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Founded 1968
Arena IJshal Glanerbrook
(Capacity: 1200)
League BeNe League
2015-present
Eredivisie
1971-2015
Dutch Cup
Captain Flag of Netherlands Glenn Bakx
Website Microz Eaters Limburg

Eaters Limburg (formerly known as the Geleen Smoke Eaters) are a professional ice hockey team based in Geleen, The Netherlands. They play in the BeNe League, the highest-level hockey league in the Netherlands and Belgium. Home games are played at the Glanerbrook.

History

The Geleen Smoke Eaters, named after the Trail Smoke Eaters, played their first game against Amsterdam on November 2, 1968. They first competed in the Eredivisie in 1971 and have participated in most of its seasons. Since 2015 the team have played in the BeNe League, and have been sponsored by food supplement company Microz

Season results

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, OTW = Overtime Wins, OTL = Overtime Losses, L = Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points

Season GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts Finish Playoffs
2012-13 36 16 5 0 15 136 126 58 4th, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to The Hague (0W-3L)
2011–12 14 12 0 0 2 72 36 36 2nd, North Sea Cup Won National Championship (3W-2L)
2010–11 28 10 2 2 14 105 127 36 6th, North Sea Cup Lost semi-finals to The Hague (0-3)
2009–10 28 13 6 1 8 100 77 52 4th, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to Nijmegen (1-3)
2008–09 24 11 3 2 8 96 89 41 3rd, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to The Hague (0-3)
2007-08 24 11 1 1 11 102 69 36 4th, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to Tilburg (2-4)
2006-07 20 14 0 1 5 101 60 43 1st, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to Heerenveen (0-3)
2005-06 20 8 5 2 5 84 71 36 3rd, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to Heerenveen (1-2)

Roster

Updated February 28, 2019.[1]

Goaltenders
Number Player Catches Acquired Place of Birth
34 Flag of Netherlands Rowan Delil L 2007 Spaubeek, Netherlands
31 Flag of Netherlands Michael Sterkens L 2017 Tilburg, Netherlands
30 Flag of Netherlands Sander Kösters L 2013 Beek, Netherlands
Defencemen
Number Player Shoots Acquired Place of Birth
3 Flag of Netherlands Remco Knoren R 2017 Wijlre, Netherlands
6 Flag of Belgium Vadim Gyesbreghs (A) L 2017 Wilrijk, Belgium
14 Flag of Netherlands Sebastian Kragt R 2018 Amsterdam, Netherlands
24 Flag of Netherlands Mordy Munichman L 2017 Sittard, Netherlands
27 Flag of Netherlands Levi Smeets L 2015 Heerlen, Netherlands
49 Flag of Netherlands Glenn Bakx (C) L 2006 Geleen, Netherlands
55 Flag of Canada Yan Turcotte L 2018 Montreal, Canada
Forwards
Number Player Shoots Position Acquired Place of Birth
7 Flag of Netherlands Mitch Koumans L F 2014 Heerlen, Netherlands
8 Flag of Netherlands Nick Verschuren R F 2018 Eindhoven, Netherlands
9 Flag of Netherlands Lars van Sloun (A) L F 2006 Brunssum, Netherlands
11 Flag of Netherlands Tom Marx L F 2014 Sittard, Netherlands
17 Flag of Netherlands Thom Smits L F 2017 Roermond, Netherlands
20 Flag of Netherlands Luca Heutmekers R F 2012 Geleen, Netherlands
22 Flag of Netherlands Renzo Meulenbeek L F 2014 Geleen, Netherlands
22 Flag of Netherlands Jord Smit R RW 2014 Grouw, Netherlands
67 Flag of Netherlands Joey Geurts R F 2013 Geleen, Netherlands
81 Flag of Poland Lukasz Bartak L LW 2018 Poland
90 Flag of Canada Matt Beer L C/RW 2018 St. Clair, Canada
93 Flag of Netherlands Dean Moors L F 2009 Geleen, Netherlands

Championships

Eredivisie National Championships

One (2011–2012)

Netherlands Cup Winners

Twice. (1992–1993);(2009–2010)

Former players

  • Nathan Daly
  • Benjamin Finkenrath
  • David Coderre

References

  1. Geleen Eaters Roster (dutch). Retrieved on February 28, 2019.

External links

This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Eaters Geleen. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Ice Hockey Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).


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