Ice hockey: ZSC-Hero Adrian Hotz (†65) surprisingly died-view -

It was one of the greatest Playoff sensations in the Swiss ice hockey: 1992 bowled the ZSC with its young coach, Arno Del Curto, the seemingly overpowering "Gr

Ice hockey: ZSC-Hero Adrian Hotz (†65) surprisingly died-view -

It was one of the greatest Playoff sensations in the Swiss ice hockey: 1992 bowled the ZSC with its young coach, Arno Del Curto, the seemingly overpowering "Grande" Lugano in the Playoff quarter-final from.

Now you'll need to iden the Fans of one of their former heroes verabsch: Adrian "Wegge" Hotz passed away in the night on Thursday at the age of 56 years, surprisingly!

Penalty made "Wegge" immortal

Hotz, which was called because of the bakery Hotz to his father, "Wegge", made in the decisive game against Lugano with his converted Penalty immortal. But Hotz, whose career began in the EHC dübendorf, was also, in addition to his career is extremely popular. Both team colleagues, as well as the followers.

With his trademark long flowing hair, moved "Away" in 1986 from dübendorf to SC Bern, he was against the "Grande Lugano", in 1989, a surprising champion.

From Bern, the former head of sports, Peter Meier brought him to the "Zett", where he was one of the most successful points collector on Swiss ice. In addition to four Games for the Swiss national team, Hotz scored 287 NLA-Play with 163 goals and 118 Assists, a whopping 281 Skorerpunkte. After his ZSC-time-Hotz moved back to dübendorf, where he hung in 1996, his skates on the nail.

"Dead in the apartment found"

ten years Ago, then he suffered a rupture of his Aorta, he survived, although with luck, but he had to undergo a major surgery. Since then, Hotz was invalid. The ZSC Lions write: "Last Thursday, he was not expected to be a lunch get-together, to appeared the he. He was found in his apartment dead."

ZSC-COO Bruno Vollmer, associate of Hotz, said: "Adi was the Gerd Muller of hockey – a true clipper! Legendary are his goals at the EHCD, SCB and ZSC. And, above all, of course, the Penalty in 1992, against the Grande Lugano, as we were able to win the quarter-final series as a huge Underdog sensational. After the active time, all of the above-mentioned and older vintages of the EHCD came together in the seniors again. We talked of the old times, jassten, and also the beer drinking was officially allowed again. Adi leaves us much too early. He will be missed with his direct and special manner. It was as a human or as a former team College. Rest in peace, Wegge!" (red)

Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 10:47

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