Storhamar Ishockey

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Storhamar Hockey
City Hamar, Norway
League GET-ligaen
Founded 1957; 60 years ago (1957)
Home arena CC Amfi
Colors Yellow and blue
General manager Jostein Smeby
Head coach Sjur Robert Nilsen
Captain Christian Larrivée
Franchise history
1957-1998 Storhamar IL
1998-2015 Storhamar Dragons
2015-present Storhamar Hockey
Regular season titles 7
Playoff championships 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2008

Storhamar Hockey is a Norwegian ice hockey team based in Hamar, Norway. The club currently plays in the GET-ligaen, the highest level of Norwegian hockey. The club has won seven regular season titles and six national championships since its founding on 18 March 1957. Storhamar play their home games in the CC Amfi. The club also includes the largest junior department in Norwegian ice hockey. The team colours are yellow and blue.


Storhamar saw its early beginnings in the wake of the 1952 Winter Olympics, which local Hamar youth saw as an inspiration to form a hockey club in the area. The first ice rink was constructed in 1955, and the club was formally accepted into the Norwegian Ice Hockey Association two years later.

To date, the club has won the Norwegian Championships (playoffs) six times, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2008.

The most notable player in franchise history is Erik Kristiansen who played 20 seasons scoring 509 goals and 406 assists in 649 games. The most internationally known player out of Storhamar is Patrick Thoresen.

12. march 2017 Storhamar Hockey played against Sparta Warriors in the quarter final of the Norwegian Championship which became the longest hockeymatch of all time. After 217 minutes and 14 secounds Storhamar won. The game ended in the 11th period when Joakim Jensen scored the final goal, and ended the match 2-1 to Storhamar.

Season-by-season results[edit]

This is a partial list of the last five seasons completed by Storhamar. For the full season-by-season history, see List of Storhamar Dragons seasons.

Norwegian Champions Regular Season Champions Promoted Relegated
Season League Regular season[1] Playoffs
2011–12 Eliteserien 45 20 19 2 4 148 146 71 6th Lost in Quarter-finals, 3–4 (Vålerenga)
2012–13 Eliteserien 45 16 21 4 4 139 155 60 7th Lost in Quarter-finals, 2–4 (Sparta)
2013–14 Eliteserien 45 22 15 3 5 146 123 62 6th Lost in Semi-finals, 3–4 (Vålerenga)
2014–15 Eliteserien 45 29 10 2 4 200 112 95 2nd Lost in Finals, 3–4 (Stavanger)
2015–16 Eliteserien 45 22 17 2 4 146 111 74 6th Lost in Semi-finals, 3–4 (Stavanger)


Current roster[edit]

Signed players as of November 27nd, 2016

Number Player Catches Born Place of Birth
34 Norway Robert Hestmann L 23.07.1988 Lørenskog, Norway
55 Sweden Oskar Östlund L 11.02.1992 Gävle, Sweden
Number Player Shoots Born Place of Birth
16 Norway Magnus Eikrem Haugen R 18.08.1995 Hamar, Norway
33 Finland Petteri Nummelin L 25.11.1972 Turku, Finland
35 Finland Joonas Rönnberg L 19.02.1983 Vantaa, Finland
37 Norway Lars Løkken Østli R 21.11.1986 Hamar, Norway
46 Norway Simen Løvhaug Hansen L 28.01.1997
52 Sweden Erik de la Rose R 09.06.1993 Arvika, Sweden
63 Norway Mikkel Søgaard L 31.12.1992 Sarpsborg, Norway
92 Sweden Patrik Bäärnhielm L 24.07.1983 Luleå, Sweden
Number Player Shoots Born Place of Birth
8 Norway Eirik Skadsdammen L 23.05.1981 Kongsvinger, Norway
11 Canada Joey Tenute L 02.04.1983 Hamilton, Canada
14 Norway Jørgen Langdalen R 19.02.1994 Hamar, Norway
21 Norway Joakim Jensen R 08.08.1987 Bærum, Norway
22 Norway Martin Rønnild L 24.01.1996 Fredrikstad, Norway
23 Canada Christian Larrivée L 25.08.1982 Gaspé, Canada
29 Norway Martin Gran R 12.11.1996 Hamar, Norway
36 Norway Martin Blakseth Huse L 12.06.1989 Hamar, Norway
61 Norway Alexander Reichenberg L 13.06.1992 Mora, Sweden
64 Norway Anders Gulliksen L 16.07.1997
74 Sweden Daniel Hermansson R 03.04.1982 Borlänge, Sweden
85 Norway Lars Erik Hesbråten L 01.07.1985 Kongsvinger, Norway
90 Sweden Hampus Gustafsson L 22.04.1991 Malmö, Sweden
91 Sweden Mikael Zettergren L 05.06.1982 Hägersten, Sweden

Team captains[edit]

Retired numbers[edit]

Retired numbers
No. Player Position Career Number retirement
18 Pål Johnsen C 1992–2003, 2006–2015 September 5, 2015
20 Erik Kristiansen C 1977–1987, 1988-1998 1998

Head coaches[edit]

Team and player honors[edit]


Norwegian Championship


NIHF Golden Puck winners

GET-ligaen Playoff MVP

All Star team selections

Previous seasons' rosters[edit]


  1. ^ Code explanation; GP—Games Played, W—Wins, L—Losses, OTW—Overtime/Shootout wins, OTL—Overtime/Shootout losses, GF—Goals For, GA—Goals Against, Pts—Points

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