2018–19 GET-ligaen season
|2018–19 GET-ligaen season|
|Duration||8 September 2018 – mid April 2019|
|Number of games||48|
|Number of teams||9|
|TV partner(s)||TV 2 Sport|
|Top scorer||Rasmus Ahlholm|
|Norwegian champions||Frisk Asker|
The regular season began in 8 September 2018, and was concluded on March 5, 2019.
The playoffs to determine the 2019 Norwegian Ice Hockey Champions began March 7, and ended April 15, 2019.
|Lillehammer IK||Lillehammer||Kristins Hall
Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall
|Sparta Warriors||Sarpsborg||Sparta Amfi||3,450|
|Stavanger Oilers||Stavanger||DNB Arena||4,377|
- After finishing second in the qualification for the 2018-19 season, Ringerike Panthers qualified for the GET-liga, replacing Kongsvinger Knights who finished fourth.
- Due to long-term economic problems, Lørenskog IK failed to receive a professional license to play in the GET-liga. The vacant spot was offered first to Narvik IK, then to Kongsvinger Knights, who both declined the spot.
|Team||2017–18 coach||2018–19 coach||Story / Accomplishments|
|Stavanger Oilers||Pål Gulbrandsen||Todd Bjorkstrand||After disappointing results, Stavanger Oilers on April 5, 2018, announced that the contract with head coach Pål Gulbrandsen would not be renewed. On May 4, 2018, Todd Bjorkstrand was announced as new head coach for the club.|
|Bengt-Åke Gustafsson||On April 12, 2018, Stjernen announced Bengt-Åke Gustafsson as new head coach for the 2018-19 season.|
|Frisk Asker||Sune Bergman||Scott Hillman||On April 17, 2018, Stjernen announced that they would not renew the contract with long time head coach Sune Berman. On June 7, 2018, Scott Hillman was announced as new head coach for the club.|
|Team||Outgoing coach||Incoming coach||Story / Accomplishments|
|Frisk Asker||Scott Hillman||Jan André Aasland||The club announced that Hillman was fired on December 17, 2018. Assistant coach Aasland was named the interim head coach. He later got the job on permanent basis.|
|Stjernen||Bengt-Åke Gustafsson||Rune Gulliksen||On January 28 2019, the club annoounced that due to disappointing results, Gustafsson had left under mutual consent. Rune Gulliksen was named new head coach for the remaining season.|
Updated as of March 5, 2019.
|2018–19 GET-ligaen season||GP||W||L||OTW||OTL||GF||GA||+/–||Pts|
x – clinched playoff spot; y – clinched regular season league title; r – play in relegation series
List shows the ten best skaters based on the number of points during the regular season. If two or more skaters are tied (i.e. same number of points, goals and played games), all of the tied skaters are shown. Updated as of September 7, 2018.
GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes
The top five goaltenders based on goals against average. Updated as of September 7, 2018.
|Team||Arena||Capacity||Total||Games||Average||% of Capacity|
|Stavanger Oilers||DNB Arena||4,377|
|Storhamar Hockey||Hamar OL-Amfi||7,000|
|Sparta Warriors||Sparta Amfi||4,000|
After the regular season, the top eight teams qualified for the playoffs. In the first and second rounds, the highest remaining seed chose which of the two lowest remaining seeds to be matched against. In each round the higher-seeded team was awarded home ice advantage. Each best-of-seven series followed a 1–1–1–1–1–1–1 format: the higher-seeded team played at home for games 1 and 3 (plus 5 and 7 if necessary), and the lower-seeded team at home for games 2, 4 and 6 (if necessary).
Updated as of April 13, 2019.
|(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round)||2||Storhamar||2|
After the regular season has ended, the lowest ranked team in the league and the two highest ranked teams in the 1. divisjon will compete for the right to play in the 2019–20 GET-ligaen. The tournament will be organized according to a double round robin format, where each club playes the others twice, home and away, for a total of six games. The points system and ranking method used, will be the same as in the GET-ligaen.
Updated as of March 21, 2019.
|2018–19 GET-ligaen playoffs||GP||W||L||OTW||OTL||GF||GA||+/–||Pts|
q – qualified for next years GET-league; r – will play in next years 1. division
- "GET-ligaen schedule". hockey.no. Retrieved 2019-04-18.
- "GET-ligaen Playoffs". hockey.no. Retrieved 2019-04-18.
- "Lørenskog mistet lisensen - Narvik er tilbudt plassen". www.tv2.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "Narvik takker nei til spill i Get-ligaen". www.tv2.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. 8 June 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "Kongsvinger takket nei til plass i Get-ligaen". www.tv2.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. 15 June 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "Full krangel: Jordal Amfi ikke ferdig før 2020". www.dagsavisen.no (in Norwegian). Dagsavisen. 6 September 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "Nå er midlertidig arena bestemt". www.vif-hockey.no (in Norwegian). Vålerenga Ishockey. 7 January 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "Alt klart for ny hockey-klassiker". www.ringsaker-blad.no (in Norwegian). Ringsaker Blad. 12 July 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
- "Kamp i Gjøvik Fjellhall". www.mshockey.no (in Norwegian). Manglerud Star Ishockey. 1 October 2018. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
- "Stavanger Oilers-trener ferdig i klubben". www.tv2.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. 5 April 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "Denne mannen overtar Oilers" (in Norwegian). TV 2. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "Svensk trenerlegende tar over Stjernen". www.tv2.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. 12 April 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "En epoke er over". www.friskasker.no (in Norwegian). Frisk Asker Ishockey. 17 April 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "Ny trener signert". www.friskasker.no (in Norwegian). Frisk Asker Ishockey. 7 June 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- "Scott Hillman". www.friskasker.no (in Norwegian). Frisk Asker Ishockey. 17 December 2018. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
- "Janna og Vidar fortsetter". www.friskasker.no (in Norwegian). Frisk Asker Ishockey. 30 January 2019. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
- "Ferdig i Stjernen". www.tv2.no (in Norwegian). TV 2 (Norway). 28 January 2019. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
- Official website (in Norwegian)