US Métro
City: Paris, France
Founded: 1951
Home Arena: Patinoire de Saint Didier
Franchise history
1951-1971: US Métro
1971-2005: OHC Paris-Viry
2005-2011: Viry-Châtillon Essonne Hockey
2011-present: Viry Hockey 91

US Métro was an ice hockey team in Paris, France. The club existed from 1951-1971 and was part of the US Métro sports club


The hockey section of the US Métro sports club was founded by Claude Portanel in 1951. They first participated in the top-level French league in the 1954-55 season.[1]

The club frequently participated in the top-level of French ice hockey until after the conclusion of the 1970-71 season.

Claude Pourtanel acquired the ice rink Patinoire privée de Viry-Châtillon in 1971. The club then became independent from the US Métro sports club and OHC Paris-Viry was created.[2]


  1. Branchu, Marc (2007). Histoire du Hockey sur Glace en France. Mémoire du Sport. ISBN 9782849107195. 
  2. French Ice Hockey Federation

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