Düsseldorfer EG

Düsseldorfer EG (short DEG) is a German professional ice hockey team in Düsseldorf. It was Germany's most successful hockey club for a long time and had many international players. The famous Eisstadion at the Brehmstrasse was the home venue for most of the team's history. The team now plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (German Ice Hockey League, abbreviated DEL); the home venue is the ISS Dome.

Düsseldorfer EG
Düsseldorfer EG logo.svg
CityDüsseldorf, Germany
LeagueDeutsche Eishockey Liga
Founded1935
Home arenaISS Dome
Colors   
General managerStefan Adam
Head coachHarold Kreis
CaptainAlexander Barta
Websitedeg-eishockey.de
Franchise history
1935–2002Düsseldorfer EG
2002–2012DEG Metro Stars
2012–Düsseldorfer EG

The club was founded on 8 November 1935 as Düsseldorfer Eislauf Gemeinschaft (DEG) and was renamed DEG Metro Stars on 1 March 2002. It was renamed again as Düsseldorfer Eislauf-Gemeinschaft (DEG) in 2012.

HonorsEdit

  • German champions 1967, 1972, 1975, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996
  • German Runner-up, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1980, 1981, 1986, 1989, 1994, 2006, 2009
  • DEB-Pokal winners 2006
  • DEB-Pokal Runner-up, 2005
  • NRW state champion 1946
  • Champion in the 2. Bundesliga 2000 (the DEG was two years in the 2nd division due to financial problems)
  • 2nd place in Eurocup 1991
  • 3rd place in Eurocup 1997
  • Beat the NHL BLUE ALL-STARS team 3–1 in the first cross-league game of the team's history.

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Updated 19 June 2021.[1]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
29   Alexander Barta (C) C R 38 2016 Berlin, Germany
16   Kyle Cumiskey D L 34 2020 Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
67   Bernhard Ebner D L 31 2012 Schongau, Germany
20   Tobias Eder C R 23 2019 Tegernsee, Germany
28   Alexander Ehl RW R 22 2019 Landshut, Germany
71   Daniel Fischbuch RW R 28 2020 Bad Friedrichshall, Germany
17   Mike Fischer C L 22 2021 Heilbronn, Germany
5   Nicolas Geitner D L 22 2019 Düsseldorf, Germany
32   Hendrik Hane G L 21 2019 Düsseldorf, Germany
88   Niklas Heinzinger D L 21 2021 Bad Tölz, Germany
81   Stephen MacAulay LW L 29 2021 Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
41   Jakob Mayenschein C L 24 2021 Landshut, Germany
8   Marco Nowak (A) D R 31 2016 Dresden, Germany
30   Mirko Pantkowski G L 23 2020 Kassel, Germany
15   Carter Proft C L 27 2021 Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada
22   Cedric Schiemenz C L 22 2021 Berlin, Germany
39   Victor Svensson C L 31 2019 Karlskrona, Sweden
27   David Trinkberger D L 25 2021 Landshut, Germany
51   Marc Zanetti D L 30 2019 Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
43   Luca Zitterbart D L 23 2021 München, Germany


Honored membersEdit

CoachesEdit

  • 1930s – Bobby Bell
  • 1952–53 – Rainer Hillmann
  • 1950s – Clare (Jimmy) Drake
  • 1950s – Gerald Strong
  • 1956–58 – Frank Trottier
  • 1958–62 – Vlastimil Suchoparek
  • 1962–65 – Engelbert Holderied
  • 1965–69 – Hans Rampf
  • 1969–70 – Dr. Ladislav Horsky
  • 1970–72 – Xaver Unsinn
  • 1972–73 – Jiri Pokorny
  • 1973–76 – Chuck Holdaway
  • 1976–77 – Hans Rampf
  • 1977 – George Agar
  • 1977–78 – Rudi Hejtmanek
  • 1978–79 – Otto Schneitberger
  • 1979–82 – Gerhard Kießling
  • 1982–83 – Jaromir Frycer
  • 1983–84 – Heinz Weisenbach
  • 1984–87 – Otto Schneitberger
  • 1987–88 – Brian Lefley
  • 1988–89 – Peter Johannson
  • 1989–90 – Peter Hejma
  • 1990–95 – Hans Zach
  • 1995–97 – Hardy Nilsson
  • 1997 – Hans Zach
  • 1997–98 – Chris Valentine
  • 1998–99 – Czeslaw Panek
  • 1999–01 – Gerhard Brunner
  • 2001–04 – Michael Komma
  • 2004 – Walter Köberle
  • 2004–05 – Butch Goring
  • 2005–07 – Don Jackson
  • 2007 – Slavomir Lener
  • 2007–08 – Lance Nethery
  • 2008–10 – Harold Kreis
  • 2010–12 – Jeff Tomlinson
  • 2012–14 – Christian Brittig
  • 2014–17 – Christoph Kreutzer
  • 2017–18 – Mike Pellegrims
  • 2018 – Tobias Abstreiter
  • 2018 – presentHarold Kreis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Düsseldorfer EG – Mannschaft" (in German). deg-eishockey.de. Retrieved 19 June 2021.

External linksEdit