VIK Västerås HK

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VIK Västerås HK
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City Västerås, Sweden
League HockeyAllsvenskan
Founded 1999 (1999) (1939)
Home arena ABB Arena Nord
Colours Black, Yellow
General manager Sweden Niklas Johansson
Head coach Sweden Joakim Fagervall
Franchise history
1999–2005 Västerås IK Ungdom
2005–present VIK Västerås Hockey Klubb
Previous franchise history
1939–2000 Västerås IK Hockey

VIK Västerås HK (VIK Västerås Hockey Klubb) is an ice hockey club from Västerås, Sweden. The team is currently playing in the second highest league in Sweden, HockeyAllsvenskan. Västerås IK played 12 seasons in the top Swedish league Elitserien (1988–89 to 1999–00) before the club went bankrupt and merged with the junior club.

History[edit]

ABB Arena Nord in Västerås, Sweden. Home ground of VIK Västerås HK.

Västerås IK was founded in 1913 and started playing ice hockey in 1939. The ice hockey section of Västerås IK was later separated and was active until 2000, when the club folded and the pro team was moved to the club Västerås IK Ungdom (English: junior), which changed to its current name in 2005.[1]

Season-by-season[edit]

This list features only the five most recent seasons. For a more complete list, see List of VIK Västerås HK seasons.

Year Level Division Record Avg.
home
atnd.
Notes Ref.
Position W-T-L
W-OT-L
2008–09 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 3rd 24–2–6–13 2,573 [2]
Elitserien qualifier 6th 2–1–1–6 3,605
2009–10 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 8th 21–3–5–23 2,129 [2]
2010–11 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 5th 26–2–7–17 2,404 [2]
Promotion pre-qualifier 2nd 2–1–1–2 2,310
2011–12 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 4th 29–1–6–16 2,665 [2]
Promotion pre-qualifier 4th 1–0–1–4 1,547
2012–13 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan 3rd 28–5–4–15 3,326 [2]
Elitserien qualifier 4th 3–1–1–5 3,918
2013–14 Tier 2 HockeyAllsvenskan Season in progress [2]

Famous players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VIK Västerås HK" (in Swedish). HockeyAllsvenskan. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Official Statistics". Swedish Ice Hockey Association (Swedish: Svenska ishockeyförbundet). 

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