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.

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

The club is the most historic club in the German professional league being the club with most German championships.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

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

AchievementsEdit

  • 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 coachesEdit

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.[citation needed]

Bibi Torriani coached SC Riessersee during the 1957–58 season, and was later inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame as a player.[2]

NHL Players at the SC RiesserseeEdit

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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Liga" [League] (in German). DEL2. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
  2. ^ "Riccardo 'Bibi' Torriani". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 17 August 2019.

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