IK Oskarshamn

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IK Oskarshamn
City Sweden Oskarshamn, Sweden
League HockeyAllsvenskan
Founded 1970 (1970)
Home arena Arena Oskarshamn
Colours               
General manager Sweden Roger Jönsson
Head coach Sweden Fredrik Söderström

Website
www.ikoskarshamn.se

IK Oskarshamn is an ice hockey club from Oskarshamn in Sweden. The team is currently playing in the second highest league in Sweden, HockeyAllsvenskan. Head coach is Fredrik Söderström.

IK Oskarshamn (white uniforms) in a game against AIK.

General information[edit]

IK Oskarshamn (abbreviated as IKO) was founded in 1970 when the town's two then existing ice hockey teams, Oskarshamns AIK and IFK Oskarshamn, were merged into one. The team has twice reached the final qualification stage for the highest league in Sweden. This happened in the 2000–01 season and in the 2004–05 season. The team play their home games in Arena Oskarshamn which has a capacity of 3,424 people. The arena was first built in 1974 but was completely renovated and enlarged in 2005.

History[edit]

Seasons[edit]

In the 2000–01 season and in the 2004–05 season IK Oskarshamn succeeded to reach the Kvalserien. In Kvalserien the team finished in 5th place the first year and in 6th place the second year. In the 2010–11 season IK Oskarshamn finished 9th in Hockeyallsvenskan, six points from playing in the new pre-qualification.[1] Both in 2011-12 season and in 2012-13 season IK Oskarshamn finished topp-7 and reached the Playoff round. IK Oskarshamns Evan McGrath was the top scorer in the HockeyAllsvenskan regular season with 50 points in 52 games.[2][3]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Updated on August 5, 2014.[4]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
32 Slovenia Kroselj, GasperGasper Kroselj G 27 2014 Ljubljana, Slovenia
47 Sweden Sehlstedt, OskarOskar Sehlstedt G 22 2013 Skellefteå, Sweden
44 Sweden Blomqvist, AntonAnton Blomqvist D 24 2014 Kristianstad, Sweden
8 Sweden Styrman, FredrikFredrik Styrman D 23 2013 Kalix, Sweden
6 Sweden Ljungkvist, DanielDaniel Ljungkvist D 33 2009 Småland, Sweden
51 Canada Zanetti, MarcMarc Zanetti D 23 2014 Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
9 Denmark Kristensen, Emil L.Emil L. Kristensen D 22 2013 Esbjerg, Denmark
49 Sweden Engsund, OscarOscar Engsund D 21 2013 Oskarshamn, Sweden
29 Sweden Morin, LinusLinus Morin D 27 2008 Uppsala, Sweden
21 Slovenia Rodman, DavidDavid Rodman W 31 2013 Jesenice, Slovenia
17 Canada Caputi, LucaLuca Caputi LW 26 2014 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
25 Finland Miettinen, CamiloCamilo Miettinen C 28 2014 Medellín, Colombia
38 Denmark Poulsen, Morten H.Morten H. Poulsen LW 26 2011 Herning, Denmark
37 Denmark Poulsen, Anders H.Anders H. Poulsen C 23 2014 Herning, Denmark
88 United States Squires, GregGreg Squires RW 26 2014 White Plains, New York, USA
39 Sweden Svensson, VictorVictor Svensson C 25 2012 Karlskrona, Sweden
20 Sweden Lidhammar, MikaelMikael Lidhammar LW 27 2011 Luleå, Sweden
53 Sweden Ericsson, LukasLukas Ericsson W 26 2011 Karlstad, Sweden
26 Sweden Backman, VictorVictor Backman W 23 2013 Öckerö, Sweden
16 Finland Piispanen, ArsiArsi Piispanen C 29 2013 Jyväskylä, Finland



Left: Goaltender Michal Zajkowski. Right: IKO play their home games in Arena Oskarshamn.

Leaders[edit]

Head coach for the 2014-15 season is Fredrik Söderström, assisted by Arto Miettinen and Johan Lundskog.

Head Coaches of IK Oskarshamn[5]
Name Year
Charles Franzén 2007-2009
Tommy Salo 2009-2010
Lenny Eriksson 2010
Lars Ivarsson 2010-2011
Fredrik Söderström 2011-2016

Notable former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://stats.swehockey.se/stat/43/90131/overview
  2. ^ Swehockey.se - Scoring leaders of Hockeyallsvenskan 2012-13.
  3. ^ IK Oskarshamn webpage information
  4. ^ "IK Oskarshamn roster". Eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2014-08-05. 
  5. ^ "Historien om Ishockeyklubben Oskarshamn" (in Swedish). IK Oskarshamn.com. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 57°15′50.8″N 16°26′08″E / 57.264111°N 16.43556°E / 57.264111; 16.43556