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

2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#40 Nicola Aeberhard (G) 27 1995 Jegenstorf, SUI 6'0" 168 L
#40 Christophe Bays (G) 31 1991 6'0" 179 L
#31 Léo Chuard (G) 24 1998 Genève, SUI 6'2" 198 L
#1 Tim Wolf (G) 31 1992 Zürich, SUI 6'1" 176 L
DEFENSEMEN
#64 Daniel Eigenmann (D) 31 1992 Uzwil, SUI 5'10" 176 L
#22 Raphaël Erb (D) 31 1991 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 6'1" 198 L
#11 Fabian Ganz (D) 33 1990 Embrach, SUI 5'10" 185 R
#87 Lionel Girardin (D) 33 1989 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 6'1" 181 L
#89
Enzo Guebey (D) 23 1999 Sallanches, FRA 6'0" 198 R
#21 Thomas Hofmann (D) 27 1995 6'1" 201 L
#91 Sébastien Hostettler (D)   “A” 38 1984 5'10" 176 L
#73 Billy Hunziker (D) 25 1997 5'11" 183 L
#89 Cédric Hächler (D) 29 1993 Seengen, SUI 6'1" 176 R
#58 Arnaud Jaquet (D) 32 1990 Fribourg, SUI 5'7" 154 L
#86 Adam Rundqvist (D) 32 1990 Karlstad, SWE 5'10" 185 L
#36 David Stämpfli (D) 32 1990 6'0" 187 L
#85
Kristian Suleski (D) 25 1997 Biel-Bienne, SUI 6'0" 185 R
#63 Dan Weisskopf (D) 33 1989 Biel-Bienne, SUI 6'0" 187 R
#19 Patrick Zubler (D) 31 1991 Aarau, SUI 6'1" 201 L
FORWARDS
#16 Jari Allevi (LW/RW) 27 1995 Zürich, SUI 6'1" 201 R
#76 Gaëtan Augsburger (LW/RW) 34 1988 Saint-Imier, SUI 5'10" 190 L
#81 Jérôme Bonnet (C/W) 35 1987 Lausanne, SUI 6'1" 198 L
#80 Loïc Burkhalter (C)   “C” 42 1980 La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUI 6'0" 187 L
#23 Daniel Carbis (LW) 34 1989 5'9" 170 R
#53 Jaison Dubois (LW/RW) 26 1996 5'11" 176 L
#9
Simon Fischer (LW) 34 1988 New Rochelle, NY, USA 6'1" 187 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
Brock Higgs (C) 30 1992 Kingston, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 L
#87
Eric Himelfarb (C) 40 1983 Thornhill, ON, CAN 5'9" 170 R
#24 Dominic Hobi (C/LW) 31 1991 6'0" 181 L
#71 Vincenzo Küng (C/LW) 29 1993 Thun, SUI 6'1" 205 L
#6 John McFarland (LW/RW) 30 1992 Richmond Hill, ON, CAN 6'0" 212 R
#93 Allan McPherson (C/LW) 31 1991 Kinburn, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 L
#87 Arnaud Schnegg (C/RW) 22 2000 5'9" 143 L
#72 Diego Schwarzenbach (LW) 35 1987 Bern, SUI 5'10" 176 L
#97 Elton Shala (F) 25 1997 - - -
#67 Simon Sterchi (RW/LW) 28 1994 Wichtrach, SUI 5'9" 176 R
#87
Timothé Tuffet (LW) 33 1989 Versoix, SUI 5'8" 168 L
Position: G: 2, D: 13, F: 18 | Av Age: 26.24 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 185 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 32 players
5 players
1 player
1 player
Experience HC La Chaux-de-Fonds: 4 858 GP
NHL: 3 GP
WC: 3 GP
SHL: 171 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 207 GP
Liiga: 21 GP
AHL: 529 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
2023-02-03T20:00:00+0100 Langenthal Chaux-de-Fonds - SL
2023-01-31T19:45:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds Visp 5 - 1 SL
2023-01-28T17:00:00+0100 Ticino Rockets Chaux-de-Fonds 5 - 9 SL
2023-01-24T19:33:00+0100 Sierre Chaux-de-Fonds 2 - 6 SL
2023-01-21T19:00:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds Thurgau 8 - 1 SL
2023-01-17T19:45:00+0100 Chaux-de-Fonds Olten 3 - 2 (OT) SL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/31/2023
01/31/2023 Loan Joining Adrien Lauper (F) Joining from HCB Ticino Rockets
01/31/2023 Loan Joining Colin Fontana (D) Joining from HCB Ticino Rockets
01/31/2023 Confirmed Joining Matt Wilkins (F) Joining from EHC Winterthur
01/27/2023
01/27/2023 Loan Joining Rémi Vogel (D) Joining from EV Zug
01/14/2023
01/14/2023 Confirmed Joining Anthony Huguenin (D) Joining from SCL Tigers
01/14/2023 Confirmed Joining Sandis Smons (D) Joining from Genève-Servette HC
01/14/2023 Extension Lucas Matewa (D)
01/14/2023 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
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 43 30 - 6 4 3 196 95 101 2.35 1 Clinched Play-Off Spot
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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 40 28 71 99 26
2. Philippe Fontana (F) 2022-2023 EHC Bösingen SenSee SwissDiv3 19 30 42 72 6
3. Arnaud Montandon (F) 2022-2023 HC Sierre SL 43 23 35 58 30
4. Tim Coffman (F) 2022-2023 EC Bad Nauheim DEL2 42 19 26 45 14
5. Vincenzo Küng (F) 2022-2023 SC Langenthal SL 42 15 26 41 30
6. Michael Huntebrinker (F) 2022-2023 HKM Zvolen Slovakia 40 11 30 41 43
7. Daniel Eigenmann (D) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 43 9 27 36 20
8. Michaël Bochatay (F) 2022-2023 AHC Villars 1908 SwissDiv2 17 7 28 35 8
9. Brock Higgs (F) 2022-2023 Gananoque Sr A Islanders EOSHL 8 18 16 34 4
10. Evgenï Chiriaev (F) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 40 11 21 32 24
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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) 557 22 170 370
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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) 557 22 148 170
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
2022-2023 5'11" 182 lbs 24.65
2021-2022 5'11" 180 lbs 24.82
2020-2021 5'11" 180 lbs 24.30
2019-2020 6'0" 188 lbs 26.41
2018-2019 6'0" 186 lbs 24.74
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