|Born||July 8, 1962 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|Played for||Skellefteå AIK |
New York Rangers
|NHL Draft||30th overall, 1981|
New York Rangers
Jan was the thirtieth overall pick in the second round by the New York Rangers in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft.
He began his NHL career with the Rangers in the 1983–84 season and played with them through the 1992–93 season.
During his time with the Rangers, Jan earned the nickname "The Shadow" because of his work as a defensive forward, often called on to neutralize opposing teams' best players.
|1983–84||New York Rangers||NHL||75||5||25||30||16||5||2||0||2||4|
|1984–85||New York Rangers||NHL||66||7||22||29||33||2||0||0||0||2|
|1985–86||New York Rangers||NHL||31||2||17||19||4||12||0||1||1||4|
|1986–87||New York Rangers||NHL||68||8||18||26||24||6||1||0||1||0|
|1987–88||New York Rangers||NHL||70||7||19||26||33||—||—||—||—||—|
|1988–89||New York Rangers||NHL||44||4||11||15||27||4||0||1||1||2|
|1989–90||New York Rangers||NHL||58||4||9||13||8||10||1||0||1||2|
|1990–91||New York Rangers||NHL||53||7||18||25||8||6||1||2||3||0|
|1991–92||New York Rangers||NHL||46||8||9||17||4||13||2||3||5||2|
|1992–93||New York Rangers||NHL||45||5||11||16||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|Competitor for Sweden|
|World Junior Championships|
|Gold||1981 West Germany|
Jan represented Sweden in the 1981 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in West Germany where Sweden won a gold medal.
- Two time winner of the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award for his services "above and beyond the call of duty".
Jan's son, Tim is a professional ice hockey player who was drafted by the Calgary Flames in 2009. He is currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins organization.