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Uwe Krupp

Born:June 24, 1964Draft:1983 Sabres 214th Overall
Hometown:Cologne, West GermanyPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:GermanyCurrent Team:Kölner Haie (Head Coach)

Uwe Gerd Krupp (born June 24, 1965) is a German former professional hockey defenseman and former coach of the German national ice hockey team. Widely considered one of the greatest German players of all time, he was the second German-born player to win the Stanley Cup, (behind Randy Gilhen) and the second German-born professional to play in an NHL All-Star Game, after Walt Tkaczuk. Following Tkaczuk, Krupp was only the second German-born player to have a lasting career in the National Hockey League.

Krupp scored the Stanley Cup clinching goal in triple overtime of Game 4 of the 1996 Stanley Cup Finals against the Florida Panthers. Krupp is currently the head coach of Kölner Haie. His son Björn Krupp is a professional ice hockey player.

Uwe Krupp Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
October 25, 1991Buffalo SabresBenoit Hogue
Dave McLlwain
Pierre Turgeon
New York IslandersFourth-Round Pick
(Dean Melanson)
Randy Hiller
Pat LaFontaine
Randy Wood
June 28, 1994New York IslandersFirst-Round Pick
(Wade Belak)
Quebec Nordiques logoFirst-Round Pick
(Brett Lindros)
Ron Sutter

Deeper Dive

Staff History

  • German National Team (Head Coach), 2005-11
  • DEL, Kölner Haie (Head Coach), 2011-14
  • DEL, Eisbaren Berlin (Head Coach), 2014-18
  • Czechia, HC Sparta Praha (Head Coach), 2018-2020
  • DEL, Kölner Haie (Head Coach), 2020-present


  • NHL All-Star Game (1991, 1999)
  • Stanley Cup (1996, 2002)
  • IIHF Hall of Fame (2017)
  • IIHF All-Time Germany Team (2020)