Frölunda HC

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Frölunda HC
2013–14 Frölunda HC season
City Gothenburg, Sweden
League Swedish Hockey League
Founded 3 February 1938
Home arena Scandinavium
Colors Red, green, gold, white
General manager Sweden Christian Lechtaler
Head coach Sweden Roger Rönnberg
Captain Sweden Joel Lundqvist
Franchise history
1944–1984 Västra Frölunda IF
1984–2004 Västra Frölunda HC
2004–present Frölunda HC
Le Mat Trophy 1965, 2003, 2005, 2016

Frölunda HC is an ice hockey club in the town of Gothenburg in Sweden. It was started in 1944 as the ice hockey team of Västra Frölunda IF. The ice hockey section became an independent club in 1984. It then adopted the name Västra Frölunda HC. In 2004 the name was shortened to Frölunda HC.

The club adopted the nickname Indians in 1995. The nickname refers to the team being nicknamed the Wild West back in the 1960s.

Frölunda HC won the Swedish national championship in the years of 1965, 2003, 2005 and 2016. The team also lost the Swedish national finals in 1966, 1967, 1980, 1996 and 2006.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "SM-finaler och mästare genom tiderna" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 24 April 2015. Retrieved 31 October 2015.

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