Modo Hockey

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Modo Hockey
CityÖrnsköldsvik, Sweden
LeagueSHL
Founded1921
Home arenaFjällräven Center
ColorsRed, white, green
General managerSweden Per Svartvadet
Head coachCanada Larry Huras
CaptainCanada Byron Ritchie
Franchise history
1921–1963Alfredshems IK
1964–86Modo AIK
1987–presentModo Hockey
Le Mat Trophy1979, 2007
Peter Forsberg, here playing for the Swedish national team, began his carrier playing for Modo Hockey.

Modo Hockey is an ice hockey club in the town of Örnsköldsvik in Sweden. The club was established in 1921 as Alfredshems IK before becoming Modo AIK in 1963 and Modo HK (or Modo Hockey) in 1987.

Modo Hockey won the Swedish national championship in 1979 and 2007. They also played in the finals and lost in 1994, 1999 and the year 2000.[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.

Other websites[change | change source]

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