Anders Hedberg - Born February 25, 1951 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden is a Swedish retired ice Hockey right winger, scout, general manager and executive.
Årets Junior i svensk ishockey / Swedish Junior Hockey Player of the Year 1968-69 and 1969-70 with Modo AIK.
IIHF European Junior Championships Bronze Medal Winner 1968 and 1970.
Named 1970 IIHF European Junior Championships Best Forward.
Ice Hockey World Championships Silver Medal Winner 1970, 1973.
Ice Hockey World Championships Bronze Medal Winner 1972, 1974.
Hedberg played 4 seasons in Winnipeg, scoring 53 goals (100 points) in his first season, and 50 Goals (100 points), 70 goals (131 points), 63 goals (122 points) playing with Bobby Hull and Ulf Nilsson. They were known as the "Hot Line"
Lou Kaplan Trophy Winner 1975 as World Hockey Association / WHA Rookie of the Year with Winnipeg Jets.
- Avco World Trophy / Avco Cup Champion 1976 and 1978 with Winnipeg Jets.
Hedberg signed with the New York Rangers for the 1978-79 season, making his NHL debut on October 12, 1978 vs Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden in a 3-3 tie.
Hedberg scored his 1st NHL goal vs Doug Favell of the Colorado Rockies on October 15, 1978 at 19:47 of the 3rd period in a 4-1 Rangers win at Madison Square Garden.
Bill Masterton Trophy Winner 1985 with New York Rangers.
Hedberg recorded 408 goals (855 points) in North American Hockey over 751 games
Anders Hedberg is a Honoured Member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame, inducted in 1992
Anders Hedberg was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 1997.
Anders Hedberg is a inaugural member of the World Hockey Association Hall of Fame.
Anders Hedberg was elected to the Swedish Hockey Hall of Fame in 2012