Emanuel Viveiros

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Emanuel "Manny" Viveiros (born January 8, 1966 in St. Albert, Alberta) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 29 games in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars. He won the Calder Cup in the American Hockey League in 1991 with the Springfield Indians. The year after that he signed with the EC VSV in Austria, where he won the national championship in 1992 and 1993. After four seasons with VSV, Viveiros moved through several teams in Austrian and German leagues, until settling in with EC KAC in 2000, winning two more national championships in 2001 and 2004. Viveiros played in parts of 7 seasons for KAC and switched to coaching the team after retiring early into the 06/07 season due to a back injury, winning a national championship as a coach in 2009 and losing in the finals in 2011. However, after a disappointing 2011-12 season Viveiros was removed from his position as head coach.

Viveiros also obtained Austrian citizenship and played as part of the Austrian national team in 2005. He also coached the Austrian national team in 2011.

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