 64 0.49 128  | 13 2 5 7 0.54 16 
  TV-Pucken: 0 0 0 0 - |    
  WC: 49 11 15 26 0.53 28  29  |    
  WCup: 1 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  WJC-20: 14 5 8 13 0.93 12  11  |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
1989-1990 TV-Pucken Gold Medal
1991-1992 Division 1 to Elitserien Promotion (Rögle)
  U18 EJC Silver Medal
1992-1993 SHL Rookie of the Year
  U20 WJC All-Star Team
  U20 WJC Silver Medal
1993-1994 Olympic Gold Medal
  Swedish Junior Hockey Player of the Year (Årets Junior)
  U20 WJC All-Star Team
  U20 WJC Best Defenseman
  U20 WJC Most Assists by Defenseman (5)
  U20 WJC Most Points by Defenseman (8)
  U20 WJC Silver Medal
  World Championship Bronze Medal
1994-1995 NHL All-Rookie Team
2005-2006 Olympic Best Defenseman
  Olympic Gold Medal
  SHL Best Player (Guldpucken)
  World Championship Gold Medal
  World Championship Top 3 Player on Team
2007-2008 HockeyAllsvenskan Most Assists by Defenseman
  HockeyAllsvenskan Most Points by Defenseman
  HockeyAllsvenskan to Elitserien Promotion (Rögle)
  Swedish Gentleman of the Year (Rinkens Riddare)
2008-2009 Elitserien All-Star Team
  World Championship All-Star Team
  World Championship Best Plus/Minus (+13)
  World Championship Bronze Medal
  World Championship Top 3 Player on Team
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- Division 1 to Elitserien Promotion 91/92
- Elitserien All-Star Team 08/09
- HockeyAllsvenskan Most Assists by Defenseman 07/08
- HockeyAllsvenskan Most Points by Defenseman 07/08
- HockeyAllsvenskan to Elitserien Promotion 07/08
- NHL All-Rookie Team 94/95
- Olympic Best Defenseman 05/06
- Olympic Gold Medal 93/94, 05/06
- SHL Best Player (Guldpucken) 05/06
- SHL Rookie of the Year 92/93
- Swedish Gentleman of the Year (Rinkens Riddare) 07/08
- Swedish Junior Hockey Player of the Year (Årets Junior) 93/94
- TV-Pucken Gold Medal 89/90
- U18 EJC Silver Medal 91/92
- U20 WJC All-Star Team 92/93, 93/94
- U20 WJC Best Defenseman 93/94
- U20 WJC Most Assists by Defenseman 93/94
- U20 WJC Most Points by Defenseman 93/94
- U20 WJC Silver Medal 92/93, 93/94
- World Championship All-Star Team 08/09
- World Championship Best Plus/Minus 08/09
- World Championship Bronze Medal 93/94, 08/09
- World Championship Gold Medal 05/06
- World Championship Top 3 Player on Team 08/09, 05/06



MEDIA AND ARTICLES
DATE ARTICLE WEBSITE
2016-11-06 Old School Hockey - Kenny Jönsson Hockeysverige.se


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
 
Number 19 retired by Rögle BK
Cult/Star player for Rögle BK
Cult/Star player for New York Islanders
Cult/Star player for Sweden
 
Career transactions
- 2009-06-18 • Announced his retirement
- 2005-04-07 • Signed by Rögle
- 2004-12-20 • Signed to a lockout contract by Rögle
- 1996-03-13 • Traded to the New York Islanders with Sean Haggerty & a 1997 1st round pick (Roberto Luongo) for Wendel Clark, Mathieu Schneider & D.J. Smith
- 1993-06-26 • Drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs