|EHC Basel Sharks|
|Home ice||St. Jakob Arena|
|Based in||Basel, Switzerland|
|Colours||Black, red, white|
|Head coach||Dany Gelinas|
EHC Basel, also known as Eishockey Club Basel are a professional Swiss ice hockey team. They are based out of the St. Jakob Arena in Basel, Switzerland. EHC Basel was founded on October 14, 1932. Were promoted to the Nationalliga A for 2005–06 after winning the Nationalliga B the previous season. They made the playoffs and were drawn against defending champions HC Davos in the first round, losing the series 4-1. Basel finished in last place in 2006–07, but managed to avoid relegation by beating SCL Tigers in the playouts. EHC Basel has won five championships of the Nationalliga B in 1935, 1941, 1956, 2003, and 2005. Again in 2007-08 they finished bottom and were relegated to National League B (after losing in the playouts).
The club has hosted a preseason tournament called Basel Summer Ice Hockey since 2009.
The club filled a bankruptcy case on July 7, 2014.
- Hnat Domenichelli
- David Legwand
- Mike Maneluk
- Rob Zamuner
- Fabienne Peter, Switzerland's first transgender hockey player
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