Swiss Prospect Overview

By Joeri Loonen

Prospects in Switzerland

Thomas Ziegler (Tampa Bay Lightning), forward

Since last update: SC Bern 6 0 1 1 4
Season Totals: SC Bern 20 0 9 8 58
Note: not in organization Tampa Bay Lightning any more

Sven Helfenstein (New York Rangers), forward

Since last update: SC Bern 6 0 1 1 0
Season Totals: SC Bern 20 0 1 0 12

Note: Helfenstein is not receiving much ice time in Bern and willbe loaned out to Nationalliga B team EHC Biel/Bienne.

Reto von Arx (Chicago Blackhawks), forward

Since last update: HC Davos 6 2 3 5 29
Season Totals: HC Davos 21 4 17 21 51

Michel Riesen (St.Louis Blues), forward

Since last update: HC Davos 6 2 1 3 2
Season Totals: HC Davos 21 10 8 18 14

Beat Forster (Phoenix Coyotes), defenseman

Since last update: HC Davos 6 0 2 2 4
Season Totals: HC Davos 11 0 2 2 18

Patrick Bärtschi (Pittsburgh Penguins), forward

Since last update: Kloten Flyers 5 1 1 2 2
Season Totals: Kloten Flyers 20 8 14 22 14

Severin Blindenbacher (Phoenix Coyotes), defenseman

Since last update: Kloten Flyers 4 0 3 3 14
Season Totals: Kloten Flyers 19 2 10 12 28

Emanuel Peter (Calgary Flames), forward

Since last update: Kloten Flyers 5 0 4 4 4
Season Totals: Kloten Flyers 20 0 6 6 18

Martin Höhener (Florida Panthers), defenseman

Since last update: Kloten Flyers 5 0 1 1 0
Season Totals: Kloten Flyers 20 0 1 1 6

Tobias Stephan (Dallas Stars), goaltender

Season Totals: Kloten Flyers 20 0 1 0 8 G.A.A. : 2.69; 11-1-0-8 record

Adrian Wichser (Florida Panthers), forward

Since last update: HC Lugano 5 2 1 3 0
Season Totals: HC Lugano 19 9 6 15 0

Flavien Conne (Los Angeles Kings), forward

Since last update: HC Lugano 5 3 3 6 2
Season Totals: HC Lugano 19 6 9 15 6

Raffaele Sannitz (Columbus Blue Jackets), forward

Since last update: HC Lugano 0 0 0 0 0
Season Totals: HC Lugano 14 1 1 2 33
Note: Is suffering from injury thus did not play the last 5 games

Thomas Nüssli (Vancouver Canucks), forward

Since last update: SC Rapperswil-Jona 4 2 0 2 0
Season Totals: SC Rapperswil-Jona 17 2 0 2 14

Arne Ramholt (Chicago Blackhawks), defenseman

Since last update: ZSC Lions 5 1 1 2 14
Season Totals: ZSC Lions 19 2 5 7 30
Note: Not in Chicago Blackhawks orangization anymore.

Prospects in North-America

Luca Cereda (Toronto Maple Leafs), forward

Since last update: St. John’s Maple Leafs 6 2 1 3 0
Season Totals: St. John’s Maple Leafs 10 3 2 5 2

Julien Vauclair (Ottawa Senators), defenseman

Since last update: Binghampton Senators 7 0 2 2 0
Season Totals: Binghamton Senators 9 0 2 2 0

Goran Bezina (Phoenix Coyotes), defenseman

Since last update: Springfield Falcons 8 1 0 1 4
Season Totals: Springfield Falcons 10 2 0 2 6
Note: Goran is unhappy with his current role in Springfield under coach McSorley’s command. He receives very few ice time and is often dressed as a forward. He is currently considering returning home to Switzerland.

Timo Helbling (Nashville Predators), defenseman

Since last update: Milwaukee Admirals: 7 0 0 0 14
Season Totals: Milwaukee Admirals 8 0 0 0 14

Martin Gerber (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), goaltender

Season Totals: Anaheim Mighty Ducks 4 0 0 0 0 2.53 .890
Note: Gerber went back home to Switzerland a few days ago for ‘personal reasons’. He is expected to return to Anaheim in a not too distant future though. In the meantime Damphousse can try to take advantage of Gerber’s absence.

David Aebischer (Colorado Avalanche), goaltender

Season Totals: Colorado Avalanche 4 0 0 0 0 3.43 .865
Note: One word:”COLD”

Daniel Manzato (Carolina Hurricanes), goaltender

Season Totals: Victoriaville Tigres 13 0 0 0 0 2.90 .906