Örebro HK is a Swedish ice hockey club located in Örebro. The team is currently playing in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL; formerly Elitserien), the top tier of Swedish ice hockey, since the 2013–14 season. The team's home arena is Behrn Arena, which seats 5,500 spectators.
|League||Swedish Hockey League|
|Home arena||Behrn Arena|
|General manager||Niklas Johansson|
|Head coach||Niklas Eriksson|
|1990–2005||HC Örebro 90|
The club was formed in 1990 as HC Örebro 90. While Örebro IK (ÖIK) existed, HC Örebro 90's goal was to make sure that ice hockey players who didn't get a spot in Örebro IK could still play ice hockey in Örebro. Following ÖIK's bankruptcy in 1999, several ÖIK players moved to HC Örebro 90. The club changed its name to Örebro HK in 2005.
The team promoted to the second-tier league Allsvenskan (now HockeyAllsvenskan) in the 2000–01 season, but were relegated to Division 1 in the 2003–04 season. The team would spend five seasons in Division 1 after the relegation. The team reached the Kvalserien qualification for HockeyAllsvenskan in the 2008–09 season and successfully promoted back to HockeyAllsvenskan, ending first in the Kvalserien qualification. The team ended tenth in the 2009–10 HockeyAllsvenskan season and thus missed the playoffs.
In the 2010–11 season they improved significantly, finishing third in the standings and thus reaching the 2011 Kvalserien qualification for the top-tier league Elitserien/SHL. The team ended fifth in the qualification and thus failed to promote to Elitserien that year. Two years later, in the 2013 Kvalserien, the team finally managed to promote to the SHL. The team made their SHL debut in the 2013–14 season. It was their first SHL season in club history and the first SHL season with a team from Örebro since 1978–79.
|This is a partial list, featuring the five most recent seasons. For a more complete list, see List of Örebro HK seasons.|
|Swedish Championship playoffs||2–4||Lost in Quarterfinals, 2–4 vs Växjö Lakers.|
|Playoff qualifier||0–2||Lost 0–2 vs HV71|
|Eighth-finals||0–2||5,416||Lost 0–2 vs Växjö Lakers|
|2019–20||Tier 1||SHL||8th||26–2–3–21||5,333||Playoffs were cancelled|
Players and personnelEdit
|22||Jonathan Andersson||D||L||28||2017||Valdemarsvik, Sweden|
|31||Jonas Arntzen||G||L||24||2019||Oslo, Norway|
|5||Gustav Backström||D||L||27||2013||Lindesberg, Sweden|
|39||Jordan Boucher||LW||L||27||2018||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|–||Nick Ebert||D||R||27||2020||Livingston, New Jersey, United States|
|37||Glenn Gustafsson||C||L||23||2015||Stockholm, Sweden|
|12||Max Lindholm||C||L||24||2019||Österhaninge, Sweden|
|33||Christopher Mastomäki (C)||C||L||25||2017||Nacka, Sweden|
|19||Daniel Muzito Bagenda||LW||L||25||2019||Umeå, Sweden|
|51||Kristian Näkyvä||D||L||31||2018||Helsinki, Finland|
|21||Linus Öberg||C||R||21||2018||Stockholm, Sweden|
|16||Lukas Pilö||D||R||22||2017||Eskilstuna, Sweden|
|88||Joonas Rask||RW||R||31||2019||Savonlinna, Finland|
|29||Ludvig Rensfeldt||LW||L||29||2019||Gävle, Sweden|
|2||Rasmus Rissanen (A)||D||L||30||2018||Kuopio, Finland|
|94||Ryan Stoa||C||L||34||2019||Bloomington, Minnesota, United States|
|6||Stefan Warg (A)||D||R||31||2019||Stockholm, Sweden|
|13||Björn Johansson||D||1971–1976, 1978–1989||–|
Franchise records and leadersEdit
Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games Played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; P/G = Points per game;= current Örebro HK player
Trophies and awardsEdit
- Derek Ryan: 2014–15
Peter Forsberg Trophy
- Derek Ryan: 2014–15
- "1990-2005 – En ny förening tar sin form" (in Swedish). Örebro HK. Archived from the original on 27 March 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
- "Örebro HK team history". Eliteprospects.com. 2014-03-02. Retrieved 2014-03-02.
- "Örebro HK current roster for 2019–20" (in Swedish). Örebro HK. 2019-06-06. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
- "Örebro HK current roster". Eliteprospects.com. 2019-06-06. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
- "Örebro HK - All Time SHL leaders". quanthockey.com. 2019-05-31. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
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