Brynäs IF

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Brynäs IF
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City Gävle, Sweden
League SHL
Founded 1939 (the ice hockey team)
Home arena Läkerol Arena
Colors Black, red, yellow
General manager
Head coach Tommy Jonsson
Captain Jörgen Sundqvist
Le Mat Trophy 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1976, 1977, 1980, 1993, 1999, 2012

Brynäs IF is a professional Swedish ice hockey team from Gävle. The club currently plays in the Swedish Hockey League (or SHL, until 2013 called Elitserien), the top tier of ice hockey in Sweden. The club has played in the top-tier league since 1960.

History[edit]

Brynäs IF was formed by Nils Norin, Ferdinand Blomkvist and Thure Ternström in May 1912 and began to play ice hockey in 1939. The team has played in the hockey league's top flight since 1960 and has won the Swedish championship 13 times; last time in 2012.

Season-by-season[edit]

This is a partial list, featuring the five most recent completed seasons. For a more complete list, see List of Brynäs IF seasons.

Season Level Division Record Avg.
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atnd.
Notes
Position W-T-L
W-OT-L
2008–09 Tier 1 Elitserien 7th 21–12–22 6,116
Swedish Championship playoffs 0–4 6,261 Lost in quarterfinals, 0–4 vs Färjestad
2009–10 Tier 1 Elitserien 6th 20–18–17 5,738
Swedish Championship playoffs 1–4 7,694 Lost in quarterfinals, 1–4 vs Djurgården
2010–11 Tier 1 Elitserien 7th 19–8–8–20 5,683
Swedish Championship playoffs 1–4 7,021 Lost in quarterfinals, 1–4 vs Färjestad
2011–12 Tier 1 Elitserien 4th 25–6–5–19 6,265
Swedish Championship playoffs 12–5 7,864 Won in quarterfinals, 4–2 vs Frölunda
Won in semifinals, 4–1 vs Färjestad
Won in finals, 4–2 vs Skellefteå
1 2012 Swedish Champions (13th title)
2012–13 Tier 1 Elitserien 8th 17–6–12–20 6,229
Swedish Championship playoffs 0–4 5,994 Lost in quarterfinals, 0–4 vs Skellefteå
2013–14 Tier 1 SHL TBD TBD TBD

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Updated December 5, 2012.[1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
4 Sweden Berglind, VictorVictor Berglind D R 21 2008 Karlstad, Sweden
15 Sweden Bertilsson, SimonSimon Bertilsson Injured Reserve D L 23 2007 Karlskoga, Sweden
3 Sweden Djoos, ChristianChristian Djoos D L 19 2009 Gothenburg, Sweden
9 Sweden Enterfeldt, SebastianSebastian Enterfeldt C L 25 2012 Gävle, Sweden
44 Canada Franson, CodyCody Franson D R 26 2012 Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada
31 Sweden Granström, JonathanJonathan Granström C L 28 2008 Orsa, Sweden
13 United States Gunderson, RyanRyan Gunderson D L 28 2011 Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA
24 Norway Hansen, MadsMads Hansen (AInjured Reserve C L 35 2006 Oslo, Norway
90 Sweden Harju, JohanJohan Harju LW L 27 2012 Övertorneå, Sweden
40 Sweden Holmqvist, JohanJohan Holmqvist G L 35 2011 Tierp, Sweden
19 Sweden Järnkrok, CalleCalle Järnkrok (A) C R 22 2007 Gävle, Sweden
25 Sweden Johansson, MartinMartin Johansson LW L 26 2011 Landskrona, Sweden
20 Sweden Jonsson, LarsLars Jonsson Injured Reserve D L 32 2008 Leksand, Sweden
18 Sweden Larsson, EmilEmil Larsson RW L 20 2009
16 Sweden Lauritzen, SebastianSebastian Lauritzen Injured Reserve LW L 30 2008 Sundsvall, Sweden
62 Sweden Lavander, MatsMats Lavander Injured Reserve C/LW L 34 2011 Piteå, Sweden
27 Sweden Lindgren, AlexanderAlexander Lindgren C L 21 2009
28 Sweden Lindholm, EliasElias Lindholm C R 19 2011 Boden, Sweden
5 Sweden Löf, SimonSimon Löf D R 23 2006 Gävle, Sweden
29 Sweden Molin, EmilEmil Molin RW L 21 2009 Gävle, Sweden
39 Sweden Nordquist, JonasJonas Nordquist C L 31 2009 Leksand, Sweden
2 Norway Nørstebø, MattiasMattias Nørstebø D L 18 2011
11 Sweden Ollas, JesperJesper Ollas RW R 29 2011 Norrköping, Sweden
8 Sweden Persson, DennisDennis Persson D L 25 2012 Nyköping, Sweden
30 Sweden Rahm, RobinRobin Rahm G L 27 2012 Torsby, Sweden
22 Sweden Sundqvist, JörgenJörgen Sundqvist (C) D L 31 2005 Härnösand, Sweden
53 Sweden Thuresson, AndreasAndreas Thuresson RW R 26 2012 Kristianstad, Sweden
41 Sweden Widing, DanielDaniel Widing RW R 32 2011 Gävle, Sweden


Leaders[edit]

Team captains[edit]

Head Coaches[edit]

Club records[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

As of March 6, 2012 [3]

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

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

Player Pos GP G A Pts P/G
Lars-Göran Nilsson F 425 273 257 530 1.25
Håkan Wickberg F 363 253 241 494 1.36
Tord Lundström F 367 261 232 493 1.34
Ove Molin RW 772 192 295 487 .63
Jan Larsson C 598 189 281 470 .79
Stefan Karlsson F 428 252 140 392 .92
Anders Huss C 574 189 183 372 .65
Andreas Dackell RW 524 132 217 349 .67
Tommy Sjödin D 681 117 198 315 .46
Hans Lindberg F 246 209 105 314 1.28

Club individual records[edit]

Awards and trophies[edit]

All players are from Sweden unless otherwise stated.

Le Mat Trophy

  • 1963–64, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1979–80, 1992–93, 1998–99, 2011–12

Coach of the Year

Guldhjälmen

Guldpucken

Håkan Loob Trophy

Honken Trophy

Rinkens Riddare

Rookie of the Year

Other notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A-laget > Truppen 12/13" (in Swedish). www.brynas.se. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ "Eliteprospects.com - Brynäs". www.eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2012-12-03. 
  3. ^ "All-Time Stats for Brynäs". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Djurgårdens IF
Swedish ice hockey champions
1964
Succeeded by
Västra Frölunda IF
Preceded by
Västra Frölunda IF
Swedish ice hockey champions
1966, 1967, 1968
Succeeded by
Leksands IF
Preceded by
Leksands IF
Swedish ice hockey champions
1970, 1971, 1972
Succeeded by
Leksands IF
Preceded by
Leksands IF
Swedish ice hockey champions
1976, 1977
Succeeded by
Skellefteå AIK
Preceded by
Modo AIK
Swedish ice hockey champions
1980
Succeeded by
Färjestad BK
Preceded by
Malmö IF
Swedish ice hockey champions
1993
Succeeded by
Malmö IF
Preceded by
Färjestad BK
Swedish ice hockey champions
1999
Succeeded by
Djurgårdens IF
Preceded by
Färjestad BK
Swedish ice hockey champions
2012
Succeeded by
Skellefteå AIK