Team Facts

2013-2014 Roster
# N Player A Born Youth Team HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#54 Andreas Andersson (G) 40 1979 Falu IF 6'1" 192 L
#31 Christian Engstrand (G) 31 1988 Linköpings HC 6'0" 201 L
#1 Marcus Högberg (G) 24 1994 Örebro IS 6'5" 209 L
#1 Oliver Källbom (G) 24 1995 Mjölby HC 6'1" 172 L
#1 Daniel Sperrle (G) 37 1982 AIK 5'9" 170 L
#35 Iiro Tarkki (G) 34 1985 Lukko 6'2" 183 L
DEFENSEMEN
#5 Mattias Bäckman (D) 27 1992 Linköpings HC 6'2" 183 L
#3 Carl Dahlström (D) 24 1995 Järfälla HC 6'4" 231 L
#44 Daniel Grillfors (D) 37 1982 Enköpings SK 6'0" 183 L
#4 Linus Hultström (D) 26 1992 Vimmerby HC 5'11" 194 R
#7 Magnus Johansson (D)   “C” 46 1973 Linköpings HC 5'10" 172 R
#53 Jonas Junland (D)   “A” 32 1987 Linköpings HC 6'2" 201 L
#8 Albin Lorentzon (D) 33 1986 Linköpings HC 6'1" 192 L
#14 Mark Matheson (D) 35 1984 6'2" 194 L
#6 Jesper Pettersson (D) 25 1994 Flemingsbergs IK 5'9" 187 R
#48
Daniel Rahimi (D)   “A” 32 1987 IF Björklöven 6'3" 216 L
#23 Jesper Åkerman (D) 24 1995 Skellefteå AIK 5'11" 176 L
FORWARDS
#18 Jonas Almtorp (C) 36 1983 Knivsta IK 6'1" 190 L
#24 Fredric Andersson (C) 31 1988 Gnesta IK 5'11" 198 L
#40 Pär Arlbrandt (RW) 36 1982 HV71 5'7" 176 R
#17 Anton Blomberg (RW/LW) 24 1995 Motala AIF 5'11" 179 R
#71 Christopher Fish (RW) 26 1993 Stribergs SK 6'2" 203 R
#14 Marcus Fornell (C/LW) 25 1994 Huddinge IK 5'10" 181 L
#14 Hampus Forsling (LW) 25 1994 Linköpings HC 5'10" 192 L
#68 Joakim Hagelin (LW/RW) 30 1989 Linköpings HC 6'2" 198 L
#9 Eric Himelfarb (C) 36 1983 5'9" 170 R
#11 Simon Hjalmarsson (C/LW) 30 1989 Gislaveds SK 6'0" 172 L
#12 Sebastian Karlsson (C/LW)   “A” 33 1986 Göteborgs IK 6'0" 196 L
#42 Chad Kolarik (RW) 33 1986 5'10" 185 R
#29 Erik Lindhagen (C/W/D) 32 1987 Linköpings HC 5'10" 172 L
#3 Kent McDonell (RW) 40 1979 Char-Lan MHA 6'2" 201 R
#21 Joachim Nermark (C/LW) 26 1993 Sunne IK 6'0" 198 L
#27 Joachim Rohdin (RW) 28 1991 Gävle GIK 6'0" 203 R
#20 Nils Rygaard (C/RW) 24 1995 HC Vita Hästen 5'11" 190 L
#25
Johannes Salmonsson (LW/RW) 33 1986 Almtuna IS 6'2" 207 L
#22 Mattias Sjögren (C) 31 1987 IF Lejonet 6'2" 214 L
#47 Oscar Sundh (LW/RW) 33 1986 Knivsta IK 6'2" 203 L
#13 Jakub Vrána (LW/RW) 23 1996 HC Letnany 6'0" 196 L
#80 Mattias Weinhandl (RW) 39 1980 IF Troja-Ljungby 6'0" 194 R
Position: G:4 D:10 F:18 | Av Age: 26.76 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 191 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Saab Arena
  • Location Linköping
  • Capacity 8 500
  • Construction Year 2004
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/12/2019
11/12/2019 Loan Leaving Dan Pettersson (F) Leaving for Västerviks IK
10/26/2019
10/26/2019 Confirmed Joining Jarno Kärki (F) Joining from Färjestad BK
10/24/2019
10/24/2019 Loan Leaving Adam Ginning (D) Leaving for HC Vita Hästen
10/20/2019
10/20/2019 Confirmed Joining Sam Lofquist (D) Joining from Sibir Novosibirsk
10/05/2019
10/05/2019 Confirmed Joining Adam Helewka (F) Joining from Barys Nur-Sultan
09/29/2019
09/29/2019 Confirmed Leaving Nick Sörensen (F) Leaving for Rögle BK
09/12/2019
09/12/2019 Confirmed Joining Axel Ottosson (F) Joining from Färjestad BK
08/26/2019
08/26/2019 Confirmed Leaving Adam Brodecki (F) Leaving for Brynäs IF
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1996-1997 Division 1 18 14 2 2 - - 83 35 30 1 Kvalserien SHL
Allsvenskan 14 6 3 5 - - 53 42 15 4 -
1997-1998 Division 1 18 15 2 1 - - 102 42 32 1 Kvalserien SHL
Allsvenskan 14 8 3 3 - - 55 41 19 2 -
1998-1999 Division 1 28 18 7 3 - - 132 72 39 1 Promoted
Allsvenskan 14 9 3 2 - - 52 36 21 2 Promoted
1999-2000 SHL 50 9 0 35 1 5 107 205 34 12 Relegated
Kvalserien SHL 10 3 2 5 2 0 41 38 13 4 Relegated
2000-2001 Allsvenskan 28 22 0 3 2 1 134 47 71 1 Promoted
Kvalserien SHL 10 6 2 2 1 1 32 23 21 2 Promoted
2001-2002 SHL 50 14 0 25 5 6 132 153 58 10 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 SHL 50 10 0 31 3 6 98 166 42 12 Relegation Play
Kvalserien SHL 10 7 2 1 1 1 33 19 24 1 Saved in relegation
2003-2004 SHL 50 25 0 17 3 5 141 105 86 4 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 SHL 50 30 2 15 2 1 162 110 97 2 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 SHL 50 25 7 11 3 5 150 117 92 3 Semifinal loss
2006-2007 SHL 55 22 7 19 2 5 151 153 82 4 Final loss
2007-2008 SHL 55 21 7 14 9 4 166 153 92 2 Final loss
2008-2009 SHL 55 26 8 16 1 4 166 152 92 2 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 SHL 55 27 3 20 3 2 163 139 92 3 Semifinal loss
2010-2011 SHL 55 22 - 19 5 9 138 118 85 5 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 SHL 55 17 - 24 7 7 120 138 72 10 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 SHL 55 27 - 19 4 5 145 136 94 5 Semifinal loss
2013-2014 SHL 55 20 - 24 7 4 174 167 78 9 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 SHL 55 26 - 18 4 7 156 125 93 4 Semifinal loss
2015-2016 SHL 52 23 - 13 9 7 163 121 94 3 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 SHL 52 27 - 15 5 5 136 116 96 4 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 SHL 52 21 - 19 3 9 135 130 78 9 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 SHL 52 15 - 23 8 6 130 143 67 12 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 SHL 18 5 - 9 2 2 44 58 21 11 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2008-2009 Champions HL 4 0 - 4 0 0 11 20 0 3 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 ET 8 2 - 4 1 1 19 26 9 8 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 ET 8 3 - 2 1 2 19 18 13 2 Bronze game loss
2012-2013 ET 8 3 - 3 1 1 23 29 12 4 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 ET 8 5 - 2 0 1 27 22 16 3 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 4 - 1 1 0 20 10 14 1 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 Champions HL 4 3 - 0 1 0 14 4 10 1 16th final loss
2016-2017 Champions HL 4 4 - 0 0 0 16 5 12 1 Quarterfinal loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Simon Dahl (F) 2019-2020 Virserums SGF Division 3 9 18 17 35 33
2. Victor Jigmalm (F) 2019-2020 Mjölby HC Division 2 15 15 19 34 4
3. Garrett Roe (F) 2019-2020 ZSC Lions NLA 21 6 21 27 8
4. Fredric Andersson (F) 2019-2020 IF Björklöven Allsvenskan 21 11 10 21 10
5. Rhett Rakhshani (F) 2019-2020 Frölunda HC SHL 18 7 12 19 20
6. Jan Hlavac (F) 2019-2020 HC Vrchlabi Czech3 14 5 14 19 12
7. Jakub Vrána (F) 2019-2020 Washington Capitals NHL 23 10 8 18 10
8. Pontus Eklöf (F) 2019-2020 Tranås AIF Division 1 17 8 9 17 37
9. Nikola Pasic (F) 2019-2020 BIK Karlskoga Allsvenskan 20 5 12 17 8
10. Vilmos Galló (F) 2019-2020 KooKoo Liiga 22 5 11 16 30
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Håkan Karlsson (F) 290 213 193 406
2. Magnus Johansson (D) 670 98 307 405
3. Mike Helber (F) 366 204 177 381
4. Peter Lindgren (F) 284 199 147 346
5. Mats Andersson (F) 314 151 161 312
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Håkan Karlsson (F) 290 213 193 406
2. Mike Helber (F) 366 204 177 381
3. Peter Lindgren (F) 284 199 147 346
4. Mats Andersson (F) 314 151 161 312
5. Stefan Jakobsson (F) 338 143 129 272
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Magnus Johansson (D) 670 98 307 405
2. Håkan Karlsson (F) 290 213 193 406
3. Ulf Söderström (F) 350 112 193 305
4. Tony Mårtensson (F) 312 85 192 277
5. Mike Helber (F) 366 204 177 381
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Andreas Pihl (D) 377 21 57 648
2. Andreas Jämtin (F) 186 49 94 533
3. Mike Helber (F) 366 204 381 399
4. Fredrik Emvall (F) 538 74 151 383
5. Ulf Söderström (F) 350 112 305 370
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Magnus Johansson (D) 670 98 307 405
2. Fredrik Emvall (F) 538 74 77 151
3. Sebastian Karlsson (F) 481 54 50 104
4. Johan Bülow (F) 424 42 60 102
5. Mikael Håkanson (F) 416 84 134 218
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Stefan Öström (F) 10 40 59 5.900
2. Michael Thoresten (F) 29 40 57 1.966
3. Rob Brown (F) 36 37 67 1.861
4. Kristian Huselius (F) 34 14 49 1.441
5. Håkan Karlsson (F) 290 213 406 1.400
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Håkan Karlsson (F) 1987-1988 Division 2 30 44 36 80 2.67 -
2. Pär Arlbrandt (F) 2013-2014 SHL 53 26 45 71 1.34 66
3. Ulf Söderström (F) 1998-1999 Division 1 42 29 41 70 1.67 40
4. Rob Brown (F) 1991-1992 Division 2 36 37 30 67 1.86 26
5. Tony Mårtensson (F) 2007-2008 SHL 55 17 50 67 1.22 36
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Håkan Karlsson (F) 1987-1988 Division 2 30 44 36 80 2.67 -
2. Michael Thoresten (F) 1987-1988 Division 2 29 40 17 57 1.97 -
3. Rob Brown (F) 1991-1992 Division 2 36 37 30 67 1.86 26
4. Mattias Weinhandl (F) 2007-2008 SHL 54 35 27 62 1.15 69
5. Peter Lindgren (F) 1985-1986 Division 2 33 34 18 52 1.58 -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Tony Mårtensson (F) 2007-2008 SHL 55 17 50 67 1.22 36
2. Pär Arlbrandt (F) 2013-2014 SHL 53 26 45 71 1.34 66
3. Tony Mårtensson (F) 2009-2010 SHL 55 19 44 63 1.15 26
4. Jaroslav Hlinka (F) 2008-2009 SHL 54 12 43 55 1.02 16
5. Ulf Söderström (F) 1998-1999 Division 1 42 29 41 70 1.67 40
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sami Torkki (F) 2006-2007 SHL 43 8 4 12 0.28 161
2. Andreas Jämtin (F) 2010-2011 SHL 37 9 14 23 0.62 158
3. Andreas Pihl (D) 2005-2006 SHL 46 1 7 8 0.17 146
4. Andreas Jämtin (F) 2011-2012 SHL 53 16 7 23 0.43 138
5. Sami Torkki (F) 2005-2006 SHL 50 10 10 20 0.40 128
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'1" 192 lbs 26.13
2018-2019 6'1" 192 lbs 26.03
2017-2018 6'1" 193 lbs 26.58
2016-2017 6'1" 193 lbs 26.00
2015-2016 6'0" 190 lbs 25.28
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Franchise History
- BK Kenty (1946-1976)
- Linköpings Hockey Club (1976-)



2008 Silver Medal Lineup
Mikael Håkanson - Tony Mårtensson - Mattias Weinhandl
Patrik Blomdahl - Joakim Eriksson - Ville Vahalahti
Fredrik Emvall - Niklas Persson - Mattias Carlsson
Kim Staal - Patrik Zackrisson - Tim Eriksson

Calle Gunnarsson - Daniel Fernholm
Josef Melichar - Johan Fransson
Jonas Junland - Ivan Majeský

2007 Silver Medal Lineup
Mikael Håkanson - Tony Mårtensson - Johan Lindström
Fredrik Emvall - Niklas Persson - Sami Torkki
Martin Samuelsson - Joakim Eriksson - Tomáš Vlasák
Patric Blomdahl - Ulf Söderström - Tim Eriksson

Martin Öhrstedt - Magnus Johansson
Calle Gunnarsson - Ivan Majeský
Jonas Junland - Andreas Holmqvist