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Full name Zürcher SC Lions Team colours Red + Blue + White Town Zürich, SUI Founded 1930

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#11 Simon Hrubec (G) 31 1991 Vimperk, CZE 6'1" 192 L 23/24
#35 Ludovic Waeber (G) 26 1996 Fribourg, SUI 6'1" 176 L 24/25
DEFENSEMEN
#24 Phil Baltisberger (D) 26 1995 Schlieren, SUI 6'1" 207 L 23/24
#4 Patrick Geering (D)   “C” 32 1990 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 198 L 25/26
#46 Dean Kukan (D) 29 1993 Volketswil, SUI 6'2" 185 L 26/27
#44 Mikko Lehtonen (D) 28 1994 Turku, FIN 6'0" 196 L 23/24
#54 Christian Marti (D) 29 1993 Bülach, SUI 6'3" 214 L 23/24
#86 Dario Trutmann (D) 30 1992 Zug, SUI 6'0" 181 R 23/24
#6 Yannick Weber (D) 34 1988 Morges, SUI 5'11" 201 R 23/24
FORWARDS
#10 Sven Andrighetto (W/C) 29 1993 Sumiswald, SUI 5'10" 187 L 24/25
#51
Justin Azevedo (C)   34 1988 West Lorne, ON, CAN 5'7" 174 R 22/23
#77 Jérôme Bachofner (LW) 26 1996 Dübendorf, SUI 5'11" 176 L 24/25
#14 Chris Baltisberger (RW) 30 1991 Zofingen, SUI 6'0" 207 R 22/23
#26 Simon Bodenmann (LW/RW) 34 1988 Urnäsch, SUI 5'10" 181 L 22/23
#89 Dominik Diem (C/LW) 25 1997 Zürich, SUI 5'11" 185 L 22/23
#91 Denis Hollenstein (LW/RW) 32 1989 Mosnang, SUI 6'0" 194 L 22/23
#83 Juho Lammikko (C/LW) 26 1996 Noormarkku, FIN 6'3" 203 L 22/23
#8 Willy Riedi (F) 24 1998 6'2" 205 L 22/23
#9 Garrett Roe (C) 34 1988 Vienna, VA, USA 5'7" 170 L 22/23
#19 Reto Schäppi (C/LW) 31 1991 Zürich, SUI 6'5" 209 L 22/23+1
#13 Justin Sigrist (C/LW) 23 1999 Hombrechtikon, SUI 5'11" 172 L 25/26
#78 Kyen Sopa (RW) 21 2000 Flawil, SUI 5'10" 183 R 24/25
#42 Alexandre Texier (C/LW)   Columbus Blue Jackets 23 1999 Grenoble, FRA 6'0" 185 L
Livio Curdin Truog (LW) 18 2003 Zollikon, SUI 5'9" 168 L 23/24
#32 Lucas Wallmark (C) 27 1995 Umeå, SWE 6'0" 179 L 24/25
Position: G: 2, D: 7, F: 16 | Av Age: 28.12 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 189 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Team Facts
Nationalities 18 players
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Experience ZSC Lions: 4 261 GP
NHL: 1 363 GP
WC: 324 GP
OG: 66 GP
SHL: 417 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 45 GP
Liiga: 468 GP
KHL: 701 GP
Czechia: 278 GP
AHL: 1 122 GP
DEL: 51 GP
Affiliated Team(s) GC/Küsnacht (SL)
GC/Küsnacht U20 (U20-Elit)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Swiss Life Arena Location Zürich Altstetten Capacity 12 000 Construction Year 2022
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-09-30T19:45:00+0200 Ajoie ZSC - NL
2022-09-27T19:45:00+0200 Biel-Bienne ZSC 1 - 4 NL
2022-09-25T20:00:00+0200 Lausanne ZSC 1 - 5 NL
2022-09-20T19:45:00+0200 Lugano ZSC 0 - 1 NL
2022-09-16T19:45:00+0200 Langnau ZSC 2 - 1 (OT) NL
2022-09-14T19:45:00+0200 Rapperswil-Jona ZSC 4 - 1 NL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/23/2022
09/23/2022 Extension Patrick Geering (D)
09/23/2022 Extension Kyen Sopa (F)
09/16/2022
09/16/2022 Up/Down Leaving Enzo Guebey (D) Leaving for GC Küsnacht Lions
09/16/2022 Up/Down Leaving Noah Meier (D) Leaving for GC Küsnacht Lions
08/25/2022
08/25/2022 Loan Joining Alexandre Texier (F) Joining from Columbus Blue Jackets
08/04/2022
08/04/2022 Confirmed Joining Juho Lammikko (F) Joining from Vancouver Canucks
07/15/2022
07/15/2022 Confirmed Leaving John Quenneville (F) Leaving for Leksands IF
07/14/2022
07/14/2022 Confirmed Leaving Denis Malgin (F) Leaving for Toronto Maple Leafs
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Zürcher SC
1993-1994 NLA 36 9 6 21 - - 125 149 24 0.67 8 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 NLA 36 12 3 21 - - 129 152 27 0.75 8 Quarterfinal loss
1995-1996 NLA 36 16 3 17 - - 119 140 35 0.97 8 Quarterfinal loss
1996-1997 NLA 36 16 1 19 - - 123 149 33 0.92 7 Quarterfinal loss
ZSC Lions
1997-1998 NLA 40 12 5 23 - - 109 141 28 0.70 10 Saved in play-out
1998-1999 NLA 45 27 7 11 - - 170 115 61 1.36 2 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 NLA 45 26 4 15 - - 143 99 56 1.24 2 Champion
2000-2001 NLA 44 25 9 10 - - 135 102 59 1.34 2 Champion
2001-2002 NLA 44 21 5 18 - - 130 124 47 1.07 5 Final loss
2002-2003 NLA 44 25 8 11 - - 154 104 58 1.32 1 Semifinal loss
2003-2004 NLA 48 25 4 19 - - 140 121 54 1.13 5 Semifinal loss
2004-2005 NLA 44 23 4 17 - - 146 118 50 1.14 3 Final loss
2005-2006 NLA 44 18 3 23 - - 131 142 39 0.89 10 Saved in play-out
2006-2007 NLA 44 13 0 19 9 3 111 127 60 1.36 8 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 NLA 50 21 0 17 6 6 158 125 81 1.62 6 Champion
2008-2009 NLA 50 26 0 13 8 3 176 149 97 1.94 2 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 NLA 50 24 - 17 3 6 185 165 84 1.68 6 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 NLA 50 17 - 21 6 6 132 156 69 1.38 7 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 NLA 50 19 - 19 8 4 136 129 77 1.54 7 Champion
2012-2013 NLA 50 24 - 16 7 3 152 131 89 1.78 4 Semifinal loss
2013-2014 NLA 50 32 - 9 1 8 167 111 106 2.12 1 Champion
2014-2015 NLA 50 27 - 10 3 10 148 106 97 1.94 1 Final loss
2015-2016 NLA 50 29 - 12 2 7 173 125 98 1.96 1 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 NLA 50 26 - 7 9 8 166 115 104 2.08 2 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 NL 50 19 - 19 6 6 144 133 75 1.50 7 Champion
2018-2019 NL 50 19 - 20 6 5 129 132 74 1.48 9 Saved in relegation
2019-2020 NL 50 23 - 13 8 6 166 124 91 1.82 1 No playoffs held
2020-2021 NL 52 24 - 16 6 6 170 143 90 1.73 5 Semifinal loss
2021-2022 NL 52 26 - 14 6 6 169 130 96 1.85 3 Final loss
2022-2023 NL 5 3 - 1 0 1 12 8 10 2.00 5 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Zürcher SC
1945-1946 Spengler Cup 3 3 0 0 - - 10 7 6 2.00 No playoffs held
1946-1947 Spengler Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 20 13 2 0.67 3 No playoffs held
1947-1948 Spengler Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 14 20 0 0.00 4 No playoffs held
1951-1952 Spengler Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 8 14 0 0.00 3 Placement game loss
1952-1953 Spengler Cup 2 2 0 0 - - 23 4 4 2.00 1 Final loss
1957-1958 Spengler Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 8 12 0 0.00 3 Placement game loss
1959-1960 Swiss Cup - - - - - - - - - - 1 Champion
1960-1961 Swiss Cup - - - - - - - - - - 1 Champion
1965-1966 Swiss Cup - - - - - - - - - - 2 Final loss
ZSC Lions
2000-2001 Continental Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 6 6 4 1.33 1 Champion
2001-2002 Continental Cup 2 2 0 0 - - 10 4 4 2.00 1 Champion
2005-2006 Continental Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 7 8 2 0.67 3 Final group
2008-2009 Champions HL 4 3 - 0 0 1 20 11 10 2.50 1 Champion
2010-2011 ET 8 2 - 5 1 0 23 29 8 1.00 7 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 ET 8 2 - 5 1 0 17 24 8 1.00 7 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 ET 8 4 - 4 0 0 21 19 12 1.50 5 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 2 - 1 1 2 17 16 10 1.67 3 Did not make playoffs
Swiss Cup 4 3 - 1 0 0 14 5 9 2.25 3 Semifinal loss
2015-2016 Champions HL 4 4 - 0 0 0 20 10 12 3.00 1 16th final loss
Swiss Cup 5 5 - 0 0 0 27 10 15 3.00 1 Champion
2016-2017 Champions HL 4 3 - 0 1 0 11 3 11 2.75 1 Quarterfinal loss
Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 6 3 3 1.50 13 Eighth Final Loss
2017-2018 Champions HL 6 3 - 1 0 2 24 10 11 1.83 2 Quarterfinal loss
Swiss Cup 2 1 - 0 0 1 12 6 4 2.00 9 Eighth Final Loss
2018-2019 Champions HL 6 3 - 1 2 0 26 18 13 2.17 2 Eighth Final Loss
Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 6 7 3 1.50 15 Eighth Final Loss
2019-2020 Swiss Cup 3 1 - 1 1 0 16 9 5 1.67 8 Quarterfinal loss
2020-2021 Swiss Cup 5 3 - 1 1 0 26 8 11 2.20 2 Final loss
2021-2022 Champions HL 6 4 - 2 0 1 17 12 13 2.17 2 Eighth Final Loss
2022-2023 Champions HL 4 3 - 1 0 1 18 5 10 2.50 2 -
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Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Roman Cervenka (F) 2022-2023 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NL 6 2 7 9 4
2. Patrick Thoresen (F) 2022-2023 Storhamar Norway 7 1 8 9 4
3. Linden Vey (F) 2022-2023 Barys Astana KHL 11 5 3 8 2
4. Ryan Lasch (F) 2022-2023 Frölunda HC Champions HL 4 2 6 8 0
5. Victor Backman (F) 2022-2023 GC Küsnacht Lions SL 5 1 5 6 0
6. Daniel Eigenmann (D) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 5 2 3 5 2
7. Sami El Assaoui (D) 2022-2023 HCV Martigny MyHL 3 1 4 5 4
8. Sven Senteler (F) 2022-2023 EV Zug Champions HL 4 1 4 5 2
9. Andres Ambühl (F) 2022-2023 HC Davos Champions HL 4 0 5 5 2
10. Andres Ambühl (F) 2022-2023 HC Davos NL 5 3 1 4 0
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Christian Weber (F) 389 159 228 387
2. Mathias Seger (D) 811 90 283 373
3. Claudio Micheli (F) 499 149 207 356
4. Jan Alston (F) 372 130 199 329
5. Michel Zeiter (F) 556 138 183 321
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Christian Weber (F) 389 159 228 387
2. Claudio Micheli (F) 499 149 207 356
3. Michel Zeiter (F) 556 138 183 321
4. Jan Alston (F) 372 130 199 329
5. Roman Wick (F) 371 113 145 258
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mathias Seger (D) 811 90 283 373
2. Christian Weber (F) 389 159 228 387
3. Claudio Micheli (F) 499 149 207 356
4. Jan Alston (F) 372 130 199 329
5. Michel Zeiter (F) 556 138 183 321
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Mathias Seger (D) 811 90 373 1066
2. Michel Zeiter (F) 556 138 321 663
3. Andreas Zehnder (D) 393 57 194 584
4. Severin Blindenbacher (D) 504 53 199 562
5. Bruno Vollmer (F) 297 73 126 532
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mathias Seger (D) 811 90 283 373
2. Patrick Geering (D) 650 53 174 227
3. Reto Schäppi (F) 571 59 82 141
4. Michel Zeiter (F) 556 138 183 321
5. Severin Blindenbacher (D) 504 53 146 199
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Libor Havlicek (F) 35 18 71 2.03
2. Harri Tuohimaa (F) 55 69 111 2.02
3. Randy Robitaille (F) 36 22 67 1.86
4. Steve Tambellini (F) 34 39 63 1.85
5. Milan Novy (F) 78 71 141 1.81
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Milan Novy (F) 1984-1985 NLB 40 40 44 84 2.10 -
2. Harri Tuohimaa (F) 1987-1988 NLB 35 51 32 83 2.37 18
3. Libor Havlicek (F) 1987-1988 NLB 35 18 53 71 2.03 18
4. Christian Weber (F) 1987-1988 NLB 33 30 37 67 2.03 10
5. Randy Robitaille (F) 2004-2005 NLA 36 22 45 67 1.86 56
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Harri Tuohimaa (F) 1987-1988 NLB 35 51 32 83 2.37 18
2. Milan Novy (F) 1984-1985 NLB 40 40 44 84 2.10 -
3. Steve Tambellini (F) 1988-1989 NLB 34 39 24 63 1.85 14
4. Richard Farda (F) 1978-1979 NLB - 37 28 65 - -
5. Jean Savard (F) 1982-1983 NLB - 36 - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Libor Havlicek (F) 1987-1988 NLB 35 18 53 71 2.03 18
2. Randy Robitaille (F) 2004-2005 NLA 36 22 45 67 1.86 56
3. Milan Novy (F) 1984-1985 NLB 40 40 44 84 2.10 -
4. Mathias Seger (D) 2009-2010 NLA 48 8 43 51 1.06 80
5. Robert Nilsson (F) 2015-2016 NLA 48 12 40 52 1.08 16
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Beat Forster (D) 2007-2008 NLA 49 14 11 25 0.51 136
2. Axel Heim (F) 1997-1998 NLA 39 8 14 22 0.56 133
3. Beat Forster (D) 2006-2007 NLA 44 7 3 10 0.23 119
4. Mattia Baldi (F) 1999-2000 NLA 38 13 11 24 0.63 116
5. Marc Fortier (F) 1994-1995 NLA 35 11 40 51 1.46 104
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 189 lbs 28.12
2021-2022 6'0" 192 lbs 29.04
2020-2021 5'11" 185 lbs 27.68
2019-2020 6'0" 192 lbs 27.88
2018-2019 6'0" 192 lbs 26.88
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