Eagles 1 - 2015 Armed Forces Alpine Classic Champions!
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.
Eagles and Ice Arena after 2015 Thorsten Cup Finals
The first game was against Bitburg and it was a tough one. The Eagles started out slow and Bitburg took a 2-1 lead with about 3 minutes left. The Eagles stepped up to pressure them and it paid off as Jimmy Koehler scored on a rebound goal from a Chris Lee snap shot– the game ended in a 2-2 tie. The next game was against Team Sutter where the Eagles started to find their game and dominated them to a 4-0 win with most of the play being down in the opponents end. The twins, Max and Marcel, along with Pavel Kovalchuk proved to be a solid 2nd line as they came through offensively. And newcome ...Read More
2015 DPL Division 1 Finalists - E1 Hell of a Ride
This year with a new coach, Adam Sacchetti, for our E1 Eagles team; it was quite the turnaround. In the DPL last year, E1 went 2-3-2, this year they went 5-1-1 finishing tied for 2nd place in the league. They would face the Export Rangers in the quarterfinal round of the playoffs. In game one they defeated them 5-3, even though the game was cut short due to a bench clearing brawl. As game two approached, there was a question about how the teams would fair with each other after game one’s incident, but it ended up being a fairly clean and tightly played game, the Eagles knocked the Rangers out with a 4-3 win to advance to the semifinals.
In the se ...Read More
23rd Annual AFAC Division I Champions - Eagles 1
More with less.
All three Eagles teams had short benches. But this year, Eagles 1 pulled off an undefeated run with only two lines and brought the Championship Trophy home during the 23rd Annual Armed Forces Alpine Classic!
The Eagles have been the top of the European military tournament six out of the last seven years, and after losing to the Wiesbaden Vikings in the semi-finals last year...this one felt great!Tournament MVP
Brock Gowie was also named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the tournament, being critical to the team's success and also having the most points over anyone.E-2 Rundown
Eagles 2 had a great time ...Read More
This is a private organization. It is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.