2012–13 Frölunda HC season

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2012–13 Frölunda HC
League 6th Elitserien


2012–13 record 21–21–13
Home record 9–9–9
Road record 12–12–4
Goals for 123
Goals against 126
Team information
General Manager Kent Johansson
Coach Kent Johansson
Assistant Coach Christian Lechtaler
Captain Joel Lundqvist
Alternate captains Per-Johan Axelsson
Mikael Johansson
Arena Scandinavium and Frölundaborg
Average attendance 8,588
Team leaders
Goals Joel Lundqvist (12)
Assists Joel Lundqvist (22)
Points Joel Lundqvist (34)
Penalties in minutes Dick Axelsson (79)
Goals against average Július Hudáček (1.89)
<2011–12 2013–14>

The 2012–13 season will be Frölunda HC's 33rd season in the top Swedish league, the Elitserien (SEL). The regular season will begin on 13 September 2012 with a home game against Linköpings HC, and will conclude on 5 March 2012 on away ice against Växjö Lakers.[1]

Pre-season[edit]

Summary[edit]

For the pre-season, Frölunda HC will participate in the 2012 European Trophy tournament, starting on 17 August 2012 and eventually ending mid-season on 22 October 2012 (although playoff participation may follow in December). The regulation round consists of four home games and four road games, for a total of eight games per team.

Standings[edit]

     Team is qualified for the playoffs
     Team is eliminated from the tournament
Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA +/– Pts
Switzerland EV Zug 8 4 2 0 2 30 21 +9 16
Finland Jokerit 7 4 1 1 1 23 14 +9 15
Sweden Färjestad BK 7 3 2 1 1 25 16 +9 14
Germany ERC Ingolstadt 8 3 1 3 1 34 30 +4 14
Sweden Frölunda Indians 8 3 0 2 3 18 32 –14 11
Finland HIFK 8 2 0 2 4 24 26 –2 8
Switzerland ZSC Lions 8 2 1 0 5 17 24 –7 8
Germany Adler Mannheim 8 1 2 0 5 18 26 –8 7

Playoff team seeds[edit]

The following is a list of the current six top-ranked teams aside from the two automatically-qualified playoff hosts Slovan Bratislava and Vienna Capitals. The top six teams aside from Slovan Bratislava and Vienna Capitals after all regulation games will also qualify for the playoffs.

1 Sweden Luleå HF
2 Sweden HV71
3 Finland Tappara
4 Switzerland EV Zug
5 Germany Eisbären Berlin
6 Germany ERC Ingolstadt

European Trophy games log[edit]

2012 European Trophy games log; 3–3–2 (Home: 2–2–1 ; Away: 1–1–1)

Legend:       Win       Overtime/Shootout win (2 points)       Loss (0 points)       Overtime/Shootout loss (1 point)

Regular season[edit]

Summary[edit]

Standings[edit]

2012–13 Elitserien season GP W L OTW OTL GF GA +/– Pts
Skellefteå AIKy 55 34 13 4 4 170 107 63 114
Färjestad BKx 55 27 14 7 7 155 110 45 102
Luleå HFx 55 25 12 9 9 145 102 43 102
HV71x 55 27 16 9 3 155 124 31 102
Linköpings HCx 55 27 19 4 5 145 136 9 94
Frölunda HCx 55 21 21 8 5 123 126 –3 84
Modo Hockeyx 55 19 19 7 10 135 129 6 81
Brynäs IFx 55 17 20 6 12 123 166 –43 75
0
AIKe 55 16 25 7 7 123 149 –26 69
Växjö Lakers HCe 55 14 26 7 8 102 130 –28 64
0
Timrå IKr 55 12 30 8 5 100 127 –27 57
Rögle BKr 55 10 34 5 6 104 174 –70 46


x – clinched playoff spot; y – clinched regular season league title; e – eliminated from playoff contention; r – play in relegation series

Games log[edit]

2012–13 Elitserien games log; 21–21–13 (Home: 9–9–9 ; Away: 12–12–4)

Legend:       Win       Overtime/Shootout win (2 points)       Loss (0 points)       Overtime/Shootout loss (1 point)

Playoffs[edit]

Each playoff series is a best-of-seven, meaning that four wins are required to advance to the next round.

Game log[edit]

2011–12 Playoffs log; 2–4 (Home: 2–1 ; Away: 0–3)

Legend:       Win       Loss

Statistics[edit]

Skaters[edit]

Name Pos Nationality GP G A P PIM GP G A P PIM
Regular season Playoffs
Lundqvist, JoelJoel Lundqvist C  Sweden 55 12 22 34 57 6 3 2 5 6
Kahnberg, MagnusMagnus Kahnberg RW  Sweden 49 11 15 26 10 6 2 1 3 8
Axelsson, DickDick Axelsson LW  Sweden 45 10 14 24 79 6 0 4 4 2
Bäckman, ChristianChristian Bäckman D  Sweden 54 7 15 22 36 6 1 3 4 0
Brunnström, FabianFabian Brunnström LW  Sweden 51 9 9 18 24 6 1 1 2 2
Axelsson, AntonAnton Axelsson LW  Sweden 53 8 9 17 14 6 0 0 0 2
Axelsson, Per-JohanPer-Johan Axelsson LW  Sweden 49 6 10 16 10 2 0 0 0 2
Eriksson, FredrikFredrik Eriksson D  Sweden 55 6 10 16 20 6 1 1 2 10
Tömmernes, HenrikHenrik Tömmernes D  Sweden 54 5 11 16 28 6 1 4 5 6
Duchene, MattMatt Duchene C  Canada 19 4 10 14 12
Olimb, MathisMathis Olimb C  Norway 30 6 7 13 6 6 1 0 1 6
Tolsa, JariJari Tolsa LW  Sweden 52 5 8 13 16 6 1 0 1 0
Stålberg, ViktorViktor Stålberg LW  Sweden 11 7 5 12 10
Sjöström, FredrikFredrik Sjöström RW  Sweden 50 5 5 10 16 1 0 0 0 0
Bell, BrendanBrendan Bell D  Canada 21 1 9 10 8 6 1 0 1 6
Collberg, SebastianSebastian Collberg RW  Sweden 35 6 3 9 6 5 0 2 2 0
Rosseli Olsen, MatsMats Rosseli Olsen LW  Norway 54 3 6 9 8 6 0 0 0 6
Persson, ChristofferChristoffer Persson D  Sweden 52 2 7 9 28 6 0 0 0 2
Lasu, NicklasNicklas Lasu LW  Sweden 54 2 7 9 18 6 0 0 0 2
Bohm, OliverOliver Bohm D  Sweden 49 1 8 9 16 6 0 0 0 0
Johansson, MikaelMikael Johansson C  Sweden 43 2 3 5 2 6 0 0 0 0
Lynch, DougDoug Lynch D  Canada 33 2 2 4 18
Johnsson, PierrePierre Johnsson D  Sweden 10 1 1 2 10
Rydahl, GustavGustav Rydahl C  Sweden 31 1 1 2 10 5 0 0 0 10
Svedberg, ViktorViktor Svedberg D  Sweden 51 0 2 2 24 6 0 0 0 4
Johnson, AndreasAndreas Johnson LW  Sweden 7 1 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
Fernholm, SimonSimon Fernholm D  Sweden 5 0 1 1 0
Fagerblom, HugoHugo Fagerblom G  Sweden 1 0 0 0 0
Haag, VilliamVilliam Haag RW  Sweden 1 0 0 0 0
Juntunen, TommiTommi Juntunen D  Sweden 1 0 0 0 0
Johnson, JonathanJonathan Johnson C  Sweden 4 0 0 0 0
Karlsson, ErikErik Karlsson RW  Sweden 5 0 0 0 0
Israelsson, MathiasMathias Israelsson G  Sweden 7 0 0 0 0
Wikner, KristofferKristoffer Wikner RW  Sweden 8 0 0 0 0
Fernström, LinusLinus Fernström G  Sweden 21 0 0 0 0
Galbraith, PatrickPatrick Galbraith G  Denmark 29 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Hudáček, JúliusJúlius Hudáček G  Slovakia 52 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 2

Transactions[edit]

Goaltending coach Micce Andréasson decided to leave Frölunda after only one season, due to his family's living situation he instead signed a one-year contract with HockeyAllsvenskan team Örebro HK.[2] Andréasson was replaced by Jonas Forsberg, who was brought in after two seasons as the goaltending coach of Kölner Haie of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).[3]

Acquired
Player Former team Date Notes
Doug Lynch EC Red Bull Salzburg April 13 [4]
Július Hudáček Södertälje SK May 11 [5]
Dick Axelsson Modo Hockey June 25 [6]
Patrick Galbraith Espoo Blues July 13 [7]
Fabian Brunnström Detroit Red Wings July 26 [8]
Matt Duchene Colorado Avalanche October 2 Lockout [9]
Viktor Stålberg Chicago Blackhawks October 11 Lockout [10]
Brendan Bell New York Rangers December 13 [11]
Leaving
Player New team Date Notes
Patrick von Gunten Kloten Flyers March 9 [12]
Patrik Näslund Borås HC May 2 [13]
Mika Pyörälä Amur Khabarovsk June 5 [14]
Fredrik Pettersson HC Donbass June 8 [15]
Johan Sundström New York Islanders June 12 [16]
Magnus Hellberg Nashville Predators June 15 [17]
Frederik Andersen Anaheim Ducks July 11 [18]
Viktor Stålberg Atlant Moscow Oblast Novemberg 17 [19]
Matt Duchene HC Ambrì-Piotta December 9 [20]
Doug Lynch EC Red Bull Salzburg January 6 [21]

Drafted players[edit]

Frölunda HC players picked in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft on June 30, 2013, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Round Pick Player Nationality NHL Team
4th 117th Fredrik Bergvik  Sweden San Jose Sharks
6th 165th Markus Søberg  Norway Columbus Blue Jackets
6th 180th Anton Blidh  Sweden Boston Bruins
7th 202nd Andreas Johnson  Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs

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