Ruijters Eaters Geleen
Year Founded 1968
Home Ice Glanerbrook Ijshal
City Geleen, Netherlands
Team Colors Yellow, White, Blue
Head Coach Uli Egen
Championships None

Ruijters Eaters Geleen (aka. Geleen Eaters or Geleen Smoke Eaters) is the professional ice hockey team of Geleen, The Netherlands. They play in the Dutch Eredivisie, the highest-level hockey division in the Netherlands. Home games are played at the Glanerbrook.


The Geleen Smoke Eaters, named after the Trail Smoke Eaters, played their first game against Amsterdam on November 2, 1968. They first competed in the Eredivisie in 1971 and have participated in most of its seasons since.

Season resultsEdit

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, OTW = Overtime Wins, OTL = Overtime Losses, L = Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points

Season GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts Finish Playoffs
2008–09 24 11 3 2 8 96 89 41 3rd, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to The Hague (0-3)
2007-08 24 11 1 1 11 102 69 36 4th, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to Tilburg (2-4)
2006-07 20 14 0 1 5 101 60 43 1st, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to Heerenveen (0-3)
2005-06 20 8 5 2 5 84 71 36 3rd, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to Heerenveen (1-2)


Eredivisie National Championships


Netherlands Cup Winners


Former Players Edit

  • Nathan Daly
  • Benjamin Finkenrath
  • Brian McGary

External linksEdit

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