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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
Lulea Hockey logo.svg
CityLuleå, Sweden
LeagueSwedish Hockey League
Founded2 May 1977
Home arenaCoop Norrbotten Arena
Colors                   
General managerStefan Nilsson
Head coachThomas Berglund
CaptainErik Gustafsson
Franchise history
1977–1979GroKo Hockey
1979–presentLuleå HF
Le Mat Trophy1996

Season-by-season recordEdit

This list features the five 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
2014–15 Tier 1 SHL 8th 21–6–4–24 5,021 [1]
"Play In" 2–0–0–0 5,296 Won 2–0 vs Djurgårdens IF [2]
Swedish Championship playoffs 3–0–2–2 5,506 Lost in quarterfinals, 3–4 vs Frölunda HC [3]
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
[4]
2015–16 Tier 1 SHL 4th 26–5–4–17 5,354 [5]
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
[6]
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
[7]
2016–17 Tier 1 SHL 9th 16–7–8–21 4,896 [8]
Swedish Championship playoffs 0–0–0–2 4,459 Lost in eighth finals 0–2 vs Malmö Redhawks [9]
CHL 0–0–1–3 2,745 Did not advance to playoffs [10]
2017–18 Tier 1 SHL 7th 19–10–4–19 4,946 [11]
Swedish Championship playoffs 1–0–0–2 4,972 Lost in eighth finals 1–2 vs Brynäs IF [12]
2018–19 Tier 1 SHL 2nd 25–11–4–12 5,363 [13]
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
[14]

Players and personnelEdit

Current rosterEdit

Updated 2 June 2019.[15][16]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
14   Jonas Berglund C L 28 2017 Älvsbyn, Sweden
17   Isac Brännström C L 21 2019 Stockholm, Sweden
20   Jack Connolly C L 30 2018 Duluth, Minnesota, United States
10   Einar Emanuelsson RW R 22 2016 Kiruna, Sweden
11   Petter Emanuelsson RW R 28 2016 Kiruna, Sweden
32   Oscar Engsund D L 26 2016 Göteborg, Sweden
52   Karl Fabricius (A) RW L 37 2012 Boden, Sweden
91   Austin Farley LW L 25 2018 Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
8   Noel Gunler RW R 18 2018 Luleå, Sweden
29   Erik Gustafsson (C) D L 30 2018 Sundsvall, Sweden
51   Filip Hållander C L 19 2019 Sundsvall, Sweden
75   Arttu Ilomäki RW R 28 2019 Tampere, Finland
19   Joonas Jalvanti D L 31 2017 Lahti, Finland
96   Robin Kovacs LW L 22 2017 Stockholm, Sweden
36   Emil Larsson LW L 26 2017 Brynäs, Sweden
34   Joel Lassinantti G L 26 2010 Luleå, Sweden
27   Nils Lundkvist D R 19 2018 Piteå, Sweden
15   Carl Mattsson C L 20 2018 Gammelstad, Sweden
16   Niklas Olausson (A) C L 33 2017 Väckelsång, Sweden
30   David Rautio G L 34 2019 Luleå, Sweden
39   Pontus Själin D L 23 2015 Östersund, Sweden
50   Daniel Sondell D L 35 2017 Umeå, Sweden
2   Fredrik Styrman D L 28 2016 Kalix, Sweden
21   Juhani Tyrväinen C L 29 2019 Seinäjoki, Finland


Team captainsEdit

Honored membersEdit

Luleå HF retired numbers
No. Player Position Career No. retirement
4 Stefan Nilsson C 1984–1998, 2001–2004 6 January 2015
12 Johan Strömwall C 1984–1998 October 1998
22 Hans Norberg RW 1979–1983, 1985–1989
28 Roger Åkerström D 1984–1991, 1994–2007 5 January 2017
35 Jarmo Myllys G 1994–2001 23 November 2011

Franchise records and leadersEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

These are the top-ten point-scorers of Luleå HF since the 1984–85 season, which was their first Elitserien season. Figures are updated after each completed season.[17]

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

Points
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

Trophies and awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Historical Archive" (in Swedish). Luleå Hockey. Archived from the original on 2007-05-27. Retrieved 2007-08-22.
  1. ^ "SHL: 2014–15: SHL". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "SHL: 2014–15: Play In". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "SHL: 2014–15: SHL Playoffs". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ "CHL 2014-15 season". Champions Hockey League. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ "SHL: 2015–16: SHL". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ "SHL: 2015–16: SHL Playoffs". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 6 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2016. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  7. ^ "CHL 2015-16 season". Champions Hockey League. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  8. ^ "SHL: 2016–17: SHL". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 13 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  9. ^ "SHL: 2016–17: SHL Playoffs". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 13 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  10. ^ "CHL 2016-17 season". Champions Hockey League. 15 July 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  11. ^ "SHL: 2017–18: SHL". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 3 September 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  12. ^ "SHL: 2017–18: SHL Playoffs". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 3 September 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  13. ^ "SHL: 2018–19: SHL". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 5 April 2019. Retrieved 5 April 2019. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  14. ^ "SHL: 2018–19: SHL Playoffs". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 5 April 2019. Retrieved 5 April 2019. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  15. ^ "Luleå A-Lag" (in Swedish). www.luleahockey.se. Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  16. ^ "Luleå - Team Roster". www.eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  17. ^ "Luleå HF - All Time SHL leaders". quanthockey.com. 2019-05-31. Retrieved 2019-05-31.

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