Welcome to the BEST hockey family in Europe!
The Kaiserslautern Military Community (KMC) Eagles hockey organization consists of all branches of the U.S. military, dependents (16+), civil service, contractors, members of NATO and our German friends.
Even though a majority of our organization is military, you DON'T need to be affiliated with the military to join! The KMC in Germany comprises of Vogelweh, Sembach, Kapaun, Ramstein, Miesau, Landstuhl, Baumholder and all the cities in between.
Four Eagle teams (I, II, III, & IV), which range from beginners to "wannabe" pro and compete in the Die Playa's Liga (German league), friendly games, and tournaments in five European countries.
The Die Players Liga (DPL) is the premier hobby league of Germany, with five divisions for ice hockey and three divisions for inline. There are thirty-two competitive teams from various levels of skill and talent. The DPL is sponsored by the Mannheim Adlers (pro team), Top-on-Ice, and Hooter restaurants.
The KMC Eagles are proud supporters of our community, providing tons of volunteer manhours to the KMC 5/6, USO, ROSC, and RESA organizations.
Coming off of a stunning third place finish at the 22nd annual Alpine Classic in Garmisch the Eagles 1 showed up in full force for their second game in the best of three DPL quarterfinals. After beating Ludwigshafen in the first game of the series 8-5, the Eagles dominated the ice stunning Ludwigshafen with a score of 12-1. Anthony Aceto was set up perfectly by Tim Duffy and Shane Saum for the first goal of the game giving the Eagles the early lead. The Eagles ended the first period with three goals which they would double by the end of the second. Ludwigshafen's only goal of the game came with three minutes left in the second period. Instead of slowing the Eagles play it only fueled ...Read More
One military hockey squad knows what it means to be a team, and a family. Staff Sgt. Ben Wocken brings us to Zwiebrucken, Germany to watch how eagles train to fly.
The Eagles huddle for a group shot with the trophy and an exploding bottle of champange following the championship win.
After stuffing our faces with tons and tons of food on Thanksgiving, the Eagles made the journey our to Wiesbaden for the 2nd Annual Viking Cup. We had the pleasure of playing in the Inaugural Cup last year, but weren't able to come home with the championship. Just like last year, we sent a mixture of Eagles 1, 2, and 3.Friday
Opening the tournament up on a rainy night vs the Wiesbaden Ice Tigers, the Eagles drew first blood. However, the Ice Tigers weren't going to allow the Eagles an easy game, as they tied up the game 1-1. It wasn't until half way through the game before the Eagles were able to pull away, winning 7-3 and eliminating the chance of playing early the nex ...Read More
Adam Mainwaring cheering after he scored his 2nd goal in one shift.
Eagles 3 continues on a hot streak, defeating the Kurpfalz Ladies 12-6!