, (born April 12, 1960 in Falun
) is a former ice hockey
player from Sweden
. He is the current head coach of EfB Ishockey
in the Danish AL-Bank Ligaen
and assistant coach for the Danish national ice hockey team
Jonsson was drafted by the New York Islanders
in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft
in the 2nd round, as the 25th pick overall. Jonsson made his debut for the Islanders in 1981–82 season and he won a Stanley Cup
championship with the team in his first season. The following season the team won the Cup again.
Jonsson played with the Islanders until 1989 when he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers
. But he only played with the Oilers for the rest of that season, 1988–89. After that he moved back to Sweden and played with Leksands IF
until 1998. He was named Swedish Player of the Year in 1994–95.
In 1994 he won an Olympic Gold medal. That made him one of first three members of the Triple Gold Club
, players who have won a Stanley Cup, a World Championship
and an Olympic Gold medal.