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Lars Björn

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Height  1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
National team  Sweden
Played for  Djurgardens IF

Shot  Left
Position  Defence
Name  Lars Bjorn
Lars Bjorn
Born  16 December 1931 (age 83) Stockholm, Sweden (1931-12-16)
Weight  103 kg (227 lb; 16 st 3 lb)

Lars Gunnar Raldo "Lasse" Björn (born 16 December 1931 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a retired ice hockey defenceman who played 217 games for the national team Tre Kronor. He won nine Swedish ice hockey championships with Djurgårdens IF between 1950 and 1963, making him the only player ever to have won that many championships. He participated at nine IIHF World Championship tournaments, winning gold in 1953 and 1957 and three bronze medals. He participated in three Winter Olympics, winning one bronze medal in 1952. He was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 1998.

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He is the maternal grandfather of Douglas Murray, a Cornell University alumnus who currently plays defense for the Montreal Canadiens.


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