Rapaces de Gap

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Rapaces de Gap
Rapaces de Gap logo.svg
Nickname Rapaces (Birds of prey)
City Gap, France
League Ligue Magnus
Founded 1937
Home arena Patinoire Brown-Ferrand
(capacity: 2000)
Colours Navy, blue, yellow
              
President Georges Obninsky
Head coach Patrick Turcotte
Captain Romain Moussier
Website lesrapacesdegap.fr

Rapaces de Gap (French: Les Rapaces de Gap) is a French ice hockey team based in Gap playing in the Ligue Magnus for the 2009–10 Ligue Magnus season.

History[edit]

The team was founded in 1937[1] and plays home games at the Patinoire Brown-Ferrand. Gap won the French Championship three times in 1977,[2] 1978[3] and 2015.[4]

Awards and trophies[edit]

  • Ligue Magnus : winner 1977, 1978 and 2015
  • Division 1 : winner 1996 and 2006
  • Coupe des As : winner 1986
  • U22 : 5 championships
  • U18 : 7 championships
  • U16 : 7 championships
  • U14 : 4 championships
  • U11 : 3 championships
  • Women national championship : 1 championship

Famous players[edit]

NHL Players[edit]

Name Nationality Game in NHL Period
Alain Daigle Canada 406 games 1980–1981
Vadim Sharifijanov Russia 96 games 2004–2005
Roland Cloutier Canada 34 gamess 1983–1988
Pat Daley Canada France 12 games 1987–1988
Larry Huras Canada 2 games 1984–1988

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile on hockeyarenas.net
  2. ^ (in French) Championnat de France 1976/77 on hockeyarchives
  3. ^ (in French) Championnat de France 1977/78 on hockeyarchives
  4. ^ [1]

External links[edit]