Bergen IK

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Bergen Hockey Elite
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City Bergen, Norway
League 1. divisjon
Founded 1980; 36 years ago (1980)
Home arena Bergenshallen
Colors Red and white
         
General manager Christian Lund
Head coach Pål Erik Glomsaas
Website http://www.bergenishockey.no/
Franchise history
1980–2015 Bergen IK
1986–1990 Bergen/Djerv
1996–2005 Bergen Flyers
2015- Bergen Hockey Elite

Bergen Ishockeyklubb is an ice hockey club from Bergen.

History[edit]

Bergen Flyers were elite commitment to the club until 2005. Elite team's history went back to the hockey team to the Sportkluben Djerv, which changed its name in turn to "Bergen / Djerv" (in 1986, in cooperation with BIK), "Bergen Hockey Club" (BIK) (for bankruptcy and complete a merger with BIK) and finally "Bergen Flyers" (by moving and merging with the Oslo club Spektrum Flyers. Djerv was 1 division a few years in the mid 1980s as the legendary hockey player Bear "Botta" Skaare played for the club. Bergen Flyers were back in the top division in the season 2004 / 2005. Bergen Flyers went bankrupt in 2005 and no longer exists. Bergen Hockey Club now has a team in 1st division.

Bergen Ice Hockey Club located in the Bergenshallen at Slettebakken in the Årstad district of Bergen. Bergenshallen has the nickname "bathtub".

In 2015, the club restructured and announced plans of expanding the franchise. The club also plans to build a new arena in Bergen.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oilers-investoren får nøkkelrolle i Bergens nye hockeysatsing" (in Norwegian). Aftenbladet. 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2015. 

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