EHC Basel

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EHC Basel Sharks
Logo EHC Basel Sharks.svg.png
Founded 1932
Home ice St. Jakob Arena
Based in Basel, Switzerland
Colours Black, red, white
League MySports League
Head coach Dany Gelinas

EHC Basel, also known as Eishockey Club Basel are a professional Swiss ice hockey team. They are based out of the St. Jakob Arena in Basel, Switzerland. EHC Basel was founded on October 14, 1932. Were promoted to the Nationalliga A for 2005–06 after winning the Nationalliga B the previous season. They made the playoffs and were drawn against defending champions HC Davos in the first round, losing the series 4-1. Basel finished in last place in 2006–07, but managed to avoid relegation by beating SCL Tigers in the playouts. EHC Basel has won five championships of the Nationalliga B in 1935, 1941, 1956, 2003, and 2005. Again in 2007-08 they finished bottom and were relegated to National League B (after losing in the playouts).

The club has hosted a preseason tournament called Basel Summer Ice Hockey since 2009.

The club filled a bankruptcy case on July 7, 2014.

Notable players[edit]

List of notable players in club history:

Former Coaches

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