Team Facts
Plays in Deutsche Eishockey Liga Full name Bietigheim Steelers GmbH Team colours Green + White + Blue Town Bietigheim-Bissingen, GER Founded 1988

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#74 Sami Aittokallio (G) 30 1992 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 190 L 22/23
#51
Cody Brenner (G) 25 1997 Bogen, GER 6'0" 159 L 22/23
#70 Leon Doubrawa (G) 21 2001 Ebersberg, GER 6'0" 163 L 22/23
#85 Wotan Knecht (G) 19 2003 Stuttgart, GER 5'11" 154 L Junior
DEFENSEMEN
#59 Josh Atkinson (D) 30 1992 St. Albert, AB, CAN 6'0" 196 L 22/23
#90 Constantin Braun (D/LW) 34 1988 Lampertheim, GER 6'4" 196 L 22/23
#58 Lucas Flade (D) 21 2001 Schkeuditz, GER 6'0" 198 R 22/23
#18
Mathew Maione (D) 32 1990 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'9" 196 L 22/23
#23 Jimmy Martinovic (D) 20 2002 Füssen, GER 6'0" 205 L 22/23
#08
Guillaume Naud (D/LW) 30 1992 Augsburg, GER 6'2" 207 R 22/23
#03 Max Prommersberger (D) 35 1987 Bad Tölz, GER 6'3" 187 L 22/23
#24 Maximilian Renner (D) 30 1992 Rosenheim, GER 6'2" 220 R 22/23
#40 Tim Schüle (D) 32 1990 Bietigheim-Bissingen, GER 6'0" 196 L 22/23
FORWARDS
#55 Chase Berger (C) 28 1994 St. Louis, MO, USA 6'0" 194 L 22/23
#26 Evan Jasper (F) 30 1992 Whitby, ON, CAN 5'10" 190 L 22/23
#71 Michael Keränen (W/C) 32 1990 Stockholm, SWE 6'1" 192 L 22/23
#15 Robert Kneisler (F) 21 2001 Herrenberg, GER 6'0" 181 L 22/23
#42 Fabjon Kuqi (F) 21 2001 München, GER 6'1" 190 L 22/23
#75 Teemu Lepaus (LW) 29 1993 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 174 L 22/23
#34 Elias Lindner (F) 21 2001 Mainburg, GER 6'2" 185 L 22/23
#29 Alexander Preibisch (RW/C) 31 1991 Köln, GER 5'9" 150 R 23/24
#12 C.J. Stretch (C) 33 1989 Irvine, CA, USA 5'11" 196 R 22/23
#16 Loris Walter (F) 20 2002 - - L Junior
#57 Daniel Weiß (C/LW) 32 1990 Titisee-Neustadt, GER 6'1" 207 L 22/23
#84 Chris Wilkie (RW) 26 1996 Omaha, NE, USA 6'0" 190 R 22/23
#14 Benjamin Zientek (LW) 28 1994 Augsburg, GER 6'0" 187 L 22/23
Position: G: 4, D: 9, F: 13 | Av Age: 27.35 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 188 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 16 players
4 players
3 players
3 players
Experience Bietigheim Steelers: 2 229 GP
NHL: 3 GP
WC: 29 GP
SHL: 45 GP
Liiga: 817 GP
KHL: 147 GP
Czechia: 28 GP
AHL: 625 GP
DEL: 3 053 GP
Affiliated Team(s) SC Bietigheim-Bissingen II (Germany4)
SC Bietigheim-Bissingen U15 (Germany U15)
SC Bietigheim-Bissingen U15 II (Not Active (Germany))
SC Bietigheim-Bissingen U17 (Germany U17)
SC Bietigheim-Bissingen U20 (DNL U20 2)
SC Bietigheim-Bissingen (Germany2 (W))
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name EgeTrans Arena Location Bietigheim-Bissingen, GER Capacity 4 583 Construction Year 2012
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
10/19/2022
10/19/2022 Confirmed Leaving Norman Hauner (F) Leaving for Starbulls Rosenheim
09/23/2022
09/23/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jalen Smereck (D) Leaving for Cincinnati Cyclones
07/22/2022
07/22/2022 Confirmed Leaving Valentin Busch (F) Leaving for Iserlohn Roosters
06/27/2022
06/27/2022 Confirmed Leaving Maximilian Menner (D) Leaving for ECDC Memmingen
06/24/2022
06/24/2022 Confirmed Leaving Brendan Ranford (F) Leaving for Löwen Frankfurt
06/05/2022
06/05/2022 Confirmed Joining Chase Berger (F) Joining from HC Banska Bystrica
06/01/2022
06/01/2022 Confirmed Joining Michael Keränen (F) Joining from Sport
05/30/2022
05/30/2022 Confirmed Joining Lucas Flade (D) Joining from Dresdner Eislöwen
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2007-2008 Germany2 52 22 - 21 2 7 130 129 77 1.48 7 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 Germany2 48 32 - 10 4 2 177 97 106 2.21 1 Champion
2009-2010 Germany2 52 24 - 15 7 6 150 120 92 1.77 4 Semifinal loss
2010-2011 Germany2 48 14 - 21 6 7 129 159 61 1.27 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2011-2012 Germany2 48 15 - 23 2 8 165 177 57 1.19 11 -
Germany2 8 4 - 3 1 0 25 17 14 1.75 2 Saved in relegation
2012-2013 Germany2 48 29 - 11 2 6 181 135 97 2.02 1 Champion
2013-2014 DEL2 54 29 - 13 2 10 223 167 101 1.87 3 Final loss
2014-2015 DEL2 52 34 - 9 3 6 227 151 114 2.19 1 Champion
2015-2016 DEL2 52 34 - 12 3 3 207 130 111 2.13 1 Final loss
2016-2017 DEL2 52 32 - 12 5 3 199 121 109 2.10 1 Final loss
2017-2018 DEL2 52 27 - 10 7 8 186 155 103 1.98 2 Champion
2018-2019 DEL2 52 26 - 15 4 7 208 161 93 1.79 2 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 DEL2 52 23 - 29 2 7 147 163 74 1.42 8 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2020-2021 DEL2 49 30 - 19 4 3 183 165 89 1.82 4 Champion | Promoted
2021-2022 DEL 56 16 - 28 8 4 155 207 68 1.21 13 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 DEL 24 3 - 16 3 2 52 91 17 0.71 15 -
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2008-2009 DEB-Pokal 2 1 - 0 0 1 6 6 4 2.00 2 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 DEB-Pokal 2 0 - 1 1 0 6 6 - - - Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 DEB-Pokal 2 1 - 1 0 0 11 5 - - - Eighth Final Loss
2011-2012 DEB-Pokal 5 5 - 0 0 0 19 7 - - - Champion
2012-2013 DEB-Pokal 5 5 - 0 0 0 30 11 - - - Champion
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Mark Ledlin (D) 2022-2023 Rostock Piranhas Germany3 27 10 20 30 29
2. Jannik Herm (F) 2022-2023 Stuttgart Rebels Germany4 10 14 15 29 18
3. Robin Just (F) 2022-2023 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 25 8 18 26 10
4. Patrick Schmid (F) 2022-2023 Saale Bulls Halle Germany3 18 10 15 25 20
5. Alexei Dmitriev (F) 2022-2023 ESC Moskitos Essen Germany3 24 5 20 25 10
6. Dennis Swinnen (F) 2022-2023 Herner EV 2007 Germany3 23 13 9 22 14
7. Brendan Ranford (F) 2022-2023 Löwen Frankfurt DEL 14 9 10 19 4
8. Tyler McNeely (F) 2022-2023 Starbulls Rosenheim Germany3 15 7 11 18 13
9. Greg Gibson (F) 2022-2023 Cornwall Senior Prowlers EOSHL 7 5 12 17 0
10. Arturs Kruminsch (F) 2022-2023 Selber Wölfe DEL2 23 9 5 14 10
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matt McKnight (F) 437 182 336 518
2. Marcus Sommerfeld (F) 315 130 239 369
3. René Schoofs (D) 750 103 213 316
4. Justin Kelly (F) 229 120 186 306
5. Robin Just (F) 255 97 172 269
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matt McKnight (F) 437 182 336 518
2. Marcus Sommerfeld (F) 315 130 239 369
3. Justin Kelly (F) 229 120 186 306
4. René Schoofs (D) 750 103 213 316
5. Norman Hauner (F) 221 100 81 181
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matt McKnight (F) 437 182 336 518
2. Marcus Sommerfeld (F) 315 130 239 369
3. René Schoofs (D) 750 103 213 316
4. Justin Kelly (F) 229 120 186 306
5. Robin Just (F) 255 97 172 269
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Benjamin Zientek (F) 267 84 154 336
2. René Schoofs (D) 750 103 316 325
3. Bastian Steingroß (D) 330 19 148 319
4. Max Prommersberger (D) 387 22 123 302
5. Shawn Weller (F) 163 65 186 300
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. René Schoofs (D) 750 103 213 316
2. Matt McKnight (F) 437 182 336 518
3. Max Prommersberger (D) 387 22 101 123
4. Bastian Steingroß (D) 330 19 129 148
5. Marcus Sommerfeld (F) 315 130 239 369
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Josh Bailey (F) 6 3 11 1.83
2. David Wrigley (F) 161 98 253 1.57
3. David Rodman (F) 29 12 45 1.55
4. Tyler McNeely (F) 84 41 113 1.35
5. Justin Kelly (F) 229 120 306 1.34
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Justin Kelly (F) 2015-2016 DEL2 52 34 51 85 1.64 53
2. Matt McKnight (F) 2018-2019 DEL2 51 26 53 79 1.55 28
3. Matt McKnight (F) 2017-2018 DEL2 52 34 44 78 1.50 16
4. David Wrigley (F) 2014-2015 DEL2 43 32 46 78 1.81 70
5. Matt McKnight (F) 2014-2015 DEL2 51 21 56 77 1.51 14
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Riley Sheen (F) 2021-2022 DEL 55 40 24 64 1.16 8
2. Justin Kelly (F) 2015-2016 DEL2 52 34 51 85 1.64 53
3. Matt McKnight (F) 2017-2018 DEL2 52 34 44 78 1.50 16
4. Alexander Serikow (F) 2009-2010 Germany2 51 33 22 55 1.08 61
5. David Wrigley (F) 2014-2015 DEL2 43 32 46 78 1.81 70
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Matt McKnight (F) 2014-2015 DEL2 51 21 56 77 1.51 14
2. Matt McKnight (F) 2018-2019 DEL2 51 26 53 79 1.55 28
3. Justin Kelly (F) 2015-2016 DEL2 52 34 51 85 1.64 53
4. Marcus Sommerfeld (F) 2013-2014 DEL2 53 20 49 69 1.30 52
5. Justin Kelly (F) 2009-2010 Germany2 49 24 48 72 1.47 54
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Teemu Kesä (D) 2007-2008 Germany2 44 6 16 22 0.50 186
2. Shawn Weller (F) 2017-2018 DEL2 50 25 42 67 1.34 140
3. David Kudelka (D) 2010-2011 Germany2 40 1 8 9 0.23 109
4. Mark Heatley (F) 2013-2014 DEL2 52 20 29 49 0.94 103
5. P.J. Fenton (F) 2011-2012 Germany2 47 27 35 62 1.32 100
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 188 lbs 27.35
2021-2022 6'1" 191 lbs 29.04
2020-2021 6'0" 186 lbs 28.25
2019-2020 6'0" 185 lbs 27.04
2018-2019 6'0" 187 lbs 27.72
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