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Krefeld Pinguine
City: Krefeld, Nordrhein-Westphalia, Germany
League: Deutsche Eishockey Liga
Founded: 1936
Home Arena: Königpalast (cap.: 8,029)
Colors: Black and yellow
General Manager: Flag of Germany Wolfgang Schäfer
Head Coach: Flag of the Czech Republic Martin Jiranek
Captain: Flag of Latvia Herberts Vasiljevs
Franchise history
1936-1978: Krefelder EV
1978-1981: EHC Krefeld
1981-1995: Krefelder EV
1995-present: Krefeld Pinguine
Playoff Championships: 1952, 2003.

The Krefeld Pinguine are an ice hockey team in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. They play in Krefeld, North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany at the KönigPALAST.

  • Founded: first in 1936, the pro team became a limited liability company in 1995
  • Arena: KönigPALAST (capacity 8,029)
  • Uniform colours: Usually yellow and black
  • Logo design: A face of a penguin
  • League championships won: 1952 and 2003ne

Notable Players

Krefeld Pinguine team




  • Christoph Brandner (2000–2003)
  • Kenny Brown (1983–1988)
  • Dick Decloe (1974–1978)
  • Martin Hyun (2004-2005)
  • Peter Ihnacak (1992–1997)
  • Erich Konecki † (1948–1952)
  • Lothar Kremershof † (1969–1978/1981–1985)
  • Chris Lindberg (1994–1998)
  • Horst Ludwig (1961–1968/1970–1974)
  • Hans Georg Pescher (1948–1956)
  • Brad Purdie (2000–2003)
  • Frank Schwinghammer
  • Francois Sills (1990–1995)
  • Klaus Stenders (1958–1973)
  • Johnny Walker (1989–1990/1991–2000)
  • Remy Wellen (1955–1972)

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