Team Facts
Plays in Swedish Hockey League Team colours Orange + Blue Town Växjö, SWE Founded 1997

2009-2010 Roster
# N Player A Born Youth Team HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#69 Oscar Alsenfelt (G) 35 1987 IK Pantern 6'1" 187 L
#30 Viktor Fasth (G) 40 1982 Vänersborgs HC 6'0" 181 L
#35 Robin Nilsson (G) 30 1992 Olofströms IK 5'9" 165 L
#35 Martin Spångberg (G) 37 1985 Värnamo GIK 6'0" 181 L
#1 Johan Thalberg (G) 35 1987 Trångsunds IF 6'0" 183 L
#35 Tex Williamsson (G) 31 1991 Alvesta SK 6'5" 209 L
DEFENSEMEN
#11 Jeremias Augustin (D) 37 1985 Växjö Lakers HC 6'0" 198 L
#16 Niclas Burström (D) 31 1991 Jörns IF 5'9" 163 L
#5 Stefan Erkgärds (D) 37 1985 IK Viking 6'1" 192 L
#5 Ludwig Gullberg (D) 31 1991 6'0" 190 L
#29 Marcus Johansson (D) 43 1979 Lenhovda IF 6'0" 198 L
#5 Björn Karlsson (D) 33 1989 Tingsryds AIF 6'2" 196 L
#8 Tom Linder (D) 37 1985 IK Oskarshamn 6'7" 220 R
#44 Josh MacNevin (D) 45 1977 6'2" 201 R
#17 Sebastian Nilsson (D) 31 1991 Kalmar HC 6'1" 194 L
Victor Panelin Borg (D) 32 1990 Rögle BK 6'4" 220 L
#23 Christoffer Persson (D) 37 1985 Härryda HC 6'4" 220 L
#9 Nicklas Rahm (D) 47 1975 HV71 5'11" 201 L
#5 Emil Rantatalo Thomas (D) 34 1988 Kiruna AIF 5'10" 192 L
Fredrik Östmark (D) 31 1991 Älta IF 6'3" 209 L
FORWARDS
#32 Johan Andersson (LW) 38 1984 Mariestads BoIS 6'1" 192 L
#25 Anton Hedman (LW/RW) 36 1986 Tranebergs IF 6'3" 212 L
#91 Gustav Hjalmarsson (RW/LW) 36 1986 Gislaveds SK 6'0" 194 L
#60 Erik Josefsson (C) 35 1987 Gislaveds SK 6'0" 190 L
Jakob Karlsson (C) 33 1989 Vimmerby HC 6'0" 190 L
#33 Christopher Liljewall (C/LW) 32 1989 Rögle BK 6'3" 198 L
#40 Erik Lindhagen (C/D) 35 1987 Linköpings HC 5'10" 172 L
#68 David Lundbohm (RW) 42 1979 6'0" 194 R
#18 Christian Magnusson (LW) 43 1979 Alvesta SK 5'8" 176 L
#10 Sebastian Magnusson (LW) 34 1988 Växjö Lakers HC 6'6" 225 L
#38 Johan Markusson (RW)   “C” 43 1979 Hagaströms SK 5'11" 209 R
#88 Patrik Näslund (LW) 30 1992 Värnamo GIK 6'3" 220 L
#21 Robert Rosén (C) 35 1987 Alvesta SK 5'10" 176 R
#12
Steve Saviano (LW) 41 1981 5'7" 172 L
#81
Peter Tsimikalis (C) 36 1986 6'0" 194 L
#16 Adam Wetterstrand (LW) 31 1991 Gislaveds SK 6'0" 185 L
#22 Daniel Åhsberg (LW/RW) 37 1985 Gislaveds SK 6'0" 187 L
Position: G: 3, D: 8, F: 16 | Av Age: 25.07 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 194 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 33 players
2 players
2 players
Experience Växjö Lakers HC: 5 331 GP
NHL: 63 GP
WC: 36 GP
OG: 3 GP
SHL: 5 200 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 5 622 GP
Liiga: 194 GP
KHL: 213 GP
AHL: 180 GP
DEL: 137 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Växjö Lakers HC J18 (J18 Region)
Växjö Lakers HC J20 (J20 Nationell)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Vida Arena Location Växjö, SWE Capacity 5 750 Construction Year 2011
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-12-03T18:00:00+0100 Växjö Lakers HC Luleå HF - SHL
2022-12-01T19:00:00+0100 Örebro HK Växjö Lakers HC 1 - 5 SHL
2022-11-29T18:00:00+0100 Växjö Lakers HC Skellefteå AIK 1 - 2 (SO) SHL
2022-11-26T18:00:00+0100 Malmö Redhawks Växjö Lakers HC 2 - 5 SHL
2022-11-24T19:00:00+0100 Växjö Lakers HC IK Oskarshamn 3 - 5 SHL
2022-11-19T15:15:00+0100 Växjö Lakers HC Linköping HC 4 - 1 SHL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/02/2022
12/02/2022 Rumour Leaving Glenn Gustafsson (F) Leaving for Örebro HK
09/06/2022
09/06/2022 Confirmed Joining Jayden Halbgewachs (F) Joining from San Jose Barracuda
08/18/2022
08/18/2022 Confirmed Leaving Ben Thomas (D) Leaving for Tappara
08/01/2022
08/01/2022 Confirmed Leaving Andrew Calof (F) Leaving for Amur Khabarovsk
07/27/2022
07/27/2022 Confirmed Joining Dan Sexton (F) Joining from Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
07/26/2022
07/26/2022 Confirmed Leaving Peter Andersson (D) Leaving for Pelicans
07/23/2022
07/23/2022 Confirmed Joining Keegan Lowe (D) Joining from HC Bolzano
07/02/2022
07/02/2022 Confirmed Leaving Emil Forslund (F) Leaving for Östersunds IK
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1997-1998 Division 4 12 8 2 2 - - 65 49 18 1.50 2 -
1998-1999 Division 4 14 13 1 0 - - 99 27 27 1.93 1 Promoted
1999-2000 Division 2 14 10 0 4 - - 58 46 20 1.43 3 -
2000-2001 Division 2 14 13 1 0 - - 161 28 27 1.93 1 Promoted
2001-2002 Division 1 18 14 2 2 - - 104 42 30 1.67 1 Kvalserien AS
2002-2003 Division 1 44 34 7 3 - - 240 94 75 1.70 1 Promoted
2003-2004 Allsvenskan 32 16 0 8 1 7 107 95 57 1.78 7 -
2004-2005 Allsvenskan 30 13 4 9 2 2 81 70 49 1.63 5 -
2005-2006 HockeyAllsvenskan 42 14 6 17 2 3 129 138 55 1.31 10 -
2006-2007 HockeyAllsvenskan 45 21 4 15 1 4 156 119 73 1.62 6 Promotion Play
2007-2008 HockeyAllsvenskan 45 20 5 15 4 1 133 109 74 1.64 6 Promotion Play
2008-2009 HockeyAllsvenskan 45 22 - 15 5 3 155 123 79 1.76 5 Kvalserien SHL
Kvalserien SHL 10 3 - 6 0 1 28 35 10 1.00 5 -
2009-2010 HockeyAllsvenskan 52 29 - 12 4 7 177 140 102 1.96 3 Kvalserien SHL
Kvalserien SHL 10 1 - 7 1 1 29 46 6 0.60 6 -
2010-2011 HockeyAllsvenskan 52 33 - 14 3 2 192 129 107 2.06 Promoted
Kvalserien SHL 10 7 - 0 2 1 36 17 26 2.60 1 Promoted
2011-2012 Elitserien 55 18 - 22 8 7 124 133 77 1.40 9 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 Elitserien 55 14 - 26 7 8 102 130 64 1.16 10 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 SHL 55 23 - 14 7 11 156 130 94 1.71 3 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 SHL 55 24 - 16 9 6 158 120 96 1.75 3 Champion
2015-2016 SHL 52 25 - 19 4 4 147 139 87 1.67 6 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 SHL 52 26 - 12 7 7 165 118 99 1.90 1 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 SHL 52 34 - 10 6 2 169 104 116 2.23 1 Champion
2018-2019 SHL 52 22 - 17 3 10 123 120 82 1.58 7 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 SHL 52 20 - 26 4 2 127 143 70 1.35 10 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 SHL 52 27 - 11 7 7 153 112 102 1.96 1 Champion
2021-2022 SHL 52 22 - 17 6 7 153 144 85 1.63 5 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 SHL 23 12 - 5 2 4 66 49 44 1.91 1 -
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 4 - 2 0 0 19 14 12 2.00 2 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 Champions HL 4 3 - 1 0 0 20 10 9 2.25 1 16th final loss
2016-2017 Champions HL 4 2 - 0 0 2 16 10 8 2.00 1 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 Champions HL 6 4 - 1 1 0 22 16 14 2.33 1 Final loss
2018-2019 Champions HL 6 2 - 3 1 0 21 18 8 1.33 3 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 Champions HL 6 3 - 3 0 1 14 10 10 1.67 2 Eighth Final Loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. David Bernhardt (D) 2022-2023 MoDo Hockey HockeyAllsvenskan 23 9 19 28 10
2. Elias Pettersson (F) 2022-2023 Vancouver Canucks NHL 24 11 16 27 4
3. Dominik Bokk (F) 2022-2023 Löwen Frankfurt DEL 24 11 15 26 8
4. Casey Bailey (F) 2022-2023 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 23 9 15 24 18
5. Austin Ortega (F) 2022-2023 EHC München DEL 26 9 12 21 4
6. Nick Bailen (D) 2022-2023 Kölner Haie DEL 23 7 14 21 8
7. Sam Marklund (F) 2022-2023 Guildford Flames EIHL 19 13 7 20 12
8. Linus Skager (F) 2022-2023 Kalmar HC HockeyEttan 14 6 14 20 4
9. Emil Pettersson (F) 2022-2023 Timrå IK SHL 22 10 9 19 6
10. Alexander Lindqvist Hansen (F) 2022-2023 Herlev Eagles Denmark 18 9 10 19 35
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Robert Rosén (F) 625 183 274 457
2. Christian Jakobsson (F) 238 144 122 266
3. Erik Josefsson (F) 724 91 101 192
4. Johan Andersson (F) 283 74 83 157
5. Joel Persson (D) 225 30 127 157
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Robert Rosén (F) 625 183 274 457
2. Christian Jakobsson (F) 238 144 122 266
3. Erik Josefsson (F) 724 91 101 192
4. Johan Andersson (F) 283 74 83 157
5. Liam Reddox (F) 386 72 78 150
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Robert Rosén (F) 625 183 274 457
2. Joel Persson (D) 225 30 127 157
3. Christian Jakobsson (F) 238 144 122 266
4. Erik Josefsson (F) 724 91 101 192
5. Andreas Custemo (D) 124 22 93 115
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Johan Markusson (F) 364 43 95 508
2. Johan Andersson (F) 283 74 157 306
3. Noah Welch (D) 164 19 73 301
4. Christoffer Persson (D) 227 6 41 298
5. Brendan Shinnimin (F) 142 36 89 260
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Erik Josefsson (F) 724 91 101 192
2. Robert Rosén (F) 625 183 274 457
3. Jeremias Augustin (D) 458 13 26 39
4. Liam Reddox (F) 386 72 78 150
5. Johan Markusson (F) 364 43 52 95
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Elias Pettersson (F) 44 24 56 1.27
2. Kalle Kossila (F) 6 6 7 1.17
3. Christian Jakobsson (F) 238 144 266 1.12
4. Stefan Erkgärds (D) 2 0 2 1.00
5. Bryan Phillips (F) 1 1 1 1.00
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Christian Jakobsson (F) 2000-2001 Division 2 34 53 30 83 2.44 -
2. Markus Andersson (F) 2000-2001 Division 2 - 24 35 59 - -
3. Robert Rosén (F) 2009-2010 HockeyAllsvenskan 52 27 30 57 1.10 8
4. Josh Soares (F) 2010-2011 HockeyAllsvenskan 52 24 33 57 1.10 54
5. Elias Pettersson (F) 2017-2018 SHL 44 24 32 56 1.27 14
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Christian Jakobsson (F) 2000-2001 Division 2 34 53 30 83 2.44 -
2. Fredrik Persson (F) 2000-2001 Division 2 - 30 18 48 - -
3. Arto Miettinen (F) 2002-2003 Division 1 - 30 13 43 - -
4. Robert Rosén (F) 2009-2010 HockeyAllsvenskan 52 27 30 57 1.10 8
5. Peter Andersson (F) 2001-2002 Division 1 - 27 7 34 - -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Andreas Custemo (D) 2002-2003 Division 1 - 6 38 44 - -
2. Markus Andersson (F) 2000-2001 Division 2 - 24 35 59 - -
3. Josh Soares (F) 2010-2011 HockeyAllsvenskan 52 24 33 57 1.10 54
4. Morgan Grans (F) 2002-2003 Division 1 - 16 33 49 - -
5. Elias Pettersson (F) 2017-2018 SHL 44 24 32 56 1.27 14
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jani Honkanen (D) 2005-2006 HockeyAllsvenskan 40 3 3 6 0.15 220
2. Josh MacNevin (D) 2009-2010 HockeyAllsvenskan 48 14 32 46 0.96 139
3. Anton Hedman (F) 2009-2010 HockeyAllsvenskan 51 9 14 23 0.45 117
4. Per Helmersson (D) 2008-2009 HockeyAllsvenskan 44 3 11 14 0.32 108
5. Henrik Blomqvist (D) 2003-2004 Allsvenskan 41 5 6 11 0.27 105
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 188 lbs 27.32
2021-2022 6'0" 190 lbs 26.94
2020-2021 6'1" 194 lbs 27.83
2019-2020 6'1" 194 lbs 27.93
2018-2019 6'0" 188 lbs 26.38
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
First player to score goal for team in Elitserien: Liam Reddox (Sept. 15, 2011 at Luleå)

First player to score goal for team in Allsvenskan: Jarno Pikkarainen (Sept. 17, 2003 vs Mörrum)