Today, June 24, in the 82nd year of life died a famous Swedish ice hockey player Nils Nilsson, Expressen reports.
The article forward is called the «icon of the Tre kronor».
Nils Nilsson, nicknamed «Double Nisse» — the world champion in 1957 and 1962, two-time silver and bronze medalist of the world Championships.
He is the silver medalist of the Olympic games in Innsbruck (1964).
The striker played for clubs «Moscow», «geta» and «Djurgarden».
Nils Nilsson — the winner of the «Golden hockey stick» in 1966. In 2002 he was inducted into the international hall of fame of hockey.