2012–13 Frölunda HC season

The 2012–13 season will be Frölunda HC's 33rd season in the top Swedish league, the Elitserien (SEL). The regular season will begin on 13 September 2012 with a home game against Linköpings HC, and will conclude on 5 March 2012 on away ice against Växjö Lakers.[1]

2012–13 Frölunda HC
League6th Elitserien
2012–13 record21–21–13
Home record9–9–9
Road record12–12–4
Goals for123
Goals against126
Team information
General managerKent Johansson
CoachKent Johansson
Assistant coachChristian Lechtaler
CaptainJoel Lundqvist
Alternate captainsPer-Johan Axelsson
Mikael Johansson
ArenaScandinavium and Frölundaborg
Average attendance8,588
Team leaders
GoalsJoel Lundqvist (12)
AssistsJoel Lundqvist (22)
PointsJoel Lundqvist (34)
Penalty minutesDick Axelsson (79)
Goals against averageJúlius Hudáček (1.89)

Pre-seasonEdit

SummaryEdit

For the pre-season, Frölunda HC will participate in the 2012 European Trophy tournament, starting on 17 August 2012 and eventually ending mid-season on 22 October 2012 (although playoff participation may follow in December). The regulation round consists of four home games and four road games, for a total of eight games per team.

StandingsEdit

     Team is qualified for the playoffs
     Team is eliminated from the tournament
GP W OTW OTL L GF GA +/– Pts
  EV Zug 8 4 2 0 2 30 21 +9 16
  Jokerit 7 4 1 1 1 23 14 +9 15
  Färjestad BK 7 3 2 1 1 25 16 +9 14
  ERC Ingolstadt 8 3 1 3 1 34 30 +4 14
  Frölunda Indians 8 3 0 2 3 18 32 –14 11
  HIFK 8 2 0 2 4 24 26 –2 8
  ZSC Lions 8 2 1 0 5 17 24 –7 8
  Adler Mannheim 8 1 2 0 5 18 26 –8 7

Playoff team seedsEdit

The following is a list of the current six top-ranked teams aside from the two automatically qualified playoff hosts Slovan Bratislava and Vienna Capitals. The top six teams aside from Slovan Bratislava and Vienna Capitals after all regulation games will also qualify for the playoffs.

1   Luleå HF
2   HV71
3   Tappara
4   EV Zug
5   Eisbären Berlin
6   ERC Ingolstadt

European Trophy games logEdit

2012 European Trophy games log; 3–3–2 (Home: 2–2–1 ; Away: 1–1–1)

Legend:   Win   Overtime/Shootout win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/Shootout loss (1 point)

Regular seasonEdit

SummaryEdit

StandingsEdit

2012–13 Elitserien season GP W L OTW OTL GF GA GD Pts
Skellefteå AIKy 55 34 13 4 4 170 107 63 114
Färjestad BKx 55 27 14 7 7 155 110 45 102
Luleå HFx 55 25 12 9 9 145 102 43 102
HV71x 55 27 16 9 3 155 124 31 102
Linköpings HCx 55 27 19 4 5 145 136 9 94
Frölunda HCx 55 21 21 8 5 123 126 –3 84
Modo Hockeyx 55 19 19 7 10 135 129 6 81
Brynäs IFx 55 17 20 6 12 123 166 –43 75
0
AIKe 55 16 25 7 7 123 149 –26 69
Växjö Lakers HCe 55 14 26 7 8 102 130 –28 64
0
Timrå IKr 55 12 30 8 5 100 127 –27 57
Rögle BKr 55 10 34 5 6 104 174 –70 46


x – clinched playoff spot; y – clinched regular season league title; e – eliminated from playoff contention; r – play in relegation series

Games logEdit

2012–13 Elitserien games log; 21–21–13 (Home: 9–9–9 ; Away: 12–12–4)

Legend:   Win   Overtime/Shootout win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/Shootout loss (1 point)

PlayoffsEdit

Each playoff series is a best-of-seven, meaning that four wins are required to advance to the next round.

Game logEdit

2011–12 Playoffs log; 2–4 (Home: 2–1 ; Away: 0–3)

Legend:   Win   Loss

StatisticsEdit

SkatersEdit

Name Pos Nationality GP G A P PIM GP G A P PIM
Regular season Playoffs
Joel Lundqvist C   Sweden 55 12 22 34 57 6 3 2 5 6
Magnus Kahnberg RW   Sweden 49 11 15 26 10 6 2 1 3 8
Dick Axelsson LW   Sweden 45 10 14 24 79 6 0 4 4 2
Christian Bäckman D   Sweden 54 7 15 22 36 6 1 3 4 0
Fabian Brunnström LW   Sweden 51 9 9 18 24 6 1 1 2 2
Anton Axelsson LW   Sweden 53 8 9 17 14 6 0 0 0 2
Per-Johan Axelsson LW   Sweden 49 6 10 16 10 2 0 0 0 2
Fredrik Eriksson D   Sweden 55 6 10 16 20 6 1 1 2 10
Henrik Tömmernes D   Sweden 54 5 11 16 28 6 1 4 5 6
Matt Duchene C   Canada 19 4 10 14 12
Mathis Olimb C   Norway 30 6 7 13 6 6 1 0 1 6
Jari Tolsa LW   Sweden 52 5 8 13 16 6 1 0 1 0
Viktor Stålberg LW   Sweden 11 7 5 12 10
Fredrik Sjöström RW   Sweden 50 5 5 10 16 1 0 0 0 0
Brendan Bell D   Canada 21 1 9 10 8 6 1 0 1 6
Sebastian Collberg RW   Sweden 35 6 3 9 6 5 0 2 2 0
Mats Rosseli Olsen LW   Norway 54 3 6 9 8 6 0 0 0 6
Christoffer Persson D   Sweden 52 2 7 9 28 6 0 0 0 2
Nicklas Lasu LW   Sweden 54 2 7 9 18 6 0 0 0 2
Oliver Bohm D   Sweden 49 1 8 9 16 6 0 0 0 0
Mikael Johansson C   Sweden 43 2 3 5 2 6 0 0 0 0
Doug Lynch D   Canada 33 2 2 4 18
Pierre Johnsson D   Sweden 10 1 1 2 10
Gustav Rydahl C   Sweden 31 1 1 2 10 5 0 0 0 10
Viktor Svedberg D   Sweden 51 0 2 2 24 6 0 0 0 4
Andreas Johnson LW   Sweden 7 1 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
Simon Fernholm D   Sweden 5 0 1 1 0
Hugo Fagerblom G   Sweden 1 0 0 0 0
Villiam Haag RW   Sweden 1 0 0 0 0
Tommi Juntunen D   Sweden 1 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Johnson C   Sweden 4 0 0 0 0
Erik Karlsson RW   Sweden 5 0 0 0 0
Mathias Israelsson G   Sweden 7 0 0 0 0
Kristoffer Wikner RW   Sweden 8 0 0 0 0
Linus Fernström G   Sweden 21 0 0 0 0
Patrick Galbraith G   Denmark 29 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Július Hudáček G   Slovakia 52 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 2

TransactionsEdit

Goaltending coach Micce Andréasson decided to leave Frölunda after only one season, due to his family's living situation he instead signed a one-year contract with HockeyAllsvenskan team Örebro HK.[2] Andréasson was replaced by Jonas Forsberg, who was brought in after two seasons as the goaltending coach of Kölner Haie of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).[3]

Acquired
Player Former team Date Notes
Doug Lynch EC Red Bull Salzburg April 13 [4]
Július Hudáček Södertälje SK May 11 [5]
Dick Axelsson Modo Hockey June 25 [6]
Patrick Galbraith Espoo Blues July 13 [7]
Fabian Brunnström Detroit Red Wings July 26 [8]
Matt Duchene Colorado Avalanche October 2 Lockout [9]
Viktor Stålberg Chicago Blackhawks October 11 Lockout [10]
Brendan Bell New York Rangers December 13 [11]
Leaving
Player New team Date Notes
Patrick von Gunten Kloten Flyers March 9 [12]
Patrik Näslund Borås HC May 2 [13]
Mika Pyörälä Amur Khabarovsk June 5 [14]
Fredrik Pettersson HC Donbass June 8 [15]
Johan Sundström New York Islanders June 12 [16]
Magnus Hellberg Nashville Predators June 15 [17]
Frederik Andersen Anaheim Ducks July 11 [18]
Viktor Stålberg Atlant Moscow Oblast Novemberg 17 [19]
Matt Duchene HC Ambrì-Piotta December 9 [20]
Doug Lynch EC Red Bull Salzburg January 6 [21]

Drafted playersEdit

Frölunda HC players picked in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft on June 30, 2013, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Round Pick Player Nationality NHL Team
4th 117th Fredrik Bergvik   Sweden San Jose Sharks
6th 165th Markus Søberg   Norway Columbus Blue Jackets
6th 180th Anton Blidh   Sweden Boston Bruins
7th 202nd Andreas Johnson   Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs

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