Team Facts
Plays in - Full name HEC Hamburg Eishockeyclub GmbH Team colours Light Blue + White Town Hamburg, GER Founded 2002

2008-2009 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Tobias Güttner (G) 40 1982 Bochum, GER 6'1" 187 R
#38 Robert McVicar (G) 40 1982 Brandon, MB, CAN 6'4" 201 L
Jean-Marc Pelletier (G) 44 1978 Atlanta, GA, USA 6'2" 209 L
DEFENSEMEN
#72 Sean Blanchard (D) 44 1978 Sudbury, ON, CAN 5'11" 201 L
Andy Delmore (D) 45 1976 Windsor, ON, CAN 6'1" 201 R
Jere Karalahti (D) 47 1975 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 209 R
Robert Leask (D) 51 1971 North York, ON, CAN 6'2" 205 L
Paul Manning (D) 43 1979 Red Deer, AB, CAN 6'4" 205 L
#91 Elia Ostwald (D/C) 34 1988 Bad Muskau, GER 6'7" 243 L
Stephan Retzer (D) 46 1976 Deggendorf, GER 6'0" 194 L
Daniel Sevo (D) 38 1984 Bayreuth, GER 6'2" 201 L
FORWARDS
Vitalij Aab (RW) 43 1979 Karaganda, KAZ 6'2" 212 R
#29 Alexander Barta (C)   “C” 39 1983 Berlin, GER 5'10" 183 R
Travis Brigley (LW) 45 1977 Coronation, AB, CAN 6'1" 190 L
François Fortier (LW) 43 1979 Québec, QC, CAN 5'11" 209 L
Daniel Huhn (LW/C) 36 1986 München, GER 5'9" 168 R
#44 Justin Morrison (RW) 43 1979 Los Angeles, CA, USA 6'3" 220 R
Richard Mueller (RW/LW) 40 1982 Richmond, BC, CAN 5'9" 185 R
Thomas Pielmeier (RW) 35 1987 Deggendorf, GER 6'2" 190 R
Jason Pinizzotto (RW/C) 42 1980 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'2" 198 R
Peter Sarno (C) 43 1979 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 L
Max Schmidle (C) 37 1985 Kaufbeuren, GER 6'0" 183 L
Brad Smyth (RW) 49 1973 Ottawa, ON, CAN 6'0" 198 R
Marcus Sommerfeld (RW/D) 39 1983 Burnaby, BC, CAN 6'0" 198 R
John Tripp (RW) 45 1977 Kingston, ON, CAN 6'4" 229 R
Clarke Wilm (C) 46 1976 Central Butte, SK, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Position: G: 3, D: 8, F: 14 | Av Age: 29.44 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 201 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 13 players
10 players
2 players
1 player
Experience Hamburg Freezers: 2 919 GP
NHL: 1 096 GP
WC: 179 GP
OG: 14 GP
SHL: 166 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 93 GP
Liiga: 836 GP
KHL: 124 GP
AHL: 3 277 GP
DEL: 6 746 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Barclaycard Arena Location Hamburg Capacity 12 947 Construction Year 2002
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
10/18/2016
10/18/2016 Confirmed Leaving Sean Sullivan (D) Leaving for Straubing Tigers
08/15/2016
08/15/2016 Confirmed Leaving Dan Spang (D) Leaving for Nottingham Panthers
08/01/2016
08/01/2016 Confirmed Leaving Thomas Zuravlev (F) Leaving for Crocodiles Hamburg
07/25/2016
07/25/2016 Confirmed Leaving Cal Heeter (G) Leaving for Grand Rapids Griffins
07/18/2016
07/18/2016 Confirmed Leaving Mathieu Roy (D) Leaving for EC Salzburg
07/18/2016 Confirmed Leaving Maximilian Franzreb (G) Leaving for Eisbären Berlin
07/17/2016
07/17/2016 Confirmed Leaving Dominik Tiffels (D) Leaving for Fischtown Pinguins
07/11/2016
07/11/2016 Confirmed Leaving Jonas Liwing (D) Leaving for IK Oskarshamn
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2002-2003 DEL 52 17 - 19 10 6 154 152 77 1.48 8 Quarterfinal loss
2003-2004 DEL 52 28 - 17 4 3 151 115 95 1.83 3 Semifinal loss
2004-2005 DEL 52 22 - 24 4 2 133 148 76 1.46 8 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 DEL 52 21 - 17 8 6 144 145 85 1.63 6 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 DEL 52 20 - 19 10 3 169 153 83 1.60 7 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 DEL 56 23 - 20 5 8 194 171 87 1.55 7 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 DEL 52 22 - 19 5 6 158 147 82 1.58 8 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 DEL 56 16 - 31 4 5 162 200 61 1.09 14 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 DEL 52 15 - 21 8 8 135 161 69 1.33 11 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 DEL 52 22 - 19 6 5 149 149 83 1.60 5 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 DEL 52 24 - 18 3 7 158 130 85 1.63 5 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 DEL 52 30 - 13 3 6 162 116 102 1.96 1 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 DEL 52 27 0 17 1 7 161 154 90 1.73 4 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 DEL 52 18 0 22 6 6 142 166 72 1.38 11 Did not make playoffs
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2008-2009 DEB-Pokal 2 2 - 0 0 0 10 2 6 3.00 2 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 ET 8 3 - 3 2 0 28 24 13 1.63 3 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 ET 8 3 - 4 0 1 28 27 10 1.25 6 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 1 - 5 0 0 8 21 3 0.50 3 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Marcel Müller (F) 2022-2023 Krefeld Pinguine DEL2 19 13 14 27 10
2. Jamie Benn (F) 2022-2023 Dallas Stars NHL 22 10 14 24 16
3. Patrick Klöpper (F) 2022-2023 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 19 7 15 22 16
4. Ralf Rinke (F) 2022-2023 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 21 8 12 20 6
5. Jonas Liwing (D) 2022-2023 Brödernas Hockey Division 3 9 1 18 19 4
6. Patrick Pohl (F) 2022-2023 Eispiraten Crimmitschau DEL2 21 8 10 18 6
7. David Wolf (F) 2022-2023 Adler Mannheim DEL 19 6 12 18 19
8. Julian Jakobsen (F) 2022-2023 Aalborg Pirates Denmark 20 7 10 17 10
9. Sergei Stas (F) 2022-2023 Saale Bulls Halle Germany3 17 8 5 13 32
10. Kevin Clark (F) 2022-2023 Eisbären Berlin DEL 22 8 4 12 22
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. François Fortier (F) 257 121 132 253
2. Jerome Flaake (F) 293 94 116 210
3. Alexander Barta (F) 259 69 122 191
4. Garrett Festerling (F) 276 58 122 180
5. Thomas Oppenheimer (F) 290 90 70 160
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. François Fortier (F) 257 121 132 253
2. Jerome Flaake (F) 293 94 116 210
3. Thomas Oppenheimer (F) 290 90 70 160
4. Alexander Barta (F) 259 69 122 191
5. Bobby House (F) 149 59 33 92
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. François Fortier (F) 257 121 132 253
2. Alexander Barta (F) 259 69 122 191
3. Garrett Festerling (F) 276 58 122 180
4. Jerome Flaake (F) 293 94 116 210
5. Benoît Gratton (F) 140 31 81 112
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. David Wolf (F) 179 53 133 497
2. Benoît Gratton (F) 140 31 112 450
3. Christoph Schubert (D) 223 23 103 399
4. Shane Peacock (D) 153 25 96 388
5. Paul Manning (D) 310 21 77 360
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Manning (D) 310 21 56 77
2. Jerome Flaake (F) 293 94 116 210
3. Thomas Oppenheimer (F) 290 90 70 160
4. Martin Walter (D) 283 8 39 47
5. Garrett Festerling (F) 276 58 122 180
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Kevin Clark (F) 52 32 66 1.27
2. Peter Sarno (F) 94 31 104 1.11
3. Jamie Benn (F) 19 7 20 1.05
4. Jesse Bélanger (F) 39 16 41 1.05
5. Craig Johnson (F) 42 19 44 1.05
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Peter Sarno (F) 2007-2008 DEL 56 26 48 74 1.32 54
2. Kevin Clark (F) 2014-2015 DEL 52 32 34 66 1.27 78
3. François Fortier (F) 2006-2007 DEL 52 28 31 59 1.14 26
4. Brad Smyth (F) 2006-2007 DEL 52 23 36 59 1.14 58
5. Brad Smyth (F) 2007-2008 DEL 56 27 30 57 1.02 52
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kevin Clark (F) 2014-2015 DEL 52 32 34 66 1.27 78
2. François Fortier (F) 2006-2007 DEL 52 28 31 59 1.14 26
3. Brad Smyth (F) 2007-2008 DEL 56 27 30 57 1.02 52
4. Bobby House (F) 2002-2003 DEL 51 27 13 40 0.78 60
5. Peter Sarno (F) 2007-2008 DEL 56 26 48 74 1.32 54
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Peter Sarno (F) 2007-2008 DEL 56 26 48 74 1.32 54
2. Brad Smyth (F) 2006-2007 DEL 52 23 36 59 1.14 58
3. Benoît Gratton (F) 2005-2006 DEL 47 13 35 48 1.02 214
4. Kevin Clark (F) 2014-2015 DEL 52 32 34 66 1.27 78
5. Marty Wilford (D) 2007-2008 DEL 46 8 34 42 0.91 70
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Shane Peacock (D) 2005-2006 DEL 51 7 30 37 0.73 265
2. Benoît Gratton (F) 2005-2006 DEL 47 13 35 48 1.02 214
3. Jere Karalahti (D) 2009-2010 DEL 47 5 14 19 0.40 193
4. Cory Cross (D) 2006-2007 DEL 48 2 7 9 0.19 190
5. David Wolf (F) 2011-2012 DEL 46 12 23 35 0.76 167
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