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Luleå Hockeyförening is an ice hockey club from Luleå, Sweden. The club has been playing in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), the top tier of ice hockey in Sweden, since the 1984–85 season. They are the northernmost team in the league and have won the Swedish championships once, in 1996. Since being promoted to the top flight (then called Elitserien) in 1984, the team has not once had to participate in a promotion/relegation-qualifier to defend their spot in the top league.

Luleå HF
Luleå HF Logo.svg
CityLuleå, Sweden
LeagueSwedish Hockey League
Founded2 May 1977
Home arenaCoop Norrbotten Arena
ColorsRed, black, white, yellow
                   
General managerThor Stöckel
Head coachStefan "Skuggan" Nilsson
CaptainNiklas Olausson
Franchise history
1977-1979GroKo Hockey
1979-presentLuleå HF
Le Mat Trophy1996

Contents

HistoryEdit

This list features the ten most recent seasons. For a more complete list, see List of Luleå HF seasons.

Season Level Division Record Avg.
home
atnd.
Notes Ref.
Position W-T-L
W-OT-L
2009–10 Tier 1 Elitserien 10th 19–13–23 5,332 [1]
2010–11 Tier 1 Elitserien 4th 23–8–3–21 5,226 [2]
Swedish Championship playoffs 6–7 5,939 Won in quarterfinals, 4–3 vs Djurgården
Lost in semifinals, 2–4 vs Skellefteå
[3]
2011–12 Tier 1 Elitserien 1st 25–8–9–13 5,154 [4]
Swedish Championship playoffs 1–4 5,464 Lost in quarterfinals, 1–4 vs AIK [5]
2012–13 Tier 1 Elitserien 3rd 25–9–9–12 5,184 [6]
Swedish Championship playoffs 8–7 5,898 Won in quarterfinals, 4–2 vs Frölunda
Won in semifinals, 4–1 vs Färjestad
  Lost in finals, 0–4 vs Skellefteå
[7]
2013–14 Tier 1 SHL 6th 22–6–6–21 5,090 [8]
Swedish Championship playoffs 1–1–0–4 5,619 Lost in Round 1, 2–4 in games vs Växjö Lakers [9]
2014–15 Tier 1 SHL 8th 21–6–4–24 5,021 [10]
"Play In" 2–0–0–0 5,296 Won 2–0 vs Djurgårdens IF [11]
Swedish Championship playoffs 3–0–2–2 5,506 Lost in quarterfinals, 3–4 vs Frölunda HC [12]
CHL 10–0–1–1–2 3,753 Won in eighth finals on aggregate 10–9 (SO) vs Red Bull Salzburg
Won in quarterfinals on aggregate 7–3 vs Lukko
Won in semifinals on aggregate 5–4 vs Skellefteå AIK
  Won in Final, 4–2 vs Frölunda HC
[13]
2015–16 Tier 1 SHL 4th 26–5–4–17 5,354 [14]
Swedish Championship playoffs 5–1–1–4 5,811 Won in quarterfinals 4–1 vs Färjestad BK
Lost in semifinals 2–4 vs Frölunda HC
[15]
CHL 5–1–0–4 3,949 Won in round of 32 on aggregate 4–3 vs Färjestad BK
Won in round of 16 on aggregate 6–2 vs Tappara
Lost in semifinals on aggregate 7–8 (SO) vs Frölunda HC
[16]
2016–17 Tier 1 SHL 9th 16–7–8–21 4,896 [17]
Swedish Championship playoffs 0–0–0–2 4,459 Lost in eighth finals 0–2 vs Malmö Redhawks [18]
CHL 0–0–1–3 2,745 Did not advance to playoffs [19]
2017–18 Tier 1 SHL 7th 19–10–4–19 4,946 [20]
Swedish Championship playoffs 1–0–0–2 4,972 Lost in eighth finals 1–2 vs Brynäs IF [21]
2018–19 Tier 1 SHL 2nd 25–11–4–12 5,363 [22]
Swedish Championship playoffs 4–1–2–3 6,126 Won in quarterfinals 4–1 vs Växjö Lakers
Lost in semifinals 1–4 vs Frölunda HC
[23]

HonorsEdit

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Updated September 3, 2018.[1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
20   Jack Connolly C L 29 2018 Duluth, MN, United States
11   Petter Emanuelsson RW R 27 2016 Kiruna, Sweden
52   Karl Fabricius (A) RW L 36 2012 Boden, Sweden
23   Jesper Sellgren D L 20 2018 Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
9   Johan Forsberg RW R 33 2013 Piteå, Sweden
24   Johan Harju (A) LW/C L 33 2015 Övertorneå, Sweden
27   Nils Lundkvist D R 18 2018 Piteå, Sweden
29   Erik Gustafsson (C) D L 30 2018 Sundsvall, Sweden
32   Oscar Engsund D L 25 2016 Göteborg, Sweden
34   Joel Lassinantti G L 26 2010 Luleå, Sweden
50   Daniel Sondell D L 35 2017 Umeå, Sweden
2   Fredrik Styrman D L 28 2016 Kalix, Sweden
10   Einar Emanuelsson RW R 22 2016 Kiruna, Sweden
36   Emil Larsson LW L 25 2017
14   Jonas Berglund C L 28 2017 Älvsbyn, Sweden
16   Niklas Olausson (A) C L 33 2017 Väckelsång, Sweden
37   Isac Lundeström C/LW L 19 2016 Malmberget, Gällivare, Sweden
39   Pontus Själin D L 22 2015 Östersund, Sweden
71   Patrick Cehlin RW R 27 2017 Stockholm, Sweden
91   Austin Farley LW L 25 2018 Park Ridge, IL, United States
96   Robin Kovacs LW L 22 2017 Stockholm, Sweden


Goaltenders:

  1. 34 Joel Lassinantti (1993, 176, 78, L)
  2. 31 Niklas Rubin (1995, 182, 82, L)

Defensemen:

  1. 32 Oscar Engsund (1993, 188, 96, L)
  2. 6 Viktor Grahn (1998, 83, 83, L)
  3. 29 Erik Gustafsson "A" (1988, 178, 82, L)
  4. 19 Joonas Jalvanti (1988, 182, 89, L)
  5. 89 Ryan Johnston (1992, 178, 82, R)
  6. 27 Nils Lundqvist (2000, 180, 79, R)
  7. 23 Jesper Sellgren (1998, 180, 77, L)
  8. 39 Pontus Själin (1996, 184, 77, L)
  9. 50 Daniel Sondell (1984, 184, 83, L)
  10. 2 Fredrik Styrman (1992, 180, 83, L)

Forwards:

  1. 14 Jonas Berglund (1990, 186, 83, L)
  2. 71 Patrik Cehlin (1991, 181, 84, R)
  3. 20 Jack Connolly (1989, 173, 77, L)
  4. 10 Einar Emanuelsson (1997, 177, 83, R)
  5. 11 Petter Emanuelsson (1991, 184, 91, R)
  6. 52 Karl Fabricius "A" (1982, 184, 88, L)
  7. 91 Austin Farley (1993, 173, 77, L)
  8. 9 Johan Forsberg (1985, 186, 91, R)
  9. 24 Johan Harju "A" (1986, 190, 95, L)
  10. 96 Robin Kovacs (1996, 182, 82, L)
  11. 36 Emil Larsson (1993, 189, 86)
  12. 17 David Lindquist (1992, 179, 80, L)
  13. 37 Isac Lundeström (1999, 184, 84, L)
  14. 16 Niklas Olausson "C" (1986, 184, 88, L)
  • (Born, Length, Weight, Shoots)

Honored membersEdit

CaptainsEdit

Club recordsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

As of 2019.

These are the top-ten point-scorers in club history. Figures are updated after each completed Elitserien regular season.

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games Played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; P/G = Points per game; * = current Luleå HF player

Player Pos GP G A Pts P/G
Stefan Nilsson C 572 112 377 489 .85
Johan Strömwall C 551 210 179 389 .71
Lars-Gunnar Pettersson W 352 231 132 363 1.03
Lars Hurtig W 425 194 165 359 .85
Thomas Berglund C 669 102 251 353 .53
Lars-Göran Niemi W 305 145 162 307 1.01
Lars Edström LW 391 102 148 250 .64
Johan Harju LW 472 127 110 237 .50
Mikael Renberg RW 280 109 125 234 .84
Niklas Olausson C 327 74 159 233 .71

Individual recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Luleå A-Lag" (in Swedish). www.luleahockey.se. Retrieved 2016-06-19.
  2. ^ "Luleå - Team Roster". www.eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2015-01-20.

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