Team Facts

1971-1972 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Gérald Rigolet (G) 77 1941 Dirlaret, SUI 5'8" 157 L
DEFENSEMEN
Gaston Furrer (D) 73 1945 Staldenried, SUI 5'10" 168 -
Charles Henzen (D) 73 1945 Blatten, SUI 5'8" 172 -
#2 René Huguenin (D)   “C” 74 1944 5'10" 161 -
Beat Kaufmann (D/C) 65 1953 5'10" 176 L
FORWARDS
René Berra (F) 76 1942 6'0" 170 -
Heinz Henni (F) - - - - -
Derek Holmes (F) 79 1939 Kemptville, ON, CAN - - -
#12 Heinz Jenni (RW) 1951 Thun, SUI 5'10" 187 L
Anton Neininger (F) 68 1950 5'7" 141 -
Gaston Pelletier (F) 84 1933 Lyster, QC, CAN - - L
Jacques Pousaz (F) 71 1947 5'10" 170 -
Paul Probst (F) 68 1950 6'3" 198 -
Francis Reinhard (RW) 74 1944 5'7" 146 -
Michel Turler (C) 1944 5'9" 172 L
Reto Wäger (F) 65 1953 - - -
Position: G:1 D:4 F:11 | Av Age: 26.53 years | Av Ht: 5'10" | Av Wt 168 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Patinoire des Mélèzes
  • Location La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • Capacity 5 800
  • Construction Year 1953
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
10/21/2018
10/21/2018 Extension Tim Coffman (F)
10/16/2018
10/16/2018 Loan Joining Will Petschenig (D) Joining from Genève-Servette
10/10/2018
10/10/2018 Confirmed Joining Philip Åhlström (D) Joining from Langenthal
09/15/2018
09/15/2018 Loan Joining David Prysi (D) Joining from Biel-Bienne U20
09/08/2018
09/08/2018 Confirmed Leaving Simon Fischer (F) Leaving for Meyrin
09/07/2018
09/07/2018 Loan Joining Ramon Tanner (F) Joining from Biel-Bienne
08/13/2018
08/13/2018 Confirmed Joining Valentin Lüthi (D) Joining from Langenthal
08/01/2018
08/01/2018 Confirmed Leaving Dominic Forget (F) Leaving for Oji Eagles
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1989-1990 SwissDiv1 22 17 1 4 - - 164 73 35 3 Final loss
1990-1991 SwissDiv1 22 13 2 7 - - 117 71 28 3 Final loss
1991-1992 SwissDiv1 22 17 3 2 - - 118 55 37 1 Championship Round
1992-1993 SwissDiv1 22 17 3 2 - - 113 51 37 2 Promoted
1993-1994 NLB 36 12 5 19 - - 123 146 29 7 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 NLB 36 18 2 16 - - 151 135 38 4 Quarterfinal loss
1995-1996 NLB 36 25 5 6 - - 173 109 55 2 Promoted
1996-1997 NLA 36 9 1 26 - - 103 196 19 10 Did not make playoffs
1997-1998 NLA 40 12 6 22 - - 128 164 30 9 Saved in play-out
1998-1999 NLB 40 28 2 10 - - 182 110 58 2 Final loss
1999-2000 NLB 36 20 5 11 - - 130 100 45 2 Promoted
2000-2001 NLA 44 4 4 36 - - 82 206 12 12 Relegated
2001-2002 NLB 36 22 5 9 - - 171 125 49 2 Final loss
2002-2003 NLB 38 10 3 25 - - 119 189 23 9 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 NLB 45 12 2 31 - - 143 215 26 10 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 NLB 44 19 5 20 - - 141 147 43 8 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 NLB 42 14 4 24 - - 130 158 32 9 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 NLB 45 23 - 16 4 2 184 175 79 4 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 NLB 49 31 - 11 2 5 237 149 102 3 Final loss
2008-2009 NLB 41 24 - 9 7 1 207 138 87 1 Final loss
2009-2010 NLB 45 20 0 19 2 4 177 166 68 6 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 NLB 45 24 - 10 7 4 175 139 90 1 Semifinal loss
2011-2012 NLB 45 24 - 14 3 4 155 127 82 3 Semifinal loss
2012-2013 NLB 50 23 - 17 4 6 189 147 83 6 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 NLB 45 14 - 20 7 4 151 149 60 8 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 NLB 48 22 - 17 3 6 157 148 78 3 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 NLB 45 23 - 14 6 2 157 125 83 4 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 NLB 48 30 - 9 3 6 198 137 102 2 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 NLB 46 22 - 15 5 4 169 132 80 4 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 NLB 9 7 - 1 0 1 35 23 22 1 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP 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 Eight final loss
1971-1972 Spengler Cup 4 0 0 4 - - 14 23 0 5 No playoffs held
TuT Pokal 5 1 0 4 - - 18 29 2 5 -
European Cup 4 1 0 3 - - 5 13 - 8 Eight 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 5 -
2014-2015 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 1 6 0 25 16th final loss
2015-2016 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 0 0 1 4 4 4 10 Eight final loss
2016-2017 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 0 0 1 8 5 4 10 Eight final loss
2017-2018 Swiss Cup 1 0 - 1 0 0 2 3 0 19 16th final loss
2018-2019 Swiss Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Marc-Olivier Vallerand (F) 2018-2019 EHC Lustenau AlpsHL 10 16 6 22 6
2. Arnaud Schnegg (F) 2018-2019 Chaux-de-Fonds U20 Elite Jr. B 11 13 9 22 41
3. Joan Siegrist (F) 2018-2019 HC Franches-Montagnes SwissDiv1 6 6 9 15 2
4. Danny Masa (F) 2018-2019 GDT Bellinzona SwissDiv1 6 7 7 14 2
5. Jérémy Gailland (F) 2018-2019 HC Valais-Chablais SRL 10 3 10 13 6
6. Timothé Tuffet (F) 2018-2019 EHC Basel SRL 10 7 5 12 12
7. Daniel Müller (F) 2018-2019 Küssnacht am Rigi SC SwissDiv2 5 6 6 12 0
8. Tomas Dolana (F) 2018-2019 EHC Visp NLB 10 5 7 12 2
9. Evgenï Chiriaev (F) 2018-2019 EHC Olten NLB 9 6 5 11 2
10. Julien Sprunger (F) 2018-2019 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 12 6 5 11 0
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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) 28 212 148 447
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) 28 212 148 447
4. Valeri Shiryayev (D) 393 165 362 527
5. Benoît Mondou (F) 206 130 156 286
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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. Michael Neininger (F) 617 358 719 377
5. Ruedi Nideröst (D) 157 19 66 316
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Michael Neininger (F) 617 358 361 719
2. Steve Pochon (F) 511 75 104 179
3. Alexis Vacheron (D) 494 49 221 270
4. Danick Daucourt (D) 474 11 42 53
5. Valentin Du Bois (D) 456 5 47 52
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Michel Turler (F) 28 212 447 15.964
2. Anton Neininger (F) 50 95 118 2.360
3. Jesse Bélanger (F) 36 41 80 2.222
4. Mike McParland (F) 56 48 120 2.143
5. Robert Crawford (F) 38 52 78 2.053
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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 - 40 14 54 - -
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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
2018-2019 6'0" 190 lbs 26.07
2017-2018 5'11" 186 lbs 26.94
2016-2017 5'11" 183 lbs 27.09
2015-2016 5'11" 182 lbs 25.79
2014-2015 5'11" 185 lbs 26.38
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