Team Facts
  • Plays in Get Ligaen
  • Full name Vålerengens Idrettsforening
  • Team colours Blue + Red + White
  • Town Oslo
  • Founded 1913

2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#70
Steffen Søberg (G) 24 1993 Oslo, NOR 5'11" 176 L 18/19
DEFENSEMEN
Kalle Ekelund (D) 27 1990 Nybro, SWE 6'4" 220 R 19/20
#17 Stefan Espeland (D) 29 1989 Oslo, NOR 6'0" 185 L 20/21
#27 Tallak Lyngset (D) 24 1994 Oslo, NOR 6'2" 194 L 18/19
FORWARDS
#20 Rasmus Ahlholm (RW) 28 1990 6'0" 192 L 19/20
#52 Filip Gunnarsson (C/RW) 27 1991 Karlstad, SWE 5'11" 183 L 18/19
#35 Martin Laumann Ylven (LW/RW) 29 1988 Oslo, NOR 6'2" 225 L 21/22
#46
Tobias Lindström (C/LW) 30 1988 Stockholm, SWE 5'10" 203 R 22/23
#18 Thomas Olsen (RW) 22 1995 Oslo, NOR 6'0" 190 R 18/19
#38 Andreas Stene (C/LW) 27 1991 Oslo, NOR 6'3" 201 L 18/19
Position: G:1 D:3 F:6 | Av Age: 26.7 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 197 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Jordal Amfi
  • Location Oslo
  • Capacity 4 450
  • Construction Year 1952
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/06/2018
05/06/2018 Doubtful Joining Lars Erik Spets (F) Joining from No team
05/06/2018 Doubtful Joining Mats Trygg (D) Joining from Lørenskog
04/09/2018
04/09/2018 Confirmed Joining Kalle Ekelund (D) Joining from Sparta Sarpsborg
03/12/2018
03/12/2018 Confirmed Leaving Andreas Øksnes (D) Leaving for Storhamar
02/24/2018
02/24/2018 Extension Tobias Lindström (F)
02/05/2018
02/05/2018 Confirmed Joining Stefan Espeland (D) Joining from Klagenfurter AC
09/25/2017
09/25/2017 Confirmed Joining Axel Eidstedt (D) Joining from MODO Hockey
09/17/2017
09/17/2017 Loan Joining Fabian Gunnarsson (F) Joining from Mora IK
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1952-1953 Norway 14 1 1 12 - - 27 72 3 8 Relegated
1955-1956 Norway 14 3 2 9 - - 38 62 8 5 Did not make playoffs
1956-1957 Norway 14 7 0 75 - - 54 77 14 4 Did not make playoffs
1957-1958 Norway 14 10 1 3 - - 70 37 21 2 Final loss
1958-1959 Norway 14 8 0 6 - - 50 50 16 3 Did not make playoffs
1959-1960 Norway 7 6 0 1 - - 39 13 12 2 Champion
1960-1961 Norway 14 10 0 4 - - 96 40 20 3 -
1961-1962 Norway 14 12 0 2 - - 78 23 24 1 Champion
1962-1963 Norway 14 11 2 1 - - 77 27 24 1 Champion
1963-1964 Norway 7 6 0 1 - - 36 15 12 1 Final loss
1964-1965 Norway 10 8 1 1 - - 57 19 17 Champion
1965-1966 Norway 15 13 0 2 - - 92 40 26 Champion
1966-1967 Norway 14 14 0 0 - - 96 32 28 Champion
1967-1968 Norway 14 13 1 0 - - 144 33 27 1 -
Norway 6 5 0 1 - - 49 22 10 Champion
1968-1969 Norway 14 13 0 1 - - 104 35 26 Champion
1969-1970 Norway 21 17 1 3 - - 109 52 35 Champion
1970-1971 Norway 21 18 2 1 - - 136 59 38 Champion
1971-1972 Norway 14 10 2 2 - - 78 49 22 2 -
Norway 6 3 2 1 - - 26 25 8 -
1972-1973 Norway 14 11 2 1 - - 93 42 24 -
1973-1974 Norway 18 11 2 5 - - 92 56 24 3 -
Norway 10 5 1 4 - - 45 36 11 No playoffs held
1974-1975 Norway 18 11 2 5 - - 97 64 24 4 -
Norway 10 3 1 6 - - 46 47 7 5 No playoffs held
1975-1976 Norway 18 10 4 4 - - 123 71 24 4 -
Norway 10 6 0 4 - - 55 46 12 No playoffs held
1976-1977 Norway 18 14 1 3 - - 124 64 29 3 Championship Round
1977-1978 Norway 18 11 2 5 - - 125 76 24 4 Championship Round
1978-1979 Norway 18 11 2 5 - - 83 54 24 3 Championship Round
1979-1980 Norway 27 18 3 6 - - 151 98 39 1 Final loss
1980-1981 Norway 36 19 3 14 - - 154 158 41 4 Final loss
1981-1982 Norway 36 29 3 4 - - 266 123 61 1 Champion
1982-1983 Norway 36 22 0 14 - - 201 157 44 3 Bronze game win
1983-1984 Norway 28 17 2 9 - - 146 94 36 2 Final loss
1984-1985 Norway 18 13 1 4 - - 116 58 27 1 Champion
1985-1986 Norway 36 19 6 11 - - 170 135 44 5 Did not make playoffs
1986-1987 Norway 36 23 3 10 - - 228 150 49 2 Champion
1987-1988 Norway 36 30 1 5 - - 223 122 61 1 Champion
1988-1989 Norway 36 18 3 15 - - 164 160 39 5 Did not make playoffs
1989-1990 Norway 36 24 3 9 - - 232 137 51 2 Final loss
1990-1991 Norway 18 15 1 2 - - 117 46 31 1 Champion
1991-1992 Norway 18 15 1 2 - - 101 36 31 1 Champion
1992-1993 Norway 18 14 2 2 - - 100 41 30 1 Champion
1993-1994 Norway 18 10 3 5 - - 76 54 23 3 Semifinal loss
1994-1995 Norway 28 18 4 6 - - 134 91 40 2 Semifinal loss
1995-1996 Norway 28 21 0 7 - - 135 86 42 1 Final loss
1996-1997 Norway 36 27 0 9 - - 215 99 54 2 Final loss
1997-1998 Norway 44 34 2 8 - - 240 94 70 1 Champion
1998-1999 Norway 44 34 7 3 - - 219 93 74 1 Champion
1999-2000 Norway 38 32 1 5 - - 219 75 65 1 Final loss
2000-2001 Norway 42 34 1 7 - - 262 91 69 2 Champion
2001-2002 Norway 42 34 3 5 - - 230 92 71 1 Semifinal loss
2002-2003 Norway 38 33 0 5 - - 224 91 97 1 Champion
2003-2004 Norway 42 31 0 11 - - 183 89 92 2 Final loss
2004-2005 Norway 42 26 0 7 6 3 210 113 93 1 Champion
2005-2006 Norway 42 21 0 13 4 4 152 112 75 3 Champion
2006-2007 Norway 44 32 0 7 3 2 206 97 104 1 Champion
2007-2008 Norway 44 25 0 9 5 3 156 119 90 2 Semifinal loss
2008-2009 Norway 45 28 0 11 2 4 180 95 89 2 Champion
2009-2010 Norway 48 25 0 9 9 5 162 107 98 1 Final loss
2010-2011 Norway 45 25 - 10 5 5 140 94 90 3 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 Norway 44 28 - 13 1 2 208 129 88 2 Semifinal loss
2012-2013 Norway 45 30 - 9 3 3 184 124 99 1 Final loss
2013-2014 Norway 45 32 - 8 2 3 195 95 103 1 Final loss
2014-2015 Norway 45 24 - 15 2 4 182 129 74 6 Semifinal loss
2015-2016 Norway 45 21 - 16 6 2 122 98 77 5 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 Norway 45 20 - 16 4 5 135 111 73 5 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Norway 45 18 - 17 5 5 144 132 69 5 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Norway - - - - - - - - - - -
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1965-1966 European Cup 12 7 2 3 - - 72 35 - Semifinal loss
1966-1967 European Cup 4 1 0 3 - - 23 27 - 13 16th final loss
1967-1968 European Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 32 17 - 8 Eight final loss
1968-1969 European Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 7 24 - 14 16th final loss
1970-1971 European Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 4 12 - 14 16th final loss
1971-1972 European Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 6 14 - 14 16th final loss
1973-1974 European Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 13 16 - 9 Eight final loss
1982-1983 European Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 4 22 - 16 Eight final loss
1987-1988 European Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 15 10 4 2 -
1988-1989 European Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 8 20 0 4 -
1991-1992 European Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 4 11 4 3 -
European Cup 3 3 0 0 - - 20 8 6 1 Promoted
1992-1993 European Cup 3 3 0 0 - - 22 4 6 1 Promoted
European Cup 3 0 1 2 - - 8 16 1 4 -
1993-1994 European Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 25 6 5 1 Promoted
European Cup 3 0 1 2 - - 7 20 1 3 -
1995-1996 Fed-Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 7 7 2 2 Final loss
1996-1997 Euro HL 6 1 0 5 - - 9 25 2 4 Did not make playoffs
1997-1998 Continental Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 17 5 5 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 11 10 2 3 -
1998-1999 Euro HL 6 1 - 3 1 1 22 31 6 4 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 Euro HL 6 2 - 4 0 0 14 23 6 3 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 Continental Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 14 9 5 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 17 9 5 2 -
2001-2002 Continental Cup 3 1 2 0 - - 10 7 4 2 -
2002-2003 Continental Cup 3 0 1 2 - - 5 17 1 3 -
2003-2004 Continental Cup 3 1 1 1 - - 5 8 3 3 -
2010-2011 ET 8 1 - 6 1 0 20 38 5 9 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 0 - 5 0 1 7 17 1 4 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Brendan Brooks (F) 2017-2018 Braehead Clan EIHL 54 32 25 57 58
2. Sondre Olden (F) 2017-2018 Medvescak Zagreb EBEL 53 28 29 57 26
3. Fredrik Csisar (F) 2017-2018 Hasle/Løren Norway2 32 14 25 39 12
4. Shay Stephenson (F) 2017-2018 Outlook Ice Hawks SVHL 17 18 19 37 12
5. Éric Chouinard (F) 2017-2018 Bayreuth Tigers DEL2 27 12 25 37 18
6. Mathis Olimb (F) 2017-2018 Linköping HC SHL 50 12 22 34 32
7. Mathias Trygg (F) 2017-2018 Manglerud Norway 45 8 20 28 14
8. Ken Andre Olimb (F) 2017-2018 Linköping HC SHL 48 8 20 28 8
9. Tom André Jacobsen (F) 2017-2018 Tønsberg Vikings Norway2 28 7 21 28 26
10. Niklas Bröms (F) 2017-2018 Stjernen Hockey Norway 45 11 16 27 34
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lars Erik Lund (D) 501 132 272 404
2. Kenneth Larsen (F) 470 146 228 374
3. Morten Ask (D) 352 106 234 340
4. Vegard Barlie (F) 288 132 170 302
5. Øystein Olsen (F) 354 146 153 299
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Kjell Richard Nygaard (F) 456 153 115 268
2. Kenneth Larsen (F) 470 146 228 374
3. Øystein Olsen (F) 354 146 153 299
4. Espen Knutsen (F) 189 140 124 265
5. Patric Englund (F) 235 134 160 294
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lars Erik Lund (D) 501 132 272 404
2. Morten Ask (D) 352 106 234 340
3. Kenneth Larsen (F) 470 146 228 374
4. Vegard Barlie (F) 288 132 170 302
5. Anders Fredriksen (F) 279 92 165 257
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Øystein Olsen (F) 354 146 299 1111
2. Morten Ask (D) 352 106 340 912
3. Brede Frettem Csiszar (D) 457 41 122 741
4. Kjell Richard Nygaard (F) 456 153 268 561
5. Bård Sørlie (D) 207 27 67 510
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lars Erik Lund (D) 501 132 272 404
2. Kenneth Larsen (F) 470 146 228 374
3. Brede Frettem Csiszar (D) 457 41 81 122
4. Kjell Richard Nygaard (F) 456 153 115 268
5. Atle Olsen (D) 371 83 106 189
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Justin Donati (F) 65 51 120 1.846
2. Brian Ihnacak (F) 44 22 77 1.750
3. Tyler Donati (F) 39 18 60 1.538
4. François Fortier (F) 19 13 29 1.526
5. Tommy Kiviaho (F) 25 20 38 1.520
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Roy Johansen (F) 1987-1988 Norway - 36 45 81 - -
2. Brian Ihnacak (F) 2014-2015 Norway 44 22 55 77 1.75 60
3. Petter Thoresen (F) 1987-1988 Norway - 36 34 70 - -
4. Shay Stephenson (F) 2011-2012 Norway 44 28 42 70 1.59 163
5. Justin Donati (F) 2012-2013 Norway 44 37 32 69 1.57 40
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ilkka Kaarna (F) 1982-1983 Norway - 44 22 66 - -
2. Justin Donati (F) 2012-2013 Norway 44 37 32 69 1.57 40
3. Roy Johansen (F) 1987-1988 Norway - 36 45 81 - -
4. Petter Thoresen (F) 1987-1988 Norway - 36 34 70 - -
5. Espen Knutsen (F) 1993-1994 Norway 38 32 26 59 1.55 20
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brian Ihnacak (F) 2014-2015 Norway 44 22 55 77 1.75 60
2. Morten Ask (D) 2013-2014 Norway 44 15 51 66 1.50 66
3. Roy Johansen (F) 1987-1988 Norway - 36 45 81 - -
4. Sergei Pushkov (F) 1996-1997 Norway 44 21 44 65 1.48 20
5. Mathis Olimb (F) 2006-2007 Norway 40 19 43 62 1.55 59
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Øystein Olsen (F) 1996-1997 Norway 49 29 34 63 1.29 186
2. Shay Stephenson (F) 2011-2012 Norway 44 28 42 70 1.59 163
3. Gavin Morgan (F) 2008-2009 Norway 39 10 24 34 0.87 163
4. Øystein Olsen (F) 1999-2000 Norway 32 17 19 36 1.13 156
5. Jarl Espen Ygranes (D) 2004-2005 Norway 33 7 6 13 0.39 139
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'1" 197 lbs 26.70
2017-2018 6'0" 189 lbs 23.67
2016-2017 6'0" 188 lbs 23.72
2015-2016 6'0" 188 lbs 23.75
2014-2015 6'0" 190 lbs 24.16
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