SC Riessersee

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SC Riessersee
CityGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Oberbayern
LeagueOberliga (ice hockey)
Founded1923 (1923)
Home arenaOlympia-Eissport-Zentrum
(capacity: 6,929)
ColoursBlue, White
         
Head coachGeorge Kink
CaptainFlorian Vollmer
Websitewww.scriessersee.de
www.scr.de

SC Riessersee is a professional ice hockey team based in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Oberbayern, Germany. They currently play in DEL2,[1] the second level of ice hockey in Germany. Prior to the 2013–14 season, they played in the 2nd Bundesliga. They play their home games at the Olympia-Eissport-Zentrum.

The club is the most historic club in the German professional league being the club with most German championships.

Famous players who played in the club are the current President of the German Icehockey Federation Franz Reindl and Ignaz Berndaner, both local players and national players and Olympic medallists in the 1972 Olympic games at Innsbruck.

The SC Riessersee has played in its history 26 championship finals, being considered today a cult club in German sports.

Achievements[edit]

  • German championship:
    • Winners (10): 1927, 1935, 1938, 1941, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1960, 1978, 1981
    • Finalist (16): 1925, 1928, 1929, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1942, 1943, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1979
  • German Oberliga Champion:
    • Winners (1): 2011

Famous players and coaches[edit]

In the Hall of Fame of the German Ice Hockey Museum are persons who have made a special contribution to the ice hockey sport in Germany. So far 19 players and coaches from the club have been admitted to the Hall of Fame.

NHL Players at the SC Riessersee[edit]

In the beginning of October 2012 during the 2012–13 NHL lockout in the United States hockey league, the forward Matt D'Agostini of the St. Louis Blues and Rick DiPietro of the New York Islanders played at the SC Riessersee. In November 2012, Ottawa Senators-forward Erik Condra also joined the team.

Current Chicago Blackhawks forward and olympic silver medallist Dominik Kahun played for SC Riessersee in September and October 2014 in the beginning of his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liga" [League] (in German). DEL2. Retrieved 2013-11-23.

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