Jesper Peltonen renewal

Early renewal until 2028 for Jesper Peltonen

Hockey Club Lugano and 25-year-old Swiss-licensed defender Jesper Peltonen have signed a contract renewal expiring in 2025 these days, extending the agreement as of now until the end of the 2027/28 season. After growing up in the youth sector of IFK Helsinki, Jesper had embraced the North American adventure, playing four seasons in the top university league...

Youth Nationals

Youth nationals in early February

Eight boys from the Youth Section ofHockey Club Lugano have been selected for the early February fixtures of the Swiss national teams. Goalkeeper Yannis Zambelli, defender Niccolò Castiglioni and forwards Kei Imboden and Ryan Bizzozero (all class of 2008) will play the Three Nations Tournament in Romanshorn with the two U16 selections. Among the assistant coaches...

Niklas Schlegel injury

Niklas Schlegel out about two months

The injury suffered by Niklas Schlegel at 17:32 of the first period of last night's game at the Cornèr Arena between Lugano and Geneva has unfortunately turned out to be serious. Indeed, the instrumental examinations to which the 29-year-old goalkeeper underwent today revealed an injury to the intramuscular portion of the tendon of the left hamstring. The timing of...

Presale tickets and Ladies Night

Presale open for last regular season games

TheHockey Club Lugano announces that starting today at 12 noon, presale is open for the last four games of the 2023/2024 Regular Season scheduled at Cornèr Arena. The following are the dates of the games: Saturday, Feb. 3, 7:45 p.m., HCL-Davos Friday, Feb. 23, 7:45 p.m., HCL-Langnau Tigers (Ladies Night) Thursday, Feb. 29, 7:45 p.m.,...

Injury Giovanni Morini

Femur fracture: season over for Giovanni Morini

TheHockey Club Lugano announces that Giovanni Morini, who was hospitalized last night after a violent impact against the backstop balustrade during the second half of the game against Geneva, suffered a fracture of the femur in his right leg. The unfortunate forward no. 23 will undergo reduction and synthesis surgery in the morning...

Cancer League Ticino

Jersey and match for breast cancer prevention

On the occasion of the game at Cornèr Arena on Saturday, January 20, 2024 against Bern (7:45 p.m.),Hockey Club Lugano will take to the rink wearing a special jersey dedicated to the theme of breast cancer prevention. Indeed, the purpose of the evening will be to remind people of the importance every day of breast cancer prevention and the role...

Melide On Ice On The Lake

Sunday in Melide ICE!

President Vicky Mantegazza and a delegation of players from theHockey Club Lugano first team will be guests on Sunday, Jan. 14 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the closing day of Melide ICE on the Lake, the highly regarded village within the picturesque setting of Melide's Lido Comunale. The players bianconeri will skate on the ice and be...

Samuel Guerra

Samuel Guerra renews until 2027

After the signings for the coming seasons of goalkeeper Joren Van Pottelberghe and defender David Aebischer, after the renewals of Michael Joly and Matthew Verboon and the signing of Roberts Cjunskis' first professional contract,Hockey Club Lugano has cemented another piece of the puzzle of its team of the future. The company bianconera and...

Calle Andersson and Stephane Patry

Relief for Andersson, bad luck for Patry

Thursday night's game at the Vernets against Geneva left its mark on the already decimated Lugano in recent weeks. As for defender Calle Andersson, who injured his left hand blocking a shot, instrumental examinations fortunately ruled out fractures. The situation will be evaluated day by day. Bad news instead for Stephane...

Mario Kempe in Lugano until the end of the season

Mario Kempe in Lugano until the end of the season

TheHockey Club Lugano formalizes the signing on a contract valid until the end of the 2023/24 season of Swedish center-wing forward "left" Mario Kempe, born 19.09.1988 in Kramfors (183 cm x 86 kg). A Swedish U18 and U20 youth national team player, Kempe was drafted in 2007 in the fifth round by the Philadelphia Flyers. After two seasons in the QMJHL, he...

The Peltonen saga is enriched

Hockey Club Lugano reports that it has signed Swiss-licensed Finnish forward Aleksi Peltonen, who was released in these hours from his contract with Davos, under an agreement valid until the end of the 2024/25 season. Aleksi, born 08.06.1998 in Helsinki (178 cm x 81 kg, "left"), is the twin brother of defenseman bianconero Jesper, son of...

Joly's flair in Lugano until at least 2026

Creative, brilliant at times, a true spectacle for the eyes. But, at the same time, effective and decisive, capable at any moment of the game of inventing a goal, an assist or a play that changes the fate of the game. This is the essence of the Michael Joly that field hockey fans were able to admire in his first twenty-eight...

Presale for January games open

TheHockey Club Lugano announces that starting today at 12:00 noon, presale is open for the five matches of the 2023/24 Regular Season scheduled at Cornèr Arena in January 2024. Following are the dates of the games: Sunday, January 7, 3:45 p.m., HCL-Zugo (Family Day) Friday, January 12, 7:45 p.m., HCL-Bienne Saturday...