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Team colours Red + White & Black Town Aalborg, DEN Founded 1967

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#31 Thomas Lillie (G) 26 1996 Vojens, DEN 6'0" 183 L 23/24
#39 George Sørensen (G) 27 1995 Herning, DEN 5'9" 185 L 25/26
DEFENSEMEN
#59 Ben Carroll (D) 27 1995 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 6'1" 201 L 22/23
#24 Nikolaj Carstensen (D) 26 1996 Vojens, DEN 6'0" 181 L 24/25
#42 Oskar Drugge (D) 30 1992 Luleå, SWE 5'10" 170 R 22/23
Ian Edmondson (D) 27 1995 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 L 22/23
#12 Mads Frederiksen (D) 19 2003 - - L
#32 Lasse Bo Knudsen (D) 26 1996 5'11" 192 L 23/24
#40 Anders Koch (D) 25 1997 Esbjerg, DEN 6'2" 187 L 22/23
#4 Nikolai Nielsen (D) 21 2001 6'0" 183 L 22/23
FORWARDS
#97 Oliver Anker Christensen (C/RW) 25 1997 Aalborg, DEN 5'9" 172 L 22/23
#26
Patrick Bjorkstrand (RW/C) 30 1992 Herning, DEN 6'0" 192 L 24/25
#5 Magnus Boesen (RW) 19 2003 - - -
#8 Tor Ulrik Bolther Rasmussen (RW) 18 2004 - - L
Trevor Gooch (C/W) 28 1994 Mantua, NJ, USA 6'1" 185 L 22/23
#58 Martin Højbjerg (RW) 29 1993 Frederikshavn, DEN 6'0" 183 R 23/24
#45 Mikkel Højbjerg (LW) 29 1993 Frederikshavn, DEN 6'0" 183 L 23/24
#61 Julian Jakobsen (C) 35 1987 Aalborg, DEN 6'0" 192 L 22/23
#7 Kirill Kabanov (RW/LW) 30 1992 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 203 R 23/24
#21 Jeppe Jul Korsgaard (LW/RW) 25 1997 Aalborg, DEN 5'11" 187 L 24/25
#87 Tobias Ladehoff (RW) 25 1997 Aalborg, DEN 5'10" 163 L 23/24
#48 Emil Marcussen (C/RW) 23 1999 Aalborg, DEN 6'0" 179 L 22/23
#37 Andreas Nielsson (C) 19 2003 Aalborg, DEN 5'11" 154 L
#10 Victor Rollin Carlsson (C) 33 1989 Uppsala, SWE 5'10" 176 L 22/23
#53 Thomas Spelling (LW/RW) 29 1993 Herning, DEN 6'1" 176 R 24/25
Position: G: 2, D: 8, F: 15 | Av Age: 26.04 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 183 lbs | Compare with other teams
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 19 players
2 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Aalborg Pirates: 3 687 GP
WC: 128 GP
OG: 5 GP
SHL: 195 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 873 GP
Liiga: 122 GP
KHL: 185 GP
AHL: 90 GP
DEL: 250 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Aalborg II (Denmark2)
Aalborg U20 (Denmark U20)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Gigantium Isarena Location Aalborg, DEN Capacity 5 000 Construction Year 2007 Secondary Arena Gigantium Hal 2
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/11/2022
11/11/2022 Confirmed Joining Ian Edmondson (D) Joining from Västerviks IK
11/08/2022
11/08/2022 Confirmed Leaving Lukas Buchta (D) Leaving for Unknown
10/10/2022
10/10/2022 Confirmed Leaving Johan Skinnars (F) Leaving for Hannover Indians
09/30/2022
09/30/2022 Confirmed Joining Lukas Buchta (D) Joining from VHK Vsetín
09/02/2022
09/02/2022 Confirmed Leaving Pierre-Olivier Morin (F) Leaving for Amiens
08/16/2022
08/16/2022 Extension Nikolaj Carstensen (D)
08/16/2022 Extension George Sørensen (G)
08/08/2022
08/08/2022 Confirmed Joining Trevor Gooch (F) Joining from Reading Royals
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
AaB
1995-1996 Denmark 36 5 4 27 - - 111 197 11 0.31 10 Did not make playoffs
1996-1997 Denmark 27 10 1 16 - - 82 128 21 0.78 8 Saved in relegation
Aalborg IK Panthers
1997-1998 Denmark 27 1 2 24 - - 36 150 4 0.15 10 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 Denmark 36 8 3 24 0 1 114 191 20 0.56 9 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 Denmark 36 14 2 19 1 0 135 143 32 0.89 7 Quarterfinal loss
2000-2001 Denmark 32 8 2 20 0 2 69 115 20 0.63 8 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 Denmark 36 3 2 30 0 1 91 208 9 0.25 10 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 Denmark 28 8 - 14 5 1 73 96 35 1.25 6 Quarterfinal loss
AaB Ishockey
2003-2004 Denmark 36 15 - 12 6 3 131 107 60 1.67 3 Final loss
2004-2005 Denmark 36 17 - 8 5 6 116 77 67 1.86 2 Final loss
2005-2006 Denmark 36 19 - 7 5 5 127 94 72 2.00 1 Final loss
2006-2007 Denmark 36 21 - 13 1 1 117 90 66 1.83 3 Final loss
2007-2008 Denmark 45 24 - 11 8 2 157 121 90 2.00 3 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 Denmark 36 10 - 17 5 4 109 117 44 1.22 8 -
Denmark 9 4 - 1 0 4 30 22 38 4.22 3 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 Denmark 36 22 - 9 3 2 125 94 74 2.06 2 Final loss
2010-2011 Denmark 39 14 - 19 4 2 112 119 52 1.33 4 Quarterfinal loss
Denmark 4 1 - 3 0 0 9 12 4 1.00 3 -
2011-2012 Denmark 40 17 - 16 3 4 124 114 61 1.53 5 Bronze game loss
Aalborg Pirates
2012-2013 Denmark 40 23 - 10 4 3 133 99 80 2.00 3 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 Denmark 40 23 - 12 2 3 150 109 76 1.90 3 Bronze game loss
2014-2015 Denmark 36 11 - 18 5 2 105 112 45 1.25 8 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 Denmark 45 14 - 24 3 4 129 174 52 1.16 8 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 Denmark 45 27 - 12 4 2 133 94 91 2.02 1 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Denmark 50 28 - 15 4 3 156 111 95 1.90 2 Champion
2018-2019 Denmark 40 17 - 15 5 3 126 108 64 1.60 4 Bronze game loss
2019-2020 Denmark 48 34 - 14 5 7 186 121 104 2.17 1 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 Denmark 48 33 - 15 5 3 171 113 97 2.02 2 Final loss
2021-2022 Denmark 48 25 - 11 6 3 165 104 94 1.96 1 Champion
2022-2023 Denmark 23 12 - 5 3 3 77 49 45 1.96 3 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
AaB
1981-1982 European Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 3 16 - - 18 Eighth Final Loss
AaB Ishockey
2007-2008 Continental Cup 3 3 - 0 0 0 11 4 9 3.00 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 1 - 1 1 0 8 8 5 1.67 2 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 1 - 2 0 0 8 14 3 1.00 4 Final group
Aalborg Pirates
2018-2019 Champions HL 6 0 - 4 1 1 11 27 3 0.50 4 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 Continental Cup 3 2 - 1 0 0 13 7 6 2.00 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 2 0 - 2 0 0 1 8 0 0.00 3 -
2022-2023 Champions HL 6 1 - 4 0 1 10 21 4 0.67 3 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Felix Maegaard Scheel (F) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 25 8 24 32 31
2. Jussi Sipponen (D) 2022-2023 VG-62 II-divisioona 10 8 13 21 8
3. Romans Semjonovs (F) 2022-2023 Dundee Stars EIHL 22 6 15 21 6
4. Martin Lefebvre (D) 2022-2023 Stavanger Oilers Norway 25 6 15 21 6
5. Johannes M. Røgilds (F) 2022-2023 Aalborg U20 Denmark U20 15 8 11 19 39
6. Pierre-Olivier Morin (F) 2022-2023 Amiens Ligue Magnus 23 6 13 19 22
7. Christopher Frederiksen (F) 2022-2023 Frederikshavn White Hawks Denmark 24 5 14 19 4
8. Anders Krogsgaard (D) 2022-2023 HC Innsbruck ICEHL 22 0 19 19 6
9. Olle Liss (F) 2022-2023 Djurgårdens IF HockeyAllsvenskan 23 10 8 18 6
10. Peter Quenneville (F) 2022-2023 Storhamar Norway 22 4 14 18 4
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ronny Larsen (F) 519 257 250 498
2. Per Viggo Jacobsen (F) 299 240 204 444
3. Frits Nielsen (F) 193 211 197 408
4. Peter Rasmussen (F) 277 205 152 357
5. Søren Huus (F) 335 180 170 350
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ronny Larsen (F) 519 257 250 498
2. Per Viggo Jacobsen (F) 299 240 204 444
3. Frits Nielsen (F) 193 211 197 408
4. Peter Rasmussen (F) 277 205 152 357
5. Søren Huus (F) 335 180 170 350
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ronny Larsen (F) 519 257 250 498
2. Per Viggo Jacobsen (F) 299 240 204 444
3. Frits Nielsen (F) 193 211 197 408
4. Bo Nordby Tranholm (F) 442 123 185 308
5. Søren Huus (F) 335 180 170 350
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Jens Carlsen (D) 389 69 206 1023
2. Frederik Åkesson (D) 377 94 249 858
3. Ronny Larsen (F) 519 257 498 696
4. Carsten Rønnest (D) 378 47 104 635
5. Lasse Bo Knudsen (D) 336 13 56 594
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mads Møller (D) 541 32 70 102
2. Ronny Larsen (F) 519 257 250 498
3. Bo Nordby Tranholm (F) 442 123 185 308
4. Bjarke Møller (F) 427 48 108 156
5. Thomas Englund (F) 404 120 108 223
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Robert Aqualine (F) 54 91 117 2.17
2. Frits Nielsen (F) 193 211 408 2.11
3. Dan Gratton (F) 30 28 62 2.07
4. Eduard Zankovets (F) 47 49 91 1.94
5. Alex Leavitt (F) 32 22 61 1.91
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Eduard Zankovets (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 47 49 42 91 1.94 12
2. Andrei Rasolko (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 46 47 38 85 1.85 126
3. Ken Morrison (F) 1991-1992 Denmark 27 39 39 78 2.89 69
4. Frits Nielsen (F) 1975-1976 Denmark 28 50 27 77 2.75 -
5. Frits Nielsen (F) 1976-1977 Denmark 28 38 35 73 2.61 18
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Frits Nielsen (F) 1975-1976 Denmark 28 50 27 77 2.75 -
2. Eduard Zankovets (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 47 49 42 91 1.94 12
3. Andrei Rasolko (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 46 47 38 85 1.85 126
4. Frits Nielsen (F) 1977-1978 Denmark 28 40 27 67 2.39 12
5. Ken Morrison (F) 1991-1992 Denmark 27 39 39 78 2.89 69
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Nicolai Meyer (F) 2015-2016 Denmark 45 30 43 73 1.62 6
2. Eduard Zankovets (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 47 49 42 91 1.94 12
3. Kasper Degn (F) 2013-2014 Denmark 35 13 41 54 1.54 16
4. Ivan Hansen (F) 1993-1994 Denmark 32 26 40 66 2.06 36
5. Mathias Månsson (F) 2012-2013 Denmark 40 8 40 48 1.20 92
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jens Carlsen (D) 1996-1997 Denmark 48 7 4 11 0.23 214
2. Jens Carlsen (D) 1995-1996 Denmark 31 1 4 5 0.16 164
3. Tobias Holm (F) 2006-2007 Denmark 31 15 17 32 1.03 161
4. Frederik Åkesson (D) 1996-1997 Denmark 46 16 36 52 1.13 142
5. Frederik Åkesson (D) 2001-2002 Denmark 33 8 11 19 0.58 137
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 183 lbs 26.04
2021-2022 6'0" 186 lbs 26.18
2020-2021 6'0" 183 lbs 25.24
2019-2020 6'0" 186 lbs 25.48
2018-2019 6'0" 185 lbs 24.20
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
- Originally founded as Aalborg SF
- Renamed to Aalborg Ishockey Club from 1965 to 1967
- Was then called AaB af 1885 from 1967 to 1980
- And Aab Ishockey from 1980 to 1996 when it was merged with IK Aalborg under the name Aalborg IK (AIK)
- Aab Ishockey takes over the elite team for the 03/04 season
- AaB Ishockey takes over the entire icehockey operation including youth teams from 07/08.
- Was taken over and renamed to Aalborg Pirates for the 12/13.