A Little about Kim
Kim Martín Hasson caught her first puck at the age of 9 in Hammarbys boys team. Already at the age of 14 she made her playing debut with the Swedish national team and short after that she won her first Olympic medal, when Sweden won the bronze at the 2002 Olympics, in Salt Lake CIty.
During her teenage years she played with the womens team in AIK, and played boys and junior hockey with Hammarby, except the last year when she played with Malmös boys, under 20 team. 2004 she won her first Swedish Championship, after winning against Limhamn Limeburners HC.
Kim’s biggest success on the international stage came at the 2006 Olympics in Turino when she won the silver medal and she was named as the best goalie. She has also won 2 bronze at Worlds. 2007-08 she moved over seas to play college hockey with University of Minnesota Duluth. She was there for 4 years and graduated with a business, marketing degree. She was nominated for top 3 patty kamier Award (“female Hobey Baker Award”).
After her studies she moved to Russia to play for Tornado. She only stayed there for a season, but she brought another gold home. After playing abroad for a couple of years she decided to move home to Sweden and play for Linköping. The summer of 2013 she tore her achilles, but she recovered and was able to play the Olympics in Sochi, and also won the Swedish Championship for the second year in a row with Linköping.
Kim won 2 straight Championships with Linköping and in the second one she won the most valuable player. The season of 2015/2016 Kim has chosen to take a break from hockey and will this year be the general manager for the womens team in Linköping.
Kim is also a certified goalie coach.
Hammarby IF (1995-2004), AIK (1998-2005), Malmo Redhawks (2006-2007), the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs (USA) (2007-2011), Tornado (Russia) (2011-2012), Linkoping HC (2012-2015) QUALIFICATIONS OS-silver (2006), OS-bronze (2002), WC-bronze (2005, 2007), Swedish Championship gold (2004, 2014), Rewarded for the best goalie at the 2006 olympics and got a spot in the Allstar team. European Championship gold 2005 and 2006 with AIK, European gold with Tornado 2012. NCAA champion 08/09 and got rewarded for the most outstanding player. Russian champion 2011/2012. Eurosport award 2002 and 2006. Hockey girl of the year, 2004. Best goalie in Riksserien 2014. Broke a record with most Olympics as a goalie, 4, 2014.