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The Krefeld Pinguine (Krefeld Penguins) are an ice hockey team in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. Their home ice is in Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany at the Yayla Arena. Founded first in 1936 by Willi Münstermann, the pro team became a limited liability company in 1994 and joined the top tier Deutsche Eishockey Liga. In their history they have won the German championship in 1951,1952 and 2003.

Krefeld Pinguine
Krefeld Pinguine logo.svg
CityKrefeld, Germany
LeagueDeutsche Eishockey Liga
Founded1936
Home arenaYayla Arena
ColorsYellow, Black
         
General managerMatthias Roos
Head coachBrandon Reid
CaptainTorsten Ankert
Websitekrefeld-pinguine.de

Team namesEdit

  • 1936 as "Krefelder Eislauf-Verein 1936 e.V." (KEV)
  • 1978 as "EHC Krefeld"
  • 1981 asc"Krefelder Eislauf-Verein 1981 e.V."
  • 1995 as "KEV Pinguine Eishockey GmbH"

Season recordsEdit

 
Krefeld Pinguine team
Season Games Won Lost Tie OTL SOL Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Rank Playoffs
1994–95 44 29 12 3 - - 63 203 127 4 Lost in Semifinals
1995–96 50 26 19 5 - - 58 169 154 7 Lost in Quarterfinals
1996–97 48 28 15 2 3 - 61 198 166 8 Lost in Quarterfinals
1997–98 44 18 19 6 1 - 43 126 141 11 Lost in Quarterfinals
1998–99 52 23 18 7 4 - 87 183 159 7 Lost in Quarterfinals
1999–00 56 34 17 0 5 - 101 213 171 3 Lost in Quarterfinals
2000–01 60 27 22 0 11 - 88 182 177 9 No Playoffs
2001–02 60 40 16 0 4 - 118 210 162 3 Lost in Quarterfinals
2002–03 52 28 22 2 0 - 78 147 133 6 Champions
2003–04 52 22 26 0 4 - 64 127 149 10 No Playoffs
2004–05 52 26 23 0 3 - 73 145 159 9 No Playoffs
2005–06 52 28 20 - 0 4 79 173 169 8 Lost in Quarterfinals
2006–07 52 24 23 - 2 3 71 170 173 10 Lost in Preliminary Round
2007–08 56 25 23 - 3 5 80 191 193 11 No Playoffs
2008–09 52 28 20 - 3 1 84 167 140 6 Lost in Quarterfinals
2009–10 56 24 28 - 0 4 72 167 173 12 No Playoffs
2010–11 52 27 16 - 3 6 86 143 130 4 Lost in Semifinals
2011–12 52 18 23 - 2 5 69 126 153 12 No Playoffs
2012–13 52 20 15 - 1 5 88 166 145 3 Lost in Semifinals
2013–14 52 29 18 - 2 0 95 169 136 2 Lost in Quarterfinals
2014–15 52 20 23 - 1 1 76 156 168 10 Lost in Preliminary Round
2015–16 52 15 26 - 4 2 61 136 164 13 No Playoffs
2016–17 52 17 29 - 5 1 51 120 173 14 No Playoffs
2017–18 52 17 25 - 7 3 55 141 177 14 No Playoffs
2018–19 52 23 26 - 2 1 61 141 170 11 No Playoffs

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Updated May 29, 2019.[1]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
81   Torsten Ankert D R 31 2018 Essen, Germany
84   Tom-Eric Bappert D L 20 2019 Menden, Germany
94   Grant Besse RW L 25 2019 Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
12   Laurin Braun RW L 28 2019 Lampertheim, Germany
91   Phillip Bruggisser (C) D R 28 2018 Rødovre, Denmark
13   Chad Costello RW R 33 2018 Johnston, Iowa, United States
14   Mark Cundari D L 29 2019 Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
11   Travis Ewanyk C L 26 2018 St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
93   Justin Hodgman C R 31 2019 Brampton, Ontario, Canada
18   Kai Hospelt C L 34 2019 Köln, Germany
10   Philipp Kuhnekath F L 22 2016 Duisburg, Germany
19   Jacob Lagacé C R 29 2019 Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada
77   Garrett Noonan D L 28 2018 Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
32   Dimitri Pätzold G L 36 2017 Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakh SSR
86   Daniel Pietta (A) C L 32 2003 Krefeld, Germany
98   Niklas Postel F L 21 2018 Schongau, Germany
60   Philip Riefers RW R 29 2018 Krefeld, Germany
40   Jussi Rynnäs G L 32 2019 Pori, Finland
74   Vinny Saponari RW R 29 2018 Powder Springs, Georgia, United States
5   Edwin Schitz F L 19 2018 Krefeld, Germany
95   Mike Schmitz D R 24 2015 Tönisvorst, Germany
25   Tom Schmitz D L 22 2019 Tönisvorst, Germany
88   Martin Schymainski RW L 33 2012 Duisburg, Germany
53   Alex Trivellato D L 26 2017 Bolzano, Italy
15   Jeremy Welsh C L 31 2019 Bayfield, Ontario, Canada


Honored membersEdit

Notable alumniEdit

CoachesEdit

Current staffEdit

Notable coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Krefeld Pinguine Team roster" (in German). Krefeld Pinguine. 2018-05-14. Retrieved 2018-05-14.

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