Ice hockey coach
| June 12, 1966 (age 49)
Huddinge, SWE (1966-06-12) |
134th overall, 1991
Swedish Hockey League, Djurgardens IF Hockey, National League A
Mikael Johansson (ice hockey, born 1966) Wikipedia
Mikael Arne Johansson (born June 12, 1966 in Huddinge, Sweden) is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey player and coach. Johansson started his career at Huddinge IK, but moved to Djurgårdens IF in 1985. Johansson and his team won the Swedish championship in 1989, 1990 and 1991. He was drafted by Quebec Nordiques in the seventh round of the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, 134th overall. Johansson moved to EHC Kloten of the Swiss National League A in 1992 and won four Swiss championships before moving back to Sweden and Djurgården again in 1997. He has since his stay at EHC Kloten been included in the club's Hall of Fame and his number has been retired. Djurgården and Johansson won two more Swedish Championships in 2000 and 2001. He retired from professional hockey in 2005. Johansson's number 25 was retired in Djurgården on February 15, 2007. Johansson is the younger brother of fellow hockey player and head coach Kent Johansson. He was assistant coach for Djurgårdens IF from 2008 to 2012, but he was fired along with head coach Hardy Nilsson in January 2012.