Team Facts

2015-2016 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#31 Hoël Ballestraz (G) 22 1998 5'9" 165 -
#66 Robin Kuonen (G) 25 1994 Visp, SUI 5'9" 159 L
#33 Matthias Schoder (G) 37 1982 Winterthur, SUI 5'11" 168 L
DEFENSEMEN
#15 Jeffray Bitz (D) 22 1997 5'7" 154 L
#19
Tim Bucher (D) 31 1988 Wattwil, SUI 6'3" 209 L
#57 Andy Furrer (D/RW) 32 1988 Visp, SUI 5'10" 176 R
#24 Marc Geiger (D) 33 1986 5'10" 185 L
#2 Kyllian Guyenet (D) 26 1993 5'10" 183 L
#80 Fernando Heynen (D) 32 1987 6'0" 198 R
#6 Marwin Leu (D) 26 1993 Zürich, SUI 5'9" 187 L
#49 Maxime Montandon (D) 25 1994 Bern, SUI 6'8" 209 R
#79 Sandro Wiedmer (D)   “C” 31 1988 6'0" 190 L
#96 Sacha Wollgast (D) 31 1988 5'11" 192 R
FORWARDS
#28 Martin Alihodzic (C) 25 1994 6'2" 201 L
#13 Niki Altorfer (LW/RW) 29 1990 Zürich, SUI 5'9" 174 L
#20
Jason Bast (C) 30 1989 Regina, SK, CAN 5'10" 179 L
#89
Roman Botta (C) 35 1984 6'2" 194 R
#93 Alain Brunold (C/LW) 34 1985 Zürich, SUI 5'11" 187 L
#41 Tobias Bucher (C/LW) 30 1989 Frauenfeld, SUI 5'11" 198 L
#55 Dario Burgener (LW) 23 1996 6'0" 187 -
#46 Yanis Djerrah (F) 22 1997 6'0" 159 -
#97 Tomas Dolana (LW) 34 1985 Jihlava, CZE 5'8" 176 L
#41
Simon Fischer (LW) 31 1988 New Rochelle, NY, USA 6'1" 187 L
#41 Fabian Haberstich (LW/RW) 23 1997 6'0" 201 L
#41 Luca Hischier (C/RW) 24 1995 Naters, SUI 6'1" 196 L
#43 Nico Hischier (C) 21 1999 Brig, SUI 6'1" 174 L
#47
Corey Locke (C) 35 1984 Newmarket, ON, CAN 5'9" 165 L
#41 Marco Müller (C/W) 25 1994 Zuchwil, SUI 5'9" 179 L
#88
Lars Neher (LW) 27 1992 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 165 L
#47 Alex Nikiforuk (C/W) 36 1983 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'8" 170 R
#23 Julien Privet (C/LW) 24 1996 Fribourg, SUI 5'10" 172 R
#25 William Rapuzzi (RW) 29 1990 Anchorage, AK, USA 5'11" 192 R
#45 Kris Schmidli (C/RW) 23 1996 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 187 L
#71 Julian Schmutz (C/RW) 25 1994 Bern, SUI 5'8" 176 R
#42 Joel Wyssen (W) 22 1997 6'0" 176 R
Position: G:3 D:9 F:14 | Av Age: 24.52 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 182 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Lonza Arena
  • Location Visp
  • Capacity 5 150
  • Construction Year 2019
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/15/2020
01/15/2020 Extension Andy Ritz (F)
01/15/2020 Extension Sandro Wiedmer (D)
01/15/2020 Extension Marco Lütolf (D)
01/15/2020 Extension Fadri Riatsch (F)
01/15/2020 Extension Stefan Spinell (F)
12/25/2019
12/25/2019 Rumour Leaving Tomas Dolana (F) Leaving for Unknown
12/18/2019
12/18/2019 Loan Joining Janik Wyss (D) Joining from Bern U20
10/22/2019
10/22/2019 Confirmed Leaving Michael Keränen (F) Leaving for HIFK
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1991-1992 SwissDiv1 22 15 3 4 - - 93 58 33 3 Final loss
1992-1993 SwissDiv1 22 14 2 6 - - 104 56 30 4 Semifinal loss
1993-1994 SwissDiv1 22 - - - - - - - 27 4 Championship Round
1994-1995 SwissDiv1 22 - - - - - - - 28 4 -
1995-1996 SwissDiv1 22 11 1 10 - - 76 75 23 6 Semifinal loss
1996-1997 SwissDiv1 4 0 0 4 - - 8 20 0 3 -
SwissDiv1 22 14 3 5 - - 92 64 31 3 -
1997-1998 SwissDiv1 24 10 3 11 - - 95 85 23 7 Quarterfinal loss
1998-1999 SwissDiv1 20 12 4 4 - - 100 72 28 3 Promoted
1999-2000 NLB 36 11 4 21 - - 122 167 26 9 Saved in play-out
2000-2001 NLB 40 20 4 16 - - 163 154 44 4 Semifinal loss
2001-2002 NLB 36 19 1 16 - - 148 134 39 5 Quarterfinal loss
2002-2003 NLB 38 19 4 15 - - 134 107 42 4 Final loss
2003-2004 NLB 45 26 4 15 - - 160 110 56 3 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 NLB 44 23 4 17 - - 161 132 50 5 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 NLB 42 20 8 14 - - 164 123 48 5 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 NLB 45 25 - 10 5 5 200 140 90 3 Final loss
2007-2008 NLB 49 23 - 17 6 3 181 174 84 6 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 NLB 41 23 - 11 3 4 152 111 79 3 Semifinal loss
2009-2010 NLB 45 27 0 10 6 2 224 140 95 1 Final loss
2010-2011 NLB 45 18 - 17 7 3 153 152 71 6 Champion
2011-2012 NLB 45 22 - 17 4 2 170 150 76 4 Semifinal loss
2012-2013 NLB 50 23 - 17 6 4 194 161 85 5 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 NLB 45 16 - 18 6 5 163 164 65 5 Champion
2014-2015 NLB 48 19 - 17 7 5 190 162 76 4 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 NLB 45 18 - 18 4 5 164 161 67 6 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 NLB 48 20 - 22 2 4 162 159 68 7 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 NLB 46 19 - 16 5 6 129 113 73 7 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 NLB 44 21 - 13 6 4 140 117 79 6 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 NLB 37 23 - 14 1 2 121 88 70 4 Clinched Play-Off Spot
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1960-1961 Spengler Cup 4 0 0 4 - - 14 30 0 5 No playoffs held
1962-1963 Spengler Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 6 16 0 3 Placement game win
2014-2015 Swiss Cup 3 2 - 1 0 0 12 12 6 7 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 Swiss Cup 3 2 - 0 0 1 13 6 7 5 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 4 8 0 25 16th final loss
2017-2018 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 5 6 3 16 Eight final loss
2018-2019 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 2 4 0 19 16th final loss
2019-2020 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 7 7 3 15 Eight final loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Dan Kissel (F) 2019-2020 Stavanger Oilers Norway 31 17 26 43 20
2. Adrian Witschi (F) 2019-2020 SC Ursellen SwissDiv3 12 16 27 43 0
3. Flavian Wyer (F) 2019-2020 EHC Raron SwissDiv2 17 14 28 42 34
4. Jérémy Gailland (F) 2019-2020 HC Valais-Chablais Martigny SRL 27 14 23 37 8
5. Danny Masa (F) 2019-2020 HC Pregassona Ceresio Red Fox SwissDiv3 9 11 26 37 2
6. Tobias Bucher (F) 2019-2020 EHC Mirchel SwissDiv2 14 10 27 37 4
7. Jérôme Bonnet (F) 2019-2020 HC Saint-Imier-Sonceboz SwissDiv1 20 16 19 35 16
8. Bruno Marcon (F) 2019-2020 EHC Adelboden SwissDiv1 19 16 18 34 0
9. Alex Nikiforuk (F) 2019-2020 Heilbronner Falken DEL2 30 15 19 34 26
10. Dominic Forget (F) 2019-2020 EHC Kloten NLB 37 11 23 34 20
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tomas Dolana (F) 544 152 325 477
2. Beat Heldstab (D) 675 139 291 430
3. Dave Gardner (F) 144 210 178 388
4. Alain Brunold (F) 487 148 235 383
5. Stefan Ketola (F) 219 112 213 325
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dave Gardner (F) 144 210 178 388
2. Pius-David Kuonen (F) 269 162 124 286
3. Luca Triulzi (F) 334 156 144 300
4. Tomas Dolana (F) 544 152 325 477
5. Alain Brunold (F) 487 148 235 383
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tomas Dolana (F) 544 152 325 477
2. Beat Heldstab (D) 675 139 291 430
3. Alain Brunold (F) 487 148 235 383
4. Stefan Ketola (F) 219 112 213 325
5. Dominic Forget (F) 208 130 179 309
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Fernando Heynen (D) 590 28 119 592
2. Marco Schüpbach (D) 496 40 159 478
3. Beat Heldstab (D) 675 139 430 473
4. Sandro Wiedmer (D) 485 46 179 396
5. Philippe Portner (D) 467 13 89 366
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Beat Heldstab (D) 675 139 291 430
2. Andy Furrer (D) 632 97 175 272
3. Fernando Heynen (D) 590 28 91 119
4. Tomas Dolana (F) 544 152 325 477
5. Marco Schüpbach (D) 496 40 119 159
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Dave Gardner (F) 144 210 388 2.694
2. Brad Moran (F) 2 3 5 2.500
3. Juhani Tamminen (F) 9 9 22 2.444
4. Nathan Barrett (F) 3 4 7 2.333
5. Marco Charpentier (F) 2 2 4 2.000
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dominic Forget (F) 2009-2010 NLB 46 44 61 105 2.28 36
2. Dave Gardner (F) 1984-1985 NLB 40 51 51 102 2.55 38
3. Cory Pecker (F) 2009-2010 NLB 41 40 61 101 2.46 34
4. Terry Yake (F) 2006-2007 NLB 45 26 53 79 1.76 40
5. Dave Gardner (F) 1983-1984 NLB 40 41 36 77 1.93 14
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dave Gardner (F) 1984-1985 NLB 40 51 51 102 2.55 38
2. Dave Gardner (F) 1987-1988 SwissDiv1 20 50 22 72 3.60 -
3. Dominic Forget (F) 2009-2010 NLB 46 44 61 105 2.28 36
4. Dave Gardner (F) 1983-1984 NLB 40 41 36 77 1.93 14
5. Cory Pecker (F) 2009-2010 NLB 41 40 61 101 2.46 34
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dominic Forget (F) 2009-2010 NLB 46 44 61 105 2.28 36
2. Cory Pecker (F) 2009-2010 NLB 41 40 61 101 2.46 34
3. Terry Yake (F) 2006-2007 NLB 45 26 53 79 1.76 40
4. Dave Gardner (F) 1984-1985 NLB 40 51 51 102 2.55 38
5. Stefan Ketola (F) 2000-2001 NLB 40 24 51 75 1.88 75
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Bruno Brechbühl (F) 2007-2008 NLB 47 12 13 25 0.53 104
2. Thomas Rüfenacht (F) 2006-2007 NLB 44 26 35 61 1.39 102
3. Raymond Wyssen (D) 1996-1997 SwissDiv1 22 7 7 14 0.64 99
4. Troy Josephs (F) 2019-2020 NLB 34 15 32 47 1.38 97
5. Fernando Heynen (D) 2010-2011 NLB 45 1 4 5 0.11 95
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 5'11" 182 lbs 25.19
2018-2019 5'11" 183 lbs 24.78
2017-2018 6'0" 188 lbs 24.24
2016-2017 6'0" 188 lbs 25.77
2015-2016 5'11" 182 lbs 24.52
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