Ambühl (38 years old) became the new record man in the number of matches contested in a World Cup this spring. The HC Davos wing in particular was preferred to Rapperswil’s Czech striker Roman Cervenka, who was also one of the 5 finalists.

Zoug coach Dan Tangnes, for his part, was named Coach of the Year on the occasion of these “European Hockey Awards”. The central Swiss club signed a historic performance under the Norwegian rule in the final of the last playoffs, beating the Zurich Lions after being found to be 0-3 in the series.