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Romijnders Dar Devils Nijmegen
Year Founded 2007
Home Ice Triavium
City Nijmegen, Netherlands
Team Colors Black, Red
Head Coach Frank Gentges
Championships None (8 as Nijmegen Tigers and Nijmegen Emperors)

Romijnders Dar Devils Nijmegen is the professional ice hockey team of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. They play in the Dutch Eredivisie, the highest-level hockey division in the Netherlands. Home games are played at the Triavium.


Ice hockey in Nijmegen began in 1968, with the Nijmegen Tigers winning its first national championship in 1984. At the end of the 1980s, several players moved to Rotterdam to join the short-lived Rotterdam Panda's. Beginning in the early 1990s, financial difficulties hurt the Nijmegen Tigers, forcing the team to dissolve and reform in 1994. In 2003, the Tigers went bankrupt. The Nijmegen Emperors joined the Eredivisie in 2004, winning the national championship in 2006. However, the Emperors also went bankrupt in 2006. In 2007, the Devils joined the league with a title sponsor.

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 12 2 1 9 92 83 39 4th, Eredivisie Lost semi-finals to Tilburg (3-2), Won Beker Cup
2007–08 24 3 2 1 18 45 107 14 6th, Eredivisie Did not qualify


Eredivisie National Championships

None. (Seven times as Nijmegen Tigers: 1983-4, 1987-8, 1992-3, 1996-7, 1997-8, 1998-9, 1999-2000. Once as Nijmegen Emperors: 2005-06.)

Former playersEdit

  • Flag of Canada.svg TJ Sakaluk
  • Flag of Canada.svg Brad Smulders
  • Flag of Germany Boris Ackers
  • Flag of Morocco Flag of the Netherlands Akim Ramoul

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