Hannover Indians

The Hannover Indians are a professional German ice hockey team and public limited company from Hanover in Lower Saxony which was renamed in 2006 from the Kleefelder Eissportverein (KEV) to the EC Hannover Indians. Since 2002 the team had played in the Oberliga and was promoted to the 2nd Division in 2008.

EC Hannover (Indians)
Hannover Indians Logo.svg
CityHannover
LeagueOberliga
Founded1948 (1948)
Home arenaEisstadion am Pferdeturm (Capacity: 4.608, 714 seating)
ColoursBlue, White,Red

         

    
Head coachPeter Willmann
Affiliate(s)Hannover Braves (dissolved 2012)
Franchise history
1948-1956ESG Hannover
1956-1963RESG Hannover
1963-1984EC Hannover
1984-1998EC in Hannover
1998-2004Kleefelder EV Hannover
2004-PresentEC Hannover Indians

In 2013 they had to declare bankruptcy and automatically dropped down to the third-tier Oberliga. Due to the massive financial support of fans and sponsors the club was able to furthermore participate in the competition. They ended the 2013-2014 season on third place.

Season recordsEdit

Season Games Won OTW SOW OTL SOL Lost Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Rank Playoffs
Oberliga Nord 2007-08 52 28 6 6 12 102 219 160 3 Lost in Quarterfinals
Oberliga Nord 2008-09 54 34 7 4 9 120 251 149 1 Promoted
2nd Bundesliga 2009-10 52 11 2 3 2 4 30 49 134 199 13 No Playoffs/
Relegation
Abstiegsrunde 2009–10
Relegation Round
Defeated EHC Freiburg 4 games to 1 Saved
2nd Bundesliga 2010–11 48 14 6 0 3 4 21 61 133 148 9 Lost in Pre-Playoffs
2nd Bundesliga 2011–12 48 17 3 4 0 5 19 70 134 147 8 Lost in Quarterfinals
2nd Bundesliga 2012–13 11th place
Oberliga North 2013–14 3rd place

Tournament ResultsEdit

Year 1st round 2nd round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Eishockeypokal 2006–07 L, 3–5, Fischtown Pinguins
DEB-Pokal 2009–10 L, 1-6, Fischtown Pinguins
DEB-Pokal 2010–11 W, 3-0, Saale Bulls Halle W, 4-3, SC Bietigheim-Bissingen L, 3-4, Starbulls Rosenheim
DEB-Pokal 2011–12 W, 4-1, Deggendorf Fire W, 2-0, Heilbronner Falken W, 3-2, Frankfurt Lions L, 0-3, SC Bietigheim-Bissingen

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