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Recent transfersShow all transfers»
31 Jan 2023 | James Livingston  (F) HK SKP PopradarrowRungsted Seier Capital
28 Jan 2023 | Oskar Östlund  (G) Sheffield SteelersarrowRungsted Seier Capital
28 Jan 2023 | Isak Wallin  (G) Rungsted Seier Capitalarrowunknown
27 Jan 2023 | Radek Číp  (F) Frederikshavn IKarrowVHK ROBE Vsetín
League leaders |  season 2022-2023 all time stats
# Player name Pos Team GP G A P PIM +/-
1.Edgars KuldaLWEsbjerg Energy183582-1
2.Radek ČípRWFrederikshavn IK206066-18
3.Simo-Pekka RiikolaDHerning IK221451410
4.David KarlströmCOdense Bulldogs81344-1
5.Linus LundbergD/FFrederikshavn IK1911200
6.Hjalte ThomsenFHerning IK100004-1
7.Peter B. TruelsenFSønderjyskE200000
8.Lukas BuchtaDAalborg Pirates100001
9.Isak WallinGRungsted Seier Capital180
Show all stats for season 2022-2023
League standings stage:
# Club G W W-OTL-OTL Score P
1Aalborg Pirates4023548143:84 79
2Herning IK41216212122:94 75
3Odense Bulldogs41206411150:102 72
4SønderjyskE40185314136:127 64
5Esbjerg Energy40181714121:113 56
6Herlev IC Eagles40135319104:126 49
7Frederikshavn IK4011522287:128 43
8Rungsted Seier Capital40121819114:140 38
9Rødovre Mighty Bulls4092326104:167 31
Last updated: 03 Feb 2023, 23:40

After the regular season there are two quarter final groups played. Three teams in each group play for the semi final spots.

The winner of the finals is Danish Champion.

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  • from 2001 to 2002: Sanistål Ligaen
  • from 2002 to 2005: SuperBest Ligaen
  • from 2005 to 2007: Oddset Ligaen
  • from 2007 to 2013: AL-Bank Ligaen
  • from 2013 to present: Metal Ligaen

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Aalborg wins Danish championship

Aalborg Pirates is the 2022 champion of Denmark after a 5-1 win over Rungsted in the fifth game of the finals.

Thomas Spelling scored three of the goals.

(24 Apr 2022)

Epinal hires Brad Gratton as new coach

After a brilliant 2015-16 season, when team finished 2nd in the standing and lost in playoofs semifinals, Gamyo Epinal, currently 8th in the standing, fired coach Stephane Barin, replacing him with Canadian Brad Gratton, who coached mainly in Denmark during the career. Gratton left Odense Bulldogs after last season, with a Danish Cup won with the club

(26 Dec 2016)

Herning wins Danish Cup

Herning beat SønderjyskE 2-1 in the final of Metal Cup to repeat last season's victory.

(16 Feb 2015)

IIHF blocked Starkov transfer

Some days ago Red Ice Martigny announced the sign of Danish forward Kirill Starkov. The player had been released by his club Esjberg at the beginning of the year following a matches-fixing scandal

IIHF did not accept the transfer because of this case. The situation will remain unchanged throughout the procedure.

(29 Jan 2014)

Match-fixing scandal in Denmark

Esbjerg fires three players for betting that their opponent Rungsted would score in the first period in a game January 3. Rungsted scored three goals in the first period and won the game 7-4. The fired players are Dennis Jensen, Kirill Starkov and Tyler Mosienko.

(24 Jan 2014)

Danish game interrupted

Tonight's game between Herlev and Rødovre in the Danish league was interrupted at 28:03 when Herlev had a 3-0 lead. The reason why the game was not finished was a hole in the ice, where you can see all the way down to the concrete.

(02 Nov 2013)

Bronze for Rødovre in Denmark

Rødovre won bronze in the Danish playoff after winning the bronze series against Odense. Both games ended with a draw and Rødovre won after penaly shootout

(06 Apr 2013)

Odense wins round 1

Odense won the first of the Danish finals against Herning 2-0. Mathias Thinnesen and Mikkel Ankjær Nielsen scored the goals.

(08 Apr 2012)

Kim Staal returns home

One of the greatest Danish players ever, Kim Staal, is back in Danish ice hockey. He left his Danish team Herlev at age 15 to play most of his career in Sweden, except for one season in AHL (Milwaukee Admirals). Staal who has been troubled by injuries the last two seasons has signed a contract with Herning. Staal has played 14 World Championships with Denmark including 8 in the Elite group.

(30 Nov 2010)
03 Feb 2023Herning IK - Odense Bulldogs2-4
03 Feb 2023Rungsted Seier Capital - Esbjerg Energy2-3
03 Feb 2023Rødovre Mighty Bulls - Frederikshavn IK5-1
03 Feb 2023SønderjyskE - Herlev IC Eagles3-4
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