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1997-1998 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Carlo Buriola (G) 52 1966 5'9" 163 -
#31 Oliver Leuenberger (G) 44 1974 5'10" 165 -
Silvan Merk (G) 39 1979 - - -
#74 Oliver Wissmann (G) 39 1979 5'11" 190 L
Andreas Zambonin (G) 38 1980 - - -
DEFENSEMEN
#32 Stefan Badrutt (D) 42 1975 5'11" 192 -
#34 Peter Berchtold (D) 45 1973 5'11" 170 -
#17 Thomas Derungs (D) 44 1973 Davos, SUI 6'1" 201 L
#8 Michel Fäh (D) 40 1977 Zürich, SUI 5'9" 183 L
Marc Haueter (D) 46 1972 Winterthur, SUI 5'10" 179 L
#27 Roman Honegger (D) 46 1972 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 185 L
#49 Michel Kamber (D) 42 1976 Liestal, SUI 5'10" 201 L
#97 Ronny Keller (D) 38 1979 Volketswil, SUI 5'9" 176 L
Martin Kout (D) 45 1973 Schlieren, SUI 6'2" 205 L
#21 Marcel Müller (D) 40 1978 5'10" 174 -
Alessandro Reinhart (D) 49 1969 Lugano, SUI 5'9" 170 L
#37 Marco Schellenberg (D) 44 1974 6'2" 187 -
Nicolas Steiger (D) 42 1976 Zürich, SUI 6'1" 183 -
FORWARDS
#36 Domenic Amodeo (F) 50 1968 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L
André Baumann (RW) 40 1977 6'2" 220 L
Robert Datz (F) - - - - -
Patric Della Rossa (RW) 43 1975 Winterthur, SUI 6'2" 203 R
#13 David Fehr (C) 39 1979 5'11" 165 -
#24 Martin Fenner (F) 41 1977 5'11" 154 -
#20 Roman Furrer (C) 44 1974 Zürich, SUI 6'1" 181 L
#18 Pascal Fäh (F) 42 1975 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 176 L
#53 Dominik Jenny (F) 40 1978 5'9" 165 R
#51 Oliver Kamber (C) 39 1979 Sissach, SUI 5'10" 187 L
#12 Mark Kaufmann (C) 47 1971 Tokyo, JPN 5'10" 176 L
#19 Patrick Looser (C) 44 1974 6'0" 194 -
#41 Fabio Obrist (C) 41 1977 6'1" 187 R
#67 Rolf Schocher (F) 41 1976 6'1" 172 L
Rolf Schrepfer (F) 44 1973 5'10" 187 L
Marco Seeholzer (F) 47 1971 5'11" 168 -
#25 Riccardo Signorell (RW) 48 1970 Chur, SUI 5'10" 176 R
Markus Studer (F) 53 1965 Zürich, SUI 5'11" 179 L
Pascal Tiegermann (F) 38 1980 Zürich, SUI 5'11" 194 -
#38 Thomas Ziegler (C) 40 1978 Zürich, SUI 5'11" 190 L
Position: G:4 D:8 F:15 | Av Age: 22.19 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 180 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
09/16/2018
09/16/2018 Up/Down Joining Roger Karrer (D) Joining from ZSC
09/16/2018 Up/Down Joining Mattia Hinterkircher (F) Joining from ZSC
08/06/2018
08/06/2018 Confirmed Joining Nelson Chiquet (F) Joining from Gottéron
08/03/2018
08/03/2018 Confirmed Leaving Kaitlyn McGregor (F) Leaving for Unknown
07/22/2018
07/22/2018 Confirmed Joining Justin Sigrist (F) Joining from Kamloops Blazers
06/18/2018
06/18/2018 Confirmed Joining Victor Backman (F) Joining from BIK Karlskoga
06/18/2018 Extension Ryan Hayes (F)
06/18/2018 Confirmed Leaving Pascal Pelletier (F) Leaving for Unknown
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Grasshopper Club Zürich
1989-1990 SwissDiv1 22 12 4 6 - - 105 79 28 3 Semifinal loss
1990-1991 SwissDiv1 22 16 4 2 - - 100 66 36 2 Final loss
1991-1992 SwissDiv1 22 - - - - - - - 37 2 Final loss
1992-1993 SwissDiv1 22 17 5 0 - - 119 39 39 1 Champion | Promoted
1993-1994 NLB 36 15 3 18 - - 124 132 33 6 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 NLB 36 20 6 10 - - 149 102 46 2 Final loss
1995-1996 NLB 36 28 3 5 - - 168 95 59 1 Champion
1996-1997 NLB 22 17 0 5 - - 114 60 34 1 Final loss
1997-1998 NLB 40 16 5 19 - - 156 163 37 7 Quarterfinal loss
1998-1999 NLB 40 17 3 20 - - 133 156 37 8 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 NLB 36 4 7 25 - - 91 154 15 10 -
GC Küsnacht Lions
2000-2001 NLB 40 17 6 17 - - 144 138 40 6 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 NLB 36 18 4 14 - - 150 145 40 4 Semifinal loss
2002-2003 NLB 38 27 3 8 - - 159 83 57 1 Semifinal loss
2003-2004 NLB 45 19 8 18 - - 141 140 46 5 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 NLB 44 22 5 17 - - 157 118 49 7 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 NLB 42 16 5 21 - - 123 140 37 8 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 NLB 45 19 - 17 3 6 169 156 69 7 Semifinal loss
2007-2008 NLB 49 10 - 20 7 4 177 176 72 8 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 NLB 41 7 - 30 1 3 116 177 26 11 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 NLB 45 10 0 33 2 0 123 199 34 10 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 NLB 45 14 - 25 2 4 133 180 50 9 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 NLB 45 19 - 22 2 2 122 134 63 6 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 NLB 50 22 - 24 2 2 155 173 70 7 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 NLB 45 10 - 23 5 7 113 148 47 10 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 NLB 48 11 - 21 7 9 124 169 56 9 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 NLB 45 11 - 30 2 2 107 183 39 9 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 NLB 48 9 - 31 3 5 106 184 38 12 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 NLB 46 13 - 24 6 3 130 179 54 9 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 NLB 1 0 - 1 0 0 5 6 0 8 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Grasshopper Club Zürich
1931-1932 Spengler Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 11 3 2 2 Did not make playoffs
1932-1933 Spengler Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 4 1 2 2 Bronze game loss
1933-1934 Spengler Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 1 2 2 3 Did not make playoffs
1934-1935 Spengler Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 5 3 2 2 Bronze game win
1965-1966 Swiss Cup - - - - - - - - - 1 Champion
Spengler Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 9 14 4 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 23 16th final loss
2015-2016 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 1 4 0 23 16th final loss
2016-2017 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 5 4 3 14 Eight final loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Dustin Johner (F) 2018-2019 Belfast Giants EIHL Cup 4 1 2 3 0
2. Rémy Rimann (F) 2018-2019 HC Sierre SRL 1 2 0 2 0
3. Dustin Johner (F) 2018-2019 Belfast Giants EIHL 1 2 0 2 0
4. Reto Schmutz (F) 2018-2019 HC Ajoie NLB 1 2 0 2 4
5. Kris Foucault (F) 2018-2019 Grizzlys Wolfsburg DEL 2 2 0 2 0
6. Samuel Oana (F) 2018-2019 GCK Lions U20 Elite Jr. A 2 2 0 2 12
7. Cédric Maurer (D) 2018-2019 EVZ Academy NLB 1 1 1 2 0
8. Dennis Barts (F) 2018-2019 EHC Bülach SRL 1 1 1 2 4
9. Santtu Sulander (F) 2018-2019 Viikingit Suomen Cup 2 1 1 2 0
10. Jérôme Bachofner (F) 2018-2019 ZSC Lions Champions HL 4 1 1 2 0
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mike Richard (F) 111 81 106 187
2. Riccardo Signorell (F) 199 99 80 179
3. Patrick Looser (F) 228 61 97 158
4. Pascal Tiegermann (F) 279 71 86 157
5. Martin Wichser (F) 206 60 96 156
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Riccardo Signorell (F) 199 99 80 179
2. Mike Richard (F) 111 81 106 187
3. Pascal Tiegermann (F) 279 71 86 157
4. Marco Gruber (F) 216 71 81 152
5. Mika Nieminen (F) 74 69 79 148
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mike Richard (F) 111 81 106 187
2. Marc Geiger (D) 322 38 102 140
3. Patrick Looser (F) 228 61 97 158
4. Tim Ulmann (F) 330 57 97 154
5. Martin Wichser (F) 206 60 96 156
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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) 330 57 154 390
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. Tim Ulmann (F) 330 57 97 154
2. Marc Geiger (D) 322 38 102 140
3. Pascal Tiegermann (F) 279 71 86 157
4. Patrick Sidler (D) 273 27 48 75
5. Patrick Looser (F) 228 61 97 158
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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. Victor Backman (F) 1 1 3 3.000
3. Martin Kout (D) 2 3 5 2.500
4. Mika Nieminen (F) 74 69 148 2.000
5. Xavier Majic (F) 1 1 2 2.000
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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
2018-2019 5'11" 178 lbs 22.37
2017-2018 5'11" 178 lbs 22.80
2016-2017 5'11" 181 lbs 22.33
2015-2016 5'11" 180 lbs 21.49
2014-2015 5'11" 184 lbs 21.56
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