Team Facts
Plays in National League Full name Hockey Club Lugano Team colours Black + White Town Lugano, SUI Founded 1941

2021-2022 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#35 Davide Fadani (G) 21 2001 Milano, ITA 6'0" 168 L
#29 Thibault Fatton (G) 21 2001 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 6'1" 165 L
#31 Leland Irving (G) 34 1988 Barrhead, AB, CAN 6'0" 176 L
Juho Markkanen (G) Los Angeles Kings 20 2002 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'2" 146 L
#34
Niklas Schlegel (G) 28 1994 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 165 L
DEFENSEMEN
#22
Santeri Alatalo (D) 32 1990 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 176 L
#27 Alessandro Chiesa (D) 35 1987 Biasca, SUI 6'4" 209 R
#28 Samuel Guerra (D) 29 1993 Sorengo, SUI 6'0" 187 L
#58 Romain Loeffel (D) 31 1991 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 5'10" 187 R
#25 Mirco Müller (D)   “A” 27 1995 Winterthur, SUI 6'3" 209 L
#88 Matteo Nodari (D) 35 1987 Lugano, SUI 6'0" 190 R
#24 Jari Näser (D) 21 2001 Lugano, SUI 6'0" 198 R
#37 Elia Riva (D) 25 1998 Claro, SUI 5'10" 181 L
#83 Nicolò Ugazzi (D) 21 2001 5'6" 148 R
#47 Alessandro Villa (D) 22 2001 6'1" 183 R
#32 Bernd Wolf (D) 25 1997 Wien, AUT 5'10" 185 L
FORWARDS
#96 Justin Abdelkader (LW/RW) 35 1987 Muskegon, MI, USA 6'2" 214 L
#36 Mark Arcobello (RW/C) 34 1988 Milford, CT, USA 5'8" 174 R
#20 Gregory Bedolla (F) 20 2002 5'10" 152 L
#10 Alessio Bertaggia (LW/RW) 29 1993 Lugano, SUI 5'9" 174 L
#89 Mikkel Bødker (LW/RW) 33 1989 Brøndby, DEN 5'11" 207 L
#7 Daniel Carr (LW/RW) 31 1991 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Nelson Chiquet (LW/RW) 25 1997 Courgenay, SUI 6'1" 187 L
#42 Gianluca Cortiana (C) 20 2002 6'0" 181 R
#17 Luca Fazzini (LW/RW) 27 1995 Lugano, SUI 5'9" 190 R
#14 Timo Haussener (C/RW) 25 1997 Männedorf, SUI 6'4" 203 L
#16 Raphael Herburger (C) 34 1989 Dornbirn, AUT 5'10" 172 L
#11 Yannick Herren (LW) 31 1991 Mühleberg, SUI 6'0" 201 L
#79 Libor Hudacek (RW/C) 32 1990 Levoca, SVK 5'10" 176 R
#19 Troy Josephs (C) 28 1994 Whitby, ON, CAN 6'1" 183 L
#23 Giovanni Morini (C/LW) 27 1995 Como, ITA 6'2" 196 L
#92
Shane Prince (LW/RW) 30 1992 Rochester, NY, USA 5'11" 194 L
#9 Yves Stoffel (LW/RW) 21 2001 Chur, SUI 6'0" 172 L
#97
Calvin Thürkauf (C/LW)   “A” Columbus Blue Jackets 25 1997 Zug, SUI 6'2" 205 L
#21
Tim Traber (RW) 30 1993 Quesnel, BC, CAN 6'2" 201 R
#39
Evan Tschumi (C/W) 25 1997 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 207 R
#52 Loic Vedova (RW) 25 1997 Ascona, SUI 5'8" 181 R
#91 Julian Walker (C/RW) 36 1986 Bern, SUI 6'2" 205 R
#18 Riccardo Werder (C/RW) 21 2001 6'0" 176 R
Position: G: 3, D: 9, F: 19 | Av Age: 28.12 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 191 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 24 players
5 players
2 players
2 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
1 player
1 player
Experience HC Lugano: 4 763 GP
NHL: 2 033 GP
WC: 239 GP
OG: 43 GP
SHL: 184 GP
Liiga: 246 GP
KHL: 439 GP
Czechia: 140 GP
AHL: 1 446 GP
DEL: 15 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Lugano U20 (U20-Elit)
Ticino Rockets (SL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Cornèr Arena Location Lugano, SUI Capacity 7 200 Construction Year 1995
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2023-01-27T19:45:00+0100 Lugano Ajoie - NL
2023-01-24T19:45:00+0100 Davos Lugano 0 - 2 NL
2023-01-21T19:45:00+0100 ZSC Lugano 2 - 3 (SO) NL
2023-01-20T19:45:00+0100 Lugano ZSC 2 - 1 NL
2023-01-15T15:45:00+0100 Lugano Davos 0 - 4 NL
2023-01-13T19:45:00+0100 Genève-Servette Lugano 4 - 7 NL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/26/2023
01/26/2023 Doubtful Joining Manix Landry (F) Joining from Drummondville Voltigeurs
01/18/2023
01/18/2023 Rumour Joining Matthew Verboon (F) Joining from Colgate Univ.
01/13/2023
01/13/2023 Confirmed Joining Lukas Klok (D) Joining from Rögle BK
01/04/2023
01/04/2023 Confirmed Joining Jesper Peltonen (D) Joining from EHC Kloten
12/17/2022
12/17/2022 Confirmed Leaving Elia Riva (D) Leaving for EV Zug
12/13/2022
12/13/2022 Confirmed Leaving Oliwer Kaski (D) Leaving for HV71
11/17/2022
11/17/2022 Loan Leaving Thibault Fatton (G) Leaving for EV Zug
09/05/2022
09/05/2022 Confirmed Joining Brett Connolly (F) Joining from Chicago Blackhawks
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
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 52 21 - 22 4 5 160 158 76 1.46 9 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 NL 39 16 - 21 2 0 108 119 52 1.33 10 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1986-1987 European Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 9 22 0 0.00 4 Final group
European Cup 4 2 1 1 - - 14 10 - - 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 - - 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
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) 2022-2023 Storhamar Norway 37 14 29 43 45
2. Patrice Bergeron (F) 2022-2023 Boston Bruins NHL 48 18 20 38 14
3. Ryan Spooner (F) 2022-2023 Dinamo Minsk KHL 55 14 24 38 14
4. Grégory Hofmann (F) 2022-2023 EV Zug NL 33 13 23 36 10
5. Dario Bürgler (F) 2022-2023 HC Ambrì-Piotta NL 40 12 22 34 8
6. Evgenï Chiriaev (F) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 38 11 21 32 24
7. David McIntyre (F) 2022-2023 Kölner Haie DEL 44 18 13 31 18
8. Lorenzo Canonica (F) 2022-2023 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 36 13 18 31 8
9. Raphaël Kuonen (F) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 41 13 18 31 14
10. Libor Hudacek (F) 2022-2023 HC Oceláři Třinec Czechia 38 16 12 28 18
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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. Luca Fazzini (F) 468 120 126 246
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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. Alessandro Chiesa (D) 546 29 86 495
5. Andy Näser (F) 562 101 188 492
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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 2.33
2. Kent Johansson (F) 212 219 428 2.02
3. Shane Prince (F) 3 2 6 2.00
4. Ryan Johnston (D) 1 0 2 2.00
5. John Harrington (F) 28 33 51 1.82
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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
2022-2023 6'0" 187 lbs 27.54
2021-2022 6'0" 191 lbs 28.12
2020-2021 6'0" 189 lbs 28.31
2019-2020 6'0" 192 lbs 28.64
2018-2019 6'0" 191 lbs 27.92
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