Rapperswil-Jona Lakers

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Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
2014–15 NLA season
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers logo.png
City Rapperswil, Switzerland
League National League B
Founded 1945
Home arena Diners Club Arena
Head coach Anders Eldebrink
Captain Cyrill Geyer
Website www.lakers.ch
Franchise history
1945-2005 SC Rapperswil-Jona
2005-present Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers player Jason Spezza

The Rapperswil-Jona Lakers are a professional ice hockey club from Rapperswil, Switzerland and are members of the Swiss National League B. The Lakers were founded in 1945 and were known as SC Rapperswil-Jona until 2005, when the club changed to its present name. 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 2015-2016 season.



Current roster[edit]

Updated January 23, 2013.[1][2][3]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
33 Switzerland Aebischer, DavidDavid Aebischer Injured Reserve G L 37 2012 Fribourg, Switzerland
81 Switzerland Berger, NilsNils Berger RW R 24 2007 Niederurnen, Switzerland
5 Switzerland Berger, SvenSven Berger D L 27 2012
80 Switzerland Burkhalter, LoïcLoïc Burkhalter C L 35 2008 La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
8 Switzerland Büsser, ThomasThomas Büsser D L 24 2007
11 Switzerland Camenzind, AndreasAndreas Camenzind Injured Reserve D/C L 33 2011 Wettingen, Switzerland
39 Switzerland Caduff, DarioDario Caduff G L 20 2010
23 Switzerland Camichel, DuriDuri Camichel LW L 33 2012 Samedan, Switzerland
38 Switzerland Camperchioli, LucaLuca Camperchioli D L 24 2013 Basel, Switzerland
10 United States Earl, RobbieRobbie Earl LW L 30 2012 Chicago, USA
24 Switzerland Geiger, MarcMarc Geiger D L 28 2011
6 Switzerland Geyer, CyrillCyrill Geyer (C) D L 34 2002 Zürich, Switzerland
74 Latvia Punnenovs, IvarsIvars Punnenovs G L 21 2013 Riga, Latvia
30 Switzerland Gmür, SandroSandro Gmür (A) D L 32 2010 Uznach, Switzerland
9 Switzerland Hürlimann, StefanStefan Hürlimann (A) C L 30 2011 Einsiedeln, Switzerland
61 Switzerland Jörg, MauroMauro Jörg LW L 25 2012 Chur, Switzerland
91 Slovakia Kolník, JurajJuraj Kolník RW R 35 2012 Nitra, Czechoslovakia
1 Switzerland Müller, JonasJonas Müller G R 31 2011 Glarus, Switzerland
64 Switzerland Neukom, BenjaminBenjamin Neukom RW R 24 2007 Jona, Switzerland
79 Switzerland Riesen, MichelMichel Riesen RW R 36 2009 Aarberg, Switzerland
17 Switzerland Rizzelo, AntonioAntonio Rizzelo LW L 30 2008 Männedorf, Switzerland
13 Slovakia Sejna, PeterPeter Sejna LW L 36 2012 Liptovský Mikuláš, Czechoslovakia
89 Canada Thibaudeau, NicolasNicolas Thibaudeau C L 25 2010 Bois-des-Filion, Quebec, Canada
92 Switzerland Thöny, Gian-AndreaGian-Andrea Thöny RW L 23 2011 Jona, Switzerland
43 Canada Walser, DerrickDerrick Walser D L 37 2011 New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
2 Switzerland Welti, MarcMarc Welti Injured Reserve D L 27 2011
97 Switzerland Wichser, AdrianAdrian Wichser Injured Reserve C L 35 2011 Winterthur, Switzerland
52 Switzerland Winkler, BennyBenny Winkler Injured Reserve D L 38 2012 Winterthur, Switzerland
23 Sweden Persson, NiklasNiklas Persson C L 36 2013 Ösmo, Sweden


  1. ^ "Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Spieler" (in German). www.lakers.ch. Retrieved 2013-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Rapperswil-Jona Lakers team" (in German). www.nationalleague.ch. Retrieved 2012-09-30. 
  3. ^ "Rapperswil-Jona Lakers équipe" (in French). www.nationalleague.ch. Retrieved 2012-09-30. 

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