BIK Karlskoga

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BIK Karlskoga is a Swedish ice hockey club from Karlskoga, Sweden. They are currently playing in the second highest league in Sweden, the HockeyAllsvenskan. In 1963, the club IFK Bofors was merged with Karlskoga IF and formed KB 63 (formally IF Karlskoga/Bofors). Between 1978 and 2011 the club was known as Bofors IK, which was then changed to its current name.

BIK Karlskoga
BIK Karlskoga logo.svg
CityKarlskoga, Sweden
LeagueHockeyAllsvenskan
Founded1943 (1943)
Home arenaNobelhallen
Colours   
General managerTorsten Yngvesson
Head coachStaffan Lundh
Franchise history
1943–1963IFK Bofors
1954–1963Karlskoga IF Ishockey
1963–1978KB 63
1978–2011Bofors IK
2011–presentBIK Karlskoga

Karlskoga has been a stable fixture in Sweden's second tier leagues, playing in HockeyAllsvenskan and its predecessors since 1997.[1] They're the only team to have played all seasons of Sweden's second tier since that time, as well as the only team to have played every season of its current form, HockeyAllsvenskan.

Season by seasonEdit

Year Level League Record Avg.
home
atnd.
Notes Ref.
Position W–OT–L
1999–2000 Tier 2 Allsvenskan South 7th of 12 13–1–3–15 855 [1]
Allsvenskan South (spring) 3rd of 8 9–0–0–5 1,087
2000–01 Tier 2 Allsvenskan South 2nd of 12 17–2–3–6 1,655 [2]
Superallsvenskan 7th of 8 5–2–0–7 2,948
2001–02 Tier 2 Allsvenskan South 4th of 12 17–2–3–6 2,281 [3]
Superallsvenskan 3rd of 8 6–1–2–5 3,204
Playoffs 3-1–2–0 2,285 Won vs IFK Arboga 2–1 in games
Won vs Troja/Ljungby 2–1 in games
2002 Elitserien qualifiers 5th of 6 3–0–0–7 2,441
2002–03 Tier 2 Allsvenskan South 3rd of 12 15–3–4–6 2,102 [4]
Superallsvenskan 3rd of 8 6–3–1–4 3,415
Playoffs 0–0–1–1 2,720 Lost vs IFK Arboga 0–2 in games
2003–04 Tier 2 Allsvenskan South 3rd of 12 18–3–0–11 2,382 [5]
Superallsvenskan 6th of 8 5–2–2–5 3,204
Playoffs 2–1–0–2 3,074 Won vs Nybro IF 2–0 in games
Lost vs AIK 1–2 in games
2004–05 Tier 2 Allsvenskan North 4th of 12 20–3–9 2,393 [6]
Superallsvenskan 6th of 8 4–3–7 2,469
Playoffs 2–0–0–3 2,342 Won vs Almtuna 2–1 in games
Lost vs Oskarshamn 0–2 in games
2005–06 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 7th of 15 24–4–14 2,078 [7]
2006 Elitserien qualifiers 6th of 6 0–1–9 2,407
2006–07 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 11th of 16 15–10–20 1,621 [8]
2007–08 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 9th of 16 17–9–19 1,805 [9]
2008–09 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 10th of 16 16–5–4–20 1,693 [10]
2009–10 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 6th of 14 20–7–11–14 2,123 [11]
Playoffs 0–0–0–2 3,017 Lost vs Malmö 0–2 in games
2010–11 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 10th of 14 17–5–7–23 1,662 [12]
2011–12 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 3rd of 14 30–4–1–17 2,284 First season as Bofors IK Karlskoga [13]
2012 Elitserien qualifiers 6th of 6 2–1–3–4 3,554 [14]
2012–13 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 4th of 14 30–3–0–19 2,467 [15]
Playoffs 2nd of 4 3–0–0–3 2,852 [16]
2013–14 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 4th of 14 25–5–9–13 2,673 [17]
Playoffs 3rd of 4 1–0–1–4 1,956 [18]
2014–15 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 5th of 14 22–6–4–20 2,431 [19]
Playoffs 6th of 6 0–0–3–2 2,146 [20]
2015–16 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 5th of 14 20–8–7–17 2,331 [21]
Playoffs 3rd of 6 3–0–0–2 1,782 [22]
2016–17 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 2nd of 14 27–7–2–16 2,656 [23]
HockeyAllsvenskan finals 0–0–0–3 3,511 Lost 0–3 in games vs Mora [24]
Playoffs 1–1–0–1 3,369 Won 2–1 in games vs AIK [25]
SHL qualifiers 0–0–2–2 3,364 Lost 0–4 in games vs Rögle [26]
2017–18 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 12th of 14 16–8–7–21 2,376 [27]
2018–19 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 5th of 14 23–6–6–17 2,458 [28]
Playoffs 3rd of 6 2–0–1–2 2,505 [29]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BIK Karlskoga". Elite Prospects. 2014-05-06. Retrieved 2014-05-06.

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