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  • Full name Frankfurt Lions
  • Town Frankfurt
  • Founded 1959

1996-1997 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Rupert Meister (G) 54 1965 Landshut, GER 6'0" 176 -
Jukka Tammi (G) 57 1962 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 172 L
DEFENSEMEN
Rudolf Gorgenländer (D) 45 1974 Karaganda, KAZ 5'10" 170 L
Joni Lehto (D) 48 1970 Turku, FIN 6'1" 212 L
Toni Porkka (D) 49 1970 Rauma, FIN 6'2" 198 R
Anton Raubal (D) 51 1968 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GER 6'0" 194 R
Kai Rautio (D) 54 1964 Oulu, FIN 6'1" 194 L
Sergei Shendelev (D) 55 1964 St. Petersburg, RUS 6'3" 209 L
Florian Storf (D) 47 1972 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GER 6'0" 187 L
Greg Thomson (D/F) 56 1963 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 196 L
Pavel Vit (D/F) 43 1975 Plzen, CZE 6'2" 203 L
FORWARDS
Dave Archibald (RW) 50 1969 Chilliwack, BC, CAN 6'0" 203 L
Daniel Gauthier (C) 49 1970 Charlemagne, QC, CAN 6'4" 212 L
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Brian Hannon (RW) 53 1965 Utica, NY, USA 5'10" 179 R
Brad Jones (C) 53 1965 Sterling Heights, MI, USA 6'0" 196 L
Iiro Järvi (RW) 54 1965 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 201 L
Matthias Kliemann (F) 47 1971 Weißwasser, GER 6'3" 216 L
Petr Kopta (F) 53 1965 Chomutov, CZE 6'0" 187 L
Andrei Lomakin (LW) 1964 Voskresensk, RUS 5'9" 174 L
Timo Peltomaa (RW) 50 1968 Toijala, FIN 6'1" 209 R
Thomas Popiesch (F) 53 1965 Berlin, GER 6'0" 174 L
Jürgen Schaal (F) 52 1967 Esslingen, GER 5'10" 181 L
Igor Schultz (F) 46 1972 Rakovnik, CZE 5'10" 174 R
François Sills (F) 55 1964 Amos, QC, CAN 6'0" 209 R
Tony Virta (RW/C) 46 1972 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'10" 192 L
Ilya Vorobyov (C/RW) 44 1975 Riga, LAT 6'0" 194 R
Position: G:2 D:9 F:15 | Av Age: 28.73 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 193 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Eissporthalle Am Ratsweg
  • Location Frankfurt, GER
  • Capacity 6 946
  • Construction Year 1981
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/06/2010
12/06/2010 Confirmed Leaving Adrian Foster (F) Leaving for Örebro HK
10/06/2010
10/06/2010 Confirmed Leaving Michael Hackert (F) Leaving for Iserlohn Roosters
09/07/2010
09/07/2010 Confirmed Leaving Ilya Vorobiev (F) Leaving for Retired
09/07/2010 Confirmed Leaving Michael Bresagk (D) Leaving for Retired
08/26/2010
08/26/2010 Confirmed Leaving Aleksander Polaczek (F) Leaving for Hamburg Freezers
08/18/2010
08/18/2010 Confirmed Leaving Eric Schneider (F) Leaving for EHC München
07/24/2010
07/24/2010 Confirmed Leaving Sean Blanchard (D) Leaving for Nürnberg Ice Tigers
07/21/2010
07/21/2010 Confirmed Leaving Felix Petermann (D) Leaving for EHC München
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1994-1995 DEL 44 16 - 22 5 1 110 140 38 10 Last 16 loss
1995-1996 DEL 50 22 - 20 5 3 189 162 52 8 Last 16 loss
1996-1997 DEL 48 21 - 23 4 1 136 142 47 12 Saved in relegation
1997-1998 DEL 48 27 - 14 6 1 160 126 61 2 Semifinal loss
1998-1999 DEL 52 25 - 18 5 4 184 168 89 4 Semifinal loss
1999-2000 DEL 56 24 - 20 8 4 190 175 92 7 Quarterfinal loss
2000-2001 DEL 60 23 - 24 5 8 189 189 87 10 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 DEL 60 20 - 31 7 2 156 199 76 11 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 DEL 52 14 - 26 6 6 133 171 60 13 Saved in relegation
2003-2004 DEL 52 26 - 17 5 4 177 148 92 5 Champion
2004-2005 DEL 52 30 - 14 5 3 197 124 103 1 Semifinal loss
2005-2006 DEL 52 18 - 23 5 6 124 137 70 9 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 DEL 52 24 - 21 4 3 171 171 83 8 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 DEL 56 24 - 15 8 9 188 172 97 4 Semifinal loss
2008-2009 DEL 52 21 - 20 6 5 152 152 80 9 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2009-2010 DEL 56 28 - 20 6 2 191 161 98 2 Quarterfinal loss
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1998-1999 Euro HL 6 0 - 4 1 1 20 34 3 4 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 ECC 2 0 0 2 - - 6 10 0 3 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Tobias Schwab (F) 2018-2019 EG Diez-Limburg Germany4 33 33 38 71 12
2. Michal Bartosch (F) 2018-2019 Bayreuth Tigers DEL2 51 21 23 44 24
3. Layne Ulmer (F) 2018-2019 Cardiff Devils EIHL 54 18 23 41 47
4. Marian Dejdar (F) 2018-2019 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 31 17 23 40 14
5. Radek Krestan (F) 2018-2019 EC Bad Nauheim DEL2 50 16 23 39 18
6. Tobias Kunz (F) 2018-2019 EHC Freiburg DEL2 50 12 21 33 20
7. Christoph Gawlik (F) 2018-2019 Deggendorfer SC DEL2 40 10 18 28 26
8. Simon Danner (D) 2018-2019 Schwenninger Wild Wings DEL 52 7 16 23 34
9. Chad Bassen (F) 2018-2019 Nürnberg Ice Tigers DEL 50 6 15 21 36
10. Philip Schumacher (F) 2018-2019 EHC Kreuzlingen-Konstanz II SwissDiv4 10 12 8 20 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Rick Girard (F) 6 4 4 8
2. Robert Francz (F) 6 3 4 7
3. Robert Busch (F) 6 2 5 7
4. Cory Laylin (D) 6 3 3 6
5. Marc Fortier (F) 6 2 3 5
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Rick Girard (F) 6 4 4 8
2. Robert Francz (F) 6 3 4 7
3. Cory Laylin (D) 6 3 3 6
4. Jonas Stöpfgeshoff (D) 6 3 1 4
5. Robert Busch (F) 6 2 5 7
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Robert Busch (F) 6 2 5 7
2. Rick Girard (F) 6 4 4 8
3. Robert Francz (F) 6 3 4 7
4. Cory Laylin (D) 6 3 3 6
5. Marc Fortier (F) 6 2 3 5
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Pavel Vit (D) 3 0 0 25
2. Robert Busch (F) 6 2 7 22
3. Paul Stanton (D) 6 0 3 16
4. Victor Gervais (F) 5 0 1 14
5. Robert Francz (F) 6 3 7 10
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Rick Girard (F) 6 4 4 8
2. Robert Francz (F) 6 3 4 7
3. Robert Busch (F) 6 2 5 7
4. Cory Laylin (D) 6 3 3 6
5. Marc Fortier (F) 6 2 3 5
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Rick Girard (F) 6 4 8 1.333
2. Robert Francz (F) 6 3 7 1.167
3. Robert Busch (F) 6 2 7 1.167
4. Cory Laylin (D) 6 3 6 1.000
5. Marc Fortier (F) 6 2 5 0.833
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Rick Girard (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 4 4 8 1.33 4
2. Robert Francz (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 3 4 7 1.17 10
3. Robert Busch (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 2 5 7 1.17 22
4. Cory Laylin (D) 2002-2003 DEL 6 3 3 6 1.00 4
5. Marc Fortier (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 2 3 5 0.83 4
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Rick Girard (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 4 4 8 1.33 4
2. Robert Francz (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 3 4 7 1.17 10
3. Cory Laylin (D) 2002-2003 DEL 6 3 3 6 1.00 4
4. Jonas Stöpfgeshoff (D) 2002-2003 DEL 6 3 1 4 0.67 8
5. Robert Busch (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 2 5 7 1.17 22
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Robert Busch (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 2 5 7 1.17 22
2. Rick Girard (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 4 4 8 1.33 4
3. Robert Francz (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 3 4 7 1.17 10
4. Cory Laylin (D) 2002-2003 DEL 6 3 3 6 1.00 4
5. Marc Fortier (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 2 3 5 0.83 4
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pavel Vit (D) 1996-1997 DEL 3 0 0 0 0.00 25
2. Robert Busch (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 2 5 7 1.17 22
3. Paul Stanton (D) 2002-2003 DEL 6 0 3 3 0.50 16
4. Victor Gervais (F) 2002-2003 DEL 5 0 1 1 0.20 14
5. Robert Francz (F) 2002-2003 DEL 6 3 4 7 1.17 10
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Team names:

- Eintracht Frankfurt (1959-1991)
- Frankfurter ESC "Die Löwen" (1991-1994)
- Frankfurt Lions (1994-2010)