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Düsseldorfer EG
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City Düsseldorf, Germany
League Deutsche Eishockey Liga
Founded 1935
Home arena ISS Dome
Head coach Christian Brittig
Captain Daniel Kreutzer
Franchise history
1935–2002 Düsseldorfer EG
2002-2012 DEG Metro Stars
2012-present Düsseldorfer EG

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Düsseldorfer EG (short DEG) is a German professional ice hockey team in Düsseldorf. It was Germany's most successful hockey club for a long time and had many international players. The famous Eisstadion at the Brehmstrasse was the home venue for most of the team's history. The team now plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (German Ice Hockey League, abbreviated DEL); the home venue is the ISS Dome.

The club was founded on November 8, 1935 as Düsseldorfer Eislauf Gemeinschaft (DEG) and was renamed DEG Metro Stars on March 1, 2002. It was renamed again as Düsseldorfer Eislauf Gemeinschaft (DEG) in 2012.

Honors[]

  • German champions 1967, 1972, 1975, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996
  • German Runner-up, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1980, 1981, 1986, 1989, 1994, 2006, 2009
  • DEB-Pokal winners 2006
  • DEB-Pokal Runner-up, 2005
  • NRW state champion 1946
  • Champion in the 2. Bundesliga 2000 (the DEG was two years in the 2nd division due to financial problems)
  • 2nd place in IIHF European Cup 1992
  • 3rd place in IIHF European Cup 1997

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