Roger Van der Straten-Ponthoz

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Roger Van der Straten-Ponthoz
Roger Ponthoz.jpg
Position Goaltender
Teams Brussels IHC
Born July 9, 1888,
Brussels, Belgium
Died September 27, 1972,
Brussels, Belgium
Playing Career 1908 – 1914

Roger Marie Léon Pierre Van der Straten-Ponthoz (July 9, 1888 - September 27, 1972) was a Belgian hockey goaltender who was a member of the Belgian National Team at the 1911 European Championship and the 1912 LIHG Championship.[1]

Straten-Ponthoz played club hockey for Brussels IHC in the Belgian Championship.

He scored the only goal of the game for Brussels IHC when they lost 6-1 in an international friendly against Club des Patineurs de Paris on February 27, 1910. It was the first recorded tally by a European goaltender.[2]


  1. Müller, Stephan (2005). International Ice Hockey Encyclopedia 1904-2005. Germany: Books on Demand. 
  2. Brussels IHC - CP Paris (27 février 1910)


Special thanks to Patrick H. for supplying the photograph and full name of Straten-Ponthoz.