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Färjestad BK
2017–18 Färjestad BK season
Färjestads BK Logo.svg
City Karlstad, Sweden
League Swedish Hockey League
Founded 10 November 1932; 85 years ago (1932-11-10)
Home arena Löfbergs Arena
Colors Green, gold and white
              
General manager Peter Jakobsson
Head coach Johann Pennerborn
Captain Alexander Johansson
Website farjestadbk.se/
Championships
Regular season titles 9
Le Mat Trophy (9) (1981, 1986, 1988, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2009, 2011)

Färjestad Bollklubb (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈfærjɛsta]; abbreviated as FBK) is a Swedish professional ice hockey team based in Karlstad. Färjestad has had 20 Swedish Championship final appearances, winning nine times since the Swedish Hockey League (SHL; formerly Elitserien) was started in 1975. The team plays in the highest Swedish league, and have done so since 1965. With their four latest Championship wins, they are the most successful SHL club of the 21st century. They are featured rivals with Djurgårdens IF, Frölunda HC, and HV71.

History[edit]

Färjestad BK was founded on 10 November 1932 at Håfström Kiosk by Sven Bryhske, Gösta Jonsson, Sven Larsson and Erik Myren. Initially the association's main sport was bandy. Ice hockey was first included in 1956.

In 1965, Färjestad were promoted to the top division (at that time Division 1 Southern) which they succeeded in winning for the first time in 1973. During the 1974/75 season, Färjestad qualified for the first season of Elitserien, and have since never been demoted.

In 2014, Färjestad BK played in the 2014 AHL All Star Game in St. John's, Newfoundland against a team of AHL All Stars. In the skills contest, Färjestad lost 18-17 against the All Stars on a Tuesday evening at Mile One Center. In the AHL All-Star Game, Färjestad lost again to the AHL All Stars 7-2 with a sold out crowd the following evening.

Champions[edit]

Season-by-season results[edit]

This is a partial list of the five most recent seasons completed by Färjestad. For the full season-by-season history, see List of Färjestad BK seasons.

Season Level Division Record Avg.
home
atnd.
Notes
Position W-T-L
W-OT-L
W-OTW-OTL-L
2010–11 Tier 1 Elitserien 2nd 27–6–3–19 TBD Top scorer: Sweden P. Prestberg (36 pts)
Top goalie:
Czech Republic A. Salák (92.64 SV%)
Swedish Championship playoffs 10–2–2–0 TBD Won in quarterfinals against Brynäs (4–1)
Won in semifinals against AIK (4–0)
Won in finals against Skellefteå (4–1)
1st, gold medalist(s) 2011 Swedish Champions (9th title)
2011–12 Tier 1 Elitserien 6th 23–4–10–18 TBD Top scorer: Sweden M. Johansson (39 pts)
Top goalie:
Sweden C. Nihlstorp (92.80 SV%)
Swedish Championship playoffs 4–1–1–5 TBD Won in quarterfinals against HV71 (4–2)
Lost in semifinals against Brynäs (1–4)
2012–13 Tier 1 Elitserien 2nd 27–7–7–14 TBD Top scorer: Canada C. Lee (41 pts)
Top goalie:
Czech Republic A. Salák (93.92 SV%)
Swedish Championship playoffs 4–1–3–2 TBD Won in quarterfinals against Modo (4–1)
Lost in semifinals against Luleå (1–4)
2013–14 Tier 1 SHL 5th 21–7–8–19 TBD Top scorer: Sweden J. Hillding (41 pts)
Top goalie:
Sweden F. Pettersson-Wentzel (92.64 SV%)
Swedish Championship playoffs 6–2–1–6 TBD Won in quarterfinals against Brynäs (4–1)
Won in semifinals against Växjö (4–2)
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lost in finals against Skellefteå (0–4)
2014–15 Tier 1 SHL 7th 21–6–8–20 5,992 Top scorer: Czech Republic M. Gulaš (40 pts)
Top goalie:
Canada J. Pogge (92.60 SV%)
Playoff qualifier 0–1–1–1 5,633 Lost playoff qualifier against Brynäs (1–2)
2015–16 Tier 1 SHL

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Updated May 15, 2017.[1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
74 Sweden Asplund, RasmusRasmus Asplund C L 19 2012 Umeå, Sweden
31 Sweden Axelsson, DickDick Axelsson LW L 30 2017 Stockholm, Sweden
50 Sweden Erixon, SebastianSebastian Erixon D L 28 2015 Sundsvall, Sweden
73 Sweden Grundel, AntonAnton Grundel D R 27 2016 Karlstad, Sweden
30 Norway Haugen, LarsLars Haugen G L 30 2015 Oslo, Norway
16 Sweden Johansson, AlexanderAlexander Johansson (C) LW L 28 2016 Värnamo, Sweden
25 Sweden Johansson, MartinMartin Johansson LW L 30 2017 Landskrona, Sweden
4 Sweden Leandersson, AlexanderAlexander Leandersson D L 20 2015 Sundsvall, Sweden
81 Sweden Lennström, TheodorTheodor Lennström D L 23 2017 Stockholm, Sweden
34 Sweden Lindqvist, MichaelMichael Lindqvist RW R 23 2017 Danderyd, Sweden
41 Finland Melart, IlariIlari Melart D L 28 2017 Helsinki, Finland
10 Sweden Nilsson, MarcusMarcus Nilsson LW L 26 2016 Charlottenberg, Sweden
11 Sweden Nygård, JoakimJoakim Nygård LW L 24 2011 Stockholm, Sweden
13 Sweden Persson, LinusLinus Persson RW/C R 31 2014 Hagfors, Sweden
61 Sweden Ryno, JohanJohan Ryno (A) C L 31 2015 Örebro, Sweden
29 Sweden Steen, OskarOskar Steen C R 19 2015 Karlstad, Sweden
26 Sweden Steen, StefanStefan Steen G L 24 2016 Sunne, Sweden
55 Norway Tollefsen, Ole-KristianOle-Kristian Tollefsen (A) D L 33 2012 Oslo, Norway
67 Sweden Törngren, ChristofferChristoffer Törngren LW L 23 2017 Vimmerby, Sweden
71 Finland Virtanen, JesseJesse Virtanen D L 26 2017 Rauma, Finland
3 Sweden Westin, JensJens Westin D L 28 2017 Kramfors, Sweden
6 Sweden Wikstrand, MikaelMikael Wikstrand D L 24 2015 Karlstad, Sweden
28 Sweden Zetterlund, FabianFabian Zetterlund C R 18 2015 Karlstad, Sweden
22 Sweden Åslund, PerPer Åslund LW L 31 2016 Kil, Sweden


Retired numbers[edit]

Färjestad BK retired numbers
No. Player Position Career No. retirement
2 Tommy Samuelsson D 1976-1995 December 14, 1998
5 Håkan Loob RW 1979-1983, 1989-1996 September 27, 1996
9 Thomas Rundqvist C 1978-1984, 1985-1993 December 14, 1998
9 Ulf Sterner LW 1967-68, 1969-1973 November 13, 2001
17 Mathias Johansson C 1990-2002, 2003-2008 November 24, 2012
21 Jörgen Jönsson C 1995-1999, 2000-2009 December 26, 2009
51 Rickard Wallin C 1998-2002, 2005-2006, 2007-2009, 2010-2016 23 September, 2017

Captains history[edit]

Club records[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Goals: 42 Sweden Håkan Loob (1982-83)
Assists: 36 Sweden Thomas Rhodin (2006-07)
Points: 76 Sweden Håkan Loob (1982-83)
Penalty Minutes: 213 Sweden Emil Kåberg (2004-05)
Career Goals: 262 Sweden Håkan Loob
Career Assists: 273 Sweden Jörgen Jönsson
Career Points: 500 Sweden Håkan Loob
Career Penalty Minutes: 546 Sweden Thomas Rhodin
Career Shutouts: 12 Sweden Daniel Henriksson
Career Games: 616 Sweden Mathias Johansson

Playoff season[edit]

Goals: 11 Sweden Rickard Wallin (2000-01)
Assists: 13 Sweden Jesper Mattsson (2005-06)
Points: 18 Switzerland Marcel Jenni (2000-01), Sweden Jörgen Jönsson (2005-06)
Penalty Minutes: 84 Sweden Emil Kåberg (2004-05)
Career Goals: 43 Sweden Håkan Loob
Career Assists: 62 Sweden Jörgen Jönsson
Career Points: 102 Sweden Jörgen Jönsson
Career Penalty Minutes: 193 Sweden Peter Nordström
Career Shutouts: 5 Sweden Daniel Henriksson, Sweden Jonas Gustavsson (2008-09
Career Games: 138 Sweden Peter Nordström

Total (Regular season + Playoffs)[edit]

Goals: 52 Sweden Håkan Loob (1982-83)
Assists: 41 Sweden Thomas Rhodin (2006-07)
Points: 90 Sweden Håkan Loob (1982-83)
Penalty Minutes: 297 Sweden Emil Kåberg (2004-05)
Career Goals: 305 Sweden Håkan Loob
Career Assists: 312 Sweden Thomas Rundqvist
Career Points: 566 Sweden Håkan Loob
Career Penalty Minutes: 703 Sweden Peter Nordström
Career Shutouts: 17 Sweden Daniel Henriksson
Career Games: 748 Sweden Mathias Johansson

Stats as of October 25, 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Färjestads BK Spelarna". www.farjestadsbk.se. 2017-05-15. Retrieved 2017-05-15. 
  2. ^ "Eliteprospects.com - Färjestad". www.eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2015-01-19. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Brynäs IF
Swedish ice hockey champions
1981
Succeeded by
AIK
Preceded by
Södertälje SK
Swedish ice hockey champions
1986
Succeeded by
IF Björklöven
Preceded by
IF Björklöven
Swedish ice hockey champions
1988
Succeeded by
Djurgårdens IF
Preceded by
Luleå HF
Swedish ice hockey champions
1997, 1998
Succeeded by
Brynäs IF
Preceded by
Djurgårdens IF
Swedish ice hockey champions
2002
Succeeded by
Västra Frölunda HC
Preceded by
Frölunda HC
Swedish ice hockey champions
2006
Succeeded by
Modo Hockey
Preceded by
HV71
Swedish ice hockey champions
2009
Succeeded by
HV71
Preceded by
HV71
Swedish ice hockey champions
2011
Succeeded by
Brynäs IF