Team Facts
Plays in DEL 2 Full name ESVK Spielbetriebs GmbH Team colours Red + Yellow Town Kaufbeuren, GER Founded 1946

2014-2015 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#1 Aleksis Ahlqvist (G) 36 1986 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'2" 192 L
#38 Pasi Häkkinen (G) 45 1977 Lappeenranta, FIN 5'10" 181 L
#33 Thorsten Knorr (G) 27 1995 Bietigheim-Bissingen, GER 6'3" 183 L
#29 Bastian Kucis (G) 25 1997 Kaufbeuren, GER 5'11" 185 L
#30 Maximilian Sigl (G) 28 1994 Kaufbeuren, GER 6'0" 212 L
#34 Dustin Strahlmeier (G) 30 1992 Gelsenkirchen, GER 6'4" 192 L
#32 Stefan Vajs (G) 34 1988 Bonn, GER 6'0" 185 L
DEFENSEMEN
#20 Matthias Bergmann (D) 40 1982 Rosenheim, GER 6'1" 198 L
#92 Marcel Brandt (D/LW) 30 1992 Dingolfing, GER 5'9" 190 L
#14
Martin Heider (D/LW) 36 1986 Opava, CZE 6'2" 194 L
#4 Rob Kwiet (D) 34 1988 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 218 L
#19
Wayne Lucas (D/F) 26 1996 Kaufbeuren, GER 5'11" 174 L
#71 Phillip Messing (D) 27 1995 Kaufbeuren, GER 6'4" 225 L
#35 Maximilian Mewes (D) 25 1997 Schongau, GER 6'0" 183 L
#5
Mathias Müller (D) 30 1992 Füssen, GER 6'4" 216 R
#97 Denis Pfaffengut (D) 25 1997 Kaufbeuren, GER 6'0" 198 L
#22 Michael Schöppl (D) 30 1992 Augsburg, GER 6'2" 196 R
#54
Gregor Stein (D) 33 1989 Freiburg, GER 6'3" 216 L
#79 Matt Waddell (D) 38 1984 Vernon, BC, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#72 Alexander Winkler (D) 29 1993 Peißenberg, GER 6'4" 243 L
FORWARDS
#12 Michael Fröhlich (F) 36 1986 Rosenheim, GER 6'0" 192 L
#95 Lukas Gohlke (F) 27 1995 Füssen, GER 6'1" 194 L
#9 Edwin Gutar (C) 26 1996 Volgodonovka, KAZ 5'10" 165 R
#21 Maximilian Hadraschek (C/LW) 27 1994 Sonthofen, GER 6'0" 170 L
#11
Jordan Knackstedt (RW) 34 1988 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'3" 201 R
#81 Michael Kreitl (C) 46 1975 Schongau, GER 6'4" 223 L
#18 Jonas Lautenbacher (C) 26 1996 Schongau, GER 5'11" 174 L
#13 Stefan Loibl (RW/C) 26 1996 Straubing, GER 6'2" 185 L
#36 Josh Lunden (C/LW) 36 1986 Port Coquitlam, BC, CAN 6'2" 203 L
#37 Matt Marquardt (LW/RW) 35 1987 North Bay, ON, CAN 6'3" 231 L
#28 Roland Mayr (LW) 38 1984 Augsburg, GER 6'1" 214 L
#74 Daniel Menge (RW)   “C” 39 1983 München, GER 5'9" 192 R
#69 Daniel Oppolzer (F) 33 1989 Kaufbeuren, GER 5'11" 198 L
#77 Daniel Pfaffengut (C) 26 1996 Kaufbeuren, GER 5'11" 154 R
#24 Tim Richter (RW)   “A” 33 1989 Hamburg, GER 5'11" 187 L
#10 Max Schmidle (C)   “A” 37 1985 Kaufbeuren, GER 6'0" 183 L
#91
Brad Snetsinger (LW)   “A” 35 1987 Ajax, ON, CAN 6'1" 190 L
#17 Florian Thomas (F) 31 1991 Schongau, GER 6'2" 176 L
#89 Simon Weingärtner (C) 25 1997 Kempten, GER 5'10" 165 L
#41 Manuel Wiederer (RW/C) 26 1996 Deggendorf, GER 6'1" 174 R
Position: G: 3, D: 10, F: 18 | Av Age: 25.94 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 197 lbs | Compare with other teams
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 31 players
6 players
2 players
1 player
Experience ESV Kaufbeuren: 3 775 GP
WC: 31 GP
OG: 8 GP
SHL: 49 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 55 GP
Liiga: 200 GP
AHL: 818 GP
DEL: 2 109 GP
Affiliated Team(s) ESV Kaufbeuren U15 (Germany U15)
ESV Kaufbeuren U16 (Not Active (Germany))
ESV Kaufbeuren U17 (Germany U17)
ESV Kaufbeuren U18 (Not Active (Germany))
ESV Kaufbeuren U19 (Not Active (Germany))
ESV Kaufbeuren U20 (DNL U20)
ESV Kaufbeuren (Germany2 (W))
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name erdgas schwaben arena Location Kaufbeuren, GER Capacity 3 100 Construction Year 2017
Games
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
10/20/2022
10/20/2022 Extension Mikko Lehtonen (F)
08/04/2022
08/04/2022 Loan Leaving Maximilian Meier (G) Leaving for Nürnberg Ice Tigers
08/01/2022
08/01/2022 Confirmed Joining Sebastian Gorcik (F) Joining from Orli Znojmo
07/01/2022
07/01/2022 Confirmed Joining Jacob Lagacé (F) Joining from Frisk Asker
06/25/2022
06/25/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jan Pavlu (D) Leaving for EV Landshut
05/30/2022
05/30/2022 Extension Florian Thomas (F)
05/24/2022
05/24/2022 Confirmed Joining Daniel Fießinger (G) Joining from EHC München
05/22/2022
05/22/2022 Extension Maximilian Meier (G)
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Kaufbeurer Adler
1994-1995 DEL 44 12 - 21 7 4 138 181 35 0.80 11 Last 16 loss
1995-1996 DEL 50 13 - 30 6 1 145 228 33 0.66 15 Last 16 loss
1996-1997 DEL 48 17 - 28 3 3 166 252 40 0.83 13 Saved in relegation
1997-1998 DEL 15 - - - - - - - - - 16 Financial relegation
ESV Kaufbeuren
1998-1999 Germany4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1999-2000 Germany4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2000-2001 Germany3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2001-2002 Germany3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2002-2003 Germany2 56 20 - 29 3 4 165 217 70 1.25 13 Saved in relegation
2003-2004 Germany2 48 13 - 26 5 4 157 214 53 1.10 11 Saved in relegation
2004-2005 Germany2 52 10 - 36 2 4 131 214 38 0.73 13 Saved in relegation
2005-2006 Germany2 52 18 - 25 6 3 158 182 69 1.33 9 Saved in relegation
2006-2007 Germany2 52 6 - 37 5 4 131 255 32 0.62 13 Relegated
2007-2008 Germany3 54 29 - 18 5 2 210 155 99 1.83 4 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 Germany3 62 38 - 15 5 4 284 184 128 2.06 3 Champion | Promoted
2009-2010 Germany2 52 16 - 21 4 11 151 181 67 1.29 10 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 Germany2 48 25 - 17 4 2 160 134 85 1.77 5 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 Germany2 48 22 - 18 4 4 159 155 78 1.63 5 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 Germany2 48 11 - 29 1 7 109 169 42 0.88 12 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 DEL2 54 17 - 32 3 2 157 226 59 1.09 10 -
DEL2 10 5 - 4 1 0 33 29 17 1.70 4 Saved in relegation
2014-2015 DEL2 52 8 - 39 1 4 123 244 30 0.58 14 Saved in play-out
2015-2016 DEL2 52 15 - 27 1 9 153 199 56 1.08 12 Saved in play-out
2016-2017 DEL2 52 24 - 18 6 4 147 125 88 1.69 5 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 DEL2 52 24 - 18 4 6 174 130 86 1.65 4 Semifinal loss
2018-2019 DEL2 52 27 - 18 4 3 178 153 92 1.77 4 Semifinal loss
2019-2020 DEL2 52 25 - 27 3 2 169 187 74 1.42 9 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 DEL2 50 28 - 22 6 2 182 189 80 1.60 6 Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 DEL2 52 19 - 21 4 8 182 173 73 1.40 8 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2022-2023 DEL2 23 14 - 5 0 4 80 51 46 2.00 2 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1957-1958 DEV Pokal 10 6 0 4 - - 32 44 12 1.20 3 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Dominic Krabbat (F) 2022-2023 TSV Peißenberg Germany4 16 15 20 35 14
2. Jonas Wolter (F) 2022-2023 EXA IceFighters Leipzig Germany3 26 15 18 33 10
3. Jordan Knackstedt (F) 2022-2023 Dresdner Eislöwen DEL2 24 10 15 25 8
4. Patrick Reimer (F) 2022-2023 Nürnberg Ice Tigers DEL 25 9 16 25 10
5. Charlie Sarault (F) 2022-2023 Ravensburg Towerstars DEL2 18 7 15 22 4
6. Markus Vaitl (F) 2022-2023 ESV Buchloe Germany4 15 12 8 20 0
7. Maximilian Schäffler (F) 2022-2023 ESC Kempten Germany4 14 8 11 19 4
8. Daniel Schmölz (F) 2022-2023 Nürnberg Ice Tigers DEL 25 7 12 19 11
9. Tobias Wörle (F) 2022-2023 EC Bad Nauheim DEL2 22 6 12 18 18
10. Jonas Lautenbacher (F) 2022-2023 EA Schongau Germany4 14 5 13 18 10
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dieter Hegen (F) 341 326 260 586
2. Ervin Masek (F) 251 177 206 383
3. Horst Heckelsmüller (F) 420 232 199 370
4. Jim Hoffmann (F) 377 130 215 345
5. Dieter Medicus (D) 409 114 227 341
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dieter Hegen (F) 341 326 260 586
2. Horst Heckelsmüller (F) 420 232 199 370
3. Ervin Masek (F) 251 177 206 383
4. Sami Blomqvist (F) 251 163 167 330
5. Kenneth Brown (F) 96 142 78 220
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dieter Hegen (F) 341 326 260 586
2. Dieter Medicus (D) 409 114 227 341
3. Jim Hoffmann (F) 377 130 215 345
4. Thorsten Rau (F) 547 124 210 334
5. Ervin Masek (F) 251 177 206 383
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Jürgen Simon (D) 372 20 59 691
2. Dieter Medicus (D) 409 114 341 540
3. Bohdan Kozacka (D) 391 44 185 504
4. Martin Hamann (D) 176 16 44 497
5. Dieter Hegen (F) 341 326 586 464
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Thorsten Rau (F) 547 124 210 334
2. Roland Timoschuk (F) 445 64 89 153
3. Max Schmidle (F) 430 114 139 253
4. Armin Kauer (F) 424 55 58 113
5. Horst Heckelsmüller (F) 420 232 199 370
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Bill Lochead (F) 22 27 52 2.36
2. Kenneth Brown (F) 96 142 220 2.29
3. Adam Brown (F) 92 75 191 2.08
4. Paul Geddes (F) 70 74 138 1.97
5. Pavel Richter (F) 69 47 125 1.81
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kenneth Brown (F) 1979-1980 Germany2 44 100 58 158 3.59 -
2. Adam Brown (F) 1979-1980 Germany2 44 44 82 126 2.86 -
3. Dieter Hegen (F) 1979-1980 Germany2 42 60 64 124 2.95 51
4. Ervin Masek (F) 1999-2000 Germany4 52 59 60 119 2.29 52
5. Jordan Webb (F) 2008-2009 Germany3 58 38 81 119 2.05 79
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kenneth Brown (F) 1979-1980 Germany2 44 100 58 158 3.59 -
2. Dieter Hegen (F) 1979-1980 Germany2 42 60 64 124 2.95 51
3. Ervin Masek (F) 1999-2000 Germany4 52 59 60 119 2.29 52
4. Dieter Hegen (F) 1980-1981 Germany 43 54 35 89 2.07 34
5. Kaj Nilsson (F) 1975-1976 Germany2 36 50 - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Adam Brown (F) 1979-1980 Germany2 44 44 82 126 2.86 -
2. Jordan Webb (F) 2008-2009 Germany3 58 38 81 119 2.05 79
3. Dieter Hegen (F) 1979-1980 Germany2 42 60 64 124 2.95 51
4. Heinrich Römer (F) 1999-2000 Germany4 50 23 63 86 1.72 12
5. Ervin Masek (F) 1999-2000 Germany4 52 59 60 119 2.29 52
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Lubos Velebny (D) 2007-2008 Germany3 53 30 24 54 1.02 198
2. Martin Hamann (D) 2006-2007 Germany2 43 4 9 13 0.30 166
3. Bogdan Selea (F) 2008-2009 Germany3 54 24 26 50 0.93 157
4. Carl Hudson (D) 2012-2013 Germany2 47 8 12 20 0.43 144
5. Fraser Clair (F) 2006-2007 Germany2 49 26 24 50 1.02 143
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 5'11" 181 lbs 25.43
2021-2022 5'11" 180 lbs 26.44
2020-2021 5'11" 184 lbs 26.59
2019-2020 5'11" 183 lbs 26.19
2018-2019 6'0" 188 lbs 26.78
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