DEG Metro Stars


DEG Metro Stars
DEG Metro Stars
DEG Metro Stars Logo.png
Full name Düsseldorfer Eislauf-Gemeinschaft Metro Stars
Founded 1935
Based In Düsseldorf
Arena ISS Dome
(Capacity: 13,400)
League Deutsche Eishockey Liga
Team Colors               
Head Coach Jeff Tomlinson
Captain Daniel Kreutzer
Website DEG Metro Stars.de

The DEG Metro Stars is a German professional ice hockey team in Düsseldorf. It was Germany's most successful hockey club for a long time and had many international players. The team plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (German Ice Hockey League, short name DEL); the Metro Stars' home venue is the ISS Dome.

The club was founded on November 8, 1935 as Düsseldorfer Eislauf Gemeinschaft (DEG) and was renamed DEG Metro Stars on March 1, 2002.

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Honours

  • German champions 1967, 1972, 1975, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996
  • German Runner-up, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1980, 1981, 1986, 1989, 1994, 2006, 2009
  • DEB-Pokal winners 2006
  • DEB-Pokal Runner-up, 2005
  • NRW state champion 1946
  • Champion in the 2. Bundesliga 2000 (the DEG was two years in the 2nd division due to financial problems)
  • 2nd place in Eurocup 1991

Championship teams (line ups)

  • 1967: Hans-Joachim Schmengler, Rainer Gossmann, Kurt Jablonski, Erik Böttcher, Dieter Hoja, Wolfgang Wylach, Jürgen Breidenbach, Karl Heitmüller, Horst Roes, Karl-Heinz Löggow, Reinhold Rief, Ferdinand Werdermann, Ingo Lingemann, Horst Hübbers, Josef Reif, Peter Gregory, Otto Schneitberger, Peter Schmitz. Trainer: Hans Rampf
  • 1972: Rainer Makatsch, Manfred Fleischer, Erich Weide, Heiko Antons, Frank Neupert, Jürgen Schwer, Harald Kadow, Otto Schneitberger, Rudolf Potsch, Peter Müller, Klaus Volland, Anton Pohl, Wolfgang Boos, Hubert Engel, Josef Reif, Walter Köberle, Peter Hejma, Walter Stadler, Vladimir Vacatko, Erwin Zeidler. Trainer: Xaver Unsinn
  • 1975: Otto Schneitberger, Georg Kink, Horst-Peter Kretschmer, Walter Köberle, Wolfgang Boos, Walter Stadler, Sepp Reif, Petr Hejma, Vladimir Vacatko, Agar, Rainer Makatsch, Heiko Antons, Russel Wiechnik, Gerd Baldauf, Jürgen Schwer, Klaus Volland, Hans Clouth, Michael Clouth, Michael Muus, Manfred Fleischer Trainer:Chuck Holdaway
  • 1990: Helmut de Raaf, Markus Fleming, Uli Hiemer, Mike Schmidt, Rick Amann, Andreas Niederberger, Stefan Königer, Christoph Kreutzer, Jürgen Schulz, Gerd Truntschka, Bernd Truntschka, Chris Valentine, Peter Lee, Andreas Brockmann, Dieter Hegen, Oliver Kasper, Manfred Wolf, Roy Roedger, Lane Lambert, Dieter Willmann, Peter Hejma jun. Trainer: Peter Johansson ab Play-offs: Peter Hejma
  • 1991: Helmut de Raaf, Markus Fleming, Uli Hiemer, Mike Schmidt, Rick Amann, Andreas Niederberger, Christoph Kreutzer, Jürgen Schulz, Christian Althoff, Robert Sterflinger, Gerd Truntschka, Bernd Truntschka, Chris Valentine, Peter Lee, Andreas Brockmann, Dieter Hegen, Oliver Kasper, Thomas Werner, Michael Fleming, Olaf Scholz, Brian Hannon, Rainer Zerwesz, Don McLaren, Henrik Hölscher, Dieter Willmann, Peter Hejma jun. Trainer: Hans Zach
  • 1992: Helmut de Raaf, Christian Frütel, Uli Hiemer, Mike Schmidt, Rick Amann, Andreas Niederberger, Robert Sterflinger, Christof Kreutzer, Christian Althoff, Gerd Truntschka, Bernd Truntschka, Chris Valentine, Peter Lee, Benoit Doucet, Dieter Hegen, Mike Lay, Andreas Brockmann, Rainer Zerwesz, Olaf Scholz, Henrik Hölscher, Udo Schmid Trainer: Hans Zach
  • 1993: Helmut de Raaf, Christian Frütel, Uli Hiemer, Mike Schmidt, Rick Amann, Andreas Niederberger, Christoph Kreutzer, Rafael Jedamzik, Robert Sterflinger, Bernd Truntschka, Chris Valentine, Peter Lee, Benoit Doucet, Andreas Brockmann, Ernst Köpf, Wolfgang Kummer, Lorenz Funk jun., Dale Derkatch, Steve Gotaas, Mark Jooris, Bernd Kühnhauser, Christian Schmitz, Tino Boos, Mike Lay, Rainer Zerwesz, Henrik Hölscher. Trainer: Hans Zach
  • 1996: Helmut de Raaf, Carsten Gossmann Abwehr, Peter Andersson, Brad Bergen, Uli Hiemer, Torsten Kienass, Andreas Niederberger, Sergej Sorokin, Robert Sterflinger (Rick Amann left the DEG before the Play-Offs), Andreas Brockmann, Benoit Doucet, Lorenz Funk, Dieter Hegen, Ernst Köpf, Alexej Kudaschow, Bernd Kühnhauser, Wolfgang Kummer, Patrick Lebeau, Mikko Mäkelä, Gordon Sherven, Bernd Truntschka, Chris Valentine Trainer : Hardy Nilsson, Co-Trainer : Martin Karlsson

Current roster

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Updated November 19, 2011.[1]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
1 Canada Aubin, Jean-SébastienJean-Sébastien Aubin G R 34 2009 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
7 Germany Bazany, MarianMarian Bazany D R 36 2005 Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
13 Canada Beechey, TylerTyler Beechey C L 30 2010 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
21 Canada Courchaine, AdamAdam Courchaine C L 27 2008 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
18 Germany Danner, SimonSimon Danner RW R 24 2010 Freiburg, Germany
47 Germany Dinger, DerekDerek Dinger D L 24 2010 Kassel, Germany
41 United States Goepfert, BobbyBobby Goepfert G L 28 2011 Kings Park, New York, USA
3 United States Gordon, BenBen Gordon LW/C L 26 2011 International Falls, Minnesota, USA
6 United States Hedlund, AndyAndy Hedlund (A) D R 33 2010 Osseo, Minnesota, USA
24 Germany Hinterstocker, MartinMartin Hinterstocker LW L 22 2007 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
76 Germany Hofland, DiegoDiego Hofland LW R 21 2009 Rotterdam, Netherlands
53 Germany Holland, JasonJason Holland D R 35 2009 Morinville, Alberta, Canada
20 Canada James, ConnorConnor James C R 29 2010 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
9 Germany Kaufmann, EvanEvan Kaufmann Injured Reserve C R 27 2008 Tonka Bay, Minnesota, USA
27 Canada Kelly, JustinJustin Kelly Injured Reserve RW R 30 2011 Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
26 Germany Kramer, ReneRene Kramer D R 24 2011 Berlin, Germany
23 Germany Kreutzer, DanielDaniel Kreutzer (C) LW L 32 2002 Düsseldorf, Germany
17 Canada Loyns, LynnLynn Loyns C L 30 2011 Naicam, Saskatchewan, Canada
8 Germany Nowak, MarcoMarco Nowak D R 21 2007 Dresden, Germany
16 Germany Reimer, PatrickPatrick Reimer (A) RW R 28 2003 Mindelheim, Germany
4 United States Roach, AndyAndy Roach D R 38 2010 Mattawan, Michigan, USA
44 Canada Ulmer, JeffJeff Ulmer C/RW R 34 2011 Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada


Staff

  • Head Coach: Jeff Tomlinson

Famous players

  • Goaltender
    • Helmut de Raaf; DEG: 1980 - 1996; Seasons: 11; Games: 497; Goals: 0; Assists: 7; Points: 7; Penealty minutes: 155; Championships: 5
  • Defensemen
    • Ulrich Hiemer; DEG: 1986 - 1996; Seasons: 10; G: 482; Goals: 141; Assists: 288; Points: 429; PM: 794; Championships: 5
    • Andreas Niederberger; defensive; DEG: 1986 - 1998; Seasons: 12; Games: 593; Goals: 77; Assists: 256; P: 333; PM: 262; Ch: 5
    • Mike Schmidt; DEG: 1984 - 1993; Seasons: 9; Goals: 63; Assists: 288; P: 351; 571 Penalty minutes; Championships: 4
    • Rick Amann; defensive; DEG: 1987 - 1996; Seasons: 9; Games: 446; Goals: 85; Assists: 160; P: 245; PM: 602; Ch: 4
    • Robert Sterflinger; DEG: 1985 - 1997; Seasons: 9; G: 405; Goals: 32; Assists: 75; P: 107; PM: 258; Ch: 4
  • Forwards
    • Chris Valentine; DEG: 1984 - 1996; Seasons: 12; G: 571; Goals: 365; Assists: 598; P: 963; PM: 912; CH: 5;
    • Peter-John Lee; DEG: 1983 - 1993; Seasons: 10; G: 450; Goals: 340; Assists: 334; P: 674; PM: 492; CH: 4;
    • Peter Hejma Sen.; DEG: 1970 - 1981; Seasons: 9; G: 359; Goals: 240; Assists: 274; P: 514; PM: 261; Ch: 2
    • Dieter Hegen; DEG: 1989 - 1998; Seasons: 7; G: 341; Goals: 238; Assists: 266; P: 464; PM: 292; Ch: 4
    • Andreas Brockmann; DEG: 1988 - 2000; Seasons: 10; G: 507; Goals: 158; Assists: 264; P: 422; PM: 542; Ch: 6 (5x Bundesliga/DEL; 1x 2. Bundesliga)
    • Ben Doucet; DEG: 1991 - 1998; Seasons: 7; G: 340; Goals: 159; Assists: 234; P: 393; PM:521; Ch: 3
    • Gerd Truntschka; DEG: 1989 - 1992; Seasons: 3; G: 195; Goals: 61; Assists: 207; P: 268; PM: 183; Ch: 3
    • Tore Vikingstad; DEG: 2003 - 2008; Seasons: 7; G: 355; Goals: 107; Assists: 171; P: 278; PM: 210; Ch: 1 (DEB-Cup 2006)
    • Brendan Shanahan; DEG: 1994; Seasons: 1; G: 3;

Retired Numbers

Coaches

  • 1930s - Bobby Bell
  • 1952/1953 - Rainer Hillmann
  • 1950s - Clare (Jimmy) Drake
  • 1950s - Strong
  • 1956-1958 - Frank Trottier
  • 1958-1962 - Vlastimil Suchoparek
  • 1962-1965 - Engelbert Holderied
  • 1965-1969 - Hans Rampf
  • 1969/1970 - Dr. L. Horsky
  • 1970-1972 - Xaver Unsinn
  • 1972/1973 - Jiri Pokorny
  • 1973-1976 - Chuck Holdaway
  • 1976/1977 - Hans Rampf, später George Agar
  • 1977/1978 - Rudi Hejtmanek
  • 1978/1979 - Otto Schneitberger
  • 1979-1982 - Gerhard Kießling
  • 1982/1983 - Frycer
  • 1983-1984 - Heinz Weisenbach
  • 1984-1987 - Otto Schneitberger
  • 1987/1988 - Brian Lefley
  • 1988-1989 - Peter Johannson
  • 1989-1990 - Peter Hejma
  • 1990-1995 - Hans Zach
  • 1995-1997 - Hardy Nilsson
  • 1997 - Hans Zach
  • 1997/1998 - Chris Valentine
  • 1998-1999 - Czeslaw Panek
  • 1999-2001 - Gerhard Brunner
  • 2001-2004 - Michael Komma
  • 2004 - Walter Köberle as interimcoach
  • 2004-2005 - Butch Goring
  • 2005-2007 - Don Jackson
  • 2007 - Slavomir Lener
  • 2007-2008 - Lance Nethery as interim coach
  • 2008-2010 - Harold Kreis
  • 2010–present - Jeff Tomlinson

References

  1. ^ "DEG Metro Stars - Team -Roster" (in German). www.deg-metro-stars.de. http://www.deg-metro-stars.de/servlet/PB/menu/1011148/index.html. Retrieved 2011-11-13. 

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