2016–17 Hockeyettan season

The 2016–17 Hockeyettan season is the third season that the third tier of ice hockey in Sweden has been organized under that name. The regular season began on 16 September 2016 and ended on 19 February 2017, to be followed by promotion and relegation playoffs. The league was left with 47 teams after Kovlands IshF withdrew to a lower division due to financial reasons.[1]

2016–17 Hockeyettan season
LeagueHockeyettan
SportIce hockey
Duration16 September 2016 – 19 February 2017
Number of teams47
Promoted to HockeyAllsvenskanIF Troja/Ljungby
Relegated to Division 2Åker/Strängnäs HC
Brunflo IK
Haninge Anchors HC*
IFK Tumba IK
*For financial reasons
Hockeyettan seasons

FormatEdit

Participating teamsEdit

Hockeyettan North Hockeyettan South Hockeyettan West Hockeyettan East
Asplöven HC
Brunflo IK
IF Sundsvall
Kalix HC
Kiruna IF
Örnsköldsvik HF
Östersunds IK
Piteå HC
SK Lejon
Sollefteå HK
Tegs SK
Vännäs HC
HC Dalen
Halmstad HF
Hanhals IF
Helsingsborgs HC
IF Troja/Ljungby
Nybro Vikings IF
Kallinge-Ronneby IF
Kristianstads IK
Tranås AIF
Tyringe SoSS
Vimmerby HC
Åker/Strängnäs HC
Borlänge HF
Enköpings SK HK
Forshaga IF
Grästorps IK
IFK Arboga
Köping HC
Kumla HC
Lindlövens IF
Mariestad BoIS
Skövde IK
Surhammars IF
Hammarby IF
Haninge Anchors HC
Hudiksvalls HC
Huddinge IK
IF Vallentuna BK
IFK Tumba IK
Nacka HK
Sollentuna HC
Valbo HC
Väsby IK
Visby/Roma HK
Wings HC Arlanda

Autumn seasonEdit

Hockeyettan NorthEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Östersunds IK 22 17 0 0 5 92 37 +55 51 Advance to Allettan North
2 Piteå HC 22 14 4 1 3 82 42 +40 51
3 IF Sundsvall 22 16 1 0 5 93 37 +56 50
4 Asplöven HC 22 15 2 0 5 98 47 +51 49
5 Kalix HC 22 12 2 4 4 57 50 +7 44
6 Örnsköldsvik HF 22 12 2 1 7 91 60 +31 41 Advance to Hockeyettan North (spring)
7 Kiruna IF 22 9 1 2 10 79 63 +16 31
8 Vännäs HC 22 5 2 1 14 47 93 −46 20
9 Brunflo IK 22 5 1 2 14 45 95 −50 19
10 Tegs SK 22 4 1 4 13 45 86 −41 18
11 Sollefteå HK 22 3 1 1 17 45 106 −61 12
12 SK Lejon 22 1 2 3 16 44 102 −58 10
Source: [1]

Hockeyettan SouthEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 IF Troja/Ljungby 20 14 3 0 3 83 44 +39 48 Advance to Allettan South
2 Kristianstads IK 20 14 2 1 3 61 35 +26 47
3 Vimmerby HC 20 10 1 3 6 64 56 +8 35
4 Nybro Vikings IF 20 10 1 3 6 58 51 +7 35
5 Kallinge-Ronneby IF 20 10 1 2 7 60 49 +11 34
6 Tranås AIF 20 9 3 0 8 59 56 +3 33 Advance to Hockeyettan South (spring)
7 Helsingborgs HC 20 6 2 1 11 52 62 −10 23
8 HC Dalen 20 7 0 2 11 43 67 −24 23
9 Tyringe SoSS 20 4 3 2 11 53 68 −15 20
10 Hanhals IF 20 4 2 2 12 48 64 −16 18
11 Halmstad HF 20 3 1 3 13 40 69 −29 14
Source: [2]

Hockeyettan WestEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Borlänge HF 22 18 1 1 2 101 43 +58 57 Advance to Allettan South
2 Mariestad BoIS 22 14 3 0 5 102 42 +60 48
3 Lindlövens IF 22 14 2 0 6 76 51 +25 46
4 Skövde IK 22 11 2 3 6 72 64 +8 40
5 Kumla HC 22 12 1 1 8 68 51 +17 39
6 Grästorps IK 22 10 2 2 8 65 50 +15 36 Advance to Hockeyettan West (spring)
7 IFK Arboga 22 9 0 4 9 69 60 +9 31
8 Köping HC 22 10 0 1 11 51 68 −17 31
9 Enköpings SK 22 8 3 0 11 54 69 −15 30
10 Forshaga IF 22 8 0 1 13 56 63 −7 25
11 Åker/Strängnäs HC 22 2 0 1 19 36 119 −83 7
12 Surahammars IF 22 2 0 0 20 36 106 −70 6
Source: [3]

Hockeyettan EastEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Huddinge IK 22 20 0 0 2 111 37 +74 60 Advance to Allettan North
2 Visby/Roma HK 22 15 1 1 5 77 46 +31 48
3 Hudiksvalls HC 22 15 0 0 7 93 51 +42 45
4 Väsby IK 22 14 1 0 7 71 50 +21 44
5 Haninge Anchors HC 22 10 4 3 5 71 63 +8 41
6 Hammarby IF 22 11 2 1 8 74 69 +5 38 Advance to Hockeyettan East (spring)
7 Sollentuna HC 22 11 1 2 8 72 64 +8 37
8 Wings HC Arlanda 22 7 2 1 12 55 80 −25 26
9 IF Vallentuna BK 22 6 1 2 13 56 63 −7 22
10 Valbo HC 22 3 1 3 15 45 87 −42 14
11 Nacka HK 22 4 0 0 18 47 89 −42 12
12 IFK Tumba 22 3 0 0 19 36 109 −73 9
Source: [4]

Spring seasonEdit

Allettan NorthEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Huddinge IK 18 10 3 2 3 67 40 +27 38 Advance to Hockeyettan Finals
2 Visby/Roma HK 18 9 4 3 2 59 44 +15 38 Advance to round 2
3 IF Sundsvall 18 8 5 1 4 53 35 +18 35
4 Väsby IK 18 9 0 4 5 70 60 +10 31 Advance to round 1
5 Piteå HC 18 7 2 3 6 56 47 +9 28
6 Hudiksvalls HC 18 5 3 3 7 48 55 −7 24
7 Asplöven HC 18 6 1 2 9 51 66 −15 22
8 Kalix HC 18 4 3 1 10 43 54 −11 19
9 Östersunds IK 18 4 2 3 9 45 66 −21 19
10 Haninge Anchors HC 18 4 1 2 11 49 74 −25 16
Source: [5]

Allettan SouthEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 IF Troja/Ljungby 18 13 2 1 2 79 30 +49 44 Advance to Hockeyettan Finals
2 Kristianstads IK 18 12 3 1 2 78 35 +43 43 Advance to round 2
3 Mariestad BoIS HC 18 10 0 2 6 48 42 +6 32
4 Vimmerby HC 18 8 2 0 8 53 54 −1 28 Advance to round 1
5 Kallinge-Ronneby IF 18 8 0 4 6 43 45 −2 28
6 Nybro Vikings IF 18 7 1 4 6 37 43 −6 27
7 Skövde IK 18 6 3 0 9 47 60 −13 24
8 Borlänge HF 18 6 1 1 10 46 54 −8 21
9 Lindlövens IF 18 4 1 1 12 39 67 −28 15
10 Kumla HC Black Bulls 18 0 3 2 13 33 73 −40 8
Source: [6]

Hockeyettan North (spring)Edit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Örnsköldsvik HF 12 9 0 0 3 54 21 +33 33 Advance to playoffs
2 Kiruna IF 12 7 1 1 3 46 28 +18 29
3 Tegs SK 12 5 3 0 4 31 33 −2 23
4 SK Lejon 12 6 1 1 4 35 31 +4 21
5 Vännäs HC 12 4 0 1 7 33 43 −10 17
6 Sollefteå HK 12 3 1 3 5 27 41 −14 15 Proceed to Hockeyettan qualifiers
7 Brunflo IK 12 0 2 2 8 21 50 −29 9
Source: [7]

Hockeyettan South (spring)Edit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Tranås AIF 15 5 4 1 5 33 44 −11 30 Advance to playoffs
2 Tyringe SoSS 15 7 0 4 4 41 35 +6 28
3 Helsingborgs HC 15 5 3 2 5 47 43 +4 28
4 Hanhals IF 15 6 2 1 6 50 47 +3 25
5 HC Dalen 15 6 1 1 7 37 39 −2 25
6 Halmstad HF 15 5 1 2 7 46 46 0 20 Proceed to Hockeyettan qualifiers
Source: [8]

Hockeyettan West (spring)Edit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Grästorps IK 12 8 0 2 2 36 24 +12 32 Advance to playoffs
2 Enköpings SK 12 6 2 2 2 52 33 +19 27
3 Köping HC 12 4 3 2 3 39 28 +11 24
4 IFK Arboga IK 12 5 0 1 6 31 30 +1 21
5 Forshaga IF 12 5 0 0 7 21 34 −13 17
6 Åker/Strängnäs HC 12 3 3 0 6 41 44 −3 16 Proceed to Hockeyettan qualifiers
7 Surahammars IF 12 3 0 1 8 22 49 −27 10
Source: [9]

Hockeyettan East (spring)Edit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Sollentuna HC 12 7 1 1 3 45 33 +12 29 Advance to playoffs
2 IF Vallentuna BK 12 7 2 0 3 46 25 +21 28
3 Valbo HC 12 7 0 3 2 44 32 +12 26
4 Hammarby IF 12 6 0 1 5 46 35 +11 25
5 Wings HC Arlanda 12 3 4 1 4 42 43 −1 22
6 Nacka HK 12 2 0 3 7 30 52 −22 10 Proceed to Hockeyettan qualifiers
7 IFK Tumba 12 1 2 0 9 26 59 −33 7
Source: [10]

Hockeyettan FinalsEdit

AllEttan North winner Huddinge IF and AllEttan South winner IF Troja/Ljungby met in a best of three series. Huddinge won the series 2–1 in games, and advanced to the HockeyAllsvenskan qualifiers. Troja proceeded to the playoffs.


8 March Huddinge IK 1–2 IF Troja/Ljungby Björkängshallen, Huddinge Recap
10 March IF Troja/Ljungby 2–4 Huddinge IK Ljungby Arena, Ljungby Recap
11 March IF Troja/Ljungby 1–2 Huddinge IK Ljungby Arena, Ljungby Recap
Huddinge won series 2–1


PlayoffsEdit

Qualifying roundEdit

The winners of the spring continuation groups met in an initial qualifying round. Örnsköldsvik and Tranås won their respective series and proceeded to round 1.

Örnsköldsvik vs Sollentuna

23 February Sollentuna HC 1–4 Örnsköldsvik HF SVEAB Arena, Sollentuna Recap
25 February Örnsköldsvik HF 4–1 Sollentuna HC Skyttishallen, Örnsköldsvik Recap
Örnsköldsvik HF won series 2–0


Grästorp vs Tranås

23 February Tranås AIF 4–1 Grästorps IK Stiga Arena, Tranås Recap
25 February Grästorps IK 0–1 Tranås AIF Åse & Viste Arena, Grästorp Recap
Tranås AIF won series 2–0


Round 1Edit

In round 1, the surviving two teams from the qualifying round were joined by teams 2–5 from each of the two Allettan groups. Väsby IK, Piteå HC, Asplöven HC, Vimmerby HC, Kallinge-Ronneby IF, and Nybro Vikings IF won their series and advanced to round 2.

Väsby vs Tranås

2 March Tranås AIF 3–5 Väsby IK Stiga Arena, Tranås Recap
4 March Väsby IK 4–3 Tranås AIF Vilundaparkens Ishall, Upplands Väsby Recap
Väsby IK won series 2–0


Piteå vs Örnsköldsvik

2 March Örnsköldsvik HF 1–3 Piteå HC Skyttishallen, Örnsköldsvik Recap
4 March Piteå HC 3–2 Örnsköldsvik HF LF Arena, Piteå Recap
Piteå HC won series 2–0


Hudiksvall vs Asplöven

2 March Asplöven HC 3–1 Hudiksvalls HC ICA Arena, Haparanda Recap
4 March Hudiksvalls HC 3–4 OT Asplöven HC Glysishallen, Hudiksvall Recap
Asplöven HC won series 2–0


Vimmerby vs Skövde

2 March Skövde IK 2–3 Vimmerby HC Billingehov, Skövde Recap
4 March Vimmerby HC 5–3 Skövde IK Vimmerby Ishall, Vimmerby Recap
Vimmerby HC won series 2–0


Kallinge-Ronneby vs Borlänge

2 March Borlänge HF 1–2 OT Kallinge-Ronneby IF Borlänge Ishall, Borlänge Recap
4 March Kallinge-Ronneby IF 2–1 OT Borlänge HF Soft Center Arena, Kallinge Recap
Kallinge-Ronneby IF won series 2–0


Nybro Vikings vs Kalix

2 March Kalix HC 1–2 OT Nybro Vikings IF PART Arena, Kalix Recap
4 March Nybro Vikings IF 4–3 Kalix HC Liljas Arena, Nybro Recap
Nybro Vikings IF won series 2–0


Round 2Edit

In round 2, the winning teams from round 1 were joined by teams 2–3 from each of the Allettan groups. Kristianstads IK, Mariestad BoIS, Visby/Roma HK, Vimmerby HC, and Piteå HC won their series and advanced to Round 3.

Kristianstad vs Nybro Vikings

9 March Nybro Vikings IF 0–1 Kristianstads IK Liljas Arena, Nybro Recap
11 March Kristianstads IK 5–4 OT Nybro Vikings IF Kristianstads Ishall, Kristianstad Recap
Kristianstads IK won series 2–0


Mariestad vs Asplöven

9 March Asplöven HC 2–1 Mariestad BoIS HC ICA Arena, Haparanda Recap
11 March Mariestad BoIS HC 6–4 Asplöven HC Katrinhallen Ishall, Mariestad Recap
12 March Mariestad BoIS HC 2–1 Asplöven HC Katrinhallen Ishall, Mariestad Recap
Mariestad BoIS HC won series 2–1


Visby/Roma vs Kallinge-Ronneby

9 March Kallinge-Ronneby IF 0–1 Visby/Roma HK Soft Center Arena, Kallinge Recap
11 March Visby/Roma HK 1–2 Kallinge-Ronneby IF Visby Ishall, Visby Recap
12 March Visby/Roma HK 2–1 Kallinge-Ronneby IF Visby Ishall, Visby Recap
Visby/Roma HK won series 2–1


IF Sundsvall vs Vimmerby

9 March Vimmerby HC 3–2 IF Sundsvall Vimmerby Ishall, Vimmerby Recap
11 March IF Sundsvall 5–4 Vimmerby HC Sundsvall Energi Arena, Sundsvall Recap
12 March IF Sundsvall 2–3 Vimmerby HC Sundsvall Energi Arena, Sundsvall Recap
Vimmerby HC won series 2–1


Väsby vs Piteå

9 March Piteå HC 4–5 Väsby IK LF Arena, Piteå Recap
11 March Väsby IK 2–7 Piteå HC Vilundaparkens Ishall, Upplands Väsby Recap
12 March Väsby IK 1–2 OT Piteå HC Vilundaparkens Ishall, Upplands Väsby Recap
Piteå HC won series 2–1


Round 3Edit

In round 3, the winning teams from round 2 were joined by the losing team from the Hockeyettan finals, IF Troja/Ljungby. The winning teams, Kristianstads IK, Visby/Roma HK, and IF Troja/Ljungby, advanced to the HockeyAllsvenskan qualifiers.

Kristianstad vs Vimmerby

15 March Vimmerby HC 4–1 Kristianstads IK Kristianstads Ishall, Kristianstad Recap
17 March Kristianstads IK 5–2 Vimmerby HC Vimmerby Ishall, Vimmerby Recap
Kristianstads IK won series 2–0


Visby/Roma vs Piteå

15 March Piteå HC 1–4 Visby/Roma HK LF Arena, Piteå Recap
17 March Visby/Roma HK 4–0 Piteå HC Visby Ishall, Visby Recap
Visby/Roma HK won series 2–0


IF Troja/Ljungby vs Mariestad

15 March Mariestad BoIS 2–1 OT IF Troja/Ljungby Katrinhallen Ishall, Mariestad Recap
17 March IF Troja/Ljungby 3–2 Mariestad BoIS Ljungby Arena, Ljungby Recap
18 March IF Troja/Ljungby 3–2 Mariestad BoIS Ljungby Arena, Ljungby Recap
IF Troja/Ljungby won series 2–1


HockeyAllsvenskan qualifiersEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Södertälje SK 10 6 1 2 1 31 23 +8 22 Qualify for the 2017–18 HockeyAllsvenskan season
2 IF Troja/Ljungby (P) 10 7 0 0 3 28 20 +8 21
3 Kristianstads IK 10 5 1 1 3 31 23 +8 18 Qualify for the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season
4 VIK Västerås HK (R) 10 3 3 0 4 23 28 −5 15
5 Huddinge IK 10 3 0 2 5 31 32 −1 11
6 Visby/Roma HK 10 1 0 0 9 21 39 −18 3
Source: [11]
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Hockeyettan qualifiersEdit

Hockeyettan North qualifierEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Sollefteå HK 10 8 1 1 0 46 15 +31 27 Qualify for the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season
2 Bodens HF (P) 10 7 2 1 0 41 16 +25 26 Selected for play in the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season to maintain group geography
3 Brunflo IK (R) 10 4 0 1 5 34 40 −6 13 Qualify for the 2017–18 Division 2 season
4 Ånge IK 10 3 1 0 6 30 54 −24 11
5 Njurunda SK 10 1 1 2 6 21 44 −23 7
6 Kiruna AIF 10 2 0 0 8 35 38 −3 6

Hockeyettan South qualifierEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Halmstad HF 8 6 0 0 2 17 12 +5 18 Qualify for the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season
2 HA 74 Sävsjö (P) 8 5 0 0 3 32 27 +5 15 Selected for play in the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season to maintain group geography
3 Mjölby HC 8 4 1 1 2 29 24 +5 15 Qualify for the 2017–18 Division 2 season
4 Kalmar HC 8 2 0 1 5 26 32 −6 7
5 Värnamo GIK 8 1 1 0 6 17 26 −9 5
Source: [12]
(P) Promoted

Hockeyettan West qualifierEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Surahammars IF 10 7 2 0 1 43 20 +23 25 Qualify for the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season
2 Grums IK (P) 10 7 0 1 2 41 26 +15 22 Selected for play in the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season to maintain group geography
3 Söderhamn/Ljusne HC 10 4 1 2 3 28 30 −2 16 Qualify for the 2017–18 Division 2 season
4 Åker/Strängnäs HC (R) 10 3 2 1 4 43 42 +1 14
5 Falu IF 10 2 0 1 7 27 38 −11 7
6 Oppala IK 10 1 1 1 7 18 44 −26 6

Hockeyettan East qualifierEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hanvikens SK (P) 10 8 0 0 2 40 21 +19 24 Qualify for the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season
2 Gripen HC (P) 10 7 0 0 3 41 33 +8 21 Selected for play in the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season to maintain group geography
3 Nacka HK 10 5 1 0 4 41 35 +6 17 Selected for play in the 2017–18 Hockeyettan season after the Haninge Anchors organization was denied an elite-level hockey license
4 Eskilstuna Linden Hockey 10 5 0 1 4 46 4 +42 16 Qualify for the 2017–18 Division 2 season
5 IFK Tumba IK (R) 10 2 0 0 8 26 40 −14 6
6 Nynäshamns IF HC 10 2 0 0 8 34 59 −25 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kovland drog sig ur hockeyettan – här är duon som blir nya tränare I herrlaget". Sundsvall Tidning. 2016-04-12.