EHC Red Bull München

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EHC Red Bull München
Club crest
City Munich, Bavaria
League

DEL 2010–

Founded 1998
Home arena Olympia Eishalle
(capacity: 6,256)
Colours                    
General manager Christian Winkler
Head coach Don Jackson
Captain Michael Wolf
Website www.redbullmuenchen.de
Franchise history

EHC Red Bull München GmbH 2013–

  • EHC München 2003–
  • EHC München Spielbetriebs GmbH 2004–2012
  • HC München 98 1998–2003

Eishockeyclub Red Bull München (or EHC Red Bull München; English: Munich Red Bulls Ice Hockey Club) is a professional ice hockey team based in Munich, Germany that currently plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

History[edit]

After the establishment of the club Eishockeyclub HC München 1998 on 19 January 1998, HC Munich began play in the Bezirksliga, where they won the district championship.

The club quickly moved up the ranks in German hockey in their first decade, winning league titles in both the Bayernliga. In 2003 the club changed its name to Eishockeyclub München. After getting promoted in 2003 from the Bavarian League to the Oberliga, the senior team was outsourced from the club to the EHC München Spielbetriebs GmbH in 2004. The club gained promotion to the 2.Bundesliga, whose championship they won in 2010.

By July 2010, EHC München had earned promotion into Germany's top league, the DEL.[1] Furthermore, the club managed to reach the playoffs in its first season in the DEL. After financial problems the team got a new sponsor in 2012 and was renamed EHC Red Bull München. Since May 1, 2013, the company and the team have been owned by Red Bull GmbH and the company was renamed EHC Red Bull München GmbH

Honours[edit]

Champions[edit]

Runners-up[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

Template:EHC München squad

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EHC receives DEL License" (in German). ehc-muenchen.de. 2010-07-03. Archived from the original on 2010-11-22. Retrieved 2010-07-12. 

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