Team Facts

1968-1969 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Arne Christiansen (G) - - - - -
John K. Nielsen (G) 84 1934 - - L
DEFENSEMEN
Lars Dagø (D) 71 1947 - - L
Bjarne Frederiksen (D) 68 1950 - - L
Uffe Koch (D) 74 1944 - - L
Kurt Lauritsen (D) 70 1948 - - L
Erik Sørensen (D) 68 1950 - - -
FORWARDS
Keld Bjerrum (F) 76 1942 - - L
Jens Burmeister (F) 78 1940 - - L
Hardy Kikkenborg (F) 69 1949 - - L
Jørgen Kynde (F) 69 1949 - - R
Jens Christian Lauritsen (F) 79 1939 - - L
John 'Conelly' Nielsen (F) 74 1944 - - L
Niels Schack (D/F) 74 1944 - - L
Finn Thimsen (RW) 68 1949 - - L
Position: G:1 D:4 F:8 | Av Age: 23.38 years | Av Ht: - | Av Wt - | Compare with other teams
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Granly Hockey Arena
  • Location Esbjerg
  • Capacity 4 200
  • Construction Year 1976
  • Secondary Arena Esbjerg Skøjtehal
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/16/2018
06/16/2018 Confirmed Joining Eetu-Ville Arkiomaa (F) Joining from EHC Lustenau
06/14/2018
06/14/2018 Extension Felix Maegaard Scheel (F)
06/08/2018
06/08/2018 Extension Anders Krogsgaard (D)
06/03/2018
06/03/2018 Extension Christian Wejse (F)
06/01/2018
06/01/2018 Extension Niklas Andersen (F)
06/01/2018 Confirmed Leaving Henrik Mærsk (F) Leaving for Vännäs HC
05/24/2018
05/24/2018 Confirmed Joining Victor Björkung (D) Joining from Hvidovre Fighters
05/22/2018
05/22/2018 Confirmed Joining Marc Hagel (F) Joining from Lørenskog
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Esbjerg
1990-1991 Denmark 28 11 8 9 - - 159 135 30 5 Did not make playoffs
1991-1992 Denmark 28 17 1 10 - - 157 118 35 3 Final loss
1992-1993 Denmark 18 14 1 3 - - 131 65 29 2 Champion
1993-1994 Denmark 18 14 3 1 - - 123 61 31 1 Final loss
1994-1995 Denmark 36 26 4 6 - - 218 109 42 2 Final loss
1995-1996 Denmark 36 26 5 5 - - 207 103 44 1 Champion
1996-1997 Denmark 27 17 1 9 - - 134 103 35 2 Final loss
1997-1998 Denmark 27 11 6 10 - - 109 97 28 5 Bronze game loss
1998-1999 Denmark 36 20 4 9 0 3 179 115 47 4 Bronze game win
1999-2000 Denmark 36 24 2 8 0 2 184 105 52 2 Bronze game win
2000-2001 Denmark 32 21 1 7 1 2 131 74 47 2 Bronze game win
2001-2002 Denmark 36 12 2 18 1 3 111 137 31 9 Did not make playoffs
Esbjerg Pirates
2002-2003 Denmark 28 11 - 12 2 3 83 89 40 4 Bronze game loss
Esbjerg Oilers
2003-2004 Denmark 36 20 - 10 5 1 147 107 71 2 Champion
2004-2005 Denmark 36 10 - 19 5 2 98 141 42 9 Did not make playoffs
EfB Ishockey
2005-2006 Denmark 36 9 - 19 5 3 94 118 40 8 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 Denmark 36 12 - 14 4 6 103 114 50 6 Bronze game loss
2007-2008 Denmark 45 14 - 22 3 6 139 158 54 9 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 Denmark 36 13 - 18 2 3 111 141 46 7 -
Denmark 9 4 - 3 2 0 24 20 39 1 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 Denmark 36 12 - 11 4 9 89 82 53 4 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 Denmark 39 10 - 23 3 3 96 141 39 7 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 Denmark 40 12 - 22 3 3 108 140 45 8 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 Denmark 40 14 - 17 5 4 112 123 56 6 Quarterfinal loss
Esbjerg Energy
2013-2014 Denmark 40 17 - 18 1 4 122 131 57 5 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 Denmark 36 15 - 13 6 2 146 125 59 5 Final loss
2015-2016 Denmark 45 22 - 14 7 2 148 104 82 3 Champion
2016-2017 Denmark 45 18 - 12 6 9 140 106 75 4 Champion
2017-2018 Denmark 50 23 - 16 6 5 151 130 86 4 Bronze game loss
2018-2019 Denmark - - - - - - - - - - -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Esbjerg
1969-1970 European Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 3 15 - 15 16th final loss
1988-1989 European Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 6 33 0 4 -
1993-1994 European Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 29 15 4 2 Promoted
European Cup 3 0 1 2 - - 8 20 1 3 -
1997-1998 Continental Cup 3 0 1 2 - - 11 14 1 4 -
1998-1999 Continental Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 20 10 2 3 -
Esbjerg Oilers
2004-2005 Continental Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 7 7 2 3 -
Esbjerg Energy
2016-2017 Champions HL 4 0 - 2 1 1 10 22 3 3 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 Champions HL 6 0 - 6 0 0 7 31 0 4 Did not make playoffs
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. Jordan Knackstedt (F) 2017-2018 Eispiraten Crimmitschau DEL2 51 22 46 68 122
3. Andrew Clark (F) 2017-2018 HC Innsbruck EBEL 54 24 35 59 33
4. Matthew Pistilli (F) 2017-2018 Löwen Frankfurt DEL2 48 21 36 57 32
5. Mark Derlago (F) 2017-2018 Nottingham Panthers EIHL 54 18 33 51 36
6. Frederik Bjerrum (F) 2017-2018 Herlev Eagles Denmark 47 16 32 48 91
7. Alex Nikiforuk (F) 2017-2018 Epinal France 44 12 33 45 40
8. Kirill Starkov (F) 2017-2018 HC Martigny SwissDiv2 19 13 31 44 14
9. Kodie Curran (D) 2017-2018 Storhamar Norway 38 12 32 44 65
10. Søren Nielsen (F) 2017-2018 Odense Bulldogs Denmark 47 18 22 40 36
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Oleg Starkov (F) 315 248 272 520
2. Thomas Bjerrum (F) 529 242 221 441
3. Keld Bjerrum (F) 228 247 143 353
4. Thomas Kjøgx (F) 434 191 146 307
5. Andreas Andreasen (D) 639 58 239 297
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Oleg Starkov (F) 315 248 272 520
2. Keld Bjerrum (F) 228 247 143 353
3. Thomas Bjerrum (F) 529 242 221 441
4. Thomas Kjøgx (F) 434 191 146 307
5. Niels Schack (F) 225 183 78 237
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Oleg Starkov (F) 315 248 272 520
2. Andreas Andreasen (D) 639 58 239 297
3. Thomas Bjerrum (F) 529 242 221 441
4. Anatoli Chistyakov (F) 144 137 148 285
5. Søren Jensen (D) 627 81 147 228
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Kristoffer Frederiksen (D) 457 32 120 753
2. Søren Jensen (D) 627 81 228 702
3. Andreas Andreasen (D) 639 58 297 480
4. Niels Schack (F) 225 183 237 458
5. Anatoli Chistyakov (F) 144 137 285 455
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Andreas Andreasen (D) 639 58 239 297
2. Søren Jensen (D) 627 81 147 228
3. Thomas Bjerrum (F) 529 242 221 441
4. Sune Hjulmand (F) 474 57 89 146
5. Kristoffer Frederiksen (D) 457 32 88 120
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Andrew Clark (F) 36 25 75 2.083
2. Søren Lauritsen (F) 17 20 35 2.059
3. Anatoli Chistyakov (F) 144 137 285 1.979
4. Jari Hirsimäki (F) 53 43 102 1.925
5. Alexei Salomatin (F) 42 32 79 1.881
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jari Hirsimäki (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 53 43 59 102 1.92 32
2. Jukka Vilander (F) 1995-1996 Denmark 44 46 43 89 2.02 4
3. Oleg Starkov (F) 1992-1993 Denmark 33 41 48 89 2.70 58
4. Anatoli Chistyakov (F) 1994-1995 Denmark 42 45 42 87 2.07 126
5. Jukka Vilander (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 50 36 49 85 1.70 22
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jukka Vilander (F) 1995-1996 Denmark 44 46 43 89 2.02 4
2. Anatoli Chistyakov (F) 1994-1995 Denmark 42 45 42 87 2.07 126
3. Jari Hirsimäki (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 53 43 59 102 1.92 32
4. Oleg Starkov (F) 1995-1996 Denmark 43 42 37 79 1.84 14
5. Oleg Starkov (F) 1992-1993 Denmark 33 41 48 89 2.70 58
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jari Hirsimäki (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 53 43 59 102 1.92 32
2. Kari Kanervo (F) 1995-1996 Denmark 39 26 56 82 2.10 94
3. Kari Kanervo (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 50 24 54 78 1.56 70
4. Andrew Clark (F) 2014-2015 Denmark 36 25 50 75 2.08 54
5. Jukka Vilander (F) 1996-1997 Denmark 50 36 49 85 1.70 22
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Egener (D) 2011-2012 Denmark 33 1 9 10 0.30 235
2. Mike Dalhuisen (D) 2015-2016 Denmark 45 9 11 20 0.44 150
3. Scott Matzka (F) 2008-2009 Denmark 44 23 43 66 1.50 141
4. Leos Pipa (F) 2002-2003 Denmark 33 19 13 32 0.97 138
5. Rasmus Christensen (D) 2014-2015 Denmark 36 1 5 6 0.17 137
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'0" 186 lbs 23.00
2017-2018 6'0" 184 lbs 23.08
2016-2017 6'1" 184 lbs 22.08
2015-2016 6'0" 189 lbs 22.70
2014-2015 6'0" 181 lbs 22.15
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
- Established 1964 to replace Esbjerg Skøjte Klub from the 1940s.
- Part of Esbjerg forende Boldklubber since 06/07 named EfB Ishockey.
- Was from the 13/14 season no longer a part of Esbjerg forenede Boldklubber. A new team was formed and joined the league as Esbjerg Energy.