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Vienna Capitals

Vienna Capitals is major league affiliate of: Vienna Silver Capitals
Vienna Capitals is cooperating club with: EAC Junior Capitals

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Season 2017-2018

Club teams

This club in 2017-2018: Champions Hockey League | EBEL

Recent gamesseason 2017-2018
Sep. 02 17 | 19:30Vienna Capitals - Neman Grodno5-4 SO
Oct. 03 17 | 19:30Vienna Capitals - EV Zug5-3
Oct. 10 17 | 19:45EV Zug - Vienna Capitals3-1
Current rosterseason 2017-2018
# Pos Player name State Born Height Weight Shoots  
GJean-Philippe Lamoureux20.08.1984178 cm77 kgright
GMatthias Tschrepitsch25.03.1999179 cm113 kgright
GPekka Tuokkola22.10.1983185 cm92 kgleft
GMax Zimmermann12.09.1999185 cm78 kgleft
DAaron Brocklehurst10.06.1985178 cm88 kgleft
DTyler Cuma19.01.1990188 cm87 kgleft
DJamie Fraser17.11.1985185 cm91 kgleft
DDominic Hackl08.11.1996183 cm87 kgleft
DKyle Klubertanz23.09.1985183 cm87 kgright
DPhilippe Lakos19.08.1980193 cm99 kgright
DRyan McKiernan27.07.1989183 cm89 kgright
DPatrick Peter27.01.1994183 cm90 kgright
FSascha Bauer30.01.1995175 cm70 kgleft
FMario Fischer05.05.1989187 cm90 kgleft
FJulian Grosslercher05.03.1993175 cm72 kgright
RWNikolaus Hartl18.12.1991180 cm77 kgright
CRiley Holzapfel18.08.1988183 cm91 kgleft
FBenjamin Nissner30.11.1997179 cm74 kgleft
FAndreas Nödl28.02.1987185 cm79 kgleft
FJerry Pollastrone10.03.1986178 cm86 kgleft
FRafael Rotter14.06.1987174 cm80 kgright
RWJérôme Samson04.09.1987183 cm85 kgright
RWMacGregor Sharp01.10.1985185 cm86 kgleft
CKelsey Tessier16.01.1990176 cm77 kgright
CTaylor Vause28.09.1991178 cm80 kgright
FAli Wukovits09.05.1996184 cm78 kgleft
Coach name State Born Coach position  
Varian Kirst11.06.1977Goalie coach
Craig Streu06.06.1968Assistant Coach
Serge Aubin15.02.1975Head Coach

* no longer in the club

Erste Bank Arena

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  • Adress: Attemsgasse 1
    1220 Wien
  • Phone: +43 01/204 85 80
  • Capacity: 7000
  • Opened in: 1989
  • from 2011 to 2017: UPC Vienna Capitals
  • from 2017 to present: Vienna Capitals

Austrian Championship:2004\05

League winners:

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EBEL playoff draw made

In EBEL, the top-3 seeded club could pick their opponent for the first playoff round. Following matchups will battle in the quarterfinals:

Red Bull Salzburg (1) - Klagenfurter AC (8)

Orli Znojmo (2) - Dornbirn Bulldogs (5)

Vienna Capitals (3) - VSV Villach (7)

HC Bolzano Foxes (4) - Black Wings Linz (6)

(23 Feb 2016)

Last-minute roster changes in EBEL

With only three games left before the start of the playoffs, the clubs in EBEL had to make the final roster decisions. In order to stay within the 60-point-limit under the EBEL point system, four clubs made signficant choices going into the playoffs.

Red Bull Salzburg signed Juuso Riksman as the new backup. GK Fabian Weinhandl and FW Marco Brucker were released to make space for the Finnish net minder. The Vienna Capitals scratched Kurtis McLean, whereas Roland Hofer will no-longer be part of the roster of the Bolzano Foxes. Davide Nicoletti, who was part of the Italian's championship winning team in 2014, will take Hofer's spot in the line-up. Orli Znojmo increased its depth between the pipes acquiring Jan Lukas.

(16 Feb 2016)

EBEL: Rafael Rotter suspended 8 games

28 year old Austrian winger Rafael Rotter, member of the Vienna Capitals, has been handed an 8 game suspension by DOPS, EBEL's department of player safety. The incident happened during the Caps' home game against Olimpija Ljubljana, leading to a concussion of Guillaume Desbiens. The detailed reasons behind the ban are being explained in DOPS' official video release.

(29 Sep 2015)

Vienna Capitals fired coach Tom Pokel

The last place in the pick up round and a disappointing season are the reasons cited by Vienna Capitals to announce the firing of American coach Tom Pokel, EBEL champion last season on Bolzano Foxes bench. "We need to shake the team before the playoffs" said Capitals GM Franz Kalla.
The new coach is Giacinto "Jim" Boni, former coach of Capitals from 2003 to 2007, in the last seasons working as Sports Manager at current DEL champion ERC Ingolstadt

(24 Feb 2015)

Tom Pokel is the new head coach of Vienna Capitals

Vienna Capitals announces American Tom Pokel as new head coach. Pokel, 46, sensetionally won EBEL with beginner Bolzano Foxes and was Italy head coach at last IHWC in Minsk where Blue Team can't avoid relegation. Philippe Horsky will remain as assistant
"The Capitals are one of the top team where to work, so it was a chance you have to take absolutely. I've noticed that the fans are one hundred percent behind their team, I'm really looking forward to the great atmosphere" said Pokel

(25 May 2014)

Second day of European Trophy

On the second day of European Trophy EV Zug beat ZSC Lions 1-0. Rob Schremp scored the only goal.

Slovan Bratislava beat Vienna Capitals 6-2.

(09 Aug 2013)

European Trophy schedules

European Trophy announced today the schedule for the 2012/13 season. Find the complete fixture list here.

(12 Apr 2012)
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Vienna Capitals participates in season 2017-2018: Champions Hockey League, EBEL


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