IK Oskarshamn

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IK Oskarshamn
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City Sweden Oskarshamn, Sweden
League HockeyAllsvenskan
Founded 1970 (1970)
Home arena Be-Ge Hockey Center
Colours               
General manager Sweden Roger Jönsson
Head coach Sweden Fredrik Söderström
Website www.ikoskarshamn.se

IK Oskarshamn is an ice hockey club from Oskarshamn in Sweden. The team is currently playing in the second highest league in Sweden, HockeyAllsvenskan. Head coach is Fredrik Söderström.

IK Oskarshamn (white uniforms) in a game against AIK.

General information[edit]

IK Oskarshamn (abbreviated as IKO) was founded in 1970 when the town's two then existing ice hockey teams, Oskarshamns AIK and IFK Oskarshamn, were merged into one. The team has twice reached the final qualification stage for the highest league in Sweden. This happened in the 2000–01 season and in the 2004–05 season. The team play their home games in Arena Oskarshamn which has a capacity of 3,424 people. The arena was first built in 1974 but was completely renovated and enlarged in 2005.

History[edit]

Seasons[edit]

In the 2000–01 season and in the 2004–05 season IK Oskarshamn succeeded to reach the Kvalserien. In Kvalserien the team finished in 5th place the first year and in 6th place the second year. In the 2010–11 season IK Oskarshamn finished 9th in Hockeyallsvenskan, six points from playing in the new pre-qualification.[1] Both in 2011-12 season and in 2012-13 season IK Oskarshamn finished topp-7 and reached the Playoff round. IK Oskarshamns Evan McGrath was the top scorer in the HockeyAllsvenskan regular season with 50 points in 52 games.[2][3]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Updated on August 5, 2014.[4]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
1 Canada Bakala, DanDan Bakala G 29 2013 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
31 Sweden Källgren, ErikErik Källgren G 21 Loan Stockholm, Sweden
6 Sweden Ljungkvist, DanielDaniel Ljungkvist D 36 2009 Småland, Sweden
8 Sweden Styrman, FredrikFredrik Styrman D 26 2013 Kalix, Sweden
18 Sweden Younan, AlexanderAlexander Younan D 20 Loan Jönköping,Sweden
19 Denmark Kristensen, Emil L.Emil L. Kristensen D 25 Loan Esbjerg, Denmark
22 Sweden Nyberg, JohnJohn Nyberg D 21 Loan Ljungby, Sweden
29 Sweden Morin, LinusLinus Morin D 30 2008 Uppsala, Sweden
49 Sweden Engsund, OscarOscar Engsund D 24 2013 Oskarshamn, Sweden
51 United States Burt, CameronCameron Burt D 30 2015 Detroit, Michigan, United States
7 Canada Deschamps, NicolasNicolas Deschamps LW 27 2015 LaSalle, Quebec, Canada
10 Sweden Löfstedt, VictorVictor Löfstedt RW 31 Loan Sweden
1 Sweden Engsund, FiliphFiliph Engsund C 24 2014 Göteborg, Sweden
13 Sweden Tallberg, KimKim Tallberg LW 26 Loan Norrköping, Sweden
16 Finland Piispanen, ArsiArsi Piispanen C 32 2013 Jyväskylä, Finland
17 Sweden Engström, JonasJonas Engström LW 26 2015 Södertälje, Sweden
37 Denmark Poulsen, Anders H.Anders H. Poulsen C 26 2014 Herning, Denmark
39 Sweden Svensson, VictorVictor Svensson C 28 2012 Karlskrona, Sweden
44 Sweden Widerström, PontusPontus Widerström C 23 Loan Göteborg, Sweden
62 Sweden Ågren, ManuelManuel Ågren LW 23 2014 Oskarshamn, Sweden
68 Sweden Hagelin, JoakimJoakim Hagelin LW 28 2009 Linköping, Sweden
70 Sweden Mattsson, SimonSimon Mattsson RW 24 2015 Ekerö, Sweden
78 Sweden Öhman, VictorVictor Öhman C 22 2015 Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
79 United States Wahl, MitchMitch Wahl RW 27 2015 Seal Beach, California, United States



Left: Goaltender Michal Zajkowski. Right: IKO play their home games in Arena Oskarshamn.

Leaders[edit]

Head coach for the 2014-15 season is Fredrik Söderström, assisted by Arto Miettinen and Johan Lundskog.

Head Coaches of IK Oskarshamn[5]
Name Year
Charles Franzén 2007-2009
Tommy Salo 2009-2010
Lenny Eriksson 2010
Lars Ivarsson 2010-2011
Fredrik Söderström 2011-2016

Notable former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://stats.swehockey.se/stat/43/90131/overview
  2. ^ Swehockey.se - Scoring leaders of Hockeyallsvenskan 2012-13.
  3. ^ IK Oskarshamn webpage information Archived 2013-12-24 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "IK Oskarshamn roster". Eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2014-08-05. 
  5. ^ "Historien om Ishockeyklubben Oskarshamn" (in Swedish). IK Oskarshamn.com. Archived from the original on 2014-11-13. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 57°15′50.8″N 16°26′08″E / 57.264111°N 16.43556°E / 57.264111; 16.43556