|Home ice||Patinoire des Vernets|
|Based in||Geneva, Switzerland|
|Colours||Burgundy and yellow|
|Head coach||Chris McSorley|
History[edit | edit source]
- 1905 : Foundation of Servette FC's ice hockey section.
- 1954 : The club benefits of artificial ice for the first time, in the "Pavillon des Sports". Until then, Servette had to receive its opponents in Lausanne or in Le Pont. The first match on the new artificial ice sees Servette play Urania Genève Sport (UGS).
- 1956 : First promotion in Swiss National League B.
- 1958 : Inauguration of the new ice rink called "Les Vernets".
- 1959 : Servette wins the "Swiss Cup" after beating Neuchâtel-Sports Young Sprinters HC 7-3 in the final, in front of 11,820 fans, it is a crowd record for a hockey game in Les Vernets.
- 1963 : Creation of Genève-Servette HC after the fusion of the ice hockey sections of Servette & UGS.
- 1964 : Genève-Servette is champion of the Swiss National League B (second division), after beating the EHC Biel in the final, and so is promoted to the highest league in Switzerland, the National League A.
- 1975 : Back to the Swiss National League B.
- 1980 : Falls to 1. Liga (3rd division).
- 1995 : Promoted to National League B again, after a victory over Luzern.
- 2001 : Promoted to National League A, after a successful series (4-0) over Chur in the final.
- 2008 : On 24 March 2008, the GSHC reaches the Swiss National League A final for the first time in its history, after a clear win over HC Fribourg-Gottéron in the semi-finals (4-1 in the series).
- 2010 : On 24 April 2010, the Genève Servette HC reaches the Swiss National League A final for the second time, after a win over HC Fribourg-Gottéron 4-3 (was 1-3) but loose it again agaist SC Bern (3-4 in the final series)
Awards[edit | edit source]
- Swiss vice champions
- 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 2008, 2010
- Swiss Cup
- 1959, 1972
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