Mats Johan Sundin is a former professional Swedish ice hockey player who has played most of his career in the National Hockey League, retiring in 2009. Originally placed in the category. 1st place in 1989, Sundin played his first four seasons in the NHL with Quebec Nordiques. He was then transferred to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1994, where he has played most of his career, serving 11 seasons as the captain of the team. At the end of the 2007-08 season, Sundin was the longest-serving non-North American captain in NHL history. Sundin last played for the Vancouver Canucks in the 2008-09 season before announcing his retirement on September 30, 2009. He made the Stanley Cup playoff round in 10 of his 18 seasons.
Hockey Hall of Fame center who became the longest-serving captain born outside of North America, 11 seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs; retired as the Maple Leafs' all-time leader in goals (420) and points (987).
He was selected first overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1989 NHL Draft, becoming the first European-born player in NHL history to be drafted first overall.
He won three World Championship gold medals as part of the Swedish national team and helped lead the team to gold at the 2006 Winter Olympics.
His marriage to Josephine Johansson in 2009 was attended by several of his teammates. He has a daughter named Bonnie.
He and Tommy Salo were teammates on the Swedish Olympic hockey team.
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