#17 Tomas Sandstrom


Position: Right Wing				   Shoots: Left
Height: 6'2"					   Weight: 207 lbs
Born: September 4, 1964 (Jakobstad, Finland)
Acquired: Traded by Los Angeles with Shawn McEachern to Pittsburgh for Marty
	  McSorley and Jim Paek on February 15,1994



                         Regular Season             Playoffs

Season Club          Lea. GP   G  A  Pts PIM    GP  G  A Pts PIM          


81-82  Fagersta		 SWE   32  28  11   39   74       -  -   -   -   -

82-83  Brynas		 SWE   36  23  14   37   50       -  -   -   -   -

83-84  Brynas 		 SWE   34  19  16   35   81       -  -   -   -   -

84-85  NY Rangers	 NHL   74  29  29   58   51	  3  0   2   2   0

85-86  NY Rangers	 NHL   73  25  29   54  109	 16  4   6  10  20

86-87  NY Rangers	 NHL   64  40  34   74   60	  6  1   2   3  20

87-88  NY Rangers	 NHL   69  28  40   68   95	  -  -   -   -   -

88-89  NY Rangers	 NHL   79  32  56   88  148	  4  3   2   5  12

89-90  NY Rangers	 NHL   48  19  19   38  100	  -  -   -   -   -

       Los Angeles	 NHL   28  13  20   33   28	 10  5   4   9  19

90-91  Los Angeles	 NHL   68  45  44   89  106	 10  4   4   8  14

91-92  Los Angeles	 NHL   49  17  22   39   70       6  0   3   3   8

92-93  Los Angeles	 NHL   39  25  27   52   57	 24  8  17  25  12

93-94  Los Angeles	 NHL   51  17  24   41   59   	  -  -   -   -   -

       Pittsburgh        NHL   27   6  11   17   24       6  0   0   0   4

94-95  Pittsburgh        NHL   47  21  23   44   42      12  3   3   6  16

95-96  Pittsburgh	 NHL   58  35  35   70   69
			       

NHL Totals 774 352 413 765 1018 97 28 43 71 125 Pittsburgh 132 62 69 131 135 18 3 3 6 20

Scouting Report

Tomas's size and exceptional speed make him a dangerous scoring threat each time he steps on the ice

Accomplishments

Named to NHL All-Rookie Team (1985)
Named Rangers MVP (1985)
Named to NHL second All-Star Team (1991)

Miscellaneous

First NHL Game: Oct. 11, 1984 in a 4-4 Rangers tie vs Hartford
First NHL Point: Oct. 11, 1984 a goal in a 4-4 Rangers tie vs Hartford
Firnst NHL Goal: Oct. 11, 1984 in a 4-4 Rangers tie vs Hartford
Most Goals, Game: 4 - Jan. 11, 1987 in an 8-3 Rangers win vs Vancouver
Most Assists, Game: 6 - Oct. 9, 1993 in a 10-3 Los Angeles win vs Detroit
Most Points, Game: 6 - Nov. 8, 1992 in an 11-4 Los Angeles win at San Jose (1g, 5a)
- Oct. 9, 1993 in a 10-3 Los Angeles win vs Detroit (6a)
Milestones: 300th Goal - February 4, 1995 in a Penguins game vs. Tampa Bay
700th Game - March 26, 1995 in a Penguins game vs. Florida
700th Point - October 21, 1995 an assist on a Lemieux goal in a 5-1 Penguin loss at Chicago
400th Assist - January 3, 1995 on a Neil Wilkinson goal in a 4-1 Penguin win vs Ottawa