Bergen IK

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Bergen Hockey Elite
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CityBergen, Norway
League2. divisjon
Founded1980; 39 years ago (1980)
Home arenaBergenshallen
ColorsRed and white
         
General managerChristian Lund
Head coachPål Erik Glomsaas
Websitehttp://www.bergenhockey.no/
Franchise history
1980–2015Bergen IK
1986–1990Bergen/Djerv
1996–2005Bergen Flyers
2015-Bergen Hockey Elite

Bergen Ishockeyklubb is an ice hockey club from Bergen.

History[edit]

Bergen Flyers were elite commitment to the club until 2005. Elite team's history went back to the hockey team to the Sportkluben Djerv, which changed its name in turn to "Bergen / Djerv" (in 1986, in cooperation with BIK), "Bergen Hockey Club" (BIK) (for bankruptcy and complete a merger with BIK) and finally "Bergen Flyers" (by moving and merging with the Oslo club Spektrum Flyers. Djerv was 1 division a few years in the mid 1980s as the legendary hockey player Bear "Botta" Skaare played for the club. Bergen Flyers were back in the top division in the season 2004 / 2005. Bergen Flyers went bankrupt in 2005 and no longer exists. Bergen Hockey Club now has a team in 1st division.

Bergen Ice Hockey Club located in the Bergenshallen at Slettebakken in the Årstad district of Bergen. Bergenshallen has the nickname "bathtub".

In June 2017, the Norwegian Ice Hockey Association withdrew the club's licence after its failure to meet league requirements and economic requirements.[1] The team was moved down a division, and started the 2017-18 season in 2. divisjon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bergen Ishockeyklubb Elite har mistet lisensen" (in Norwegian). Hockey.no. 2017. Retrieved 6 June 2017.

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