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  • Full name Frankfurt Lions
  • Town Frankfurt
  • Founded 1959

1997-1998 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Thorsten Apel (G) 45 1974 5'9" 150 R
Fabrice Lhenry (G) 47 1972 Lyon, FRA 5'11" 181 L
Jukka Tammi (G) 57 1962 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 172 L
DEFENSEMEN
Michael Bresagk (D) 49 1970 Cottbus, GER 6'1" 185 L
Rob Doyle (D) 55 1964 Lindsay, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 R
Jean-Philippe Lemoine (D) 54 1964 Valence, FRA 6'4" 229 L
Toni Porkka (D) 49 1970 Rauma, FIN 6'2" 198 R
Jean-Marc Richard (D) 52 1966 St-Raymond, QC, CAN 5'11" 179 L
Rob Robinson (D) 52 1967 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 6'2" 220 L
Chris Snell (D) 48 1971 Regina, SK, CAN 5'11" 198 L
Rolf Ziegler (D) 43 1975 Renens, SUI 6'3" 203 L
FORWARDS
Kelly Askew (LW) 47 1971 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'9" 179 L
Len Barrie (C) 50 1969 Kimberley, BC, CAN 6'1" 201 R
John Chabot (C) 57 1962 Summerside, PE, CAN 6'2" 201 L
José Charbonneau (RW) 52 1966 Ferme-Neuve, QC, CAN 6'0" 194 R
Andre Doll (LW) 45 1974 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Ralf Hantschke (RW) 54 1965 Bad Muskau, GER 6'1" 190 L
Doug Kirton (F) 53 1966 Penetang, ON, CAN 6'2" 198 -
Henri Marcoux (RW) 53 1965 Saint-Jérôme, QC, CAN 5'8" 176 L
Mike Millar (RW) 54 1965 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 5'10" 172 L
Steve Palmer (C) 44 1974 Mississauga, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 L
Joel Savage (RW) 49 1969 Surrey, BC, CAN 5'11" 201 R
Bob Sweeney (C) 55 1964 Concord, MA, USA 6'3" 201 R
Alfie Turcotte (C) 54 1965 Gary, IN, USA 5'9" 187 L
Claude Vilgrain (C) 56 1963 Port-au-Prince, HTI 6'1" 205 L
Ilya Vorobyov (C/RW) 44 1975 Riga, LAT 6'0" 194 R
Martin Williams (LW) 43 1975 Falls Church, VA, USA 6'2" 209 L
Position: G:2 D:7 F:15 | Av Age: 30.17 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 194 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
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
07/19/2010
07/19/2010 Confirmed Leaving Jeff Ulmer (F) Leaving for Metallurg Novokuznetsk
07/19/2010 Confirmed Leaving John Slaney (D) Leaving for HC Plzen
07/13/2010
07/13/2010 Confirmed Leaving Thomas Oppenheimer (F) Leaving for Hamburg Freezers
07/13/2010 Confirmed Leaving Simon Danner (F) Leaving for Düsseldorfer EG
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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. Christoph Gawlik (F) 2019-2020 Deggendorfer SC Germany3 - - - - -
2. Tobias Kunz (F) 2019-2020 EHC Freiburg DEL2 - - - - -
3. Christian Billich (F) 2019-2020 EHC Freiburg DEL2 - - - - -
4. Tobias Schwab (F) 2019-2020 EG Diez-Limburg Germany4 - - - - -
5. Michal Bartosch (F) 2019-2020 Bayreuth Tigers DEL2 - - - - -
6. Simon Danner (D) 2019-2020 Schwenninger Wild Wings DEL - - - - -
7. Tobias Wörle (F) 2019-2020 ESV Kaufbeuren DEL2 - - - - -
8. Andrei Strakhov (F) 2019-2020 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 - - - - -
9. Martin Williams (F) 2019-2020 Stuttgarter EC Germany4 - - - - -
10. Chad Bassen (F) 2019-2020 Nürnberg Ice Tigers DEL - - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Patrick Lebeau (F) 206 98 183 281
2. Jason Young (F) 328 85 177 262
3. Chris Snell (D) 244 64 122 186
4. Rob Doyle (D) 253 43 130 173
5. Dwayne Norris (F) 195 75 97 172
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Patrick Lebeau (F) 206 98 183 281
2. Jason Young (F) 328 85 177 262
3. Jeff Ulmer (F) 163 79 86 165
4. Dwayne Norris (F) 195 75 97 172
5. José Charbonneau (F) 200 66 90 156
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Patrick Lebeau (F) 206 98 183 281
2. Jason Young (F) 328 85 177 262
3. John Chabot (F) 134 29 131 160
4. Rob Doyle (D) 253 43 130 173
5. Chris Snell (D) 244 64 122 186
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Chris Snell (D) 244 64 186 667
2. Jason Young (F) 328 85 262 619
3. Michael Bresagk (D) 572 26 90 558
4. Rob Doyle (D) 253 43 173 480
5. José Charbonneau (F) 200 66 156 415
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michael Bresagk (D) 572 26 64 90
2. Jason Young (F) 328 85 177 262
3. Toni Porkka (D) 258 21 55 76
4. Rob Doyle (D) 253 43 130 173
5. Victor Gervais (F) 250 64 91 155
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Robert Reichel (F) 67 66 144 2.149
2. Doug Weight (F) 7 6 15 2.143
3. Jiri Lala (F) 91 54 146 1.604
4. Patrick Lebeau (F) 206 98 281 1.364
5. Devin Edgerton (F) 48 30 63 1.313
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Robert Reichel (F) 1995-1996 DEL 46 47 54 101 2.20 84
2. Patrick Lebeau (F) 2004-2005 DEL 52 29 65 94 1.81 44
3. Jiri Lala (F) 1995-1996 DEL 50 36 49 85 1.70 18
4. Jeff Ulmer (F) 2009-2010 DEL 56 37 37 74 1.32 22
5. Patrick Lebeau (F) 2003-2004 DEL 51 23 46 69 1.35 46
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Robert Reichel (F) 1995-1996 DEL 46 47 54 101 2.20 84
2. Jeff Ulmer (F) 2009-2010 DEL 56 37 37 74 1.32 22
3. Jiri Lala (F) 1995-1996 DEL 50 36 49 85 1.70 18
4. François Sills (F) 1995-1996 DEL 50 32 34 66 1.32 40
5. Devin Edgerton (F) 1999-2000 DEL 48 30 33 63 1.31 26
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Patrick Lebeau (F) 2004-2005 DEL 52 29 65 94 1.81 44
2. Robert Reichel (F) 1995-1996 DEL 46 47 54 101 2.20 84
3. John Chabot (F) 1998-1999 DEL 49 7 52 59 1.20 44
4. Jiri Lala (F) 1995-1996 DEL 50 36 49 85 1.70 18
5. Chris Taylor (F) 2007-2008 DEL 56 17 49 66 1.18 48
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve Kelly (F) 2006-2007 DEL 47 9 29 38 0.81 209
2. Jason Marshall (D) 2007-2008 DEL 44 2 9 11 0.25 179
3. Paul Stanton (D) 2002-2003 DEL 49 10 22 32 0.65 167
4. Chris Snell (D) 1997-1998 DEL 45 13 26 39 0.87 161
5. Chris Snell (D) 1998-1999 DEL 49 22 29 51 1.04 157
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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)