Rögle BK

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Rögle BK
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City Ängelholm
League HockeyAllsvenskan
Founded 1932
Home arena Lindab Arena
(Capacity: 5,150)
Colors               
General manager Sweden Pelle Svensson
Head coach Norway Dan Tangnes
Captain Sweden Jakob Johansson
Website www.roglebk.se

Rögle BK (Rögle Bandyklubb) is a Swedish professional ice hockey club from Ängelholm. The club has played in the HockeyAllsvenskan, the second tier of ice hockey in Sweden, since the 2013–14 season, after failing to re-qualify for the SHL. Rögle previously played in the SHL (previously named Elitserien) in 19921996, 20082010, and briefly in 2012–13.

History[edit]

Rögle BK was founded in 1932 as a Swedish bandy team, which is why the team is named "Rögle Bandyklubb" (or "bandy club"). The club was actually Scanian district champions in bandy in 1948. The club's ice hockey team played in the top Swedish league, at that time Division I, from 1966 to 1969, and again, in Elitserien as it was called at the time, between 1992–93 and 1995–96. After another twelve years in the second-tier division HockeyAllsvenskan, the team was promoted back to Elitserien after finishing second in the 2008 Kvalserien. Rögle BK began the 2008–09 Elitserien season surprisingly well, and after the first 18 rounds the team found itself at a top position, only goals behind leading Linköpings HC. However, Rögle BK finished eleventh in the 2008–09 Elitserien season and therefore had to play in the 2009 Kvalserien to stay in Elitserien, which they achieved after finishing second in the 2009 Kvalserien for the second time in a row. In 2009–10 they ended last in the standings and had to play in the 2010 Kvalserien, where they subsequently failed to re-qualify for Elitserien and were relegated to HockeyAllsvenskan.

Rögle briefly returned to Elitserien after finishing second in the 2012 Kvalserien, becoming the first team to claim an Elitserien spot after winning the HockeyAllsvenskan playoff round to earn the last spot in the Kvalserien. However, after finishing last in the 2012–13 Elitserien season, Rögle had to play in the 2013 Kvalserien to stay in Elitserien, but the team failed to re-qualify and were relegated back to the second-tier league HockeyAllsvenskan; Rögle's return to Elitserien lasted for only one season.

Season-by-season record[edit]

List of Rögle seasons
Season Level Division Record Avg.
home
atnd.
Notes Ref.
Position W-T-L
W-OT-L
For a complete list, see List of Rögle BK seasons
2009–10 Tier 1 Elitserien 12th 13–12–30 4,162 [1]
Elitserien qualifier 3rd 3–4–3 4,425 Decrease Relegated to HockeyAllsvenskan
2010–11 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 2nd 26–9–2–15 3,119 [1]
Elitserien qualifier 4th 3–2–0–5 3,923
2011–12 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 5th 21–7–8–16 2,973 [1]
Pre-qualifier 1st 2–2–0-2 3,345
Elitserien qualifier 2nd 6–0–1–3 4,493 Increase Promoted to Elitserien
2012–13 Tier 1 2012–13 Elitserien season 12th 10–5–6–34 3,886 [2]
Elitserien qualifier 4th 2–1–0–7 3,338 Decrease Relegated to HockeyAllsvenskan [3]
2013–14 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 7th 21–6–5–20 2,971 [4]
Playoff to SHL qualifier 1st 4–2–0–0 2,676 [5]
SHL qualifier 3rd 4–2–1–3 4,394 [6]

Current roster[edit]

Updated December 5, 2012.[7][8]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
50 Finland Aaltonen, JuhamattiJuhamatti Aaltonen RW R 29 2012 Ii, Finland
29 Germany Barta, AlexanderAlexander Barta C R 31 2012 Berlin, East Germany
47 Norway Bonsaksen, AlexanderAlexander Bonsaksen D L 27 2012 Oslo, Norway
21 Sweden Brithén, TedTed Brithén C L 23 2009 Danderyd, Sweden
18 Sweden Everberg, DennisDennis Everberg C L 22 2007 Västerås, Sweden
32 Sweden Fransson, JonasJonas Fransson G L 34 2010 Tranås, Sweden
28 Switzerland Gerber, MartinMartin Gerber G L 39 2012 Burgdorf, Switzerland
73 Canada Iggulden, MikeMike Iggulden C R 31 2012 St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
14 Denmark Jensen, JesperJesper Jensen D L 22 2010 Copenhagen, Denmark
26 Sweden Johansson, JakobJakob Johansson (C) C L 35 2005 Glimåkra, Sweden
3 Finland Kukkonen, LasseLasse Kukkonen (A) D L 32 2012 Oulu, Finland
15 Sweden Lilja, JakobJakob Lilja LW L 20 2010 Limhamn, Sweden
16 Sweden Liljewall, ChristopherChristopher Liljewall C/LW L 24 2006 Ängelholm, Sweden
10 Sweden Lindgren, ViktorViktor Lindgren Injured Reserve RW R 28 2010 Luleå, Sweden
8 Sweden Lindqvist-Hansen, AlexanderAlexander Lindqvist-Hansen LW L 22 2010 Skövde, Sweden
17 Sweden Panelin-Borg, VictorVictor Panelin-Borg D L 23 2010 Ängelholm, Sweden
33 Sweden Sondell, DanielDaniel Sondell D L 30 2011 Umeå, Sweden
23 Sweden Sylwander, DanielDaniel Sylwander C L 21 2008 Ängelholm, Sweden
71 Sweden Tjärnqvist, MathiasMathias Tjärnqvist (A) LW L 35 2012 Umeå, Sweden
36 Sweden Törnkvist, TobiasTobias Törnkvist LW L 21 2009 Helsingborg, Sweden
79 Sweden Warg, FredrikFredrik Warg Injured Reserve C R 35 2012 Skellefteå, Sweden
34 Sweden Zaar, DanielDaniel Zaar RW R 20 2010 Helsingborg, Sweden


Honored members[edit]

Other notable players[edit]

The brothers Jörgen Jönsson and Kenny Jönsson started their careers in Rögle BK. After several seasons in the National Hockey League, Kenny played for the team again between 2004 and 2008–09.

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