Storhamar Dragons

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Storhamar Dragons
Storhamar Dragons.png
Full name Storhamar Dragons
Founded 1957
Based in Hamar, Norway
Arena Hamar OL-Amfi
(capacity: 6,091)
League GET-ligaen
Team colors

Yellow, navy

         
Head coach Rune Gulliksen
Captain Pål Johnsen

The Storhamar Dragons is an ice hockey club based in Hamar, Norway and plays in the GET-ligaen. The club also includes the largest junior department in Norwegian ice hockey.

The ice hockey department of the Storhamar IL was founded on 18 March 1957. Team colours are yellow and blue.

The Storhamar Dragons play out of the Hamar OL-Amfi, a 6000 seater arena built for the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. The club has won the Norwegian Championships (play offs) six times, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2008.

The most notable player in franchise history is Erik Kristiansen who played 20 seasons scoring 509 goals and 406 assists in 649 games. The most internationally known player out of Storhamar is Patrick Thoresen. Marius Holtet is also a native Storhamar player.

Season-by-season results[edit]

This is a partial list of the last five seasons completed by the Dragons. For the full season-by-season history, see List of Storhamar Dragons seasons.

Norwegian Champions Regular Season Champions Promoted Relegated
Season League Regular season[1] Playoffs
GP W L OTW OTL GF GA Pts Finish
2009–10 Eliteserien 48 16 23 6 3 154 160 58 8th Lost in Semi-finals, 1–4 (Vålerenga)
2010–11 Eliteserien 45 24 9 5 7 139 98 89 4th Lost in Quarter-finals, 1–4 (Lillehammer)
2011–12 Eliteserien 45 20 19 2 4 148 146 71 6th Lost in Quarter-finals, 3–4 (Vålerenga)
2012–13 Eliteserien 45 16 21 4 4 139 155 60 7th Lost in Quarter-finals, 2–4 (Sparta)
2013–14 Eliteserien 45 22 15 3 5 146 123 62 6th Lost in Semi-finals, 3–4 (Vålerenga)

Current roster[edit]

Signed players as of March 9th, 2014

Goaltenders
Number Player Catches Born Place of Birth
51 Sweden Jesper Engelin L 07.11.88 Gothenburg, Sweden
53 Norway Tommy Johansen L 08.05.87 Sarpsborg, Norway
Defensemen
Number Player Shoots Born Place of Birth
2 United States Bryan Schmidt R 27.07.81 Bloomington, United States
16 Norway Magnus Eikrem Haugen R 18.08.95 Hamar, Norway
19 Norway Andreas Øksnes L 02.12.90 Hamar, Norway
27 Norway Adrian Saxrud Danielsen L 27.09.92 Hamar, Norway
33 Norway Anders Theodor Braavold L 27.09.94 Hamar, Norway
37 Norway Lars Løkken Østli R 21.11.86 Hamar, Norway
52 Norway Eirik Dagfinrud L 29.05.94 Romedal, Norway
69 Sweden Jimmy Andersson L 08.01.85 Karlstad, Sweden
Forwards
Number Player Shoots Born Place of Birth
4 Canada Nathan Martz R 04.03.81 Chilliwack, Canada
8 Norway Eirik Skadsdammen L 23.05.81 Kongsvinger, Norway
18 Norway Pål Johnsen - A L 17.03.76 Hamar, Norway
21 Norway Joakim Jensen R 08.08.87 Bærum, Norway
23 Canada Christian Larrivée L 25.08.82 Gaspé, Canada
24 Norway Mads Hansen L 16.09.78 Trondheim, Norway
28 Norway Ole Petter Øvergaard L 03.09.95 Hamar, Norway
36 Norway Martin Blakseth Huse L 12.06.89 Hamar, Norway
40 Norway Fredik Lystad Jacobsen L 15.02.90 Asker, Norway
46 Norway Ørjan Mikkelsen L 20.12.87 Furnes, Norway
62 Norway Trygve Hillestad R 11.10.85 Gjøvik, Norway
85 Norway Lars Erik Hesbråten L 01.07.85 Kongsvinger, Norway
91 Norway Eirik Børresen L 07.08.91 Hamar, Norway

Team captains[edit]

Notable players and award winners[edit]

Norwegian Championship

NIHF Golden Puck winners

GET-ligaen Playoff MVP

All Star team selections

Team coaches[edit]

Previous seasons' rosters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Code explanation; GP—Games Played, W—Wins, L—Losses, OTW—Overtime/Shootout wins, OTL—Overtime/Shootout losses, GF—Goals For, GA—Goals Against, Pts—Points

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