List of Swedish ice hockey champions

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The Swedish ice hockey championship (Swedish: Svenska mästare i ishockey; capitalised Swedish Championship) is a club championship awarded annually to the winning playoff team of the top-tier ice hockey league in Sweden, which currently is Swedish Hockey League (SHL). It was first awarded to IK Göta in 1922, the championship's inaugural year. The championship's present SHL format did not take into effect until the league was originally formed for the 1975–76 season. A team who wins the Swedish Championship is awarded the Le Mat Trophy. Djurgårdens IF holds the most titles in history with 16 titles. The most recent Swedish Champions are Skellefteå AIK, who won their third title in club history in 2014, their first title being in 1978.

Before 1953, the Swedish Championship was determined through a standalone tournament where teams could submit their participation. In other words, the leagues were not connected with the Swedish Championship during this period.

Previous winners[edit]

AIK's Axel Nilsson receiving the Le Mat Trophy in 1938
Season Winners Runner-ups
1922 IK Göta (1) Hammarby IF
1923 IK Göta (2) Djurgårdens IF
1924 IK Göta (3) Djurgårdens IF
1925 Södertälje SK (1) Västerås SK
1926 Djurgårdens IF (1) Västerås SK
1927 IK Göta (4) Djurgårdens IF
1928 IK Göta (5) Södertälje SK
1929 IK Göta (6) Södertälje SK
1930 IK Göta (7) AIK
1931 Södertälje SK (2) Hammarby IF
1932 Hammarby IF (1) Södertälje SK
1933 Hammarby IF (2) IK Göta
1934 AIK (1) Hammarby IF
1935 AIK (2) Hammarby IF
1936 Hammarby IF (3) AIK
1937 Hammarby IF (4) Södertälje SK
1938 AIK (3) Hammarby IF
1939 No competition[1]
1940 IK Göta (8) AIK
1941 Södertälje SK (3) IK Göta
1942 Hammarby IF (5) Södertälje SK
1943 Hammarby IF (6) IK Göta
1944 Södertälje SK (4) Hammarby IF
1945 Hammarby IF (7) Södertälje SK
1946 AIK (4) Södertälje SK
1947 AIK (5) IK Göta
1948 IK Göta (9) UoIF Matteuspojkarna
1949 No competition[2]
1950 Djurgårdens IF (2) Mora IK
1951 Hammarby IF (8) Södertälje SK
1952 No competition[3]
1953 Södertälje SK (5) Hammarby IF
1954 Djurgårdens IF (3) Gävle Godtemplares IK
1955 Djurgårdens IF (4) Hammarby IF
1956 Södertälje SK (6) Djurgårdens IF
1957 Gävle Godtemplares IK (1) Djurgårdens IF
1958 Djurgårdens IF (5) Skellefteå AIK
1959 Djurgårdens IF (6) Leksands IF
1960 Djurgårdens IF (7) Södertälje SK
1961 Djurgårdens IF (8) Skellefteå AIK
1962 Djurgårdens IF (9) Västra Frölunda IF
1963 Djurgårdens IF (10) Skellefteå AIK
1964 Brynäs IF (1) Leksands IF
1965 Västra Frölunda IF (1) Brynäs IF
1966 Brynäs IF (2) Västra Frölunda IF
1967 Brynäs IF (3) Västra Frölunda IF
1968 Brynäs IF (4) AIK
1969 Leksands IF (1) Brynäs IF
1970 Brynäs IF (5) Västra Frölunda IF
1971 Brynäs IF (6) Leksands IF
1972 Brynäs IF (7) Leksands IF
1973 Leksands IF (2) Södertälje SK
1974 Leksands IF (3) Timrå IK
1975 Leksands IF (4) Brynäs IF
1976 Brynäs IF (8) Färjestad BK
1977 Brynäs IF (9) Färjestad BK
1978 Skellefteå AIK (1) AIK
1979 Modo AIK (1) Djurgårdens IF
1980 Brynäs IF (10) Västra Frölunda IF
1981 Färjestad BK (1) AIK
1982 AIK (6) IF Björklöven
1983 Djurgårdens IF (11) Färjestad BK
1984 AIK (7) Djurgårdens IF
1985 Södertälje SK (7) Djurgårdens IF
1986 Färjestad BK (2) Södertälje SK
1987 IF Björklöven (1) Färjestad BK
1988 Färjestad BK (3) IF Björklöven
1989 Djurgårdens IF (12) Leksands IF
1990 Djurgårdens IF (13) Färjestad BK
1991 Djurgårdens IF (14) Färjestad BK
1992 Malmö IF (1) Djurgårdens IF
1993 Brynäs IF (11) Luleå HF
1994 Malmö IF (2) Modo Hockey
1995 HV71 (1) Brynäs IF
1996 Luleå HF (1) Västra Frölunda HC
1997 Färjestad BK (4) Luleå HF
1998 Färjestad BK (5) Djurgårdens IF
1999 Brynäs IF (12) Modo Hockey
2000 Djurgårdens IF (15) Modo Hockey
2001 Djurgårdens IF (16) Färjestad BK
2002 Färjestad BK (6) Modo Hockey
2003 Västra Frölunda HC (2) Färjestad BK
2004 HV71 (2) Färjestad BK
2005 Frölunda HC (3) Färjestad BK
2006 Färjestad BK (7) Frölunda HC
2007 Modo Hockey (2) Linköpings HC
2008 HV71 (3) Linköpings HC
2009 Färjestad BK (8) HV71
2010 HV71 (4) Djurgårdens IF
2011 Färjestad BK (9) Skellefteå AIK
2012 Brynäs IF (13) Skellefteå AIK
2013 Skellefteå AIK (2) Luleå HF
2014 Skellefteå AIK (3) Färjestad BK

Title champions[edit]

Titles Club
16 Djurgårdens IF
13 Brynäs IF
9 Färjestad BK
IK Göta
8 Hammarby IF
7 AIK
Södertälje SK
4 HV71
Leksands IF
3 Frölunda HC
Skellefteå AIK
2 Malmö IF
Modo Hockey
1 IF Björklöven
Gävle Godtemplares IK
Luleå HF

Champions since the formation of the Swedish Hockey League (formerly named Elitserien) in 1975:

Titles Club
9 Färjestad BK
6 Brynäs IF
Djurgårdens IF
4 HV71
3 Skellefteå AIK
2 AIK
Frölunda HC
Malmö IF
Modo Hockey
1 IF Björklöven
Luleå HF
Södertälje SK

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ No competition due to cold weather. Hammarby IF won the Svenska Serien season.
  2. ^ No competition due to preparations for the 1949 World Championships. Hammarby IF won the Division I season.
  3. ^ No competition due to preparations for the 1952 Winter Olympics. Södertälje SK won the Division I season.

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