EHC Visp

EHC Visp is a Swiss professional ice hockey team based in Visp and competing in the Swiss League (SL). The club was founded in 1939 and became Swiss champion in 1962. Visp has also won the league title in NLB three times; 1960, 2011 and 2014.

EHC Visp
2019–20 Swiss League season
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CityVisp, Switzerland
LeagueSwiss League
Founded1939 (1939)
Home arenaLonza Arena
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General managerSébastien Pico
Head coachYves Sarault
AffiliatesSC Bern
Websiteehc-visp.ch
Franchise history
1939–presentEHC Visp

Their home arena is the 5,150-seat Lonza Arena.

HistoryEdit

EHC Visp was founded in 1939 and rose up the professional ranks to the National League A in the 1959–60 season. Visp would establish itself there for more than 10 years with the highlight capturing the Swiss championship title in the 1961–62 season on 3 February 1962, winning 3-0 against HC Davos. In 1964 EHC Visp won the Swiss Cup. 3-0 - but this championship title was not repeated. In 1964, EHC Visp also won the Swiss Cup.[1] Bibi Torriani was the head coach of EHC Visp from 1960 until 1965.[2]

HonorsEdit

Swiss Championships: (1) 1962
National League B Championships: (3) 1960, 2011, 2014
Swiss Cup: (1) 1964

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EHC Visp history" (in German). EHC Visp. 2018-02-03. Archived from the original on 2017-12-09. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  2. ^ "Riccardo 'Bibi' Torriani". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 17 August 2019.

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