EHC Red Bull München
|EHC Red Bull München|
|Home arena||Olympia Eishalle
|General manager||Christian Winkler|
|Head coach||Don Jackson|
EHC Red Bull München GmbH 2013–
Eishockeyclub Red Bull München (or EHC Red Bull München; English: Munich Ice Hockey Club) is a professional ice hockey team based in Munich, Germany that currently plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.
After the establishment of the club Eishockeyclub HC München 1998 on January 19, 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. 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
Updated August 15, 2016.
- EHC München's official website (German)
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