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Schwenninger Wild Wings
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City: Villingen-Schwenningen
League: DEL
Founded: 1904
Home Arena: Helios Arena
(cap: 6,193)
Colors: Dark Blue, White

         

General Manager: Thomas Burger, Michael Werner
Head Coach: Stefan Mair
Captain: Sascha Goc
Franchise history
1904-1950: SEC Schwenningen
1950-1994: Schwenninger ERC
1994-Present: SERC Wild Wings

The Schwenninger Wild Wings are a professional German ice hockey team from Villingen-Schwenningen in Baden-Wuerttemberg that was founded on 31 July 1904 and currently plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). The greatest success of the association was to reach the play-off semi-finals of the first Bundesliga in 1990. In 1994 the Wild Wings were a founding member of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

The Wild Wings play their home games in Helios Arena, a 6,193-seater stadium, and the club's colors are blue and white. The home club of the team is the Schwenningen ice and roller sports club 04 eV (german: Schwenninger Eis- und Rollsportclub 04 eV), which also competes in a junior and senior division and owns a figure skating and inline hockey department. Among the most famous players to have played at Schweninngen include the current captain of the German national ice hockey team Marcel Goc, the Seidenberg brothers, Dennis and Yannic, and former DEL record player Andreas Renz.

History[]

Schwenningen originally competed in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) from 1994–95 until the 2002–03 season when they lost their license due to insolvency proceedings. From 2003 until 2013, they competed in the 2nd Bundesliga, where they were runner-up in the 2010, 2011 and 2013 seasons.

After 10 seasons in absentia from the DEL, the Wild Wings were returned to Germany's top league when they purchased the DEL license of the financially stricken Hannover Scorpions on June 14, 2013.[1] They will begin to compete from the 2013–14 season.

Season records[]

Season Games Won Lost Tie OTL SOL Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Rank Playoffs
1994–95 44 18 19 7 - - 45 174 148 9 Lost in Quarterfinals
1995–96 50 30 14 6 - - 68 214 150 5 Lost in Preliminary Round
1996–97 48 23 19 1 5 - 52 200 191 10 No Playoffs
1997–98 44 19 17 5 3 - 46 157 148 9 Lost in Preliminary Round
1998–99 52 23 22 - 3 4 72 195 217 10 No Playoffs
1999–00 56 23 24 - 0 9 73 160 185 11 No Playoffs
2000–01 60 24 28 - 0 8 76 174 207 12 No Playoffs
2001–02 60 20 30 - 0 10 68 134 183 16 No Playoffs
2002–03 52 10 31 - 0 11 35 99 184 14 No Playoffs
2013–14 52 12 30 - 2 3 51 136 190 14 No Playoffs


References[]

  1. License granted! (German). Schwenningen Wild Wings (2013-06-14). Retrieved on 2013-07-01.

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