HC Pustertal Wölfe

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Hockey Club Pustertal
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City Bruneck (TS)
League Alps Hockey League
Founded 1954
Home arena Rienzstadion, capacity 2,050
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General manager Italy Robert Pohlin
Head coach Canada Mark Holick
Captain Italy Armin Helfer
Website www.hcpustertal.com
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2009-2014 Fiat Professional Wölfe
2008-2009 HC Red Orange Pustertal
2001–2008 HC Pustertal
1954–2001 EV MAK Bruneck

HC Pustertal Wölfe – Val Pusteria Wolves are an Italian professional ice hockey team from Bruneck, currently playing in the Alps Hockey League and formerly the Serie A.

Team History[edit]

The team was founded in 1954 as "EV Bruneck MAK" and played the first season in the Serie B in 1966. They won the championship in 1967-68 and 1968–69, but could not move up to the Seria A because their stadium was unfit for the top series. In 1971-72 they won the B championship and in 1972-73 they entered the Serie A for the first time. The Wolves played in Serie A for nearly 30 years in a row. The best results they achieved were second place in the 1981-82 season and third place in 1980-81.

Before the beginning of the 2001-02 season the Wolves were forced to leave Serie A due to financial reasons, but in 2003-04 the team came back to A. The team name was changed in 2008 and in 2010. The official name is now "HC Pustertal Wölfe – Val Pusteria Wolves".[1]

Home Arena[edit]

The Wolves current home is Eisstadion Bruneck, formerly the Leitner Solar Arena in Bruneck.[2]

Roster 2010/11[edit]

Goaltenders[edit]

Number Player
50 Flag of Finland.svg Nikkilä Tommi
29 Flag of Italy.svg Hannes Hopfgartner
35 Flag of Finland.svg Mikko Strömberg
35 Flag of Italy.svg Phillip Kosta

Defensemen[edit]

Number Player
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Fredrik Persson
9 Flag of Italy.svg Armin Hofer
14 Flag of Italy.svg Christian Willeit
23 Flag of Italy.svg Martin Casanova Stua
27 Flag of Italy.svg Luigi Da Corte
37 Flag of Italy.svg Patrick Pramstaller
44 Flag of Canada.svg Matt Kelly
62 Flag of Italy.svg Armin Helfer - A
81 Flag of Italy.svg Christian Mair

Forwards[edit]

Number Player
6 Flag of Italy.svg Max Oberrauch
8 Flag of Italy.svg Lukas Tauber
11 Flag of Canada.svg Greg Barber - A
12 Flag of Italy.svg Thomas Pichler - C
13 Flag of Italy.svg Patrick Bona
17 Flag of Canada.svg Rem Murray
18 Flag of Slovenia.svg Tomaz Razingar
20 Flag of Italy.svg Michael Heinz
21 Flag of Italy.svg Thomas Trenker
22 Flag of Finland.svg Marko Tuomainen
39 Flag of Canada.svg Taggart Desmet
39 Flag of Canada.svg Rob Sirianni
90 Flag of Italy.svg Michael Sparber


Foreigner license Dual Citizenship Italian

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