Swiss legends pass away

Former goalie Jean Ayer, forward Urs Lott die

21.06.2012
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ZURICH/LAUSANNE – Two former Swiss national team players passed away in the last few days.

Former national goalkeeper Jean Ayer died on 15 June in Lausanne. He was 82.

Ayer represented Switzerland in five IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships including four in the Top Division.

He played in Switzerland for Lausanne-Montchoisi, HC Davos, the Young Sprinters Neuchâtel, HC Villars, Genève-Servette and for French top team ACBB Paris.

Former Swiss national team player Urs Lott died of the Alzheimer’s disease on Monday. He was 63.

He died one year after his brother and teammate Jürg Lott.

Urs Lott played for EHC Kloten, Zürcher SC and EHC Biel winning two national titles. He was one of the best Swiss forwards of the ‘70s and represented the national team in 54 games including five World Championships in the lower pools.

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