Team Facts

2016-2017 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#72 Lukas Herzog (G) 25 1993 Zell am See, AUT 6'0" 170 L
#25 Felix Nussbacher (G) 19 1999 Klagenfurt, AUT 5'10" 150 L
#35 Olivier Roy (G) 27 1991 Causapscal, QC, CAN 6'0" 194 L
#25 Lukas Schluderbacher (G) 25 1993 Villach, AUT 6'1" 187 L
#25 Alexander Schmidt (G) 18 2000 Villach, AUT 5'10" 172 L
#33 René Swette (G) 30 1988 Lustenau, AUT 6'0" 187 L
DEFENSEMEN
#19 Stefan Bacher (D)   “A” 29 1989 Wien, AUT 6'1" 198 L
#47 Jérémie Blain (D) 26 1992 Longueuil, QC, CAN 6'3" 194 R
#20 Nico Brunner (D) 26 1992 Villach, AUT 5'10" 172 L
#8 Mikko Jokela (D) 38 1980 Lappeenranta, FIN 6'1" 214 R
#44 Gert Karitnig (D) 21 1997 Villach, AUT 6'1" 185 R
#44 Robert Karitnig (D) 21 1997 Villach, AUT 5'8" 154 L
#55 David Kreuter (D) 23 1995 Villach, AUT 6'0" 165 R
#7 Samuel Labrecque (D) 26 1992 Granby, QC, CAN 5'8" 183 L
#77 Florian Mühlstein (D) 28 1990 Villach, AUT 6'0" 190 L
#44 Patrick Ropatsch (D/C) 22 1996 Villach, AUT 5'11" 172 L
#23 Markus Schlacher (D/RW)   “A” 31 1987 Villach, AUT 6'1" 192 R
#62
Kevin Wehrs (D) 30 1988 Plymouth, MN, USA 5'10" 170 L
#43 Thomas Winkler (D) 20 1998 Villach, AUT 6'0" 165 R
FORWARDS
#51 Eric Hunter (C)   “C” 32 1986 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'1" 194 L
#97 Christian Jennes (F) 21 1997 Villach, AUT 5'9" 152 L
#9 Dustin Johner (C/RW) 35 1983 Estevan, SK, CAN 5'11" 179 R
#37 Christof Kromp (LW) 21 1997 Villach, AUT 5'11" 168 L
#41 Florian Kucher (F) 21 1997 Villach, AUT 5'6" 148 L
#42 Benjamin Lanzinger (RW) 18 2000 Villach, AUT 5'8" 170 R
#44 Olivier Latendresse (LW/C) 32 1986 LaSalle, QC, CAN 5'10" 194 L
#18 Valentin Leiler (LW/C) 24 1995 Villach, AUT 6'1" 198 L
#84
Corey Locke (C) 34 1984 Newmarket, ON, CAN 5'9" 165 L
#10 Brock McBride (C/RW) 32 1986 Cornwall, ON, CAN 5'10" 192 L
#93
Evan McGrath (C) 33 1986 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'0" 187 L
#16 Daniel Nageler (RW) 32 1986 St. Veit an der Glan, AUT 6'0" 187 R
#21 Benjamin Petrik (RW) 30 1988 Villach, AUT 6'1" 203 R
#45 Philipp Pinter (C) 34 1985 Villach, AUT 6'1" 205 R
#39 Patrick Platzer (C) 26 1992 Villach, AUT 5'11" 170 L
#80 Julian Pusnik (C) 19 1999 Villach, AUT 6'1" 198 L
#43 Fabian Sertschnig (F) 18 2000 Klagenfurt, AUT 6'0" 150 L
#41 Stefan Steurer (D/F) 20 1998 5'11" 165 R
#26 Jan Urbas (C/W) 29 1989 Ljubljana, SLO 6'4" 220 L
#91 Miha Verlic (C/LW) 27 1991 Maribor, SLO 6'4" 190 L
#46 Philipp Wohlfahrt (F) 21 1997 Villach, AUT 5'9" 157 L
Position: G:4 D:12 F:18 | Av Age: 24.71 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 183 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Villacher Stadthalle
  • Location Villach
  • Capacity 4 500
  • Construction Year 1969
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/11/2019
01/11/2019 Confirmed Joining Patrick Stückler (D) Joining from Zug U20
01/06/2019
01/06/2019 Rumour Yann Sauvé (D)
01/06/2019 Rumour Jerry Pollastrone (F)
01/05/2019
01/05/2019 Loan Leaving Thomas Winkler (D) Leaving for EHC Lustenau
12/20/2018
12/20/2018 Confirmed Leaving Kevin Goumas (F) Leaving for Reading Royals
12/13/2018
12/13/2018 Confirmed Joining Yann Sauvé (D) Joining from Medvescak Zagreb
12/03/2018
12/03/2018 Extension Jamie Fraser (D)
11/15/2018
11/15/2018 Confirmed Leaving Corey Trivino (F) Leaving for EC Kassel Huskies
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1994-1995 Austria 28 20 2 6 - - 136 71 42 3 Final loss
1995-1996 Alpenliga 10 7 0 3 - - 60 34 14 3 Did not make playoffs
Austria 28 15 8 5 - - 149 82 38 3 Semifinal loss
1996-1997 Alpenliga 40 25 5 10 - - 194 125 55 2 Final group
Austria 0 - - - - - 0 0 0 2 Semifinal loss
1997-1998 Alpenliga 16 9 2 5 - - 67 48 20 4 Final group
Austria 18 10 2 6 - - 74 62 22 3 Semifinal loss
1998-1999 Alpenliga 30 27 0 3 - - 197 71 54 1 Final group
Austria 12 8 - 3 0 1 43 33 17 1 Champion
1999-2000 IEL 28 22 0 1 3 2 145 64 52 1 Final loss
Austria 6 6 - 0 0 0 35 5 12 1 Final loss
2000-2001 Austria 36 27 - 6 1 2 194 84 58 2 Final loss
2001-2002 Austria 32 22 - 6 1 3 120 79 49 2 Champion
2002-2003 Austria 42 19 - 14 5 4 134 123 52 3 Final loss
2003-2004 EBEL 48 23 - 19 3 3 148 134 55 3 Final loss
2004-2005 EBEL 48 19 - 21 5 3 136 143 51 4 Semifinal loss
2005-2006 EBEL 48 21 - 14 6 7 149 125 61 2 Champion
2006-2007 EBEL 56 30 - 14 4 8 205 161 76 2 Final loss
2007-2008 EBEL 46 16 - 18 5 7 138 152 49 5 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 EBEL 54 26 - 18 5 5 183 153 67 4 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 EBEL 54 24 - 23 5 2 162 174 60 5 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 EBEL 54 26 - 20 3 5 180 167 63 4 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 EBEL 48 19 - 23 6 0 128 119 50 9 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 EBEL 54 25 - 20 4 5 192 171 63 6 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 EBEL 54 26 - 20 4 4 195 174 64 5 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 EBEL 54 22 - 23 4 5 143 148 57 6 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 EBEL 54 29 - 16 2 7 154 121 98 7 Semifinal loss
2016-2017 EBEL 54 18 - 24 6 5 171 170 73 10 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 EBEL 54 17 - 29 3 5 137 182 62 11 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 EBEL 40 7 - 28 4 1 96 144 30 11 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1981-1982 European Cup 2 0 1 1 - - 6 7 - 13 Eight final loss
1992-1993 European Cup 2 2 0 0 - - 10 4 4 1 Promoted
European Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 5 10 0 4 -
1993-1994 European Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 18 12 2 3 -
1999-2000 Euro HL 6 2 - 2 2 0 25 21 10 3 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 Continental Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 6 14 0 4 -
2002-2003 Continental Cup 3 0 2 1 - - 7 11 2 4 -
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 2 - 4 0 0 11 23 6 3 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Derek Damon (F) 2018-2019 Heilbronner Falken DEL2 39 15 35 50 50
2. Kyle Beach (F) 2018-2019 Tölzer Löwen DEL2 34 14 29 43 64
3. John Hughes (F) 2018-2019 EC Salzburg EBEL 38 13 30 43 24
4. Rob Flick (F) 2018-2019 Eispiraten Crimmitschau DEL2 39 24 15 39 48
5. John Lammers (F) 2018-2019 HC Innsbruck EBEL 40 14 25 39 19
6. Corey Locke (F) 2018-2019 EHC Linz EBEL 40 11 25 36 24
7. Andrew Sarauer (F) 2018-2019 Fehérvár AV19 EBEL 33 18 17 35 40
8. Thomas Raffl (F) 2018-2019 EC Salzburg EBEL 33 14 21 35 22
9. Jan Urbas (F) 2018-2019 Fischtown Pinguins DEL 37 17 16 33 12
10. Ziga Pance (F) 2018-2019 DVTK Jegesmedvék Slovakia 46 16 17 33 40
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Wolfgang Kromp (F) 880 306 334 640
2. Ken Strong (F) 329 293 316 609
3. Günther Lanzinger (F) 883 243 356 599
4. Herbert Hohenberger (D) 516 151 322 475
5. Roland Kaspitz (F) 548 114 342 456
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Wolfgang Kromp (F) 880 306 334 640
2. Ken Strong (F) 329 293 316 609
3. Günther Lanzinger (F) 883 243 356 599
4. Peter Raffl (F) 527 186 250 436
5. Kent Salfi (F) 295 168 242 410
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Günther Lanzinger (F) 883 243 356 599
2. Roland Kaspitz (F) 548 114 342 456
3. Wolfgang Kromp (F) 880 306 334 640
4. Herbert Hohenberger (D) 516 151 322 475
5. Ken Strong (F) 329 293 316 609
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Herbert Hohenberger (D) 516 151 475 1097
2. Günther Lanzinger (F) 883 243 599 987
3. Michael Stewart (D) 406 33 160 921
4. Engelbert Linder (D) 638 79 247 655
5. Wolfgang Kromp (F) 880 306 640 643
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Günther Lanzinger (F) 883 243 356 599
2. Wolfgang Kromp (F) 880 306 334 640
3. Engelbert Linder (D) 638 79 168 247
4. Gerhard Unterluggauer (D) 575 114 251 365
5. Stefan Bacher (D) 564 23 67 90
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Denis Houle (F) 38 61 115 3.026
2. André Peloffy (F) 72 89 188 2.611
3. Mike Hobin (F) 66 90 171 2.591
4. Richard Grenier (F) 131 131 312 2.382
5. Bud Stefanski (F) 72 64 168 2.333
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Denis Houle (F) 1982-1983 Austria 38 61 54 115 3.03 -
2. Richard Grenier (F) 1983-1984 Austria 38 52 63 115 3.03 -
3. Alfie Turcotte (F) 1991-1992 Austria 45 43 61 104 2.31 36
4. Marty Murray (F) 1998-1999 Austria 56 40 62 102 1.82 18
5. André Peloffy (F) 1981-1982 Austria 38 44 57 101 2.66 94
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Denis Houle (F) 1982-1983 Austria 38 61 54 115 3.03 -
2. Jackson Penney (F) 1994-1995 Austria 55 60 39 99 1.80 -
3. Richard Grenier (F) 1983-1984 Austria 38 52 63 115 3.03 -
4. Ken Strong (F) 1991-1992 Austria 44 48 41 89 2.02 77
5. Mike Hobin (F) 1978-1979 Austria 32 46 30 76 2.38 -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Alfie Turcotte (F) 1992-1993 Austria 56 26 75 101 1.80 -
2. Kevin Miehm (F) 1996-1997 Austria 45 32 68 100 2.22 14
3. Bud Stefanski (F) 1981-1982 Austria 38 32 64 96 2.53 94
4. Corey Locke (F) 2016-2017 EBEL 52 12 64 76 1.46 24
5. Richard Grenier (F) 1983-1984 Austria 38 52 63 115 3.03 -
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Doug Smith (F) 1990-1991 Austria 42 33 36 69 1.64 200
2. Gordon Donnelly (D) 1998-1999 Austria 54 3 9 12 0.22 192
3. Jonathan Ferland (F) 2009-2010 EBEL 40 15 26 41 1.03 172
4. Kiel McLeod (F) 2009-2010 EBEL 51 22 19 41 0.80 170
5. Derek Damon (F) 2010-2011 EBEL 53 24 33 57 1.08 158
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'0" 184 lbs 25.85
2017-2018 6'0" 187 lbs 25.10
2016-2017 6'0" 183 lbs 24.71
2015-2016 6'0" 187 lbs 25.56
2014-2015 6'0" 189 lbs 27.26
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