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Andreas Holmqvist

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Position  Defence
Name  Andreas Holmqvist
Career start  2000
Playing career  2000–2015
Weight  92 kg

National team  Sweden
Height  1.93 m
Shot  Right
Role  Ice hockey player
Current team  Frolunda HC
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Born  July 23, 1981 (age 34) Stockholm, SWE (1981-07-23)
NHL Draft  61st overall, 2001 Tampa Bay Lightning
Played for  Linkopings HC, Hamilton Bulldogs, Springfield Falcons, Frolunda HC, Djurgardens IF Hockey, Kolner Haie

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Per Robert Andreas Holmqvist Pedersen (born July 23, 1981) is a Swedish ice hockey coach and former professional ice hockey defenceman. He won gold at the 2006 World Championships.


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Andreas holmqvist makes funny gesture after taking a penalty

Playing career

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Holmqvist made his debut in men’s ice hockey in Sweden’s second-division with Hammarby IF in 2000-01. He played for Linköpings HC, Frölunda HC and Djurgårdens IF in the Swedish Elitserien, interrupted by stints in the AHL and ECHL: From 2003 to 2005, he played for the Hamilton Bulldogs, Pensacola Ice Pilots and Springfield Falcons. In 2007 and 2010, Holmqvist made it to the SHL finals with Linköping and Djurgårdens IF resepectively.

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He signed with Kölner Haie in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) in 2012. He reached the DEL finals with Köln in 2013 and 2014 and was named 2013 DEL Player of the Year. He announced his retirement towards the end of the 2014–15 season.

International play

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Holmqvist played nine games during the 2006 World Championships en route to winning gold. He also played for Sweden at the 2005-06, 2006–07 and 2007–08 Euro Hockey Tour.

Coaching career

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In September 2015, he was named assistant coach of Djurgårdens IF's women's team.


He is the younger brother of fellow hockey player Michael Holmqvist.


  • Linköpings HC club record for goals in a playoff season, defenceman (4), 2006–07
  • References

    Andreas Holmqvist Wikipedia

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