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Team Facts
Plays in Swiss League Full name HC La Chaux-de-Fonds Team colours Blue + Gold Town La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI Founded 1919

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#28
Hugo Cerviño (G) 21 2002 - - L 23/24
#60 Viktor Östlund (G) 29 1994 Stockholm, SWE 6'4" 183 L 25/26
DEFENSEMEN
#29
Axel Andersson (D)   25 1998 Lausanne, SUI 6'0" 176 R 23/24
#44 Darren Boss (D)   20 2004 6'0" 214 L
#33 Marco Forrer (D) 27 1996 Steckborn, SUI 6'3" 209 R 23/24
#90 Damian Gehringer (D) 21 2002 5'8" 139 L 24/25
#27 Anthony Huguenin (D)   “A” 32 1991 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 6'0" 185 L 25/26
#58 Arnaud Jaquet (D) 33 1990 Fribourg, SUI 5'7" 154 L 24/25
#74 Lucas Matewa (D) 24 1999 Lausanne, SUI 5'10" 190 R 24/25
#37 Arno Nussbaumer (D) 21 2002 5'10" 168 L
#44 Bastien Pouilly (D) 27 1996 Courtételle, SUI 5'8" 170 L
#81 Sandis Smons (D) 24 1999 5'11" 190 L 24/25
#23
Rémi Vogel (D) 22 2001 5'10" 192 L
FORWARDS
#9
Oliver Achermann (C)   “A” 30 1994 Altdorf, SUI 6'5" 205 R 26/27
#19 Marc Aeschlimann (F/D) 28 1995 Arni, SUI 5'11" 192 R 24/25
#91 Toms Andersons (RW)   “C” 30 1993 6'1" 190 R 25/26
#66 Gianluca Barbei (LW) 23 2000 5'9" 179 L 23/24
#73 Christophe Cavalleri (C) 22 2002 6'4" 183 L
Josselin Dufey (F) 21 2002 Forel, SUI 6'1" 190 L
#48 David Eugster (F) 24 1999 5'10" 168 L 23/24
Antoine Guignard (LW) 20 2004 6'0" 168 L 24/25+1
#71 Loïc In-Albon (D/C/LW) 26 1997 6'0" 181 L 25/26
Guillaume Kaser (C/LW) 18 2005 Genève, SUI 6'0" 176 L 24/25
#92 Gilian Kohler (LW/RW) 23 2000 Biel-Bienne, SUI 5'8" 163 L
Colin Loeffel (C) 29 1994 6'0" 183 L 23/24
#43 Janik Loosli (LW/RW) 25 1998 5'9" 183 L 23/24
#73 Steven Macquat (LW/RW) 28 1996 Bonfol, SUI 5'11" 179 R
#61 Allan McShane (C) 24 2000 Collingwood, ON, CAN 5'11" 201 L 23/24
#13 Sondre Olden (LW/RW) 31 1992 Oslo, NOR 6'4" 190 L 25/26
#47 Kyle Olson (RW/C) 24 1999 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'0" 172 R 23/24
#22 Julien Privet (C/LW) 28 1996 Fribourg, SUI 5'10" 172 R 24/25
#57
Liekit Reichle (F) 21 2003 Zürich, SUI 6'1" 190 L
#77 Louis Robin (RW) 21 2003 Yverdon-les-Bains, SUI 5'9" 157 R
#89 Stefan Rüegsegger (RW) 25 1998 6'2" 201 R 25/26
Arnaud Schnegg (C/RW) 23 2000 5'9" 143 L
#86 Kay Schweri (LW/RW) 27 1996 Zürich, SUI 5'10" 176 L 24/25
Nico Steinegger (F) 20 2003 - - L
#29 Yves Stoffel (LW/RW) 22 2001 Chur, SUI 6'0" 172 L 23/24
#16 Ludovic Voirol (RW) 24 2000 Landeyeux, SUI 5'9" 157 L 23/24
Position: G: 2, D: 11, F: 26 | Av Age: 24.69 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 179 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 32 players
2 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
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Experience HC La Chaux-de-Fonds: 2 679 GP
WC: 59 GP
OG: 5 GP
SHL: 106 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 83 GP
AHL: 149 GP
NL: 2 392 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Chaux-de-Fonds U20 (U20-Top)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Patinoire des Mélèzes Location La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI Capacity 5 800 Construction Year 1953
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2024-03-01T19:45:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds Visp - SL
2024-02-23T19:45:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds Winterthur 3 - 2 (OT) SL
2024-02-20T20:00:00+0100 Winterthur Chaux-de-Fonds 4 - 0 SL
2024-02-18T17:00:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds Winterthur 8 - 0 SL
2024-02-16T20:00:00+0100 Winterthur Chaux-de-Fonds 4 - 2 SL
2024-02-13T19:45:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds Winterthur 4 - 1 SL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/31/2024
01/31/2024 Loan Joining Josselin Dufey (F) Joining from HC Ambrì-Piotta
01/24/2024
01/24/2024 Extension Sondre Olden (F)
01/13/2024
01/13/2024 Confirmed Joining Allan McShane (F) Joining from Asiago
01/13/2024 Loan Joining Bastien Pouilly (D) Joining from HC Ajoie
01/13/2024 Loan Joining Steven Macquat (F) Joining from HC Ajoie
01/13/2024 Loan Joining Gilian Kohler (F) Joining from HC Ajoie
01/12/2024
01/12/2024 Loan Joining Louis Robin (F) Joining from EV Zug
12/22/2023
12/22/2023 Extension Stefan Rüegsegger (F)
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1994-1995 NLB 36 18 2 16 - - 151 135 38 1.06 4 Quarterfinal loss
1995-1996 NLB 36 25 5 6 - - 173 109 55 1.53 2 Qualification
1996-1997 NLA 36 9 1 26 - - 103 196 19 0.53 10 Did not make playoffs
1997-1998 NLA 40 12 6 22 - - 128 164 30 0.75 9 Saved in play-out
1998-1999 NLB 40 28 2 10 - - 182 110 58 1.45 2 Final loss
1999-2000 NLB 36 20 5 11 - - 130 100 45 1.25 2 Final loss
2000-2001 NLA 44 4 4 36 - - 82 206 12 0.27 12 Relegated
2001-2002 NLB 36 22 5 9 - - 171 125 49 1.36 2 Final loss
2002-2003 NLB 38 10 3 25 - - 119 189 23 0.61 9 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 NLB 45 12 2 31 - - 143 215 26 0.58 10 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 NLB 44 19 5 20 - - 141 147 43 0.98 8 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 NLB 42 14 4 24 - - 130 158 32 0.76 9 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 NLB 45 23 - 16 4 2 184 175 79 1.76 4 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 NLB 49 31 - 11 2 5 237 149 102 2.08 3 Final loss
2008-2009 NLB 41 24 - 9 7 1 207 138 87 2.12 1 Final loss
2009-2010 NLB 45 20 0 19 2 4 177 166 68 1.51 6 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 NLB 45 24 - 10 7 4 175 139 90 2.00 1 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 NLB 45 24 - 14 3 4 155 127 82 1.82 3 Semifinal loss
2012-2013 NLB 50 23 - 17 4 6 189 147 83 1.66 6 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 NLB 45 14 - 20 7 4 151 149 60 1.33 8 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 NLB 48 22 - 17 3 6 157 148 78 1.63 3 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 NLB 45 23 - 14 6 2 157 125 83 1.84 4 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 NLB 48 30 - 9 3 6 198 137 102 2.13 2 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 SL 46 22 - 15 5 4 169 132 80 1.74 4 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 SL 44 25 - 9 5 5 137 112 90 2.05 1 Final loss
2019-2020 SL 44 19 - 20 2 3 146 141 64 1.45 7 Quarterfinal loss
2020-2021 SL 46 18 - 19 2 7 139 146 65 1.41 8 Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 SL 50 30 - 12 4 4 195 119 102 2.04 3 Semifinal loss
2022-2023 SL 45 30 - 6 6 3 205 102 105 2.33 1 Champion
2023-2024 SL 45 26 - 8 3 8 157 103 92 2.04 1 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1968-1969 European Cup 6 4 0 1 0 1 30 17 - - 5 Quarterfinal loss
1969-1970 European Cup 6 3 1 2 - - 19 15 - - 6 Quarterfinal loss
1970-1971 European Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 2 4 - - 10 Eighth Final Loss
1971-1972 Spengler Cup 4 0 0 4 - - 14 23 0 0.00 5 No playoffs held
TuT Pokal 5 1 0 4 - - 18 29 2 0.40 5 -
European Cup 4 1 0 3 - - 5 13 - - 8 Eighth Final Loss
1972-1973 European Cup 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 15 16th final loss
1973-1974 European Cup 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 - - 17 16th final loss
1975-1976 TuT Pokal 7 2 1 4 - - 33 44 5 0.71 5 -
2014-2015 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 1 6 0 0.00 25 16th final loss
2015-2016 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 0 0 1 4 4 4 2.00 10 Eighth Final Loss
2016-2017 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 0 0 1 8 5 4 2.00 10 Eighth Final Loss
2017-2018 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 19 16th final loss
2018-2019 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 4 3 3 1.50 13 Eighth Final Loss
2019-2020 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 3 6 0 0.00 20 16th final loss
2020-2021 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 23 16th final loss
2023-2024 National Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 0 5 0 0.00 23 16th final loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Allan McPherson (F) 2023-2024 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 39 18 50 68 51
2. Léonardo Fuhrer (F) 2023-2024 HCV Martigny SL 45 33 24 57 28
3. Tim Coffman (F) 2023-2024 EC Bad Nauheim DEL2 50 24 31 55 18
4. Matt Wilkins (F) 2023-2024 HC Banska Bystrica Slovakia 46 18 30 48 85
5. Mathias Trettenes (F) 2023-2024 Stavanger Oilers Norway 36 15 31 46 10
6. Arnaud Montandon (F) 2023-2024 HC Sierre SL 45 18 27 45 24
7. Marc-Olivier Vallerand (F) 2023-2024 Sheffield Steelers EIHL 39 17 26 43 27
8. Pascal Gemperli (F) 2023-2024 EHC Frauenfeld MyHL 30 16 23 39 6
9. Nicolas Gay (F) 2023-2024 HC Yverdon les Bains SwissDiv2 16 23 15 38 16
10. Laurent Emery (D) 2023-2024 HC Franches-Montagnes III SwissDiv3 16 13 25 38 18
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michael Neininger (F) 617 358 361 719
2. Valeri Shiryayev (D) 393 165 362 527
3. Dominic Forget (F) 335 218 263 481
4. Michel Turler (F) 96 212 148 447
5. Benoît Mondou (F) 206 130 156 286
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michael Neininger (F) 617 358 361 719
2. Dominic Forget (F) 335 218 263 481
3. Michel Turler (F) 96 212 148 447
4. Valeri Shiryayev (D) 393 165 362 527
5. Laurent Stehlin (F) 141 150 94 244
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Valeri Shiryayev (D) 393 165 362 527
2. Michael Neininger (F) 617 358 361 719
3. Dominic Forget (F) 335 218 263 481
4. Alexis Vacheron (D) 494 49 221 270
5. Jonathan Roy (F) 141 99 163 262
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Alexis Vacheron (D) 494 49 270 721
2. Valeri Shiryayev (D) 393 165 527 532
3. Steve Pochon (F) 511 75 179 456
4. Arnaud Jaquet (D) 603 23 182 380
5. Michael Neininger (F) 617 358 719 377
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michael Neininger (F) 617 358 361 719
2. Arnaud Jaquet (D) 603 23 159 182
3. Steve Pochon (F) 511 75 104 179
4. Alexis Vacheron (D) 494 49 221 270
5. Danick Daucourt (D) 474 11 42 53
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Normand Dubé (F) 13 31 52 4.00
2. Jesse Bélanger (F) 36 41 80 2.22
3. Mike McParland (F) 56 48 120 2.14
4. Robert Crawford (F) 38 52 78 2.05
5. Philippe Bozon (F) 29 31 59 2.03
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jonathan Roy (F) 2007-2008 NLB 49 39 58 97 1.98 56
2. Dominic Forget (F) 2007-2008 NLB 49 39 50 89 1.82 34
3. Jonathan Roy (F) 2006-2007 NLB 45 33 53 86 1.91 64
4. Jesse Bélanger (F) 2001-2002 NLB 36 41 39 80 2.22 38
5. Jean Trottier (F) 1981-1982 NLB - 41 38 79 - -
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Robert Crawford (F) 1983-1984 NLB 38 52 26 78 2.05 -
2. Louis Bégin (F) 1983-1984 NLB 42 42 23 65 1.55 -
3. Jesse Bélanger (F) 2001-2002 NLB 36 41 39 80 2.22 38
4. Jean Trottier (F) 1981-1982 NLB - 41 38 79 - -
5. Serge Martel (F) 1972-1973 NLA 28 40 14 54 1.93 -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jonathan Roy (F) 2007-2008 NLB 49 39 58 97 1.98 56
2. Jonathan Roy (F) 2006-2007 NLB 45 33 53 86 1.91 64
3. Jonathan Roy (F) 2008-2009 NLB 47 27 52 79 1.68 42
4. Valeri Shiryayev (D) 2006-2007 NLB 43 17 52 69 1.60 82
5. Dominic Forget (F) 2008-2009 NLB 47 28 51 79 1.68 28
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Daniel Elsener (D) 1996-1997 NLA 41 1 4 5 0.12 112
2. Ruedi Nideröst (D) 1997-1998 NLA 40 4 9 13 0.33 106
3. Glenn Anderson (F) 1996-1997 NLA 23 14 15 29 1.26 103
4. Vincent Léchenne (F) 2001-2002 NLB 32 9 15 24 0.75 103
5. Christian Pouget (D) 1999-2000 NLB 32 16 15 31 0.97 101
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 5'11" 179 lbs 24.69
2022-2023 6'0" 181 lbs 25.51
2021-2022 5'11" 179 lbs 24.88
2020-2021 5'11" 181 lbs 24.36
2019-2020 6'0" 188 lbs 26.41
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