Luleå HF

Luleå Hockeyförening is an ice hockey club from Luleå, Sweden. The club has been playing in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), the top tier of ice hockey in Sweden, since the 1984–85 season. They are the northernmost team in the league and have won the Swedish championships once, in 1996. Since being promoted to the top flight (then called Elitserien) in 1984, the team has not once had to participate in a promotion/relegation-qualifier to defend their spot in the top league.

Luleå HF
CityLuleå, Sweden
LeagueSwedish Hockey League
Founded2 May 1977
Home arenaCoop Norrbotten Arena
Colors                   
General managerStefan Nilsson
Head coachThomas Berglund
CaptainErik Gustafsson
Franchise history
1977–1979GroKo Hockey
1979–presentLuleå HF
Le Mat Trophy1996

Season-by-season record

This list features the five most recent seasons. For a more complete list, see List of Luleå HF seasons.

Season Level Division Record Avg.
home
atnd.
Notes Ref.
Position W-T-L
W-OT-L
2014–15 Tier 1 SHL 8th 21–6–4–24 5,021 [1]
"Play In" 2–0–0–0 5,296 Won 2–0 vs Djurgårdens IF [2]
Swedish Championship playoffs 3–0–2–2 5,506 Lost in quarterfinals, 3–4 vs Frölunda HC [3]
CHL 10–0–1–1–2 3,753 Won in eighth finals on aggregate 10–9 (SO) vs Red Bull Salzburg
Won in quarterfinals on aggregate 7–3 vs Lukko
Won in semifinals on aggregate 5–4 vs Skellefteå AIK
Won in Final, 4–2 vs Frölunda HC
[4]
2015–16 Tier 1 SHL 4th 26–5–4–17 5,354 [5]
Swedish Championship playoffs 5–1–1–4 5,811 Won in quarterfinals 4–1 vs Färjestad BK
Lost in semifinals 2–4 vs Frölunda HC
[6]
CHL 5–1–0–4 3,949 Won in round of 32 on aggregate 4–3 vs Färjestad BK
Won in round of 16 on aggregate 6–2 vs Tappara
Lost in semifinals on aggregate 7–8 (SO) vs Frölunda HC
[7]
2016–17 Tier 1 SHL 9th 16–7–8–21 4,896 [8]
Swedish Championship playoffs 0–0–0–2 4,459 Lost in eighth finals 0–2 vs Malmö Redhawks [9]
CHL 0–0–1–3 2,745 Did not advance to playoffs [10]
2017–18 Tier 1 SHL 7th 19–10–4–19 4,946 [11]
Swedish Championship playoffs 1–0–0–2 4,972 Lost in eighth finals 1–2 vs Brynäs IF [12]
2018–19 Tier 1 SHL 2nd 25–11–4–12 5,363 [13]
Swedish Championship playoffs 4–1–2–3 6,126 Won in quarterfinals 4–1 vs Växjö Lakers
Lost in semifinals 1–4 vs Frölunda HC
[14]

Players and personnel

Current roster

Updated 2 June 2019.[15][16]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
14 Jonas Berglund C L 29 2017 Älvsbyn, Sweden
17 Isac Brännström C L 21 2019 Stockholm, Sweden
20 Jack Connolly C L 30 2018 Duluth, Minnesota, United States
10 Einar Emanuelsson RW R 22 2016 Kiruna, Sweden
11 Petter Emanuelsson RW R 28 2016 Kiruna, Sweden
32 Oscar Engsund D L 26 2016 Göteborg, Sweden
52 Karl Fabricius (A) RW L 37 2012 Boden, Sweden
91 Austin Farley LW L 26 2018 Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
8 Noel Gunler RW R 18 2018 Luleå, Sweden
29 Erik Gustafsson (C) D L 30 2018 Sundsvall, Sweden
51 Filip Hållander C L 19 2019 Sundsvall, Sweden
75 Arttu Ilomäki RW R 28 2019 Tampere, Finland
19 Joonas Jalvanti D L 31 2017 Lahti, Finland
96 Robin Kovacs LW L 23 2017 Stockholm, Sweden
36 Emil Larsson LW L 26 2017 Brynäs, Sweden
34 Joel Lassinantti G L 26 2010 Luleå, Sweden
27 Nils Lundkvist D R 19 2018 Piteå, Sweden
15 Carl Mattsson C L 20 2018 Gammelstad, Sweden
16 Niklas Olausson (A) C L 33 2017 Väckelsång, Sweden
30 David Rautio G L 34 2019 Luleå, Sweden
39 Pontus Själin D L 23 2015 Östersund, Sweden
50 Daniel Sondell D L 35 2017 Umeå, Sweden
2 Fredrik Styrman D L 28 2016 Kalix, Sweden
21 Juhani Tyrväinen C L 29 2019 Seinäjoki, Finland

Team captains

Honored members

Luleå HF retired numbers
No. Player Position Career No. retirement
4Stefan NilssonC1984–1998, 2001–20046 January 2015
12Johan StrömwallC1984–1998October 1998
22Hans NorbergRW1979–1983, 1985–1989
28Roger ÅkerströmD1984–1991, 1994–20075 January 2017
35Jarmo MyllysG1994–200123 November 2011

Franchise records and leaders

Regular season

Scoring leaders

These are the top-ten point-scorers of Luleå HF since the 1984–85 season, which was their first Elitserien season. Figures are updated after each completed season.[17]

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games Played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; P/G = Points per game;      = current Luleå HF player

Points
PlayerPosGPGAPtsP/G
Stefan NilssonC572112377489.85
Johan StrömwallC551210179389.71
Lars-Gunnar PetterssonW3522311323631.03
Lars HurtigW425194165359.85
Thomas BerglundC669102251353.53
Lars-Göran NiemiW3051451623071.01
Lars EdströmLW391102148250.64
Johan HarjuLW472127110237.50
Mikael RenbergRW280109125234.84
Niklas OlaussonC32774159233.71

Trophies and awards

Team

Individual

References

  • "Historical Archive" (in Swedish). Luleå Hockey. Archived from the original on 2007-05-27. Retrieved 2007-08-22.
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  3. "SHL: 2014–15: SHL Playoffs". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
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  7. "CHL 2015-16 season". Champions Hockey League. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  8. "SHL: 2016–17: SHL". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 13 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  9. "SHL: 2016–17: SHL Playoffs". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 13 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  10. "CHL 2016-17 season". Champions Hockey League. 15 July 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  11. "SHL: 2017–18: SHL". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 3 September 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  12. "SHL: 2017–18: SHL Playoffs". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 3 September 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  13. "SHL: 2018–19: SHL". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 5 April 2019. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  14. "SHL: 2018–19: SHL Playoffs". Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 5 April 2019. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  15. "Luleå A-Lag" (in Swedish). www.luleahockey.se. Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  16. "Luleå - Team Roster". www.eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  17. "Luleå HF - All Time SHL leaders". quanthockey.com. 2019-05-31. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
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