|Home ice||PostFinance Arena|
|Based in||Bern, Switzerland|
|Colours||Black, yellow, red|
|Head coach||John Van Boxmeer|
Today, SC Bern is a highly popular team and regularly fills its home stadium, the PostFinance Arena, one of the largest ice hockey stadiums in Europe. In 2006, they set a new record among European clubs for average attendance, with an average of 15,994 in 22 home games They have won the Swiss Championship 11 times, with the most famous victory coming in 1989 over HC Lugano.
During the NHL 2005 lockout Daniel Brière, Dany Heatley, Jean-Pierre Dumont, Marc Savard, Henrik Tallinder, and Chris Clark played for SC Bern. Although, league rules allow only 4 players without Swiss passports to suit up in a single game. Québec natives Danny Brière and Christian Dubé remain good friends.
Current General Manager Sven Leuenberger played 13 seasons of defense with the club totaling 67 goals, 145 assists, and 4 National Championships. His jersey number 16 has been retired by SC Bern.
On September 30, 2008 SC Bern faced-offed against the NHL's New York Rangers to celebrate 100 years of ice hockey in Switzerland. 49 years since the Rangers' last visit to Switzerland, they beat home team SC Bern 8-1 in front of a sellout crowd. Despite the slanted score, SC Bern played a close game with a 2-0 score at the end of the second. Former Phoenix Coyotes' Canadian-born defenceman Travis Roche scored SC Bern's goal early in the third period, bringing the game to 2-1. SC Bern only allowed two even-strength goal, but couldn't hold the Rangers' power play (6 of 9). SC Bern center Sébastien Bordeleau said "We played for our pride tonight," after the exhibition game. Christian Dubé wore the captain's 'C' because Ivo Rüthemann is injured.
|96||Christian Dubé - A|
|32||Ivo Rüthemann - C|