Former left wing who played in the NHL for the New York Rangers from 1983 to 1993. He was known as "The Shadow" for his defensive skills and ability to shut down the opposition.
He played hockey for Sweden's junior national team.
He was a two-time winner of the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award, an award named after an NYPD detective shot on duty that is meant to commemorate someone who goes "above and beyond the call of duty."
His son Tim also became an NHL player.
The year after he retired, Mark Messier led the Rangers to their first Stanley Cup championship in 54 years.