HYC Herentals

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HYC Herentals
City Herentals, Belgium
League Belgian Elite League
Founded 1971
Home arena Bloso Centrum Netepark
Colours Red, white
Head coach Paul Vincent Jr.
Website http://www.hyc.be/
Franchise history
1971-present HYC Herentals

HYC Herentals is an ice hockey team in Herentals, Belgium. It plays in the national cup tournament of the Belgian Elite League, the elite level of ice hockey in Belgium. Since 2012, it also participates in the Dutch Eredivisie.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1971. They won their first of nine Belgian Hockey League titles in 1981.[1] In 1986, Herentals won the inaugural Belgian Cup. They have won the cup eight more times since. In 2010, it switched from the Belgian Hockey League to the North Sea Cup, a combined Belgian-Dutch elite league. When the North Sea Cup disbanded only two years later in 2012, it joined the Eredivisie.

North Sea Cup/Eredivisie Results[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, OTW = Overtime Wins, OTL = Overtime Losses, L = Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points

Season GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts Finish Playoffs
2012-13 36 12 0 4 20 155 190 40 5th, Eredivisie Did not qualify
2011–12 14 5 2 0 7 58 71 19 4th, North Sea Cup Won Belgian Championship (3-0)
2010–11 28 4 0 2 22 89 188 14 8th, North Sea Cup Lost Belgian championship to White Caps Turnhout (2-4)

HYC Herentals 2[edit]

As with many ice hockey clubs in the Benelux countries, HYC Herentals operates teams at several levels. The HYC Herentals second team plays in the Belgian Hockey League.

Belgian Hockey League Results[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, OTW = Overtime Wins, OTL = Overtime Losses, L = Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points

Season GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts Finish Playoffs
2012-13 18 6 0 0 12 61 112 18 7th, Belgian Elite League Lost quarter-final to Turnhout White Caps (0W-2L)

Achievements[edit]

[2]

  • Belgian champion: (9) 1981, 1984, 1985, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2009.
  • Belgian Division II champion: (1) 2005.
  • Belgian Cup (9): 1986, 1989, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2012, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ History on hyc.be
  2. ^ Team profile on eurohockey.com

External links[edit]