EHC Red Bull München

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Red Bull München
NicknameRed Bulls
CityMunich, Bavaria
LeagueDeutsche Eishockey Liga
Founded1998; 25 years ago (1998)
Home arenaOlympia Eishalle
(capacity: 6,256)
ColoursNavy, white, red, yellow
Owner(s)Red Bull GmbH
General managerChristian Winkler
Head coachToni Söderholm
CaptainPatrick Hager
Franchise history
1998–2003HC München 98
2003–2004EHC München
2004–2013EHC München Spielbetriebs
2013–presentEHC Red Bull München
Playoff championships4 (2016, 2017, 2018, 2023)
Current season

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. The club is a member of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL), the highest level of play in professional German ice hockey.

Between 2016 and 2018, the club won 3 DEL titles in a row, as well as German Cup in 2010. The team plays its home games at Olympia Eishalle.


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 1 May 2013, the company and the team have been owned by Red Bull GmbH and the company was renamed EHC Red Bull München GmbH.

Home arena[edit]

Outside Olympia Eishalle in Munich, Germany.

The team's home arena is called Olympia Eishalle, which seats 6,256 spectators.

New arena[edit]

SAP Garden is a planned 10,500-capacity indoor arena, to be built in Oympiapark, Munich. It is expected to be completed in 2024 at the earliest.





Current roster[edit]

Updated 7 October 2023.[2]

No. Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
16 Germany Konrad Abeltshauser D L 31 2016 Bad Tölz, Germany
72 Germany Daniel Allavena G L 24 2022 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
5 Sweden Adam Almqvist D L 32 2023 Jönköping, Sweden
3 Germany Dominik Bittner D L 31 2023 Weilheim in Oberbayern, Germany
24 United States Jonathon Blum D R 34 2021 Long Beach, California, United States
70 Germany Maximilian Daubner D L 26 2017 Deggendorf, Germany
82 Canada Chris DeSousa C L 33 2022 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
20 Germany Andreas Eder RW R 27 2022 Tegernsee, Germany
42 Germany Yasin Ehliz LW L 30 2018 Bad Tölz, Germany
11 Germany Markus Eisenschmid RW R 28 2023 Marktoberdorf, Germany
52 Germany Patrick Hager (C) C L 35 2017 Stuttgart, Germany
15 Germany Nikolaus Heigl F L 20 2023 Bad Tölz, Germany
93 Germany Maximilian Kastner F L 30 2015 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
21 Germany Nico Krämmer W L 31 2023 Landshut, Germany
2 Canada Andrew MacWilliam D L 33 2023 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
58 United States Ryan McKiernan D R 34 2022 White Plains, New York, United States
35 Germany Mathias Niederberger G L 31 2022 Düsseldorf, Germany
8 United States Austin Ortega RW R 29 2021 Escondido, California, United States
27 Germany Veit Oswald F L 19 2022 Landshut, Germany
84 Canada Trevor Parkes RW R 32 2018 Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
12 United States Ben Smith (A) RW R 35 2021 Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
9 Canada Ben Street C L 36 2021 Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
91 Germany Filip Varejcka F L 22 2019 München, Germany
22 Germany Jakob Weber D R 19 2023 Karaganda, Kazakhstan


  1. ^ "EHC receives DEL License" (in German). 3 July 2010. Archived from the original on 22 November 2010. Retrieved 12 July 2010.
  2. ^ "EHC Red Bull München - Team" (in German). 2023-10-07. Retrieved 2023-10-07.

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