Krefeld Pinguine

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 König Palast. 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 arenaKönig Palast
(capacity: 9,000)
Colors         
General managerRoger Nicholas
Head coachGlen Hanlon
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 Semi-finals
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 Semi-finals
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 Semi-finals
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
2019–20 52 15 29 - 4 4 52 134 170 12 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[1]

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Updated 12 July 2020.[2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
81   Torsten Ankert (C) D R 32 2018 Essen, Germany
84   Tom-Eric Bappert D L 21 2019 Menden, Germany
94   Grant Besse RW L 26 2019 Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
12   Laurin Braun RW L 29 2019 Lampertheim, Germany
  Marvin Cupper G L 26 2020 Cologne, Germany
18   Kai Hospelt (A) C L 34 2019 Köln, Germany
10   Philipp Kuhnekath F L 22 2016 Duisburg, Germany
72   Darren Mieszkowski F L 20 2019 Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
55   Oskar Östlund G L 28 2020 Gävle, Sweden
86   Daniel Pietta (A) C L 33 2003 Krefeld, Germany
98   Niklas Postel F L 22 2018 Schongau, Germany
74   Vinny Saponari RW R 30 2018 Powder Springs, Georgia, United States
5   Edwin Schitz F L 20 2018 Krefeld, Germany
88   Martin Schymainski RW L 34 2012 Duisburg, Germany
53   Alex Trivellato D L 27 2017 Bolzano, Italy


Honored membersEdit

Notable alumniEdit

Notable coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Deutsche Eishockey Liga beendet Saison vorzeitig". del.org (in German). Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Krefeld Pinguine Team roster" (in German). Krefeld Pinguine. 14 May 2018. Retrieved 12 July 2020.

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