Linköpings Hockey Club, often known by its initials LHC, or colloquially among its fans as Cluben, is an ice hockey team based in Linköping, Sweden that plays in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL; formerly Elitserien).
|League||Swedish Hockey League|
|Founded||4 August 1976|
|Home arena||Saab Arena|
|General manager||Niklas Persson|
|Head coach||Bert Robertsson|
Linköping's women's football team, Linköpings FC, is affiliated with and financially backed by Linköpings HC. On October 3, 2008, the club announced that the elite men's and women's teams of local volleyball club Team Valla would also become affiliated with Linköpings HC, under the name Linköpings Volleyboll Club.
Linköpings HC first played in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL; formerly Elitserien) in the 1999–2000 season, and has been in the top division since the 2001–02 season. They have reached the playoffs eight times. LHC reached the final for the first time in 2006–07, where they lost to Modo Hockey. In the 2007–08 season, Linköpings HC advanced to the final again, this time against HV71; they lost and won the silver medal.
This is a partial list of the last five seasons completed by Linköpings. For the full season-by-season history, see List of Linköpings HC seasons.
|Swedish Championship playoffs||—||5–6||7,417||Won in quarterfinals, 4–2 vs HV71|
Lost in semifinals, 1–4 vs Skellefteå
|Swedish Championship playoffs||—||2–4||7,076||Lost in quarterfinals, 2–4 vs Växjö|
|Swedish Championship playoffs||—||2–4||Lost in quarterfinals, 2–4 vs Brynäs|
|Swedish Championship playoffs||—||3–4||Won in Wild Card, 2–0 vs HV71|
Lost in quarterfinals, 1–4 vs Djurgårdens
Players and personnelEdit
|7||Magnus Johansson||D||1990–1997, 2004–2007, 2009–2015||–|
Franchise records and leadersEdit
These are the top-ten point-scorers of Linköpings HC since the 1975–76 season. Figures are updated after each completed regular season.
Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games Played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; P/G = Points per game;= current Linköpings HC player
- "LHC och Team Valla blir LVC" (in Swedish). Linköpings HC. Archived from the original on 2011-06-15. Retrieved 2008-10-06.
- "Linköpings Hockey Club - Truppen" (in Swedish). lhc.eu. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
- "Linköping - Team Roster". www.eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
- "Linköpings HC - All Time SHL leaders". quanthockey.com. 2019-05-31. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
- Official site (in Swedish)