Team Facts

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#20 Sascha Ruppelt (G) 21 2001 5'10" 154 L 22/23
#40
Robin Zumbühl (G) 23 1998 5'10" 161 L 23/24
DEFENSEMEN
#96 Alexander Braun (D) 25 1996 Zürich, SUI 6'2" 187 L 22/23
#47 Gianluca Burger (D) 23 1999 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 176 R 22/23
#27 Xeno Büsser (D) 27 1995 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 183 L 23/24
#77 Adam Falus (D) 21 2001 Budapest, HUN 6'4" 216 L 22/23
#5 Silvan Landolt (D) 20 2001 Zürich, SUI 6'1" 190 R 22/23
#33 Samuel Lukas Widmer (D) 21 2001 5'6" 137 L 22/23
FORWARDS
#67 Victor Backman (W/C) 31 1991 Öckerö, SWE 5'11" 192 L 22/23
#95 Nicolas Baechler (F) 18 2003 6'1" 192 L 23/24
#62 Marlon Graf (F) 19 2002 Wettingen, SUI 5'9" 172 R 23/24
#13 Joel Henry (C) 19 2003 Münsterlingen, SUI 5'9" 165 L 23/24
Robin Leone (RW) 29 1993 Winterthur, SUI 6'1" 190 R 23/24
Matthias Mémeteau (C/RW) 21 2000 5'11" 172 R 22/23
#14 Julian Mettler (W/C) 21 2000 Wattwil, SUI 5'10" 170 L 22/23
Liekit Reichle (F) 19 2003 Zürich, SUI 6'1" 190 L 22/23
Timotée Schaller (LW) 19 2002 6'1" 187 L 23/24
#44 Roman Schlagenhauf (C) 33 1989 Zürich, SUI 6'2" 207 L 22/23
#26 Livio Curdin Truog (LW) 18 2003 Zollikon, SUI 5'9" 168 L 23/24
Adrian Zimmermann (F) 20 2001 Bülach, SUI 5'9" 159 L 22/23
Position: G: 2, D: 6, F: 12 | Av Age: 22.4 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 178 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name KEK Kunsteisbahn Küsnacht
  • Location Küsnacht
  • Capacity 2 200
  • Construction Year 1993
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-03-19T19:45:00+0100 GC/Küsnacht Kloten 2 - 3 SL
2022-03-17T19:45:00+0100 Kloten GC/Küsnacht 5 - 4 SL
2022-03-15T19:45:00+0100 GC/Küsnacht Kloten 1 - 6 SL
2022-03-13T17:30:00+0100 Kloten GC/Küsnacht 6 - 3 SL
2022-03-09T19:45:00+0100 EVZ Academy GC/Küsnacht 1 - 2 (OT) SL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/13/2022
06/13/2022 Confirmed Leaving Kaj Suter (F) Leaving for HC La Chaux-de-Fonds
06/08/2022
06/08/2022 Confirmed Joining Liekit Reichle (F) Joining from Lethbridge Hurricanes
06/08/2022 Up/Down Leaving Enzo Guebey (D) Leaving for ZSC Lions
06/08/2022 Up/Down Leaving Kyen Sopa (F) Leaving for ZSC Lions
06/07/2022
06/07/2022 Confirmed Joining Matthias Mémeteau (F) Joining from HCV Martigny
06/07/2022 Confirmed Joining Robin Leone (F) Joining from Lausanne HC
06/07/2022 Confirmed Joining Timotée Schaller (F) Joining from Gottéron U20
06/07/2022 Extension Joining Marlon Graf (F) Joining from GCK Lions U20
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Grasshopper Club Zürich
1993-1994 NLB 36 15 3 18 - - 124 132 33 0.92 6 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 NLB 36 20 6 10 - - 149 102 46 1.28 2 Final loss
1995-1996 NLB 36 28 3 5 - - 168 95 59 1.64 Qualification
1996-1997 NLB 22 17 0 5 - - 114 60 34 1.55 1 Final loss
1997-1998 NLB 40 16 5 19 - - 156 163 37 0.93 7 Quarterfinal loss
1998-1999 NLB 40 17 3 20 - - 133 156 37 0.93 8 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 NLB 36 4 7 25 - - 91 154 15 0.42 10 Saved in play-out
GC Küsnacht Lions
2000-2001 NLB 40 17 6 17 - - 144 138 40 1.00 6 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 NLB 36 18 4 14 - - 150 145 40 1.11 4 Semifinal loss
2002-2003 NLB 38 27 3 8 - - 159 83 57 1.50 1 Semifinal loss
2003-2004 NLB 45 19 8 18 - - 141 140 46 1.02 5 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 NLB 44 22 5 17 - - 157 118 49 1.11 7 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 NLB 42 16 5 21 - - 123 140 37 0.88 8 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 NLB 45 19 - 17 3 6 169 156 69 1.53 7 Semifinal loss
2007-2008 NLB 49 10 - 20 7 4 177 176 72 1.47 8 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 NLB 41 7 - 30 1 3 116 177 26 0.63 11 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 NLB 45 10 0 33 2 0 123 199 34 0.76 10 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 NLB 45 14 - 25 2 4 133 180 50 1.11 9 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 NLB 45 19 - 22 2 2 122 134 63 1.40 6 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 NLB 50 22 - 24 2 2 155 173 70 1.40 7 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 NLB 45 10 - 23 5 7 113 148 47 1.04 10 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 NLB 48 11 - 21 7 9 124 169 56 1.17 9 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 NLB 45 11 - 30 2 2 107 183 39 0.87 9 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 NLB 48 9 - 31 3 5 106 184 38 0.79 12 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 SL 46 13 - 24 6 3 130 179 54 1.17 9 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 SL 44 14 - 25 3 2 123 163 50 1.14 9 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 SL 44 16 - 20 3 5 136 144 59 1.34 8 Quarterfinal loss
2020-2021 SL 46 15 - 24 4 3 127 160 56 1.22 9 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2021-2022 SL 50 18 - 28 3 1 142 175 61 1.22 8 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 SL - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Grasshopper Club Zürich
1931-1932 Spengler Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 11 3 2 1.00 2 Did not make playoffs
1932-1933 Spengler Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 4 1 2 1.00 2 Bronze game loss
1933-1934 Spengler Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 1 2 2 1.00 3 Did not make playoffs
1934-1935 Spengler Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 5 3 2 1.00 2 Bronze game win
1965-1966 Swiss Cup - - - - - - - - - - 1 Champion
Spengler Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 9 14 4 1.00 3 No playoffs held
1966-1967 European Cup 4 1 0 3 - - 8 11 - - 12 16th final loss
GC Küsnacht Lions
2014-2015 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 23 16th final loss
2015-2016 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 23 16th final loss
2016-2017 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 5 4 3 1.50 14 Eighth Final Loss
2018-2019 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 1 7 0 0.00 27 16th final loss
2019-2020 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 0 4 0 0.00 23 16th final loss
2020-2021 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 21 16th final loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Marco Rossi (F) 2021-2022 Iowa Wild AHL 63 18 35 53 46
2. Denis Malgin (F) 2021-2022 ZSC Lions NL 48 21 31 52 49
3. Sven Andrighetto (F) 2021-2022 ZSC Lions NL 47 19 19 38 33
4. Niki Altorfer (F) 2021-2022 EHC Kloten SL 48 17 20 37 54
5. Pius Suter (F) 2021-2022 Detroit Red Wings NHL 82 15 21 36 22
6. Mike Künzle (F) 2021-2022 EHC Biel-Bienne NL 49 18 12 30 70
7. Brent Buchmüller (F) 2021-2022 EHC Wetzikon SwissDiv1 16 13 15 28 6
8. Gian-Andrea Thöny (F) 2021-2022 EHC Wetzikon SwissDiv1 16 12 16 28 6
9. Kris Foucault (F) 2021-2022 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 24 12 16 28 20
10. Sandro Zangger (F) 2021-2022 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NL 46 14 13 27 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Hayes (F) 205 99 117 216
2. Marc Geiger (D) 406 45 146 191
3. Mike Richard (F) 111 81 106 187
4. Riccardo Signorell (F) 199 99 80 179
5. Tim Ulmann (F) 360 62 104 166
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Hayes (F) 205 99 117 216
2. Riccardo Signorell (F) 199 99 80 179
3. Mike Richard (F) 111 81 106 187
4. Pascal Tiegermann (F) 279 71 86 157
5. Marco Gruber (F) 216 71 81 152
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marc Geiger (D) 406 45 146 191
2. Xeno Büsser (D) 394 27 118 145
3. Ryan Hayes (F) 205 99 117 216
4. Mike Richard (F) 111 81 106 187
5. Tim Ulmann (F) 360 62 104 166
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Patrick Looser (F) 228 61 158 539
2. Tim Ulmann (F) 360 62 166 440
3. Pascal Tiegermann (F) 279 71 157 349
4. Riccardo Signorell (F) 199 99 179 346
5. Philippe Schelling (D) 209 23 58 319
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marc Geiger (D) 406 45 146 191
2. Xeno Büsser (D) 394 27 118 145
3. Tim Ulmann (F) 360 62 104 166
4. Patrick Sidler (D) 336 30 53 83
5. Alexander Braun (D) 329 15 45 60
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Axel Heim (F) 1 2 3 3.00
2. Martin Kout (D) 2 3 5 2.50
3. Mika Nieminen (F) 74 69 148 2.00
4. Xavier Majic (F) 1 1 2 2.00
5. Dave Gorman (F) 38 48 67 1.76
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mark Kaufmann (F) 1997-1998 NLB 38 31 46 77 2.03 24
2. Mika Nieminen (F) 1996-1997 NLB 38 41 33 74 1.95 60
3. Mika Nieminen (F) 1995-1996 NLB 36 28 46 74 2.06 16
4. Christian Ruuttu (F) 1996-1997 NLB 42 31 40 71 1.69 72
5. Mike Richard (F) 2002-2003 NLB 38 33 37 70 1.84 20
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dave Gorman (F) 1982-1983 NLB 38 48 19 67 1.76 -
2. Mika Nieminen (F) 1996-1997 NLB 38 41 33 74 1.95 60
3. Domenic Amodeo (F) 1997-1998 NLB 38 37 32 69 1.82 24
4. Mike Richard (F) 2002-2003 NLB 38 33 37 70 1.84 20
5. Mark Kaufmann (F) 1997-1998 NLB 38 31 46 77 2.03 24
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mark Kaufmann (F) 1997-1998 NLB 38 31 46 77 2.03 24
2. Mika Nieminen (F) 1995-1996 NLB 36 28 46 74 2.06 16
3. Christian Ruuttu (F) 1996-1997 NLB 42 31 40 71 1.69 72
4. Chris Belanger (D) 2001-2002 NLB 35 14 39 53 1.51 24
5. Mike Richard (F) 2002-2003 NLB 38 33 37 70 1.84 20
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Patrick Looser (F) 1997-1998 NLB 25 11 24 35 1.40 111
2. Patrick Looser (F) 1998-1999 NLB 36 11 23 34 0.94 111
3. Matthias Schenkel (F) 1996-1997 NLB 42 15 26 41 0.98 109
4. Alain Ayer (F) 1993-1994 NLB 35 13 21 34 0.97 109
5. Riccardo Signorell (F) 1998-1999 NLB 37 13 18 31 0.84 107
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 5'11" 178 lbs 22.40
2021-2022 5'11" 181 lbs 23.48
2020-2021 5'11" 177 lbs 23.03
2019-2020 5'11" 183 lbs 23.61
2018-2019 5'11" 179 lbs 23.10
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