In recognition of an impressive hockey career and a dedicated player on the Danish national hockey team, Frederik Åkesson was inducted to Danish Hockey’s Hall of Fame on June 9th 2017. The award was provided by the Danish Hockey Union at the Danish Hockey Awards 2017 in Herning Congress Center.
Frederik says, “I’m truly honored of the induction to Danish Hockey’s Hall of Fame. Hockey was a way of life to me. I enjoyed coming to practice and looked forward to every game. The hockey community was also very important to me. I feel very privileged and I’m grateful for everything I have accomplished.”
In the 80s, Frederik started his hockey career in Aalborg Hockey (Denmark). In the end of the 80’s and up through the 90’s, Frederik played in Herning (Denmark), where they won a whole series of gold medals. He also played hockey in Germany and Austria, before ending his active hockey career in his hometown Aalborg in 2006.
Frederik participated in 15 World Championships tournaments and he played 231 games for the Danish national team, which was a Danish record for many years.