Retired defenceman who won four Stanley Cups as a member of the New York Islanders during the team's run of dominance in the 80's. He also won a gold medal representing his native Sweden at the 1994 Winter Olympics.He is a member of the so-called "Triple Gold Club," an exclusive club of hockey players who have won a Stanley Cup, an Olympic gold medal and a World Championship.He earned two of his Stanley Cup victories alongside winger Mike Bossy.BEFORE FAME
He was born in Falun, Sweden and was drafted by the Islanders in the second round of the 1982 NHL Entry Draft.PERSONAL LIFE
He married a woman named Christina, with whom he has a daughter named Camilla.FUN FACTS
Hockey player Tomas Jonsson were born on Tuesday, in a leap year, birthstone is Diamond, the seaon was Spring in the Chinese year of Rat, it is 101 days until Tomas Jonsson next birthday.