SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers

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SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
2015–16 National League B season
Logo SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers.svg
City Rapperswil, Switzerland
League National League B
Founded 1945
Home arena Diners Club Arena
Colors Red, white, blue
Head coach Jeff Tomlinson
Captain Cyrill Geyer
Franchise history
1945–2005 SC Rapperswil-Jona
2005–2015 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
2015–present SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers

The Rapperswil-Jona Lakers are a professional ice hockey club from Rapperswil, Switzerland and are members of the Swiss National League B.


Jason Spezza played for the Lakers during the NHL lockout in 2012–13.

The Lakers were founded in 1945 and were known as SC Rapperswil-Jona until 2005, when the club changed its name to Rapperswil-Jona Lakers and then again changed their name to SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers in 2015.[1] They play their home games at Diners Club Arena.

Ex-NHL player Doug Gilmour skated for them during the NHL lockout-shortened season in 1994.

They had survived relegation in every NLA season since last making the playoffs in 2007-08 until 2014-15 when they were swept by the SCL Tigers in the promotion/relegation round. They will play in National League B for the 2015–16 season.



Current roster[edit]

Updated January 23, 2013.[2][3][4]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
33 Switzerland Aebischer, DavidDavid Aebischer Injured Reserve G L 39 2012 Fribourg, Switzerland
81 Switzerland Berger, NilsNils Berger RW R 26 2007 Niederurnen, Switzerland
5 Switzerland Berger, SvenSven Berger D L 29 2012
80 Switzerland Burkhalter, LoïcLoïc Burkhalter C L 37 2008 La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
8 Switzerland Büsser, ThomasThomas Büsser D L 25 2007
11 Switzerland Camenzind, AndreasAndreas Camenzind Injured Reserve D/C L 35 2011 Wettingen, Switzerland
39 Switzerland Caduff, DarioDario Caduff G L 22 2010
23 Switzerland Camichel, DuriDuri Camichel LW L 34 2012 Samedan, Switzerland
38 Switzerland Camperchioli, LucaLuca Camperchioli D L 26 2013 Basel, Switzerland
10 United States Earl, RobbieRobbie Earl LW L 31 2012 Chicago, USA
24 Switzerland Geiger, MarcMarc Geiger D L 30 2011
6 Switzerland Geyer, CyrillCyrill Geyer (C) D L 36 2002 Zürich, Switzerland
74 Latvia Punnenovs, IvarsIvars Punnenovs G L 22 2013 Riga, Latvia
30 Switzerland Gmür, SandroSandro Gmür (A) D L 34 2010 Uznach, Switzerland
9 Switzerland Hürlimann, StefanStefan Hürlimann (A) C L 32 2011 Einsiedeln, Switzerland
61 Switzerland Jörg, MauroMauro Jörg LW L 26 2012 Chur, Switzerland
91 Slovakia Kolník, JurajJuraj Kolník RW R 36 2012 Nitra, Czechoslovakia
1 Switzerland Müller, JonasJonas Müller G R 32 2011 Glarus, Switzerland
64 Switzerland Neukom, BenjaminBenjamin Neukom RW R 25 2007 Jona, Switzerland
79 Switzerland Riesen, MichelMichel Riesen RW R 38 2009 Aarberg, Switzerland
17 Switzerland Rizzelo, AntonioAntonio Rizzelo LW L 32 2008 Männedorf, Switzerland
13 Slovakia Sejna, PeterPeter Sejna LW L 37 2012 Liptovský Mikuláš, Czechoslovakia
89 Canada Thibaudeau, NicolasNicolas Thibaudeau C L 26 2010 Bois-des-Filion, Quebec, Canada
92 Switzerland Thöny, Gian-AndreaGian-Andrea Thöny RW L 25 2011 Jona, Switzerland
43 Canada Walser, DerrickDerrick Walser D L 38 2011 New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
2 Switzerland Welti, MarcMarc Welti Injured Reserve D L 29 2011
97 Switzerland Wichser, AdrianAdrian Wichser Injured Reserve C L 37 2011 Winterthur, Switzerland
52 Switzerland Winkler, BennyBenny Winkler Injured Reserve D L 40 2012 Winterthur, Switzerland
23 Sweden Persson, NiklasNiklas Persson C L 38 2013 Ösmo, Sweden


  1. ^ "New chapter for the Lakers - different name and new logo". June 24, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Spieler" (in German). Retrieved 2013-01-23. 
  3. ^ "Rapperswil-Jona Lakers team" (in German). Retrieved 2012-09-30. 
  4. ^ "Rapperswil-Jona Lakers équipe" (in French). Retrieved 2012-09-30. 

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