Team Facts

1996-1997 Roster
# N Player A Born Youth Team HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#1 Håkan Algotsson (G) 51 1966 Tyringe SoSS 5'10" 176 L
#15 Mikael Sandberg (G) 49 1969 Hanhals IF 5'10" 170 L
DEFENSEMEN
#18 Stefan Axelsson (D) 53 1965 Mariestads BoIS 5'10" 187 L
#7 Arto Blomsten (D) 53 1965 Nacka HK 6'3" 205 L
#4 Joacim Esbjörs (D) 47 1970 Frölunda HC 6'0" 194 L
#29 Stefan Larsson (D)   “A” 52 1965 Tyringe SoSS 6'0" 194 L
#33 Petteri Nummelin (D) 45 1972 TPS 5'10" 194 L
#3 Mikael Parkell (D) 40 1978 6'3" 227 R
#25 Timmy Pettersson (D) 41 1977 Gislaveds SK 6'2" 194 L
#23 Ronnie Sundin (D) 47 1970 Ludvika HC 6'1" 220 L
#6 Mikael Tjälldén (D) 43 1975 Sollefteå HK 6'2" 194 L
FORWARDS
#12 Henrik Aaby (LW) 42 1975 6'1" 187 L
#24 Henrik Andersson (RW) 41 1977 Växjö Lakers HC 5'11" 183 R
#21 Per-Johan Axelsson (LW) 43 1975 Kungälvs IK 6'1" 187 L
#10 Darren Boyko (C) 54 1964 5'9" 170 L
#27 Pär Edlund (RW) 51 1967 Nynäshamns IF 5'11" 212 R
#19 Lars Edström (LW) 51 1966 Piteå HC 5'11" 198 L
#22 Jonas Esbjörs (LW) 44 1973 Frölunda HC 5'11" 198 L
#9 Linus Fagemo (LW) 41 1977 Trollhättans HC 6'0" 196 L
#10 Marko Jantunen (LW) 47 1971 Kiekkoreipas 5'10" 185 L
#2 Fredrik Last (RW) 40 1977 Munkedals BK 5'10" 172 L
#12 Joni Lius (C) 47 1971 KeuPa HT 5'11" 181 L
#28 Henrik Nilsson (C)   “C” 48 1970 IFK Österåker 5'10" 192 L
#11 Jerry Persson (C) 49 1969 Tyringe SoSS 5'9" 181 L
#14 Michel Picard (LW) 48 1969 5'11" 187 L
#26 Lasse Pirjetä (C) 44 1974 Kärpät 6'3" 227 L
#16 Peter Ström (RW) 43 1975 Halmstad HK 6'0" 198 R
#20 Lars-Göran Wiklander (LW) 48 1970 Väsby IK 5'8" 194 L
#8 Jan Wikström (LW) 42 1976 5'10" 181 L
Position: G:2 D:9 F:15 | Av Age: 24.08 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 196 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Scandinavium
  • Location Göteborg
  • Capacity 12 044
  • Construction Year 1971
  • Secondary Arena Frölundaborg
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/17/2018
05/17/2018 Confirmed Leaving Matt Donovan (D) Leaving for Unknown
05/11/2018
05/11/2018 Confirmed Joining Chay Genoway (D) Joining from Lada Togliatti
04/27/2018
04/27/2018 Confirmed Joining Tim Söderlund (F) Joining from Skellefteå AIK
04/26/2018
04/26/2018 Confirmed Joining Patrik Carlsson (F) Joining from HIFK
04/24/2018
04/24/2018 Confirmed Leaving Victor Olofsson (F) Leaving for Buffalo Sabres
04/20/2018
04/20/2018 Extension Jakob Stenqvist (D)
04/20/2018 Loan Leaving Jakob Stenqvist (D) Leaving for IF Björklöven
04/13/2018
04/13/2018 Extension Joining Jacob Peterson (F) Joining from Frölunda HC J20
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Västra Frölunda HC
1990-1991 SHL 22 3 6 13 - - 59 97 12 12 Saved in relegation
1991-1992 SHL 40 17 11 12 - - 149 139 45 5 Quarterfinal loss
1992-1993 SHL 22 8 2 12 - - 67 74 18 11 Saved in relegation
Allsvenskan 18 14 2 2 - - 91 40 30 1 -
1993-1994 SHL 40 18 8 14 - - 122 117 44 4 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 SHL 22 6 5 11 - - 63 70 17 11 Saved in relegation
Allsvenskan 18 12 2 4 - - 106 50 26 2 -
1995-1996 SHL 40 20 10 10 - - 130 95 50 2 Final loss
1996-1997 SHL 50 17 17 16 - - 134 133 51 7 Quarterfinal loss
1997-1998 SHL 46 17 15 14 - - 136 107 49 4 Semifinal loss
1998-1999 SHL 50 19 3 23 5 0 148 136 70 7 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 SHL 50 25 0 15 4 6 155 131 89 3 Quarterfinal loss
2000-2001 SHL 50 21 0 22 2 5 155 139 72 8 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 SHL 50 23 0 19 4 4 181 150 81 5 Semifinal loss
2002-2003 SHL 50 29 0 11 6 4 162 97 103 1 Champion
2003-2004 SHL 50 24 0 16 7 3 160 116 89 3 Semifinal loss
Frölunda HC
2004-2005 SHL 50 33 3 8 4 2 180 96 112 1 Champion
2005-2006 SHL 50 28 2 14 4 2 169 130 96 2 Final loss
2006-2007 SHL 55 22 6 24 1 2 167 162 76 9 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 SHL 55 23 3 22 3 4 159 157 82 6 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 SHL 55 25 2 20 6 2 144 130 91 3 Semifinal loss
2009-2010 SHL 55 22 9 22 1 1 155 156 78 7 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 SHL 55 19 - 24 5 7 128 158 74 9 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 SHL 55 22 - 17 8 8 140 113 90 5 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 SHL 55 21 - 21 8 5 123 126 84 6 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 SHL 55 29 - 15 4 7 153 123 102 2 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 SHL 55 23 - 15 11 6 145 120 97 2 Semifinal loss
2015-2016 SHL 52 30 - 15 7 0 169 112 104 2 Champion
2016-2017 SHL 52 27 - 15 6 4 142 114 97 3 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 SHL 52 25 - 15 7 5 159 137 94 3 Quarterfinal loss
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Frölunda HC
1965-1966 European Cup 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 - 14 Eight final loss
Västra Frölunda IF
1969-1970 Stjärncupen 5 2 1 2 - - 21 20 5 3 -
1970-1971 Stjärncupen 5 3 1 1 - - 20 17 7 2 -
1971-1972 Stjärncupen 5 4 0 1 - - 22 13 8 -
1972-1973 Stjärncupen 5 2 1 2 - - 20 18 5 3 -
Sir William Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 11 8 2 2 -
1973-1974 Stjärncupen 5 3 0 2 - - 20 16 6 2 -
1974-1975 Stjärncupen 3 0 1 2 - - 13 20 1 4 -
1975-1976 Stjärncupen 3 0 0 3 - - 7 16 0 4 -
Västra Frölunda HC
1996-1997 Euro HL 6 4 1 1 - - 23 10 9 1 Bronze game win
Frölunda HC
2005-2006 ECC 2 0 0 2 - - 2 9 0 3 -
2010-2011 ET 8 3 - 2 2 1 31 31 14 5 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 ET 8 5 - 1 1 1 32 19 18 1 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 ET 8 3 - 3 0 2 18 32 11 5 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 ET 8 5 - 2 0 1 32 17 16 2 Final group
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 5 - 1 0 0 35 13 15 1 Final loss
2015-2016 Champions HL 4 4 - 0 0 0 20 5 12 1 Champion
2016-2017 Champions HL 4 2 - 1 0 1 11 9 7 1 Champion
2017-2018 Champions HL 6 5 - 0 1 0 21 10 17 1 Eight final loss
2018-2019 Champions HL - - - - - - - - - - -

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Jordan Smotherman (F) 2017-2018 Manchester Monarchs ECHL 69 34 38 72 51
2. John Klingberg (D) 2017-2018 Dallas Stars NHL 82 8 59 67 26
3. Luke Moffatt (F) 2017-2018 Manchester Storm EIHL 56 34 32 66 73
4. Erik Karlsson (D) 2017-2018 Ottawa Senators NHL 71 9 53 62 36
5. Evan McGrath (F) 2017-2018 EC Kassel Huskies DEL2 52 20 38 58 36
6. Tomi Kallio (F) 2017-2018 TPS Liiga 58 15 40 55 49
7. Andreas Johnsson (F) 2017-2018 Toronto Marlies AHL 54 26 28 54 53
8. Erik Borg (F) 2017-2018 Halmstad HF Division 1 33 20 33 53 39
9. Fredrik Pettersson (F) 2017-2018 ZSC Lions NLA 46 26 24 50 58
10. Viktor Stålberg (F) 2017-2018 EV Zug NLA 46 22 28 50 18
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Niklas Andersson (F) 610 201 339 540
2. Patrik Carnbäck (F) 472 184 237 421
3. Joel Lundqvist (F) 676 139 233 372
4. Jonas Johnson (F) 512 156 196 352
5. Tomi Kallio (F) 433 168 180 348
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Niklas Andersson (F) 610 201 339 540
2. Patrik Carnbäck (F) 472 184 237 421
3. Jörgen Pettersson (F) 324 172 129 301
4. Magnus Kahnberg (F) 587 169 168 337
5. Tomi Kallio (F) 433 168 180 348
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Niklas Andersson (F) 610 201 339 540
2. Patrik Carnbäck (F) 472 184 237 421
3. Joel Lundqvist (F) 676 139 233 372
4. Jonas Johnson (F) 512 156 196 352
5. Tomi Kallio (F) 433 168 180 348
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Joel Lundqvist (F) 676 139 372 662
2. Anders Broström (D) 235 62 129 640
3. Patrik Carnbäck (F) 472 184 421 608
4. Ronnie Sundin (D) 739 64 216 587
5. Niklas Andersson (F) 610 201 540 571
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ronnie Sundin (D) 739 64 152 216
2. Joel Lundqvist (F) 676 139 233 372
3. Niklas Andersson (F) 610 201 339 540
4. Stefan Larsson (D) 604 118 158 276
5. Magnus Kahnberg (F) 587 169 168 337
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jan Eriksson (F) 61 49 99 1.623
2. John Newberry (F) 67 46 107 1.597
3. Lars-Eric Lundvall (F) 131 151 196 1.496
4. Ulf Sterner (F) 79 69 118 1.494
5. Ronald Pettersson (F) 159 148 220 1.384
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kristian Huselius (F) 2000-2001 SHL 49 32 35 67 1.37 26
2. Thomas Sjögren (F) 1987-1988 Division 1 36 36 27 63 1.75 42
3. John Newberry (F) 1987-1988 Division 1 34 22 39 61 1.79 32
4. Jan Wickberg (F) 1984-1985 Division 1 31 22 33 55 1.77 10
5. Ryan Lasch (F) 2017-2018 SHL 49 15 40 55 1.12 18
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Thomas Sjögren (F) 1987-1988 Division 1 36 36 27 63 1.75 42
2. Magnus Kahnberg (F) 2003-2004 SHL 50 33 16 49 0.98 20
3. Ronald Pettersson (F) 1960-1961 Division 2 14 33 - 33 2.36 -
4. Kristian Huselius (F) 2000-2001 SHL 49 32 35 67 1.37 26
5. Lars-Eric Lundvall (F) 1960-1961 Division 2 14 32 - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ryan Lasch (F) 2017-2018 SHL 49 15 40 55 1.12 18
2. John Newberry (F) 1987-1988 Division 1 34 22 39 61 1.79 32
3. Mathis Olimb (F) 2014-2015 SHL 51 7 39 46 0.90 65
4. Niklas Andersson (F) 2005-2006 SHL 50 13 38 51 1.02 53
5. Niklas Andersson (F) 2007-2008 SHL 48 12 37 49 1.02 50
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Patric Blomdahl (F) 2008-2009 SHL 48 5 2 7 0.15 116
2. Joel Lundqvist (F) 2002-2003 SHL 50 17 20 37 0.74 113
3. Antti-Jussi Niemi (D) 2006-2007 SHL 48 3 11 14 0.29 110
4. Oscar Ackeström (D) 2003-2004 SHL 43 6 11 17 0.40 109
5. Tomi Kallio (F) 2006-2007 SHL 55 18 36 54 0.98 103
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'0" 185 lbs 25.35
2017-2018 6'0" 189 lbs 24.54
2016-2017 6'1" 189 lbs 23.25
2015-2016 6'1" 192 lbs 23.94
2014-2015 6'1" 193 lbs 23.54
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
2016 Championship Line-up
Andreas Johnson - Johan Sundström - Spencer Abbott
Joey Crabb - Joel Lundqvist - Ryan Lasch
Artturi Lehkonen - Patrik Carlsson - Robin Figren
Mats Rosseli Olsen - Nicklas Lasu - Sebastian Stålberg
Anton Axelsson

Henrik Tömmernes - Lukas Bengtsson
Oscar Fantenberg - Oliver Lauridsen
Christoffer Persson - Elias Fälth
Jacob Larsson

2005 Championship Line-up
Niklas Andersson - Jonas Johnson - Tomi Kallio
P.J. Axelsson - Samuel Påhlsson - Daniel Alfredsson
Jonas Esbjörs - Martin Plüss - Peter Högardh
Jari Tolsa - Joel Lundqvist - Magnus Kahnberg

Ronnie Sundin - Tom Koivisto
Christian Bäckman - Sami Salo
Jan-Axel Alavaara - A.J. Niemi
Arto Tukio

2003 Championship Line-up
Niklas Andersson - Jonas Johnson - Tomi Kallio
Patrik Carnbäck - Mikael Andersson - Peter Ström
Jari Tolsa - Joel Lundqvist - Magnus Kahnberg
Jens Karlsson - Alexander Steen - Jonas Esbjörs

Ronnie Sundin - Magnus Johansson
Jan-Axel Alavaara - Erik Kakko
Kimmo Eronen - Oscar Ackeström

Player acquisitions by season
List to be completed.

2012-13
- 2012-12-13 • Signed D Brendan Bell
- 2012-10-11 • Signed F Viktor Stålberg (NHL lockout)
- 2012-10-02 • Signed F Matt Duchene (NHL lockout)
- 2012-07-26 • Signed F Fabian Brunnström
- 2012-07-13 • Signed G Patrick Galbraith
- 2012-06-25 • Signed F Dick Axelsson
- 2012-06-15 • Signed D Oliver Bohm
- 2012-05-18 • Signed F Sebastian Collberg
- 2012-05-11 • Signed G Július Hudáček
- 2012-04-13 • Signed D Doug Lynch

2011-12
- 2012-01-28 • Signed F Mats Rosseli Olsen
- 2011-11-14 • Signed F Fredrik Sjöström
- 2011-05-03 • Signed D Viktor Svedberg
- 2011-04-29 • Signed F Mathis Olimb
- 2011-04-14 • Signed G Frederik Andersen
- 2011-04-12 • Signed D Christoffer Persson
- 2011-04-11 • Signed G Linus Fernström
- 2011-04-07 • Signed D Fredrik Eriksson
- 2011-04-07 • Signed D Pierre Johnsson
- 2011-04-04 • Signed G Magnus Hellberg
- 2011-04-04 • Signed F Magnus Kahnberg
- 2011-03-30 • Signed D Patrick von Gunten
- 2011-03-24 • Signed F Jari Tolsa
- 2011-03-23 • Signed F Anton Axelsson
- 2011-03-21 • Signed F Victor Backman


2010-11
- 2011-01-30 • Signed F Dragan Umičević
- 2010-12-25 • Signed F Jesper Mattsson
- 2010-11-03 • Signed D Pavel Skrbek
- 2010-10-10 • Signed F Robin Lindqvist
- 2010-09-15 • Signed D Christoph Schubert
- 2010-09-20 • Signed F Johan Sundström
- 2010-07-30 • Signed F Mika Pyörälä
- 2010-05-20 • Signed F Toni Koivisto
- 2010-05-20 • Signed D Mikko Mäenpää
- 2010-05-20 • Signed F William Wallén
- 2010-05-07 • Signed G Joakim Lundström

2009-10
- 2009-10-09 • Signed D Christian Bäckman
- 2009-07-27 • Signed F P.J. Axelsson
- 2009-07-24 • Signed F Joel Lundqvist
- 2009-04-27 • Signed F Mathis Olimb
- 2009-04-22 • Signed F Calle Klingberg
- 2009-04-22 • Signed D Henrik Tömmernes
- 2009-04-15 • Signed F Nicklas Lasu
- 2009-04-26 • Signed D Ville Mäntymaa
- 2009-04-01 • Signed D Tobias Viklund

2008-09
- 2009-01-22 • Signed F Johnny Pohl
- 2009-01-19 • Signed F Jonas Johnson
- 2008-07-23 • Signed G Johan Holmqvist
- 2008-07-18 • Signed F Riku Hahl
- 2008-07-15 • Signed D Joe DiPenta
- 2008-03-27 • Signed D Oscar Hedman
- 2008-05-11 • Signed F Andreas Karlsson

2007-08
- 2008-01-31 • Signed D Ossi-Petteri Grönholm
- 2007-08-03 • Signed F Michael Holmqvist
- 2007-07-16 • Signed F Justin Morrison
- 2007-05-23 • Signed F Fredrik Pettersson
- 2007-04-19 • Signed D Andreas Holmqvist
- 2007-04-15 • Signed D Tuukka Mäntylä
- 2007-04-24 • Signed F Mikael Johansson
- 2007-04-15 • Signed D Toni Söderholm

2006-07
- 2006-12-22 • Signed D Ari Vallin
- 2006-12-01 • Signed F Magnus Kahnberg
- 2006-10-31 • Signed F Sean Bergenheim
- 2006-10-09 • Signed F Henrik Malmström
- 2006-08-16 • Signed F Martin Cibák
- 2006-07-03 • Signed F Steve Kariya
- 2006-05-25 • Signed D Johan Fransson
- 2006-05-05 • Signed D Tomi Pettinen
- 2006-05-03 • Signed F Patrik Carlsson
- 2006-04-22 • Signed D Jonas Ahnelöv
- 2006-04-21 • Signed F Fredrik Johansson
- 2006-04-20 • Signed F Johan Ryno
- 2006-04-19 • Signed F Karl Fabricius

2005-06
- 2006-01-31 • Signed F Jason Krog
- 2006-01-26 • Signed D Markus Seikola
- 2005-06-03 • Signed D Richard Demén-Willaume
- 2005-05-04 • Signed F Anton Axelsson

2004-05
- 2005-01-10 • Signed F Daniel Alfredsson (NHL lockout)
- 2004-09-24 • Signed D Sami Salo (NHL lockout)
- 2004-09-15 • Signed F P.J. Axelsson (NHL lockout)
- 2004-09-15 • Signed D Christian Bäckman (NHL lockout)
- 2004-09-15 • Signed F Samuel Påhlsson (NHL lockout)
- 2004-04-15 • Signed D Tom Koivisto
- 2004-04-14 • Signed F Peter Högardh
- 2004-02-23 • Signed F Martin Plüss


2003-04
- 2004-01-30 • Signed G Mikael Sandberg
- 2003-08-29 • Signed G Johan Jönfeldt
- 2003-04-22 • Signed D Antti-Jussi Niemi

2002-03
- 2003-01-23 • Signed F Tomi Kallio
- 2002-07-17 • Signed D Kimmo Eronen
- 2002-07-08 • Signed D Erik Kakko
- 2002-05-01 • Signed D Jonas Leetma
- 2002-05-01 • Signed F Mattias Luukkonen
- 2002-04-17 • Signed F Jonas Esbjörs
- 2002-04-16 • Signed G Fredrik Norrena
- 2002-04-06 • Signed D Tom Koivisto
- 2002-04-04 • Signed F Oscar Ackeström

2001-02
- 2001-07-25 • Signed F Marián Kacíř
- 2001-06-09 • Signed G Petter Rönnqvist
- 2001-06-09 • Signed D Pasi Sormunen
- 2001-05-23 • Signed F Niklas Andersson

2000-01
- 2000-06-01 • Signed F Mikael Andersson