Wiener Eislaufverein (Wiener EV, WEV; Vienna Ice Skating Club) is an ice-sports club located in Vienna, Austria. They were founded in 1867 and the club’s greatest successes have been in ice hockey, figure skating, and speed skating. The club also operates one of the largest open-air ice rinks in the world on the Heumarkt in Vienna, with over 6,000 m² of ice surface.

Wiener Eislaufverein
Full nameWiener Eislaufverein
Short nameWiener EV, WEV
Founded1867 (1867)
Based inVienna, Austria
LocationLothringerstraße 22
ColorsBlack, yellow
Websitewev.or.at

The men’s representative ice hockey team was established in 1914 and won fourteen Austrian Championship titles.[1] Their home arena was Albert Schultz Halle. The Wiener EV ice hockey program was succeeded by the Wiener Eislöwen-Verein. The club’s ice hockey junior teams played their last season under the Wiener EV name in 1999–2000.

Wiener Eislaufverein

AchievementsEdit

  • Austrian Ice Hockey Champion (13) : 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1933, 1937, 1947, 1948, 1962
  • Austrian ice hockey runner-up (6) : 1972, 1980, 1981, 1987, 1988

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rahrer, Klaus. "Wiener Eislaufverein - Aus der Geschichte des Eishockeys am WEV". wev.or.at. Retrieved 8 June 2020.