US Métro
City Paris, France
Founded 1951
Home arena Patinoire de Saint Didier
Franchise history
1951-1971 US Métro
1971-2005 OHC Paris-Viry
2005-2011 Viry-Châtillon Essonne Hockey
2011-present Viry Hockey 91

US Métro was an ice hockey team in Paris, France. The club existed from 1951-1971 and was part of the US Métro sports club

History[edit | edit source]

The hockey section of the US Métro sports club was founded by Claude Portanel in 1951. They first participated in the top-level French league in the 1954-55 season.[1]

The club frequently participated in the top-level of French ice hockey until after the conclusion of the 1970-71 season.

Claude Pourtanel acquired the ice rink Patinoire privée de Viry-Châtillon in 1971. The club then became independent from the US Métro sports club and OHC Paris-Viry was created.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Branchu, Marc (2007). Histoire du Hockey sur Glace en France. Mémoire du Sport. ISBN 9782849107195. 
  2. French Ice Hockey Federation

External links[edit | edit source]

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