Niklas Roest

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NorwayNorway  Niklas Roest Ice hockey player
Date of birth August 3, 1986
place of birth Oslo , Norway
size 174 cm
Weight 80 kg
position Left wing
number # 28
Shot hand Left
Career stations
until 2006 Manglerud Star
2006-2013 Sparta Warriors
since 2013 BIK Karlskoga

Niklas Roest (born August 3, 1986 in Oslo ) is a Norwegian ice hockey player who has been under contract with BIK Karlskoga in the Swedish HockeyAllsvenskan since 2013 .


Roest began his career in the youth department of Manglerud Star and made his debut in the 2004/05 season in the second-class 1st division , where he and his teammate Martin Røymark were among the best scorers in his age group with 19 points from 31 games . In the following season he made his professional debut in the UPC-ligaen , today's GET-ligaen, and scored 16 points for Manglerud in his rookie season . After his club's relegation again, the winger then moved to the Sparta Warriors and earned a permanent place in the squad in the highest Norwegian league. In the 2008/09 season he reached the final of the play-offs for the first time with the Warriors . Two years later he became Norwegian champions with the team in the 2010/11 season .

In April 2013, after seven years with the Sparta Warriors, Roest moved to the Swedish HockeyAllsvenskan and signed a one-year contract with BIK Karlskoga .


Niklas Roest represented Norway for the first time at the U20 Junior World Cup in 2006 , but could not prevent the team from relegating from the top division there.

The winger made his debut for the men's national team in the 2011/12 season, before being nominated for an international tournament for the first time at the 2013 World Cup . At the 2014 Winter Olympics , he was also in the squad of the Norwegian team and remained unpunished in three games.

Achievements and Awards


Seasons Games Gates Assists Points Penalty minutes
GET-Ligaen main round 8th 327 53 91 144 643
GET Ligaen playoffs 7th 77 14th 20th 34 141
Allsvenskan main round 1 37 3 8th 11 65

(Status: end of the 2013/14 season)

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