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2014–15 SHL season
League Flag of Sweden Swedish Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Duration 10 September 2014 – 23 April 2015
Number of games 55 (330 total)
Number of teams 12
Total attendance 1,987,961[1]
Average attendance 6,024[1]
Regular season
League Champion Skellefteå AIK
Season MVP Július Hudáček (Örebro)
Top scorer Derek Ryan (Örebro)
Playoffs
Playoffs MVP Noah Welch (Växjö)
Finals
Champions Växjö Lakers (1st title)
  Runners-up Skellefteå AIK
SHL seasons

The 2014–15 SHL season was the 40th season of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). The regular season began on 10 September 2014 and ended on 5 March 2015. The following playoffs began on 12 March and ended on 23 April 2015.

Skellefteå AIK won the regular season for the third consecutive season. Växjö Lakers won the Swedish Championship title by defeating Skellefteå in six games in a series where none of the two teams won at home until Växjö in game six. The title was Växjö's first in only their second play-off appearance.

Modo Hockey and Leksands IF were forced to play in the Direktkval till SHL to defend their SHL status. Modo swept the series against HC Vita Hästen while Leksand lost to Malmö Redhawks over seven games. Therefore Malmö were promoted to the SHL on the expense of Leksand.

Pre-season

On 29 April 2014, the Swedish Sports Confederation (RF) informed that Modo Hockey player Edwin Hedberg had tested positive for the banned substance sibutramine in February.[2][3] Hedberg voluntarily suspended himself for the duration of the investigation.[3] On 9 July 2014, the RF handed Hedberg a six-month suspension from all organised sporting activity; the suspension ended on 24 October 2014.[4]

On 7 July 2014, the RF suspended Luleå HF goaltender Mark Owuya from all sporting activity for one year.[5][6][7][8] The verdict came due to an incident in February, in which Owuya disappeared without supervision during out-of-competition testing for doping.[5][7] Owuya would have missed the entire 2014–15 season as a result, but appealed the decision to the top instance of the RF on 28 July 2014.[9] On 4 September 2014, the instance decided to lift the suspension.[10]

Regular season

Standings

Final Standings.[11]

Key to colours in group tables
Top six teams advance directly to the playoffs
Teams placed 7-10 advance to the play-in for the playoffs
Bottom two teams qualify for relegation series
Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Skellefteå AIK 55 32 5 5 13 169 116 +53 111
Frölunda HC 55 23 11 6 15 145 120 +25 97
Växjö Lakers 55 24 9 6 16 158 120 +38 96
Linköpings HC 55 26 4 7 18 156 125 +31 93
HV71 55 25 6 5 19 145 141 +4 92
Örebro HK 55 21 10 7 17 156 128 +28 90
Färjestad BK 55 21 6 8 20 128 135 −7 83
Luleå HF 55 21 6 4 24 127 131 −4 79
Djurgårdens IF 55 15 9 8 23 128 157 −29 71
Brynäs IF 55 19 3 5 28 132 159 −27 68
Leksands IF 55 15 3 6 31 116 179 −63 57
Modo Hockey 55 12 4 9 30 127 176 −49 53

Statistics

Scoring leaders

List shows the ten best skaters based on the number of points during the regular season. If two or more skaters are tied (i.e. same number of points, goals and played games), all of the tied skaters are shown.

[12]
GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts +/– PIM
Ryan, DerekFlag of the United States Derek Ryan Örebro HK 55 15 45 60 +18 18
Taffe, JeffFlag of the United States Jeff Taffe Linköpings HC 54 18 41 59 +12 43
Little, BrocFlag of the United States Broc Little Linköpings HC 55 28 19 47 +14 38
Micflikier, JacobFlag of Canada Jacob Micflikier Linköpings HC 54 24 23 47 +13 26
Johansson, MartinFlag of Sweden Martin Johansson Örebro HK 54 24 22 46 +18 10
Olimb, MathisFlag of Norway Mathis Olimb Frölunda HC 51 7 39 46 +19 65
Rosen, RobertFlag of Sweden Robert Rosén Växjö Lakers 53 23 21 44 +27 16
Christensen, ErikFlag of Canada Erik Christensen HV71 46 13 31 44 +7 14
Scott, GregFlag of Canada Greg Scott Brynäs IF 47 18 24 42 +4 20
Sweatt, BillFlag of the United States Bill Sweatt Brynäs IF 54 19 22 41 +3 36

Leading goaltenders

These are the leaders in GAA among goaltenders who played at least 40% of the team's minutes. The table is sorted by GAA, and the criteria for inclusion are bolded.

[13]

GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player Team GP TOI GA SO Sv% GAA
Lassinantti, JoelFlag of Sweden Joel Lassinantti Luleå HF 38 2071:48 65 5 92.79 1.88
Hudacek, JuliusFlag of Slovakia Julius Hudacek Örebro HK 45 2640:54 84 4 92.99 1.91
Svensson, MarkusFlag of Sweden Markus Svensson Skellefteå AIK 30 1789:47 57 3 91.88 1.91
Nilstorp, CristopherFlag of Sweden Cristopher Nilstorp Växjö Lakers 38 2134:52 70 5 91.28 1.97
Fernström, LinusFlag of Sweden Linus Fernström Frölunda HC 33 1851:50 61 4 90.63 1.98
Pogge, JustinFlag of Canada Justin Pogge Färjestad BK 30 1642:59 55 4 92.60 2.01
Johansson, LarsFlag of Sweden Lars Johansson Frölunda HC 30 1492:46 50 3 91.50 2.01
Rautio, DavidFlag of Sweden David Rautio Linköpings HC 33 1851:07 63 7 92.13 2.04
Hanses, ErikFlag of Sweden Erik Hanses Skellefteå AIK 25 1415:06 48 2 91.50 2.04
Högberg, MarcusFlag of Sweden Marcus Högberg Linköpings HC 27 1462:55 56 3 91.72 2.30

Playoffs

The top six teams will qualify directly for the playoffs, while the four teams ranked 7–10 will play a best-of-three series and battle for the two remaining playoff spots.[14][15]

Play-in

The teams ranked 7 and 10, and the teams ranked 8 and 9, respectively, will face each other in a best-of-three series in order to qualify for the playoffs. The better-ranked teams in the two series will receive home advantage, i.e. two home games, if necessary. The two winners will take the two remaining playoff spots.[14][15]

(7) Färjestad BK vs. (10) Brynäs IF

7 March Färjestad BK 3–4 OT Brynäs IF Löfbergs Arena Recap  
Joachim Rohdin 1 - 03:00
Linus Persson 1 - pp - 05:09
First period 03:34 - Daniel Brodin 1
06:24 - Jonas Nordquist 1
No scoring Second period 05:48 - Anton Rödin 1
Linus Persson 2 - 14:09 Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 01:14 - Adam Brodecki 1
Justin Pogge ( 19 saves / 23 shots ) Goalie stats Bernhard Starkbaum ( 36 saves / 39 shots )
9 March Brynäs IF 2–3 OT Färjestad BK Gavlerinken Arena Recap  
Oskar Lindblom 1 - pp - 18:35 First period 04:29 - Linus Persson 3
No scoring Second period 05:26 - pp - Tero Koskiranta 1
Bill Sweatt 1 - 18:48 Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 06:12 - Anssi Salmela 1
Bernhard Starkbaum ( 30 saves / 33 shots ) Goalie stats Fredrik Pettersson-Wentzel ( 31 saves / 33 shots )
10 March Färjestad BK 1–2 Brynäs IF Löfbergs Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Joakim Nygård 1 - 09:02 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 08:55 - Bill Sweatt 2
18:41 - Tomáš Slovák 1
Fredrik Pettersson-Wentzel ( 29 saves / 31 shots ) Goalie stats Bernhard Starkbaum ( 31 saves / 32 shots )
Brynäs IF won series 2–1


(8) Luleå HF vs. (9) Djurgårdens IF

7 March Luleå HF 1–0 Djurgårdens IF Coop Norrbotten Arena Recap  
Emil Sylvegård 1 - 03:46 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Joel Lassinantti ( 14 saves / 14 shots ) Goalie stats Mikael Tellqvist ( 24 saves / 25 shots )
9 March Djurgårdens IF 1–3 Luleå HF Hovet Recap  
No scoring First period 02:10 - Karl Fabricius 1
02:54 - Johan Harju 1
Marcus Sörensen 1 - 13:41 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 18:29 - Johan Forsberg 1
Mikael Tellqvist ( 32 saves / 35 shots ) Goalie stats Joel Lassinantti ( 14 saves / 15 shots )
Luleå HF won series 2–0


Playoff bracket

In the first round, the top-ranked team will face the lowest-ranked winner of the two best-of-three series, the 2nd-ranked team will face the other winner of the two best-of-three series, the 3rd-ranked team will face the 6th-ranked team, and the 4th-ranked team will face the 5th-ranked team. In the second round, the highest remaining seed is matched against the lowest remaining seed. In each round the higher-seeded team is awarded home advantage. Each series is a best-of-seven series that follows an alternating home team format: the higher-seeded team will play at home for games 1 and 3 (plus 5 and 7 if necessary), and the lower-seeded team will be at home for game 2 and 4 (plus 6 if necessary).[14][15]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
  1  Skellefteå AIK 4  
10  Brynäs IF 0  
  1  Skellefteå AIK 4  
  4  Linköpings HC 1  
2  Frölunda HC 4
  8  Luleå HF 3  
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round)   1  Skellefteå AIK 2
  3  Växjö Lakers 4
  3  Växjö Lakers 4  
6  Örebro HK 2  
  2  Frölunda HC 2
  3  Växjö Lakers 4  
4  Linköpings HC 4
  5  HV71 2  

Quarterfinals

(1) Skellefteå AIK vs. (10) Brynäs IF

12 March Skellefteå AIK 4–1 Brynäs IF Skellefteå Kraft Arena Recap  
Andrew Calof 1 - 05:39
Kirill Kabanov 1 - pp - 18:06
First period 14:25 - Anton Rödin 1
Sebastian Aho 1 - pp - 01:01 Second period No scoring
Daniel Widing 1 - 14:42 Third period No scoring
Markus Svensson ( 23 saves / 24 shots ) Goalie stats Bernhard Starkbaum ( 27 saves / 31 shots )
14 March Brynäs IF 2–4 Skellefteå AIK Gavlerinken Arena Recap  
Jonas Nordquist 1 - 08:43
Anton Rödin 2 - pp - 16:15
First period 07:19 - Andrew Calof 2
No scoring Second period 17:21 - pp - Erik Forssell 1
No scoring Third period 18:25 - Janne Pesonen 1
18:42 - en - Erik Forssell 2
Bernhard Starkbaum ( 31 saves / 34 shots ) Goalie stats Markus Svensson ( 25 saves / 27 shots )
16 March Skellefteå AIK 3–2 OT Brynäs IF Skellefteå Kraft Arena Recap  
Anton Lindholm 1 - 01:42 First period 18:46 - Anton Rödin 3
No scoring Second period No scoring
Erik Forssell 3 - pp - 11:19 Third period 00:26 - Christian Djoos 1
Daniel Widing 2 - 03:35 First overtime period No scoring
Markus Svensson ( 31 saves / 33 shots ) Goalie stats Johan Holmqvist ( 31 saves / 34 shots )
18 March Brynäs IF 2–6 Skellefteå AIK Gavlerinken Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 00:33 - Axel Holmström 1
Anton Rödin 4 - 12:08 Second period 10:01 - pp - Patrik Zackrisson 1
11:20 - John Norman 1
14:48 - Pär Lindholm 1
15:54 - Andrew Calof 3
Ponthus Westerholm 1 - 06:28 Third period 11:09 - Tim Heed 1
Bernhard Starkbaum ( 20 saves / 25 shots )
Felix Sandström ( 5 saves / 6 shots )
Goalie stats Markus Svensson ( 19 saves / 21 shots )
Skellefteå AIK won series 4–0


(2) Frölunda HC vs. (8) Luleå HF

12 March Frölunda HC 3–2 Luleå HF Scandinavium Recap  
Max Görtz 1 - pp - 10:53 First period No scoring
Andreas Johnson 1 - 02:30
Max Görtz 2 - 05:48
Second period 15:01 - Peter Cehlárik 1
No scoring Third period 18:12 - Johan Harju 1
Lars Johansson ( 29 saves / 31 shots ) Goalie stats Joel Lassinantti ( 23 saves / 26 shots )
14 March Luleå HF 2–1 Frölunda HC Coop Norrbotten Arena Recap  
Daniel Zaar 1 - pp - 01:57 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 16:23 - pp - Mattias Janmark-Nylén 1
Chad Billins 1 - pp - 10:39 Third period No scoring
Joel Lassinantti ( 22 saves / 23 shots ) Goalie stats Lars Johansson ( 23 saves / 25 shots )
16 March Frölunda HC 1–3 Luleå HF Scandinavium Recap  
No scoring First period 06:25 - pp - Daniel Zaar 2
No scoring Second period 12:19 - Kristian Näkyvä 1
Joel Lundqvist 1 - 09:06 Third period 19:05 - en - Niklas Fogström 1
Lars Johansson ( 23 saves / 25 shots ) Goalie stats Joel Lassinantti ( 30 saves / 31 shots )
18 March Luleå HF 3–2 Frölunda HC Coop Norrbotten Arena Recap  
Per Ledin 1 - 06:47 First period 15:16 - pp - Mattias Janmark-Nylén 2
Lars Bryggman 1 - 14:59
Johan Harju 2 - 17:03
Second period 13:45 - pp - Joel Lundqvist 2
No scoring Third period No scoring
Joel Lassinantti ( 29 saves / 31 shots ) Goalie stats Lars Johansson ( 23 saves / 26 shots )
20 March Frölunda HC 3–2 OT Luleå HF Scandinavium Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Pontus Widerström 1 - 06:11
Joel Lundqvist 3 - 10:25
Second period 09:46 - Johan Forsberg 1
13:56 - Johan Forsberg 2
No scoring Third period No scoring
Mats Rosseli Olsen 1 - 00:09 First overtime period No scoring
Lars Johansson ( 19 saves / 21 shots ) Goalie stats Joel Lassinantti ( 24 saves / 27 shots )
22 March Luleå HF 0–1 OT Frölunda HC Coop Norrbotten Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 01:31 - pp - Erik Gustafsson 1
Joel Lassinantti ( 26 saves / 27 shots ) Goalie stats Lars Johansson ( 25 saves / 25 shots )
24 March Frölunda HC 4–2 Luleå HF Scandinavium Recap
Frölunda HC won series 4–3


(3) Växjö Lakers vs. (6) Örebro HK

13 March Växjö Lakers 2–3 Örebro HK Vida Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Sebastian Erixon 1 - 02:36
Rhett Rakhshani 1 - 05:39
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 04:14 - Johan Adolfsson 1
15:22 - pp - Marcus Weinstock 1
19:11 - Daniel Viksten 1
Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 17 saves / 20 shots ) Goalie stats Július Hudáček ( 28 saves / 30 shots )
15 March Örebro HK 2–5 Växjö Lakers Behrn Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 17:02 - Robert Rosén 1
Daniel Viksten 2 - pp - 14:45 Second period 04:13 - pp2 - Robert Rosén 2
09:33 - Rhett Rakhshani 2
12:41 - Jeff Tambellini 1
Brian Willsie 1 - pp - 16:29 Third period 18:32 - en - Nick Johnson 1
Július Hudáček ( 24 saves / 28 shots ) Goalie stats Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 33 saves / 35 shots )
17 March Växjö Lakers 1–0 OT Örebro HK Vida Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Jeff Tambellini 2 - 02:57 First overtime period No scoring
Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 21 saves / 21 shots ) Goalie stats Július Hudáček ( 25 saves / 26 shots )
19 March Örebro HK 4–3 Växjö Lakers Behrn Arena Recap  
Daniel Viksten 3 - ps - 13:36 First period 02:47 - Jani Lajunen 1
Petr Zámorský 1 - pp - 01:39
Henrik Löwdahl 1 - 06:31
Mikko Lehtonen 1 - pp - 12:07
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 08:15 - sh - Erik Josefsson 1
16:17 - Josh Hennessy 1
Július Hudáček ( 23 saves / 26 shots ) Goalie stats Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 16 saves / 20 shots )
21 March Växjö Lakers 2–0 Örebro HK Vida Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Jani Lajunen 2 - 00:18
Teemu Laakso 1 - 05:39
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 24 saves / 24 shots ) Goalie stats Július Hudáček ( 30 saves / 32 shots )
23 March Örebro HK 4–5 OT Växjö Lakers Behrn Arena Recap  
Kalle Olsson 1 - 10:45 First period 15:20 - Ville Varakas 1
Mikko Lehtonen 2 - 18:59 Second period 01:20 - Noah Welch 1
Petr Zámorský 2 - 06:07
Henrik Löwdahl 2 - 18:09
Third period 07:34 - Rhett Rakhshani 3
19:46 - Jani Lajunen 3
No scoring First overtime period 02:06 - Tomi Kallio 1
Július Hudáček ( 31 saves / 36 shots ) Goalie stats Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 12 saves / 16 shots )
Växjö Lakers won series 4–2


(4) Linköpings HC vs. (5) HV71

13 March Linköpings HC 3–2 HV71 Saab Arena Recap  
Nichlas Hardt 1 - 04:58 First period 08:54 - Andreas Jämtin 1
Jakub Vrána 1 - pp - 03:51
Jakub Vrána 2 - 17:53
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 00:50 - Chris Campoli 1
David Rautio ( 22 saves / 24 shots ) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau ( 23 saves / 26 shots )
15 March HV71 3–2 Linköpings HC Kinnarps Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Erik Christensen 1 - 01:29 Second period 07:11 - Johannes Salmonsson 1
07:54 - Jacob Micflikier 1
Mattias Karlsson 1 - 16:27
Erik Christensen 2 - 18:57
Third period No scoring
Gustaf Wesslau ( 24 saves / 26 shots ) Goalie stats David Rautio ( 19 saves / 22 shots )
17 March Linköpings HC 2–3 HV71 Saab Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 07:11 - Erik Christensen 3
Broc Little 1 - pp - 00:41 Second period 04:59 - Jere Karalahti 1
18:59 - Anton Bengtsson 1
Mattias Sjögren 1 - 16:39 Third period No scoring
Marcus Högberg ( 20 saves / 23 shots ) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau ( 27 saves / 29 shots )
19 March HV71 2–4 Linköpings HC Kinnarps Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 10:27 - Jacob Micflikier 2
No scoring Second period 12:58 - pp - Jeff Taffe 1
Teemu Laine 1 - pp - 07:34
Mattias Tedenby 1 - 12:08
Third period 14:05 - Oscar Sundh 1
19:49 - en - Broc Little 2
Gustaf Wesslau ( 29 saves / 32 shots ) Goalie stats David Rautio ( 31 saves / 33 shots )
21 March Linköpings HC 3–2 HV71 Saab Arena Recap  
Jonas Junland 1 - pp - 04:48 First period 05:42 - Chris Campoli 2
Jakub Vrána 3 - 06:59 Second period 15:47 - pp - Chris Campoli 3
Nichlas Hardt 2 - 11:37 Third period No scoring
David Rautio ( 22 saves / 24 shots ) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau ( 26 saves / 29 shots )
23 March HV71 2–4 Linköpings HC Kinnarps Arena Recap  
Erik Christensen 4 - 12:56 First period 18:04 - Nichlas Hardt 3
Erik Christensen 5 - pp - 10:05 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 06:02 - Daniel Rahimi 1
16:17 - Nichlas Hardt 4
19:12 - en - Broc Little 3
Gustaf Wesslau ( 30 saves / 33 shots ) Goalie stats David Rautio ( 22 saves / 24 shots )
Linköpings HC won series 4–2


Semifinals

(1) Skellefteå AIK vs. (4) Linköpings HC

28 March Skellefteå AIK 5–2 Linköpings HC Skellefteå Kraft Arena Recap  
Patrik Zackrisson 2 - 3:22
Janne Pesonen 2 - 13:59
First period 12:24 - pp - Jonas Junland 2
Axel Holmström 2 - 7:23
Axel Holmström 3 - pp - 17:04
Second period No scoring
John Norman 2 - 10:56 Third period 8:59 - Kent McDonell 1
Markus Svensson ( 34 saves / 36 shots ) Goalie stats David Rautio ( 15 saves / 19 shots )
Marcus Högberg ( 16 saves / 17 shots )
30 March Linköpings HC 2–7 Skellefteå AIK Saab Arena Recap  
Jakub Vrána 4 - pp - 19:52 First period 2:39 - Andrew Calof 4
4:11 - Pontus Petterström 1
12:30 - pp2 - Erik Forssell 4
No scoring Second period 1:50 - Erik Forssell 5
7:10 - Erik Forssell 6
11:59 - Tim Heed 2
Fredric Andersson 1 - 14:05 Third period 4:25 - pp - Axel Holmström 4
Marcus Högberg ( 7 saves / 10 shots )
David Rautio ( 7 saves / 11 shots )
Goalie stats Markus Svensson ( 21 saves / 23 shots )
1 April Skellefteå AIK 3–2 OT Linköpings HC Skellefteå Kraft Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 17:05 - pp - Jacob Micflikier 3
John Norman 3 - 16:35
Patrik Zackrisson 3 - 16:57
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 1:49 - Nichlas Hardt 5
Niclas Burström 1 - 5:03 First overtime period No scoring
Markus Svensson ( 18 saves / 20 shots ) Goalie stats Marcus Högberg ( 24 saves / 27 shots )
3 April Linköpings HC 3–2 Skellefteå AIK Saab Arena Recap  
Jacob Micflikier 4 - 13:27 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Jacob Micflikier 5 - 3:54
Broc Little 4 - 13:05
Third period 19:17 - pp - Erik Forssell 7
19:52 - pp - Axel Holmström 5
Marcus Högberg ( 33 saves / 35 shots ) Goalie stats Markus Svensson ( 11 saves / 14 shots )
5 April Skellefteå AIK 3–1 Linköpings HC Skellefteå Kraft Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 17:30 - pp - Broc Little 5
Axel Holmström 6 - 4:51
Oskar Sundqvist 1 - 11:15
Martin Lundberg 1 - 11:50
Third period No scoring
Markus Svensson ( 22 saves / 23 shots ) Goalie stats Marcus Högberg ( 40 saves / 43 shots )
Skellefteå AIK won series 4–1


(2) Frölunda HC vs. (3) Växjö Lakers

29 March Frölunda HC 4–1 Växjö Lakers Scandinavium Recap  
Artturi Lehkonen 1 - 3:52 First period No scoring
Lukas Bengtsson 1 - pp - 15:45 Second period 5:54 - pp - Robert Rosén 3
Artturi Lehkonen 2 - 17:07
Artturi Lehkonen 3 - en - 19:54
Third period No scoring
Lars Johansson ( 29 saves / 30 shots ) Goalie stats Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 14 saves / 17 shots )
31 March Växjö Lakers 2–1 3OT Frölunda HC Vida Arena Recap  
Nick Johnson 2 - 11:13 First period 16:34 - Anton Blidh 1
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Tuomas Kiiskinen 1 - 4:00 Third overtime period No scoring
Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 39 saves / 40 shots ) Goalie stats Lars Johansson ( 50 saves / 52 shots )
2 April Frölunda HC 2–4 Växjö Lakers Scandinavium Recap  
No scoring First period 14:26 - Rhett Rakhshani 4
Andreas Johnson 2 - 4:08 Second period No scoring
Max Görtz 3 - pp - 5:39 Third period 0:48 - pp - Noah Welch 2
4:07 - Robert Rosén 4
12:04 - Erik Josefsson 2
Lars Johansson ( 18 saves / 22 shots )
Linus Fernström ( 0 saves / 0 shots )
Goalie stats Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 19 saves / 21 shots )
4 April Växjö Lakers 4–0 Frölunda HC Vida Arena Recap  
Jeff Tambellini 3 - 15:36 First period No scoring
Tuomas Kiiskinen 2 - pp - 6:58
Josh Hennessy 2 - 17:02
Second period No scoring
Nick Johnson 3 - pp - 13:24 Third period No scoring
Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 23 saves / 23 shots ) Goalie stats Lars Johansson ( 14 saves / 18 shots )
6 April Frölunda HC 1–0 Växjö Lakers Scandinavium Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Mattias Janmark-Nylén 4 - 16:02 Third period No scoring
Lars Johansson ( 25 saves / 25 shots ) Goalie stats Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 29 saves / 30 shots )
8 April Växjö Lakers 4–1 Frölunda HC Vida Arena Recap  
Sebastian Erixon 2 - 9:01 First period No scoring
Nick Johnson 4 - 10:37 Second period 0:54 - pp - Mathis Olimb 1
Teemu Laakso 2 - 4:01
Ville Varakas 2 - en - 19:25
Third period No scoring
Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 20 saves / 21 shots ) Goalie stats Lars Johansson ( 18 saves / 21 shots )
Linus Fernström ( 0 saves / 0 shots )
Växjö Lakers won series 4–2


Finals

12 April Skellefteå AIK 1–2 Växjö Lakers Skellefteå Kraft Arena Recap  
Janne Pesonen 3 - 9:26 First period 5:27 - Rhett Rakhshani 5
15:15 - Rhett Rakhshani 6
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Markus Svensson ( 13 saves / 15 shots ) Goalie stats Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 25 saves / 26 shots )
14 April Växjö Lakers 0–3 Skellefteå AIK Vida Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 3:29 - Patrik Zackrisson 4
No scoring Second period 10:57 - Kirill Kabanov 2
17:56 - pp - Rob Schremp 1
No scoring Third period No scoring
Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 12 saves / 15 shots )
Stefan Steen ( 3 saves / 3 shots )
Goalie stats Markus Svensson ( 25 saves / 25 shots )
16 April Skellefteå AIK 2–4 Växjö Lakers Skellefteå Kraft Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 16:03 - Tuomas Kiiskinen 3
John Norman 4 - 18:18 Second period 8:33 - pp - Robert Rosén 5
17:47 - Rhett Rakhshani 7
John Norman 5 - sh - 7:48 Third period 12:59 - Rhett Rakhshani 8
Markus Svensson ( 18 saves / 22 shots ) Goalie stats Stefan Steen ( 23 saves / 25 shots )
19 April Växjö Lakers 1–2 Skellefteå AIK Vida Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 3:03 - Axel Holmström 7
No scoring Second period No scoring
Jeff Tambellini 4 - pp - 11:57 Third period 13:43 - Pär Lindholm 2
Stefan Steen ( 14 saves / 16 shots ) Goalie stats Markus Svensson ( 19 saves / 20 shots )
21 April Skellefteå AIK 1–4 Växjö Lakers Skellefteå Kraft Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 7:21 - Jani Lajunen 4
9:22 - Erik Josefsson 3
Janne Pesonen 4 - pp - 18:15 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 18:31 - en - Liam Reddox 1
18:46 - en - Jani Lajunen 5
Markus Svensson ( 16 saves / 18 shots ) Goalie stats Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 21 saves / 22 shots )
23 April Växjö Lakers 3–2 2OT Skellefteå AIK Vida Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 11:31 - Daniel Widing 3
No scoring Second period 2:43 - Kirill Kabanov 3
Jani Lajunen 6 - 8:28
Jeff Tambellini 5 - pp - 14:11
Third period No scoring
Tuomas Kiiskinen 4 - 10:21 Second overtime period No scoring
Cristopher Nihlstorp ( 16 saves / 18 shots ) Goalie stats Markus Svensson ( 35 saves / 38 shots )
Växjö Lakers won series 4–2


Statistics

Playoff scoring leaders

List shows the ten best skaters based on the number of points during the playoffs. If two or more skaters are tied (i.e. same number of points, goals and played games), all of the tied skaters are shown.

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GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts +/– PIM
Holmström, AxelFlag of Sweden Axel Holmström Skellefteå AIK 15 7 11 18 +4 0
Little, BrocFlag of the United States Broc Little Linköpings HC 11 5 9 14 +3 8
Tambellini, JeffFlag of Canada Jeff Tambellini Växjö Lakers 18 5 8 13 +8 2
Zackrisson, PatrikFlag of Sweden Patrik Zackrisson Skellefteå AIK 15 4 9 13 +4 4
Kiiskinen, TuomasFlag of Finland Tuomas Kiiskinen Växjö Lakers 18 4 9 13 +4 2
Rakhshani, RhettFlag of the United States Rhett Rakhshani Växjö Lakers 18 8 4 12 +9 8
Rosen, RobertFlag of Sweden Robert Rosén Växjö Lakers 18 5 7 12 +5 6
Lajunen, JaniFlag of Finland Jani Lajunen Växjö Lakers 18 6 5 11 +6 8
Calof, AndrewFlag of the United States Andrew Calof Skellefteå AIK 15 4 7 11 +3 2
Heed, TimFlag of Sweden Tim Heed Skellefteå AIK 15 2 9 11 –2 0

Playoff leading goaltenders

These are the leaders in GAA and save percentage among goaltenders who played at least 40% of the team's minutes. The table is sorted by GAA, and the criteria for inclusion are bolded.

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GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player Team GP TOI GA SO Sv% GAA
Nihlstorp, Cristopher Flag of Sweden Cristopher Nihlstorp Växjö Lakers 16 1012:57 29 3 92.12 1.72
Lassinantti, Joel Flag of Sweden Joel Lassinantti Luleå HF 7 417:06 13 0 92.74 1.87
Svensson, Markus Flag of Sweden Markus Svensson Skellefteå AIK 15 932:20 29 1 91.92 1.87
Johansson, Lars Flag of Sweden Lars Johansson Frölunda HC 13 815:16 27 2 92.11 1.99
Wesslau, Gustaf Flag of Sweden Gustaf Wesslau HV71 6 357:35 16 0 90.86 2.68

SHL awards

Guldhjälmen: Derek Ryan, Örebro HK[18]
Guldpucken: Victor Hedman, Tampa Bay Lightning
Honken Trophy: Joel Lassinantti, Luleå HF[19]
Håkan Loob Trophy: Broc Little, Linköpings HC
Rookie of the Year: Marcus Sörensen, Djurgårdens IF
Salming Trophy: Tim Heed, Skellefteå AIK
Stefan Liv Memorial Trophy: Noah Welch, Växjö Lakers
Guldpipan: Mikael Nord

See also


References

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