Vålerenga Ishockey is an Oslo-based ice hockey club, and a part of the Vålerenga IF multi-sports club. Their home arena is Jordal Amfi, located in eastern Oslo. Jordal Amfi was built for the 1952 Winter Olympics. The mother club was founded in 1913, but the did not take up ice hockey until the late 1950s. Since 1960 it has been the country's dominant ice hockey club.
Norwegian Playoff Champions (26): 1960, 1962-3, 1965-71, 1973, 1982, 1985, 1987-8, 1991-3, 1998-9, 2001, 2003, 2005-7
League Champions (26): 1962-71, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1988, 1991-4, 1996, 1998-2000, 2002-3, 2005, 2007, 2009
Vålerenga Ishockey has the most trophies in all Norwegian team sports.
[ The team's present coach is retired Norwegian hockey player ] citation needed Espen Knutsen.
Peter Forsberg and Markus Naslund once played an exhibition game for the club, when Forsberg's father was coach.
2004–05 NHL lockout, NHL players Chris Mason and Scott Hartnell played for the club, with Hartnell winning playoff MVP during that season.
Other famous players include Canadian Stanley Cup Winner
Serge Boisvert, Swedish International Johan Åkerman, and Sergei Pushkov who won the World Championship with the Soviet Union.
The club has also spawned professionals such as
Patrick Thoresen and Mats Zuccarello Aasen, however they did not play at senior level for the club.
Season-by-season results [ edit ]
This is a partial list of the last five seasons completed by Vålerenga. For the full season-by-season history, see List of Vålerenga Ishockey seasons.
Current roster [ edit ]
As of November 20th, 2013.
Place of Birth
Rasmus Juell L
Mathias Trygg L
Sondre Olden L
Fredrik Csisar R
Jonas Oppøyen L
Mark McCutcheon R
Ithaca, United States
Jesper Hoel L
Cato Cocozza L
Magnus Fischer L
Jonas Knutsen L
Morten Ask L
Tobias Lindström R
Filip Gunnarson L
Jonte Berg L
Individual all-time records [ edit ]
Still active players are highlighted
Other notable players [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ 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
External links [ edit ]