Berliner Schlittschuhclub

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ESC Berlin
City Berlin, Germany
League Regionalliga
Founded 1908
Colours               
Franchise history
1908-1983 Berliner Schlittschuhclub Eishockey e.V.
1983-1995 BSC Preussen
1995-1996 Preussen Devils
1996-1999 Berlin Capitals Eishockey GmbH
1999-2002 Berlin Capitals Eishockey GmbH - Die Preussen
2002-2004 EC Berlin Capitals e.V.
2004-2005 Berliner Schlittschuhclub Preussen (BSchC Preussen)
2005-2007 ECC Preussen Berlin
2007-2008 Berliner Schlittschuh-Club 2007 Eissport
2008-present Eissport und Schlittschuh-Club 2007 Berlin e.V.

Berliner Schlittschuhclub is an ice hockey team based in Berlin, Germany. They are a member of the Berliner SC sports club, and currently play in the Regionalliga under the name ESC Berlin, the ice hockey department was founded in 1908.[1]

The club has won a record twenty German ice hockey championships as well as three Spengler Cups.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1908, and won the City of Berlin Championship in 1910. When the German Ice Hockey Championship was introduced in 1912, the club dominated, winning eighteen titles between 1912 and 1944.

After the Second World War, the club played under the name of EC-Eichkamp Berlin, before being renamed Berliner Schlittschuchclub again in 1951, as EC-Eichkamp Berlin, they finished as runner-up in the German Championship in 1947 and 1949.

In the 1958-59 season the club continued playing in the Oberliga, but did not qualify for the newly founded Ice hockey Bundesliga, they remained in the Oberliga/2nd Bundesliga for most of the 60's, except 1966-67, before they were promoted to the Bundesliga for the 1972-73 season.

Berliner won the Ice hockey Bundesliga title in 1974, for the first time since 1944, and won the title again two years later, in 1976.

Achievements[edit]

  • German Championship
    • Champion (20) : 1912, 1913, 1914, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1944, 1974, 1976.
    • Runner-up (5) : 1922, 1939, 1947, 1975, 1978
  • Berlin Championship
    • Champion (1) : 1910
  • Spengler Cup
    • Champion (3) : 1924, 1926, 1928.
    • Runner-up (4) : 1923, 1927, 1931, 1941
  • 2. Bundesliga
    • Champion (1) : 1972

References[edit]

  1. ^ profile on hockeyarenas.net