GCK Lions

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GCK Lions
Founded 1932
Home ice Eishalle Küsnacht
Based in Küsnacht, Switzerland
Colours Blue and white
League Nationalliga B
Head coach Matti Alatalo

GCK Lions is a Swiss professional ice hockey team founded in 1932.[1] They are currently in the National League B, Switzerland's second tier ice hockey division. The home arena is Eishalle Küsnacht (capacity 2,200). The team has won one Swiss Championships, in 1966, as well as two championships in the Swiss second division (National League B), in 1946 and 1963. The name of GCK is derived from "Grasshopper Club Zürich" (GCZ) and "SC Küsnacht" (SCK) — two sports clubs which merged to form GCK.[1]

Roster 2011[edit]

# Coach name
Head coach Finland Matti Alatalo
Asst. Switzerland Richi Novak
# Player name
1 Switzerland Tim Wolf
20 Switzerland Lukas Meili
# Player name
95 Switzerland Phil Baltisberger
15 Switzerland Xeno Büsser
84 SwitzerlandItaly Luca Camperchioli
37 Switzerland Andrea Caveign
64 Switzerland Daniel Eigenmann
74 Switzerland Sami El Assaoui
18 Switzerland Sandro May
24 Switzerland Renato Schwarz
27 SwitzerlandItaly André Signoretti
00 Canada Andri Stoffel
32 Slovakia Marc Stangger
# Player name
13 Switzerland Niki Altorfer
14 Switzerland Chris Baltisberg
17 Switzerland Philipp Beeler
00 Switzerland Andres Bührer
2 Switzerland Patric Faic
22 Hungary Kristof Hentes
91 Switzerland Yannic Hüsler
97 SlovakiaCanada Juraj Kolnik
11 Finland Timo Koskela
00 Switzerland Kevin Kühni
00 Canada Mike Künzle
48 Switzerland Claudio Micheli
16 Switzerland Martin Ness
8 Switzerland Sven Ryser
92 Switzerland Reto Schmutz
15 Switzerland Sven Senteler
84 SwitzerlandFinland Santtu Sulander
25 Switzerland Tim Ulmann
83 Switzerland Steven Widmer
21 Switzerland Sandro Zangger


  1. ^ a b "Clubgeschichte der GCK Lions (GCK Lions Club History)" (in German). gcklions.ch. Retrieved 13 October 2009.

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