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

2014-2015 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#40 Paul Barbezat (G) 26 1996 - - L
#1 Lionel Favre (G) 32 1990 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 5'10" 172 L
#31 Remo Giovannini (G) 31 1991 Davos, SUI 6'1" 201 L
DEFENSEMEN
#13 Florian Blatter (D) 38 1984 Zürich, SUI 6'0" 187 L
#9 Danick Daucourt (D)   “C” 36 1986 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 5'11" 185 L
#52 Valentin Du Bois (D) 36 1986 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 6'2" 187 L
#22 Raphaël Erb (D) 31 1991 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 6'1" 198 L
#96 Lionel Girardin (D) 33 1989 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 6'1" 181 L
#21 Thomas Hofmann (D) 27 1995 6'1" 201 L
#58 Arnaud Jaquet (D) 32 1990 Fribourg, SUI 5'7" 154 L
#95 Eliott Meyrat (D/LW) 28 1994 6'1" 176 L
#44
Dave Sutter (D) 30 1992 Douala, CAM 6'5" 231 R
#77 Robin Vuilleumier (D) 27 1995 5'10" 176 L
#19 Patrick Zubler (D) 30 1991 Aarau, SUI 6'1" 201 L
FORWARDS
#45 Victor Barbero (LW/RW) 31 1991 Gien, FRA 5'9" 174 R
#51 Michaël Bochatay (F) 36 1986 Lausanne, SUI 5'11" 183 L
#81 Jérôme Bonnet (C/W) 35 1987 Lausanne, SUI 6'1" 198 L
#80 Loïc Burkhalter (C)   “A” 42 1980 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 6'0" 187 L
#94 Kenny Camarda (C) 28 1994 6'0" 172 L
#61
Dominic Forget (LW/C) 41 1981 Sainte-Julie, QC, CAN 5'9" 170 L
#15 Samuel Grezet (RW) 32 1990 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 5'11" 181 L
#20
Robin Leblanc (RW) 39 1983 Chur, SUI 6'1" 198 R
#26 Melvin Merola (RW) 29 1993 Verbier, SUI 5'8" 181 R
#16 Benoît Mondou (C/RW) 37 1985 Sorel, QC, CAN 5'10" 194 R
#27
Devin Muller (LW) 30 1992 Zug, SUI 6'0" 198 L
#7 Michael Neininger (LW/RW)   “A” 45 1977 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 5'10" 174 L
#97 Pierrick Pivron (RW) 32 1990 Gap, FRA 6'2" 205 R
#92
Loïk Poudrier (C/LW) 30 1992 Thetford Mines, QC, CAN 5'9" 165 L
#33 Peter Sejna (LW) 43 1979 Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK 5'10" 183 L
Position: G: 3, D: 10, F: 15 | Av Age: 26.52 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 185 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 22 players
4 players
2 players
1 player
Experience HC La Chaux-de-Fonds: 5 922 GP
NHL: 48 GP
WC: 4 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 15 GP
AHL: 272 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 Capacity 5 800 Construction Year 1953
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-12-11T17:00:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds GC/Küsnacht - SL
2022-12-06T20:00:00+0100 Winterthur Chaux-de-Fonds 1 - 7 SL
2022-12-03T19:00:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds Sierre 3 - 4 (SO) SL
2022-11-29T19:45:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds Visp 1 - 5 SL
2022-11-26T16:00:00+0100 Ticino Rockets Chaux-de-Fonds 0 - 5 SL
2022-11-22T19:45:00+0100 Olten Chaux-de-Fonds 2 - 4 SL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/05/2022
12/05/2022 Loan Joining Anthony Huguenin (D) Joining from SCL Tigers
11/21/2022
11/21/2022 Extension Sebastian Bengtsson (F)
11/18/2022
11/18/2022 Loan Joining Eliot Berthon (F) Joining from Genève-Servette HC
11/07/2022
11/07/2022 Confirmed Leaving Olavi Vauhkonen (F) Leaving for SaiPa
09/10/2022
09/10/2022 Confirmed Joining Olavi Vauhkonen (F) Joining from Sport
08/02/2022
08/02/2022 Confirmed Leaving Devin Muller (F) Leaving for EHC Basel
07/01/2022
07/01/2022 Confirmed Leaving Frédéric Iglesias (D) Leaving for HCV Martigny
06/28/2022
06/28/2022 Confirmed Leaving Mathias Trettenes (F) Leaving for HPK
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 NLB 36 12 5 19 - - 123 146 29 0.81 7 Quarterfinal loss
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 28 17 - 5 3 3 120 71 60 2.14 2 -
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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
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Allan McPherson (F) 2022-2023 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 23 15 43 58 14
2. Philippe Fontana (F) 2022-2023 EHC Bösingen SenSee SwissDiv3 11 17 23 40 4
3. Arnaud Montandon (F) 2022-2023 HC Sierre SL 27 13 21 34 26
4. Evgenï Chiriaev (F) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 25 10 15 25 18
5. Tim Coffman (F) 2022-2023 EC Bad Nauheim DEL2 24 10 14 24 10
6. Vincenzo Küng (F) 2022-2023 SC Langenthal SL 27 9 15 24 16
7. Michael Huntebrinker (F) 2022-2023 HKM Zvolen Slovakia 23 6 18 24 10
8. Dominic Hobi (F) 2022-2023 HC Thurgau SL 27 17 6 23 6
9. Daniel Eigenmann (D) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 28 6 17 23 10
10. Kenny Camarda (F) 2022-2023 HC Saint-Imier-Sonceboz SwissDiv1 14 13 9 22 2
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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. Michael Neininger (F) 617 358 719 377
5. Arnaud Jaquet (D) 542 22 167 360
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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) 542 22 145 167
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 1.61 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
2022-2023 5'11" 180 lbs 24.31
2021-2022 5'11" 180 lbs 25.61
2020-2021 5'11" 180 lbs 25.09
2019-2020 6'0" 188 lbs 27.24
2018-2019 6'0" 186 lbs 25.58
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