Team Facts
Plays in Swiss League Full name HC Biasca Ticino Rockets Town Biasca, SUI Founded 1985

2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#83 Christophe Dux (G) 25 1998 6'1" 203 L
#1
Connor Hughes (G) 26 1996 London, ON, CAN 6'4" 225 L
#34 Silas Matthys (G) 30 1992 Einsiedeln, SUI 5'11" 165 L
#31 Stefan Müller (G) 26 1996 Feldkirch, AUT 5'11" 194 R
DEFENSEMEN
#37 Davyd Barandun (D) 23 2000 Sumy, UKR 5'11" 201 L
#55 Peter Biasca (D) 25 1998 5'8" 163 R
#67 Andrea Brazzola (D) 24 1998 6'0" 192 L
#37 Dominic Buchli (D) 24 1998 6'1" 176 R
#27 Alessandro Chiesa (D) 36 1987 Biasca, SUI 6'4" 209 R
Johan Crétallaz (D) 22 2000 5'11" 168 L
#96 Colin Fontana (D)   “C” 26 1996 6'7" 216 L
#22 Stephan Hermkes (D) 27 1996 Basel, SUI 6'1" 209 L
#23 Lorenz Kienzle (D/RW) 34 1988 Schaffhausen, SUI 5'11" 185 R
#85
Clarence Kparghai (D) 37 1985 Monrovia, LIB 6'0" 190 L
#74 Lucas Matewa (D) 23 1999 Lausanne, SUI 5'10" 190 R
#21 Misha Moor (D) 25 1997 Savosa, SUI 6'2" 198 R
#19 Aronne Pagnamenta (D) 25 1997 5'9" 163 L
#27 Christian Pinana (D) 25 1997 6'0" 187 L
#37 Massimo Ronchetti (D) 31 1992 Lugano, SUI 6'3" 209 L
Riccardo Sartori (D) 28 1994 Lugano, SUI 5'10" 190 L
#27 Sandis Smons (D) 23 1999 5'11" 190 L
#70 Sacha Tosques (D)   “A” 28 1994 Lugano, SUI 5'9" 185 R
#88 Jan Wieszinski (D) 24 1998 6'5" 209 L
FORWARDS
#29
Lucas Bachofner (F/D) 23 1999 Los Angeles, CA, USA 6'1" 176 R
#23 Benjamin Baumgartner (C) 22 2000 Zell am See, AUT 5'9" 179 L
#61 Giona Bionda (LW) 26 1997 6'0" 163 L
#8 Mischa Bleiker (RW/LW) 23 1999 Chur, SUI 6'0" 181 L
#8 Marc Camichel (F) 23 1999 5'11" 174 R
#29 Jannik Canova (RW) 21 2001 5'11" 181 L
#40 Timo Demuth (C) 24 1998 5'10" 165 L
#8 Yannick Frehner (RW) 24 1998 5'10" 192 R
#45
Jason Fritsche (C/RW) 25 1997 Bellinzona, SUI 5'8" 185 R
#25 Jannik Fröwis (C) 23 1999 Dornbirn, AUT 5'11" 179 L
#29 Lorenzo Glarner (C/LW) 23 1999 6'0" 187 L
#41 Samuele Guidotti (C) 26 1996 Monte Carasso, SUI 5'10" 192 R
#28 Timo Haussener (C/RW) 25 1997 Männedorf, SUI 6'4" 203 L
#71 Patrick Incir (RW) 28 1994 Aurigeno, SUI 5'9" 172 R
#23 Frédéric Jolliet (C) 24 1999 Le Flon, SUI 5'10" 176 L
#27 Tino Kessler (C/RW) 26 1996 Weesen, SUI 5'11" 172 R
#25 Johnny Kneubuehler (C/RW) 26 1996 Reiden, SUI 6'0" 165 L
#8
Tim Lutz (F) 22 2000 Richterswil, SUI 6'1" 187 L
#14 Elia Mazzolini (LW) 26 1996 6'0" 185 L
#57 Anthony Neuenschwander (C) 23 1999 5'10" 157 R
#75 Joël Neuenschwander (RW) 23 1999 5'9" 161 R
#90 Jerome Portmann (LW/RW) 26 1997 Davos, SUI 6'0" 176 L
#8 Fadri Riatsch (LW) 23 1999 5'7" 159 L
#9 Dario Rohrbach (RW) 24 1998 5'11" 183 R
#27 Federico Sartori (F) 24 1998 Lugano, SUI 5'9" 170 R
#77
Christopher Smith (C) 25 1997 St-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC, CAN 5'9" 187 L
#11 Stefano Spinedi (RW/LW) 28 1994 Pedrinate, SUI 6'0" 185 L
#23 Christian Stucki (RW) 30 1992 5'7" 165 R
#91 Pascal Taiana (RW) 24 1998 5'9" 159 -
#25 Jesse Tanner (RW/LW) 22 2000 Saint-Imier, SUI 5'10" 154 R
#52 Loic Vedova (RW)   “A” 25 1997 Ascona, SUI 5'8" 181 R
#8 Gian-Marco Wetter (C/LW) 22 2000 Appenzell, SUI 5'9" 170 L
Position: G: 3, D: 11, F: 24 | Av Age: 21.26 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 182 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 47 players
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Experience HCB Ticino Rockets: 3 294 GP
WC: 9 GP
DEL: 78 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Ambrì-Piotta (NL)
Ambrì-Piotta U20 (U20-Elit)
Davos (NL)
Davos U20 (U20-Elit)
Lausanne (NL)
Lugano (NL)
Lugano U20 (U20-Elit)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Raiffeisen Biascarena Location Biasca Capacity 3 800 Construction Year
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2023-02-05T17:00:00+0100 Ticino Rockets Langenthal 3 - 2 SL
2023-02-03T20:00:00+0100 Sierre Ticino Rockets 2 - 1 (OT) SL
2023-01-31T20:00:00+0100 Ticino Rockets GC/Küsnacht 2 - 3 (OT) SL
2023-01-28T17:00:00+0100 Ticino Rockets Chaux-de-Fonds 5 - 9 SL
2023-01-24T20:00:00+0100 Thurgau Ticino Rockets 4 - 1 SL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
02/03/2023
02/03/2023 Loan Joining Sascha Rochow (G) Joining from HC Düdingen Bulls
02/01/2023
02/01/2023 Loan Leaving Roman Karaffa (F) Leaving for HC Sierre
01/31/2023
01/31/2023 Loan Leaving Adrien Lauper (F) Leaving for HC La Chaux-de-Fonds
01/31/2023 Loan Leaving Colin Fontana (D) Leaving for HC La Chaux-de-Fonds
01/28/2023
01/28/2023 Up/Down Leaving Stefan Müller (G) Leaving for HC Ambrì-Piotta
01/17/2023
01/17/2023 Loan Joining Stefan Müller (G) Joining from HC Ambrì-Piotta
01/06/2023
01/06/2023 Loan Leaving Davide Gaeta (F) Leaving for HC Düdingen Bulls
09/11/2022
09/11/2022 Confirmed Leaving Axel Leone (F) Leaving for GDT Bellinzona
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
HC Chiasso
1993-1994 SwissDiv2 16 11 2 3 - - 86 50 24 1.50 2 Championship Round
1994-1995 SwissDiv2 18 13 1 4 - - 108 52 27 1.50 2 Championship Round
1995-1996 SwissDiv2 18 11 3 4 - - 84 53 25 1.39 4 -
1996-1997 SwissDiv2 18 - - - - - 60 85 14 0.78 7 -
1997-1998 SwissDiv2 18 4 4 10 - - 62 87 12 0.67 7 -
1998-1999 SwissDiv2 18 8 5 5 - - 64 63 21 1.17 4 -
1999-2000 SwissDiv2 20 20 2 12 - - 61 83 11 0.55 8 -
2000-2001 SwissDiv2 22 10 4 8 - - 90 74 24 1.09 5 -
2001-2002 SwissDiv2 22 14 3 5 - - 108 67 31 1.41 2 Semifinal loss
2002-2003 SwissDiv2 22 18 1 3 - - 114 61 37 1.68 2 Championship Round
2003-2004 SwissDiv2 22 18 0 4 - - 121 56 36 1.64 3 -
2004-2005 SwissDiv2 22 14 0 8 - - 103 75 29 1.32 5 -
2005-2006 SwissDiv2 22 16 1 5 - - 112 75 33 1.50 3 -
2006-2007 SwissDiv2 22 17 - 5 0 0 131 78 51 2.32 1 -
2007-2008 SwissDiv2 22 - - - - - - - 49 2.23 3 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 SwissDiv2 22 - - - - - - - 56 2.55 2 Semifinal loss
2009-2010 SwissDiv2 22 19 - 1 2 0 157 35 61 2.77 1 Champion | Promoted
2010-2011 SwissDiv1 22 15 - 5 1 1 100 62 48 2.18 1 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 SwissDiv1 27 12 - 12 1 2 82 86 40 1.48 7 Semifinal loss
2012-2013 SwissDiv1 32 16 - 12 0 4 89 97 52 1.63 5 Semifinal loss
HC Chiasso/Biasca
2013-2014 SwissDiv1 32 11 - 14 2 5 87 100 31 0.97 8 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 SwissDiv1 32 14 - 9 7 2 129 98 35 1.09 4 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 SwissDiv1 32 19 - 8 1 4 136 84 39 1.22 2 Champion | Promoted
HCB Ticino Rockets
2016-2017 NLB 48 9 - 29 3 7 127 195 40 0.83 11 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 SL 46 6 - 35 1 4 68 162 24 0.52 11 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 SL 44 4 - 38 0 2 60 190 14 0.32 11 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 SL 44 6 - 30 1 7 100 192 27 0.61 12 Relegation Play Cancelled
2020-2021 SL 46 13 - 23 2 8 100 145 51 1.11 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2021-2022 SL 50 7 - 35 4 4 117 228 33 0.66 11 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 SL 45 6 - 32 1 6 93 182 26 0.58 10 Did not make playoffs
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
HC Chiasso/Biasca
2013-2014 Swiss Cup Q 2 1 - 1 0 0 6 5 3 1.50 4 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2014-2015 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 19 16th final loss
Swiss Cup Q 2 1 - 1 0 0 7 4 3 1.50 4 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2015-2016 Swiss Cup Q 3 2 - 1 0 0 14 8 6 2.00 4 Playoffs Qualifier loss
HCB Ticino Rockets
2016-2017 Swiss Cup 2 0 - 1 1 0 4 6 2 1.00 16 Eighth Final Loss
2017-2018 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 0 0 1 5 3 4 2.00 10 Eighth Final Loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. François Beauchemin (F) 2022-2023 Rouen Ligue Magnus 37 23 39 62 30
2. Jonathan Bossard (F) 2022-2023 Royal HC Lausanne SwissDiv3 14 24 20 44 8
3. Max Gerlach (F) 2022-2023 HC Presov Slovakia 39 28 14 42 22
4. Maxime Montandon (D) 2022-2023 HC Sierre SL 45 9 30 39 20
5. Marc Camichel (F) 2022-2023 EHC St. Moritz SwissDiv2 16 14 23 37 12
6. Inti Pestoni (F) 2022-2023 HC Ambrì-Piotta NL 43 12 23 35 18
7. Lukas Lhotak (F) 2022-2023 EHC Olten SL 44 21 8 29 39
8. Kenny Camarda (F) 2022-2023 HC Saint-Imier-Sonceboz SwissDiv1 21 16 13 29 8
9. Bryan Abreu De Nobrega (F) 2022-2023 HC Düdingen Bulls MyHL 28 12 17 29 6
10. Elias Bianchi (F) 2022-2023 GDT Bellinzona SwissDiv1 19 15 13 28 16
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Luca Balerna (F) 161 85 101 186
2. Rinaldo Larghi (F) 135 83 78 161
3. Marco Aletti (F) 192 73 82 155
4. Grégory Christen (F) 137 58 90 148
5. Claudio Grisi (F) 162 57 87 144
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marco Buholzer (F) 63 88 49 137
2. Luca Balerna (F) 161 85 101 186
3. Rinaldo Larghi (F) 135 83 78 161
4. Marco Aletti (F) 192 73 82 155
5. Edoardo Raimondi (F) 153 68 67 135
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Luca Balerna (F) 161 85 101 186
2. Grégory Christen (F) 137 58 90 148
3. Claudio Grisi (F) 162 57 87 144
4. Mauro Zanetti (F) 139 56 84 140
5. Marco Aletti (F) 192 73 82 155
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Alessandro Baldi (D) 131 21 61 497
2. Claudio Grisi (F) 162 57 144 293
3. Mauro Juri (F) 158 22 59 292
4. Francesco Bizzozero (D) 87 17 65 289
5. Marco Buholzer (F) 63 88 137 273
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Colin Fontana (D) 214 8 39 47
2. Sacha Tosques (D) 208 8 29 37
3. Giona Bionda (F) 200 27 30 57
4. Marco Aletti (F) 192 73 82 155
5. Mauro Grisi (D) 189 11 30 41
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Matt D'Agostini (F) 2 0 5 2.50
2. Fabrice Eisenring (F) 43 31 81 1.88
3. Lukas Lhotak (F) 3 4 5 1.67
4. Arnaud Riat (F) 2 1 3 1.50
5. Inti Pestoni (F) 7 6 10 1.43
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Gundars Berkis (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 19 23 29 52 2.74 32
2. Marco Aletti (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 20 27 24 51 2.55 10
3. Fabrice Eisenring (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 21 15 31 46 2.19 26
4. Marco Buholzer (F) 2006-2007 SwissDiv2 20 28 17 45 2.25 101
5. Claudio Grisi (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 22 19 26 45 2.05 32
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Marco Buholzer (F) 2006-2007 SwissDiv2 20 28 17 45 2.25 101
2. Marco Aletti (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 20 27 24 51 2.55 10
3. Marco Buholzer (F) 2001-2002 SwissDiv2 15 24 9 33 2.20 77
4. Gundars Berkis (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 19 23 29 52 2.74 32
5. Rinaldo Larghi (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 22 21 22 43 1.95 32
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Fabrice Eisenring (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 21 15 31 46 2.19 26
2. Gundars Berkis (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 19 23 29 52 2.74 32
3. François Beauchemin (F) 2021-2022 SL 48 16 28 44 0.92 59
4. Claudio Grisi (F) 2008-2009 SwissDiv2 22 19 26 45 2.05 32
5. Luca Balerna (F) 2014-2015 SwissDiv1 31 18 25 43 1.39 26
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Alessandro Baldi (D) 2010-2011 SwissDiv1 27 6 10 16 0.59 138
2. Alessandro Baldi (D) 2013-2014 SwissDiv1 25 4 6 10 0.40 114
3. Jonathan Pan (D) 2006-2007 SwissDiv2 22 6 13 19 0.86 104
4. Marco Buholzer (F) 2006-2007 SwissDiv2 20 28 17 45 2.25 101
5. Alessandro Baldi (D) 2012-2013 SwissDiv1 23 4 5 9 0.39 97
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 5'11" 175 lbs 21.75
2021-2022 6'0" 183 lbs 22.06
2020-2021 6'1" 188 lbs 22.16
2019-2020 6'0" 184 lbs 21.71
2018-2019 5'11" 182 lbs 21.26
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
In summer 2013 the team relocated from Chiasso to Biasca and was renamed as Hockey Club Chiasso/Biasca. As of season 2016-2017, the club is renamed HC Biasca Ticino Rockets after its promotion to NLB, and becomes farm team of NLA teams HC Ambrì-Piotta and HC Lugano.