Currency Converter

Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).

From:
To:
 

SBD Global/March 14, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies

Swiss Hockey Club SC Bern Sets New European Regular Season Attendance Record

The Int'l Ice Hockey Federation revealed in its averaged attendance study that Swiss National League A hockey club SC Bern "has set a new European hockey record with an average regular season attendance of 16,330," according to the KURIER. SC Bern has for the 12th consecutive year "attracted the most fans during the regular season in all of Europe." The Swiss club is followed by Belarus side Dynamo Minsk (14,299) and German Hockey League (DEL) club Eisbären Berlin (14,034). Austria's highest-attended hockey club are the Vienna Capitals with 5,079 per game, which ranks them No. 52 in Europe. The highest-attended hockey league in Europe is the NLA, which attracts 6,620 fans per game. The Swiss league is followed by the DEL (6,172) and the Russian KHL (6,106). The Austrian Erste Bank Hockey League (EBBL) ranks seventh with 3,547 fans per game (KURIER, 3/13). The top-100 includes teams from 15 different countries: Austria, Belarus, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Finland, Great Britain, Germany, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Norway, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine. The average in Switzerland grew by 5% to set a new all-time record for league attendance in Europe. Also the German DEL (6,172, +1.9%) and the Russian-based KHL (6,106, +3.7%) showed growth to finish second and third, respectively. Swedish Elitserien dropped from first to fourth. In total the average of the top-10 teams in Europe grew by 3.63%, and the top 100 by 1.74% compared to last season (IIHF).

Attendance Figures In European Hockey Leagues '12-13
Rank Club Country Average
Cap. %
1. SC Bern
Switzerland
16,330
95.32%
2. Dynamo Minsk
Belarus
14,299 94.78%
3. Eisbären Berlin
Germany
14,034
98.83%
4. Kölner Haie
Germany
12,199
65.94%
5. SKA St. Petersburg
Russia
11,917
95.34%
6. Adler Mannheim
Germany
10,796
79.38%
7. Slovan Bratislava
Slovakia
9,975
99.20%
8. Jokerit Helsinki
Finland
9,828 71.92%
9. ZSC Lions Zurich
Switzerland
8,745
81.24%
10. Lokomotive Yaroslavl
Russia
8,712
96.31%
11. Frölunda Gothenburg
Sweden
8,588
71.31%
12. HC Pardubice
Czech Republic
8,490
83.28%
13. Avangard Omsk
Russia
8,060
75.12%
14. Medvescak Zagreb
Croatia
7,944 90.40%
15. Hamburg Freezers
Germany
7,690
60.08%


Regular-Season Average League Attendance Europe & Asia
Rank League Country Average
1. NLA
Switzerland
6,620
2. DEL
Germany
6,172
3. KHL
Russia
6,106
4. Elitserien
Sweden
5,717
5. SM-liiga
Finland
5,213
Return to top
Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug