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2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#35 Daniel Guntern (G) 26 1995 Zürich, SUI 5'11" 170 R
#1
Niklas Schlegel (G) 27 1994 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 165 L
#80 Wolfgang Zürrer (G) 24 1996 6'0" 181 L
DEFENSEMEN
#29
Axel Andersson (D) 23 1998 Lausanne, SUI 6'0" 176 R
#21 Tim Berni (D) 21 2000 Männedorf, SUI 6'0" 183 L
#96 Alexander Braun (D) 25 1996 Zürich, SUI 6'2" 187 L
#27 Xeno Büsser (D) 26 1995 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 183 L
#21 Fabio Cohen (D) 23 1998 5'10" 154 L
#24 Marc Geiger (D) 34 1986 5'10" 185 L
#11 Roger Karrer (D) 24 1997 Zürich, SUI 5'11" 181 R
#44 Simeon Kutil (F/D) 23 1998 6'0" 196 R
#7 Luca Luchsinger (D) 26 1995 5'11" 165 L
#77 Bryan Peter (D) 26 1995 6'0" 190 L
#16 Patrick Sidler (D)   “C” 35 1985 Zürich, SUI 5'9" 179 L
FORWARDS
#10 Jérôme Bachofner (LW) 25 1996 Dübendorf, SUI 5'11" 176 L
#9 Fabian Berni (LW/RW) 23 1998 Dübendorf, SUI 6'1" 187 L
#44 Yannick Brüschweiler (LW) 22 1999 5'10" 170 L
#13 Dominik Hardmeier (LW) 24 1997 6'0" 183 L
#18 Ryan Hayes (RW) 32 1989 Syracuse, NY, USA 5'9" 176 R
#91 Mattia Hinterkircher (LW) 26 1995 6'1" 190 L
#17 Marks Lazarevs (LW/RW) 25 1996 Riga, LAT 5'11" 196 L
#83
Yannick Lerch (LW) 23 1998 Herzogenbuchsee, SUI 5'9" 165 L
#41 Michael Liniger (C/W) 41 1979 Wohlen, SUI 5'10" 190 R
#91 Axel Lukaszek (LW) 21 1999 - - L
#12
Shane Mathew (RW) 23 1998 5'10" 174 L
#12 Robin Meier (LW) 23 1998 5'10" 168 L
#98 Marco Miranda (LW) 23 1998 Zürich, SUI 6'2" 196 L
#11 Samuel Oana (RW) 21 2000 5'9" 187 R
#23 Pascal Pelletier (LW/C) 38 1983 Labrador City, NL, CAN 5'11" 198 L
#11 Nils Pfister (RW/LW) 21 1999 6'1" 157 R
#81 Raphael Prassl (C/RW) 23 1997 Zürich, SUI 6'0" 179 L
#19 Rihards Puide (W/C) 24 1997 Jurmala, LAT 6'0" 196 L
#91 Willy Riedi (F) 23 1998 6'2" 205 L
#34 Marco Rossi (C) 20 2001 Feldkirch, AUT 5'9" 185 L
#71 Kaj Suter (C) 23 1998 Wallisellen, SUI 5'10" 176 L
#11 Gian-Andrea Thöny (LW/RW) 29 1992 6'0" 192 L
#25 Tim Ulmann (C)   “C” 33 1987 Zürich, SUI 5'11" 183 L
#34 Simon Wettstein (C) 23 1998 5'10" 165 L
Position: G: 3, D: 8, F: 19 | Av Age: 22.83 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 181 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name KEK Kunsteisbahn Küsnacht
  • Location Küsnacht
  • Capacity 2 200
  • Construction Year 1993
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/17/2021
09/17/2021 Up/Down Leaving Kyen Sopa (F) Leaving for ZSC Lions
09/07/2021
09/07/2021 Up/Down Joining Luca Capaul (D) Joining from ZSC Lions
09/07/2021 Up/Down Joining Kaj Suter (F) Joining from ZSC Lions
08/05/2021
08/05/2021 Confirmed Leaving Nelson Chiquet (F) Leaving for HCB Ticino Rockets
07/16/2021
07/16/2021 Confirmed Joining Marc Aeschlimann (F) Joining from HC Davos
07/16/2021 Confirmed Joining Victor Backman (F) Joining from Malmö Redhawks
06/27/2021
06/27/2021 Confirmed Leaving Shane Mathew (F) Leaving for EHC Arosa
06/04/2021
06/04/2021 Confirmed Leaving Nicola Christen (F) Leaving for EHC Thun
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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
1992-1993 SwissDiv1 22 17 5 0 - - 119 39 39 1.77 1 Champion | Promoted
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 5 2 - 3 0 0 16 14 6 1.20 8 -
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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 - 0.00 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. Kris Foucault (F) 2021-2022 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 7 6 6 12 4
2. Stefan Ulmer (D) 2021-2022 HC La Chaux-de-Fonds SL 6 2 5 7 6
3. Jan Spring (F) 2021-2022 GCK Lions U20 U20-Elit 6 5 1 6 4
4. Sven Andrighetto (F) 2021-2022 ZSC Lions NL 7 3 3 6 4
5. Ronalds Kenins (F) 2021-2022 Latvia OGQ 3 2 4 6 0
6. Rémy Rimann (F) 2021-2022 HC Sierre SL 3 3 2 5 4
7. Sven Senteler (F) 2021-2022 EV Zug NL 7 3 2 5 2
8. Justin Sigrist (F) 2021-2022 ZSC Lions NL 7 3 2 5 2
9. Mike Künzle (F) 2021-2022 EHC Biel-Bienne NL 9 3 2 5 12
10. Damon Puntus (F) 2021-2022 EHC Dübendorf MSL 2 1 4 5 0
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marc Geiger (D) 406 45 146 191
2. Ryan Hayes (F) 172 89 100 189
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. Riccardo Signorell (F) 199 99 80 179
2. Ryan Hayes (F) 172 89 100 189
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. Mike Richard (F) 111 81 106 187
3. Tim Ulmann (F) 360 62 104 166
4. Xeno Büsser (D) 351 27 102 129
5. Ryan Hayes (F) 172 89 100 189
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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. Tim Ulmann (F) 360 62 104 166
3. Xeno Büsser (D) 351 27 102 129
4. Patrick Sidler (D) 336 30 53 83
5. Alexander Braun (D) 288 13 41 54
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Axel Heim (F) 1 2 3 3.000
2. Martin Kout (D) 2 3 5 2.500
3. Mika Nieminen (F) 74 69 148 2.000
4. Xavier Majic (F) 1 1 2 2.000
5. Leo Cadisch (F) 35 35 66 1.886
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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
2021-2022 5'11" 177 lbs 22.85
2020-2021 5'11" 175 lbs 23.25
2019-2020 5'11" 182 lbs 23.81
2018-2019 5'11" 179 lbs 23.27
2017-2018 5'11" 181 lbs 22.83
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