Steve Hirschi

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Steve Hirschi
NLA, HC Lugano vs. Genève-Servette HC, 18th October 2014 54.JPG
Born (1981-09-18) September 18, 1981 (age 36)
Grosshöchstetten, Switzerland
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 171 lb (78 kg; 12 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NLA team
Former teams
HC Lugano
SC Langnau
National team   Switzerland
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1999–present

Steve Hirschi (born 18 September 1981 in Grosshöchstetten, Switzerland) is a Swiss professional ice hockey Defenseman who currently plays for and Captains HC Lugano of the National League A (NLA). Hirschi is vegan.[1]


Hirschi played with SC Langnau until 2003 and then signed with fellow NLA club HC Lugano. He won the Swiss national championship with HCL in 2006 and later served as team captain.

He announced on February 23, 2017, that he will retire at the end of the 2016-17 season to begin his coaching career in HC Lugano's youth ranks.[2]

National team[edit]

He participated at the 2006 Olympic Games[3] as well as at the 2007 and 2010 IIHF World Championship as a member of the Switzerland men's national ice hockey team.[4]


  1. ^ "Steve Hirschi über seine Karriere: "Es ist ein Wunder, dass ich noch spielen kann"". Retrieved 2016-02-09. 
  2. ^, REDESIGN SAGL |. "Hirschi hat über seine Zukunft befunden". Retrieved 2017-02-23. 
  3. ^ "TEAM ROSTER / EFFECTIF DE L'ÉQUIPE" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-02-23. 
  4. ^ IIHF (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. p. 181. ISBN 978-0-9867964-0-1. 

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