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Åge Ellingsen
Position Defence
Shoots Left
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
209 lb (95 kg)
Teams Forward
Storhamar Dragons
Nationality Flag of Norway Norwegian
Born (1962-11-05)5 November 1962,
Oslo, Norway
NHL Draft 168th overall, 1987
Edmonton Oilers
Pro Career 1981 – 1996

Åge Ellingsen (born 5 November 1962 in Oslo) is a former Norwegian ice hockey defenceman.

Playing career

Ellingsen, nicknamed "the Moose", played nine seasons with Storhamar in Norway from 1983 to 1994. In 1987/88 he played for Björklöven in the Swedish Elite League (SEL), together with fellow Norwegian Erik Kristiansen. His native club was Forward of Oslo. He also played one season with Stjernen. His last club was Lillehammer.

Ellingsen also drew some interest from the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL and was drafted in the 8th round (168th overall) in 1987 but did not manage to get a contract.

He played 67 games for Norway's National team including the 1984 and 1988 Olympics.


Ellingsen is now a TV expert hockey commentator for NRK.

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