2004–05 Elitserien season

The 2004–05 Elitserien season was the 30th season of Elitserien. It started on September 20, 2004, with the regular season ending March 1, 2005. The playoffs of the 81st Swedish Championship ended on April 11, with Frölunda HC taking the championship.

Regular season

Final standings

GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTW = Overtime Wins, OTL = Overtime Losses, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points

x - clinched playoff spot, y - clinched regular season league title, e - eliminated from playoff contention, r - play in relegation series

Scoring leaders

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

Leading goaltenders

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

Playoffs

After the regular season, the standard of 8 teams qualified for the playoffs.

Playoff bracket

In the first round, the highest remaining seed chose which of the four lowest remaining seeds to be matched against. In each round the higher-seeded team was awarded home ice advantage. Each best-of-seven series followed a 1–1–1–2–1–1 format: the higher-seeded team played at home for games 2 and 4 (plus 5 and 7 if necessary), and the lower-seeded team was at home for game 1, 3 and 6 (if necessary).

 Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinals
              
 1Frölunda HC4 
7Luleå HF0 
 1Frölunda HC4 
 5Djurgårdens IF1 
4Färjestads BK4
 6Modo Hockey2 
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round) 1Frölunda HC4
 4Färjestads BK1
 3Timrå IK3 
5Djurgårdens IF4 
 8Södertälje SK0
 4Färjestads BK4 
2Linköpings HC2
 8Södertälje SK4 

Playoff scoring leaders

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

Playoff leading goaltenders

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

Elitserien awards

Le Mat Trophy: Frölunda HC
Guldpucken: Henrik Lundqvist, Frölunda HC
Guldhjälmen: Henrik Lundqvist, Frölunda HC
Honken Trophy: Henrik Lundqvist, Frölunda HC
Håkan Loob Trophy: Mike Knuble, Linköpings HC; Mattias Weinhandl, Modo Hockey
Rookie of the Year: Oscar Steen, Färjestads BK
Guldpipan: Thomas Andersson, Gävle

NHL lockout players

Due to the 2004–05 NHL lockout that ultimately cancelled the entirety of the 2004–05 NHL season, the following then-NHL players represented these Elitserien teams during the season:

See also

External links

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