The Kölner Haie (Cologne Sharks) are an ice hockey club based in Cologne, Germany that plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. The team was one of the founding members of the DEL.
The team colours are red and white.
The Kölner Haie play their home games in the DEL (German Ice Hockey League) and DEB-Pokal (German Cup) at the Lanxess Arena (previously known as the Kölnarena), which opened in 1998, located in Cologne-Deutz. With room for 18,650 spectators, the Lanxess Arena is amongst the biggest multi-functional arenas in Europe, and the Haie have the second highest average attendance in European ice hockey behind Swiss team SC Bern. Previously, the Haie played their home games at the Eisstadion an der Lentstrasse. A strong local rivalry exists between the Kölner Haie and the Düsseldorfer EG, of neighboring Düsseldorf. Games between the two teams often attract sell-out crowds.