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Mattias Norström (born January 2, 1972, in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey defenceman. In the National Hockey League, he played for the New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings and Dallas Stars.

As a youngster, he played for several years in the "talent factory" Huddinge IK although this original club was Mälarhöjden/Bredäng Hockey. In his teens he moved from Huddinge to AIK (Stockholm), where he started playing in the senior team from 1991. He was drafted in the second round, 48th overall, by New York Rangers in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft and began his NHL career 1993.

Norström spent his time in New York split between the New York Rangers and its AHL affiliate Binghamton Rangers. On March 14, 1996, he was traded with Nathan LaFayette, Ian Laperrière, Ray Ferraro and a draft pick to the Los Angeles Kings for Marty McSorley, Jari Kurri and Shane Churla.

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