|6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
204 lb (93 kg)
|Born||October 8, 1975,|
|NHL Draft||180th overall, 1999|
St. Louis Blues
|Pro Career||1993 – present|
Vikingstad began his career with Viking Hockey and Stjernen Hockey of his homeland's GET-Ligaen; he then moved to the more competitive Elitserien, wearing Färjestads BK's and Leksands IF's colours. His skills haven't gone unnoticed by the National Hockey League scouts; the St. Louis Blues drafted him 180th overall of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. However, Vikingstad never played in North America.
Tore was named best DEL player for 2005-06 after leading the league with 64 points in 52 games.
He is a regular member of the Norwegian National Team. In 2010, he has been selected to take part in the 2010 Olympic Games held in Vancouver, Canada. Vikingstad registered a hat trick against Switzerland on February 20th at those Olympics, before his two children who attended the game.