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2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#84 Daniel Manzato (G) 37 1984 Fribourg, SUI 6'0" 187 L
#30 Elvis Merzlikins (G) 27 1994 Riga, LAT 6'3" 185 L
#31 Stefan Müller (G) 25 1996 Feldkirch, AUT 5'11" 194 R
DEFENSEMEN
#27 Alessandro Chiesa (D)   “C” 34 1987 Biasca, SUI 6'4" 209 R
#16 Colin Fontana (D) 25 1996 6'7" 216 L
#7 Philippe Furrer (D)   “A” 36 1985 Bern, SUI 6'1" 203 L
#89 Ryan Johnston (D) 29 1992 Sudbury, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 R
#96
Clarence Kparghai (D) 36 1985 Monrovia, LIB 6'0" 190 L
#74 Lucas Matewa (D) 22 1999 Lausanne, SUI 5'10" 190 R
#37 Elia Riva (D) 23 1998 Claro, SUI 5'10" 181 L
#6 Massimo Ronchetti (D) 29 1992 Lugano, SUI 6'3" 209 L
#77 Bobby Sanguinetti (D) 33 1988 Trenton, NJ, USA 6'3" 187 R
#29 Riccardo Sartori (D) 27 1994 Lugano, SUI 5'10" 190 L
#22 Stefan Ulmer (D) 31 1990 Dornbirn, AUT 5'9" 176 R
#3 Julien Vauclair (D)   “A” 42 1979 Bure, SUI 6'0" 203 L
#95 Thomas Wellinger (D) 33 1988 Davos, SUI 6'2" 185 L
FORWARDS
#10 Alessio Bertaggia (LW/RW) 28 1993 Lugano, SUI 5'9" 174 L
#98 Damien Brunner (RW/LW) 35 1986 Kloten, SUI 5'11" 187 R
#87 Dario Bürgler (RW) 33 1987 Illgau, SUI 6'1" 205 R
#12 Luca Cunti (C) 32 1989 Zürich, SUI 6'1" 190 L
#11 Emerson Etem (RW/LW) 29 1992 Long Beach, CA, USA 6'1" 212 L
#17 Luca Fazzini (LW/RW) 26 1995 Lugano, SUI 5'9" 190 R
#15 Grégory Hofmann (LW) 29 1992 Biel-Bienne, SUI 6'0" 174 L
#86 Linus Klasen (LW) 35 1986 Stockholm, SWE 5'9" 181 L
#24 Jani Lajunen (C) 31 1990 Espoo, FIN 6'2" 203 L
#25 Maxim Lapierre (C)   “A” 36 1985 St-Léonard, QC, CAN 6'2" 201 R
#23 Giovanni Morini (C/LW) 26 1995 Como, ITA 6'2" 196 L
#32 Sébastien Reuille (LW/RW) 40 1981 Zürich, SUI 5'11" 174 L
#70 Matteo Romanenghi (C/LW) 26 1995 Morbio Inferiore, SUI 5'10" 192 L
#38 Raffaele Sannitz (C/LW)   “A” 38 1983 Lugano, SUI 6'2" 203 L
#72 Loic Vedova (RW) 24 1997 Ascona, SUI 5'8" 181 R
#91 Julian Walker (C/RW) 35 1986 Bern, SUI 6'2" 205 R
#73 Vladislav Zorin (LW) 27 1994 Omsk, RUS 6'2" 192 L
Position: G: 3, D: 11, F: 15 | Av Age: 28.3 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 191 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Cornèr Arena
  • Location Lugano, SUI
  • Capacity 7 200
  • Construction Year 1995
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/01/2021
12/01/2021 Extension Elia Riva (D)
11/25/2021
11/25/2021 Rumour Leaving Alessio Bertaggia (F) Leaving for Genève-Servette HC
11/25/2021 Rumour Joining Marco Lehmann (F) Joining from SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
11/18/2021
11/18/2021 Extension Bernd Wolf (D)
11/16/2021
11/16/2021 Doubtful Joining Yannick Rathgeb (D) Joining from EHC Biel-Bienne
11/15/2021
11/15/2021 Loan Joining Yannick Herren (F) Joining from HC Fribourg-Gottéron
11/15/2021 Loan Leaving Timo Haussener (F) Leaving for HC Fribourg-Gottéron
11/09/2021
11/09/2021 Rumour Joining Ivars Punnenovs (G) Joining from SCL Tigers
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1992-1993 NLA 36 21 1 14 - - 131 116 43 1.19 4 Semifinal loss
1993-1994 NLA 36 19 5 12 - - 129 102 43 1.19 3 Semifinal loss
1994-1995 NLA 36 21 5 10 - - 147 102 47 1.31 2 Quarterfinal loss
1995-1996 NLA 36 16 4 16 - - 129 114 36 1.00 7 Quarterfinal loss
1996-1997 NLA 36 17 4 15 - - 137 125 38 1.06 6 Semifinal loss
1997-1998 NLA 40 17 7 16 - - 140 127 41 1.03 6 Quarterfinal loss
1998-1999 NLA 45 27 5 13 - - 155 114 59 1.31 3 Champion
1999-2000 NLA 45 29 9 7 - - 164 83 67 1.49 1 Final loss
2000-2001 NLA 44 28 4 12 - - 129 85 60 1.36 1 Final loss
2001-2002 NLA 44 25 5 14 - - 149 121 55 1.25 2 Semifinal loss
2002-2003 NLA 44 24 4 16 - - 159 129 52 1.18 4 Champion
2003-2004 NLA 48 35 4 9 - - 196 127 74 1.54 1 Final loss
2004-2005 NLA 44 29 7 8 - - 148 99 65 1.48 1 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 NLA 44 24 8 12 - - 160 116 56 1.27 2 Champion
2006-2007 NLA 44 25 0 15 1 3 143 123 80 1.82 4 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 NLA 50 15 0 20 9 6 130 149 69 1.38 9 Saved in play-out
2008-2009 NLA 50 19 0 16 8 7 175 156 80 1.60 5 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 NLA 50 17 - 23 6 4 153 166 67 1.34 8 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 NLA 50 12 - 26 7 5 130 159 55 1.10 10 Saved in play-out
2011-2012 NLA 50 21 - 18 5 6 152 150 79 1.58 6 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 NLA 50 21 - 17 5 7 163 139 80 1.60 6 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 NLA 50 23 - 18 5 4 142 114 83 1.66 5 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 NLA 50 24 - 13 8 5 155 127 93 1.86 3 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 NLA 50 21 - 18 6 5 157 150 80 1.60 5 Final loss
2016-2017 NLA 50 19 - 21 6 4 142 155 73 1.46 7 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 NL 50 26 - 19 3 2 159 130 86 1.72 4 Final loss
2018-2019 NL 50 24 - 22 2 2 160 141 78 1.56 7 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 NL 50 19 - 23 4 4 125 139 69 1.38 8 No playoffs held
2020-2021 NL 52 24 - 17 9 2 160 137 92 1.77 2 Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 NL 28 10 - 14 2 2 77 86 36 1.29 9 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
HC Lugano
1986-1987 European Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 9 22 0 0.00 4 Final group
European Cup 4 2 1 1 - - 14 10 - 0.00 4 Promoted
1987-1988 European Cup 3 1 1 1 - - 11 8 3 1.00 2 -
1988-1989 European Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 14 6 4 1.33 2 -
1990-1991 European Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 16 7 5 1.67 2 -
European Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 6 11 - 0.00 6 Placement game loss
1991-1992 Spengler Cup 4 3 - 1 - - 18 11 6 1.50 2 Final loss
1999-2000 Euro HL 6 3 - 2 0 1 18 9 10 1.67 2 Bronze game loss
2000-2001 Continental Cup 3 3 0 0 - - 10 2 6 2.00 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 1 2 0 - - 10 7 4 1.33 2 -
2001-2002 Continental Cup 3 1 1 1 - - 9 9 3 1.00 3 -
2002-2003 Continental Cup 3 2 0 1 0 0 10 6 4 1.33 - Bronze game win
2003-2004 Continental Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 9 4 2 1.00 2 Bronze game win
2006-2007 ECC 2 1 - 1 0 0 3 3 3 1.50 2 -
2014-2015 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 0 0 1 7 5 4 2.00 10 Eighth Final Loss
2015-2016 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 4 4 3 1.50 14 Eighth Final Loss
Spengler Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 10 9 3 1.50 1 Final loss
2016-2017 Champions HL 4 2 - 1 1 0 11 9 8 2.00 1 Eighth Final Loss
Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 8 5 3 1.50 12 Eighth Final Loss
Spengler Cup 2 2 - 0 0 0 8 5 6 3.00 1 Final loss
2017-2018 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 9 4 3 1.50 11 Eighth Final Loss
2018-2019 Champions HL 6 3 - 3 0 0 13 12 9 1.50 2 Eighth Final Loss
Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 11 5 3 1.50 10 Eighth Final Loss
2019-2020 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 8 2 3 1.50 14 Eighth Final Loss
2020-2021 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 0 0 1 13 4 4 2.00 10 Eighth Final Loss
Lugano
2021-2022 Champions HL 6 2 - 4 0 1 20 23 7 1.17 4 Did not make playoffs

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Patrick Thoresen (F) 2021-2022 Storhamar Norway 22 14 20 34 12
2. Linus Klasen (F) 2021-2022 EHC Visp SL 20 11 17 28 8
3. Ryan Spooner (F) 2021-2022 Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg KHL 34 9 19 28 20
4. Evgenï Chiriaev (F) 2021-2022 EHC Visp SL 21 14 13 27 12
5. Damien Brunner (F) 2021-2022 EHC Biel-Bienne NL 28 12 14 26 10
6. Atte Ohtamaa (D) 2021-2022 Kärpät Liiga 25 7 13 20 20
7. Mikko Lehtonen (F) 2021-2022 Kiekko-Espoo Mestis 18 8 11 19 8
8. Mauro Jörg (F) 2021-2022 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NL 27 7 12 19 8
9. Chris Bourque (F) 2021-2022 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 25 6 13 19 10
10. Sandro Zangger (F) 2021-2022 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NL 28 9 9 18 4
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Kent Johansson (F) 212 219 209 428
2. Jörg Eberle (F) 417 252 129 381
3. Andy Ton (F) 397 157 223 380
4. Petteri Nummelin (D) 350 111 264 375
5. Raffaele Sannitz (F) 757 93 182 275
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jörg Eberle (F) 417 252 129 381
2. Kent Johansson (F) 212 219 209 428
3. Andy Ton (F) 397 157 223 380
4. Fredy Lüthi (F) 319 136 138 274
5. Petteri Nummelin (D) 350 111 264 375
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Petteri Nummelin (D) 350 111 264 375
2. Andy Ton (F) 397 157 223 380
3. Kent Johansson (F) 212 219 209 428
4. Raffaele Sannitz (F) 757 93 182 275
5. Linus Klasen (F) 265 71 180 251
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Raffaele Sannitz (F) 757 93 275 744
2. Sandro Bertaggia (D) 647 82 216 672
3. Julien Vauclair (D) 791 100 273 632
4. Andy Näser (F) 562 101 188 492
5. Alessandro Chiesa (D) 522 29 86 491
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Julien Vauclair (D) 791 100 173 273
2. Raffaele Sannitz (F) 757 93 182 275
3. Sandro Bertaggia (D) 647 82 134 216
4. Jean-Jacques Aeschlimann (F) 568 107 150 257
5. Andy Näser (F) 562 101 87 188
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Dusan Pasek (F) 9 10 21 2.333
2. Bernard Gagnon (F) 38 47 87 2.289
3. Jim Koleff (F) 26 38 58 2.231
4. Kent Johansson (F) 212 219 428 2.019
5. Ryan Johnston (D) 1 0 2 2.000
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Bernard Gagnon (F) 1981-1982 NLB 38 47 40 87 2.29 -
2. Kent Johansson (F) 1985-1986 NLA 35 40 39 79 2.26 34
3. Kent Johansson (F) 1986-1987 NLA 35 33 45 78 2.23 37
4. Kent Johansson (F) 1987-1988 NLA 35 32 45 77 2.20 37
5. Kent Johansson (F) 1984-1985 NLA 38 57 19 76 2.00 -
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kent Johansson (F) 1984-1985 NLA 38 57 19 76 2.00 -
2. Bernard Gagnon (F) 1981-1982 NLB 38 47 40 87 2.29 -
3. Kent Johansson (F) 1985-1986 NLA 35 40 39 79 2.26 34
4. Peter Jaks (F) 1987-1988 NLA 36 38 21 59 1.64 22
5. Jim Koleff (F) 1978-1979 NLB 26 38 20 58 2.23 -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Randy Robitaille (F) 2009-2010 NLA 50 16 49 65 1.30 72
2. Kent Johansson (F) 1986-1987 NLA 35 33 45 78 2.23 37
3. Kent Johansson (F) 1987-1988 NLA 35 32 45 77 2.20 37
4. Ville Peltonen (F) 2003-2004 NLA 48 28 44 72 1.50 16
5. Glen Metropolit (F) 2012-2013 NLA 50 20 44 64 1.28 62
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Todd Elik (F) 1997-1998 NLA 39 30 36 66 1.69 222
2. Timo Helbling (D) 2009-2010 NLA 46 1 6 7 0.15 168
3. Timo Helbling (D) 2008-2009 NLA 49 2 7 9 0.18 136
4. Timo Helbling (D) 2007-2008 NLA 49 3 11 14 0.29 127
5. Jason York (D) 2005-2006 NLA 34 3 17 20 0.59 122
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2021-2022 6'0" 186 lbs 26.70
2020-2021 6'0" 189 lbs 29.06
2019-2020 6'0" 192 lbs 29.54
2018-2019 6'0" 191 lbs 28.79
2017-2018 6'0" 191 lbs 28.30
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