The Straubing Tigers were originally founded as Bann Straubing in 1941 and play out of the 5,800 spectator Eisstadion am Pulverturm, located in the Bavarian city of Straubing. They were rebranded as the Straubing Tigers in 2002 and are one of the smallest clubs in the DEL today. They were only promoted to the league for the first time in 2006, when they won the championship of Germany’s second tier of ice hockey and have played in the DEL ever since making the playoffs for the first time in 2012, after finishing sixth in the regular season. The made it all the way to the Semi-Finals that year – their highest-placed finish to date.
This year the Tigers were able to secure their first ever Champions Hockey League qualification spot and will debut in the 2020/21 season.
- Founded in 1941
- Rebranded as the Straubing Tigers in 2002
- Promoted to the DEL in 2006
- Secured first ever CHL qualification this year
First qualification this year.