Team Facts

2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#26 Reto Lory (G) 30 1988 Bern, SUI 5'9" 163 L 20/21
#40 Sascha Rochow (G) 24 1994 5'10" 181 L 18/19
#50 Cédric Schaller (G) 18 2001 - - - Junior
DEFENSEMEN
#33 Yves Brantschen (D) 20 1998 Visp, SUI 5'11" 183 L 19/20
#11
Luca Camperchioli (D)   “A” 27 1991 Zunzgen, SUI 6'1" 207 L 19/20
#42 Wesley Haueter (D) 20 1998 Chur, SUI 5'10" 157 L 18/19
#80 Fernando Heynen (D)   “C” 31 1987 6'0" 194 R 19/20
#20 Kim Lindemann (D/RW) 36 1982 Chur, SUI 6'2" 207 L 18/19
#17 Jens Nater (D) 23 1995 Herisau, SUI 5'10" 181 R 19/20
#59 Kenny Ruchet (D) 19 1999 5'7" 170 R 18/19
#10 Mick Schüpbach (D) 19 1999 Landiswil, SUI 6'0" 168 L
#27 Marc Steiner (D) 22 1996 Schüpfen, SUI 6'2" 194 L 19/20
#79 Sandro Wiedmer (D)   “A” 30 1988 6'0" 183 L 19/20
FORWARDS
#9
Oliver Achermann (C) 25 1994 Altdorf, SUI 6'5" 198 R 19/20
#13 Niki Altorfer (LW/RW) 28 1990 Zürich, SUI 5'9" 174 L 18/19+1
#6 Fabian Brem (C/RW) 27 1991 Uzwil, SUI 6'2" 192 L
#15 Sandro Brügger (RW) 27 1991 5'7" 150 L 20/21
#55 Dario Burgener (LW) 22 1996 6'0" 170 - 20/21
#97 Tomas Dolana (LW) 33 1985 Jihlava, CZE 5'8" 176 L 18/19
#21 Kenny Fellay (C) 20 1998 5'7" 150 L 18/19
#24 Leiv Fogstad Vold (F) 21 1998 Reistad, NOR 6'2" 209 L
#57 Andy Furrer (RW) 31 1988 Visp, SUI 5'10" 176 R 18/19
#71 Patric Hofstetter (C) 20 1998 - - - 18/19
#46 Dan Kissel (LW) 31 1987 Crestwood, IL, USA 5'9" 179 L 18/19
#12 Andy Ritz (C/RW) 22 1996 5'10" 179 R 19/20
#98 Jules Sturny (RW) 22 1996 6'0" 176 R 18/19
#22 Alexis Valenza (LW/RW) 22 1996 Lausanne, SUI 6'0" 187 L 18/19
#23 Mark Van Guilder (C)   “C” 35 1984 St. Paul, MN, USA 6'2" 194 R 18/19
#64 Jan Zwissler (RW) 20 1998 Weinfelden, SUI 6'0" 170 L 18/19
Position: G:3 D:10 F:16 | Av Age: 25 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 180 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Litternahalle
  • Location Visp
  • Capacity 4 300
  • Construction Year 1979
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/18/2019
01/18/2019 Up/Down Joining Cédric Schaller (G) Joining from Valais-Wallis Future U20
01/04/2019
01/04/2019 Rumour Leaving Tomas Dolana (F) Leaving for Kloten
12/24/2018
12/24/2018 Extension Fernando Heynen (D)
12/24/2018 Extension Sandro Wiedmer (D)
12/18/2018
12/18/2018 Loan Leaving Jan Zwissler (F) Leaving for Basel
12/14/2018
12/14/2018 Extension Reto Lory (G)
12/14/2018 Extension Dario Burgener (F)
12/14/2018 Extension Sandro Brügger (F)
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1990-1991 SwissDiv1 22 18 1 3 - - 141 49 37 2 Semifinal loss
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 36 18 - 10 6 2 119 94 68 5 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
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Danny Masa (F) 2018-2019 GDT Bellinzona SwissDiv1 23 17 29 46 4
2. Alex Nikiforuk (F) 2018-2019 Coventry Blaze EIHL 37 16 30 46 39
3. Lars Neher (F) 2018-2019 Pikes EHC Oberthurgau SwissDiv1 23 14 27 41 12
4. Bruno Marcon (F) 2018-2019 EHC Adelboden SwissDiv1 22 17 21 38 8
5. Corey Locke (F) 2018-2019 EHC Linz EBEL 40 11 25 36 24
6. Joel Reymondin (F) 2018-2019 EHC Thun SRL 22 19 16 35 12
7. Nico Hischier (F) 2018-2019 New Jersey Devils NHL 44 13 19 32 8
8. Flavian Wyer (F) 2018-2019 EHC Raron SwissDiv2 16 12 18 30 38
9. Dominic Forget (F) 2018-2019 Oji Eagles Asia League 28 14 15 29 20
10. Kevin Dayer (F) 2018-2019 HC Valais-Chablais III Sion SwissDiv2 17 18 10 28 20
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tomas Dolana (F) 499 142 288 430
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. Alain Brunold (F) 487 148 235 383
5. Tomas Dolana (F) 499 142 288 430
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Beat Heldstab (D) 675 139 291 430
2. Tomas Dolana (F) 499 142 288 430
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) 551 28 117 568
2. Marco Schüpbach (D) 496 40 159 478
3. Beat Heldstab (D) 675 139 430 473
4. Sandro Wiedmer (D) 449 44 162 382
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 (F) 588 91 163 254
3. Fernando Heynen (D) 551 28 89 117
4. Tomas Dolana (F) 499 142 288 430
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. Fernando Heynen (D) 2010-2011 NLB 45 1 4 5 0.11 95
5. Aycholos Escher (D) 1998-1999 SwissDiv1 24 7 6 13 0.54 94
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 5'11" 180 lbs 25.00
2017-2018 6'0" 187 lbs 24.24
2016-2017 6'0" 187 lbs 25.83
2015-2016 5'11" 182 lbs 24.56
2014-2015 5'11" 182 lbs 26.46
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