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Alexandre Tremblay (born March 22, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently playing with the GCK Lions in the National League B.
Antti Ilari Törmänen (born September 19, 1970) is a retired professional ice hockey player and current head coach of EHC Biel in Switzerland's National League.
Biel/Bienne (official bilingual wording;;; Bienna, Bienna, Belna) is a town and a municipality in the Biel/Bienne administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.
Christos Kostas "Chris" Chelios (born January 25, 1962) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman.
EHC Olten is a Swiss professional ice hockey team based in Olten, Switzerland.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
Gaston Reginald Gingras (born February 13, 1959 in Témiscaming, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played ten seasons in the National Hockey League.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
HC Ajoie is a Swiss professional ice hockey team that competes in the Swiss League (SL), the second highest league in Switzerland.
Heinz Ehlers (born January 25, 1966) is a Danish professional ice hockey coach and former ice hockey player.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Jakob "Köbi" Kölliker (born July 21, 1953 in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland) is a retired Swiss ice hockey player.
Jean-Jacques Aeschlimann (born May 30, 1967) is a retired Swiss ice hockey player.
Jiří Šlégr (born 30 May 1971) is a former Czech professional ice hockey defenceman.
Jonas Hiller (born 12 February 1982) is a Swiss professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for EHC Biel of the National League (NL).
Kevin Lotscher (born February 17, 1988) is a Swiss former professional ice hockey player who last played for EHC Biel in Switzerland's National League A. He is participating at the 2011 IIHF World Championship as a member of the Switzerland men's national ice hockey team.
Marko J. Tuomainen (born April 25, 1972) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League and SM-liiga.
Martin Steinegger (born February 15, 1972) is a Swiss professional ice hockey defenceman.
Michel Riesen (born April 11, 1979 in Oberbalm, Switzerland) is a former professional ice hockey winger who last played for the EHC Basel in the National League B.
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National League (NL) is a professional ice hockey league in Switzerland.
Nikolaj Ehlers (born 14 February 1996) is a Danish professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Patrick Timothy Kane II (born November 19, 1988), is an American professional ice hockey right winger for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
In sports leagues, promotion and relegation is a process where teams are transferred between multiple divisions based on their performance for the completed season.
Reto Berra (born 3 January 1987) is a Swiss professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently playing for HC Fribourg-Gottéron of the National League (NL).
Richmond "Rich" Gosselin (born April 25, 1956) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who played in the World Hockey Association (WHA) and the Swiss-A League.
Rico Fata (born February 12, 1980) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player.
Schlittschuh Club Bern (Ice-skating Club Bern in English) is an ice hockey team based in Bern, Switzerland.
SC Langnau Tigers are a professional ice hockey team from Langnau im Emmental, Switzerland.
Shawn M. Heaphy (born November 27, 1968) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played in one National Hockey League game for the Calgary Flames during the 1992–93 NHL season.
The Swiss League is the second tier of the main professional ice hockey league in Switzerland, behind the National League.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Tissot Arena is a combined multi-purpose stadium and arena in Biel/Bienne, Canton of Bern, Switzerland.
Tyler Paul Seguin (born January 31, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre, currently an alternate captain for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL).
The 2012–13 NHL lockout was a labour dispute between the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) that began at 11:59 pm EDT on September 15, 2012.