Induction Year: 2017
Thomas Gradin, Inducted into the Player Category, Born in Soleftea, Sweden, played 677 NHL games including 8 seasons with the Vancouver Canucks. He scored 20 goals in his rookie season followed by three 30 goal seasons. In 1982, he was one of the Canucks top playoff performers with 19 points in 17 games as the Canucks reached the Stanley Cup Final. Gradin began scouting with the Canucks in 1990-91. He was named Associate Chief Amateur Scout after serving 15 years in a scouting capacity.