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NICOLAS BESCH   France

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BIRTHYEAR 1984-10-25 BIRTHPLACELe Havre, FRA
AGE 32 NATION France
POSITION D SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 179 cm / 5'10" WEIGHT 87 kg / 192 lbs
YOUTH TEAM Rouen CONTRACT 17/18
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HIGHLIGHTS
2-time French Champion 2
3-time Polish Champion 3

A smallish and promising French defenseman. Besch has good on-ice-vision and mobility and skating skills are quite good. Pretty good passer, but not very strong physically.

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 2001-02 Rouen France 15 0 000 |            
  France U18 WJC-18 D2 5 4 262 19 |            
 2002-03 Rouen France 25 0 1110 |            
 2003-04 Rouen U22 France U22 11 7 81516 | Playoffs 2 2 136  
  Rouen France 19 1 3428 | Playoffs 4 1 230  
  France U20 WJC-20 D1 5 0 770 3 |            
 2004-05 Rouen U22 France U22 4 2 244 |            
  Rouen France 28 0 7722 | Playoffs 12 1 1214  
  Le Havre France3 1 0 000 |            
  France OGQ 6 0 112 7 |            
  France WC D1 5 0 000 -1 |            
 2005-06 Rouen U22 France U22 2 2 350 |            
  Rouen France 26 3 101334 17 | Playoffs 9 0 3320
  France WC D1 5 0 002 1 |            
 2006-07 Rouen  France 26 3 182170 | Playoffs 8 2 138  
  France WC D1 5 1 2331 5 |            
 2007-08 Leksands IF J20 SuperElit 7 3 4727 2 |            
  Leksands IF Allsvenskan 3 0 000 0 |            
  Nyköpings HK Allsvenskan 15 1 3418 3 |            
  Sport Mestis 17 3 1416 5 | Playoffs 5 0 004 -2 
  France WC 5 0 006 -2 |            
 2008-09 Jukurit Mestis 38 6 71358 -11 |            
  France OGQ 3 0 222 -3 |            
 2009-10 Grenoble France 21 2 3516 | Playoffs 8 2 0216  
  France WC 6 0 1112 -2 |            
 2010-11 Jukurit Mestis 21 0 5532 -2 | Playoffs 1 0 002
  France (all) International 8 0 0022 -8 |            
  France WC 6 0 0010 -6 |            
 2011-12 Cracovia Krakow Poland 38 10 243491 23 | Playoffs 9 1 1210
  France WC 7 2 022 1 |            
  France (all) International 15 2 244 |            
 2012-13 Cracovia Krakow Poland 36 7 192658 22 | Playoffs 16 3 4712 -2 
  France WC 7 0 1110 3 |            
  France (all) International 20 0 4450 |            
 2013-14 1928 KTH Krynica Poland 18 1 121333 9 |            
  KH Sanok Poland 23 3 182160 15 | Playoffs 14 1 898 20 
  France WC 8 0 118 1 |            
  France (all) International 24 2 3534 |            
 2014-15 GKS Tychy Poland 40 8 253346 17 | Playoffs 16 1 3410
  France WC 6 0 004 0 |            
  France (all) International 18 2 1314 |            
 2015-16 Bordeaux France 25 2 101226 -1 | Relegation 10 0 1114 -2 
  France (all) International 9 1 3414 |            
 2016-17 Bordeaux  France 43 4 141850 6 | Playoffs 7 0 444 -4 
  France OGQ 3 0 000 1 |            
  France WC 7 0 116 0 |            
  France (all) International 20 2 4614 |            
 2017-18 Bordeaux France - - --- |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 2009-10 Grenoble French League Cup 6 1 3412 | Playoffs 5 0 2231  
  Grenoble Continental Cup 3 0 114 -2 |            
 2011-12 Cracovia Krakow Continental Cup 2 0 110 |            
  Cracovia Krakow Polish Cup 5 1 0114 |            
 2012-13 Cracovia Krakow Polish Cup 3 0 000 -3 |            
 2013-14 KH Sanok Polish Cup 2 1 230 1 |            
 2014-15 GKS Tychy Polish Cup 2 0 114 |            
 2015-16 Bordeaux French League Cup 5 2 462 5 | Playoffs 4 0 338


CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  Allsvenskan: 18 1 3 4 0.22 18  |    
  Continental Cup: 5 0 2 2 0.40 -2  |    
  France: 228 15 66 81 0.36 256  22  | 58 6 12 18 0.31 76  -1 
  France U22: 17 11 13 24 1.41 20  | 2 2 1 3 1.50
  France3: 1 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  French League Cup: 11 3 7 10 0.91 14  | 9 0 5 5 0.56 39 
  International: 114 9 17 26 0.23 152  -8  |    
  Mestis: 76 9 13 22 0.29 106  -8  | 6 0 0 0 0.00 -1 
  OGQ: 12 0 3 3 0.25 |    
  Poland: 155 29 98 127 0.82 288  86  | 55 6 16 22 0.40 40  30 
  Polish Cup: 12 2 3 5 0.42 18  -2  |    
  SuperElit: 7 3 4 7 1.00 27  |    
  WC: 52 2 4 6 0.12 58  -5  |    
  WC D1: 15 1 2 3 0.20 33  |    
  WJC-18 D2: 5 4 2 6 1.20 19  |    
  WJC-20 D1: 5 0 7 7 1.40 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2001-2002 French Cup Champion (Rouen)
  U18 WJC (D2) Gold Medal
2002-2003 French Champion (Rouen)
2003-2004 French Cup Champion (Rouen)
  U20 WJC (D1|B) Most Points by Defenseman (7)
2004-2005 French Cup Champion (Rouen)
  World Championship (D1|B) Silver Medal
2005-2006 French All-Star Team
  French Champion (Rouen)
  World Championship (D1|A) Silver Medal
2006-2007 French All-Star Team
  World Championship (D1|A) Gold Medal
  World Championship (D1|A) Most Penalized Player (31PIM)
2009-2010 French All-Star Team
2010-2011 Finland2 (Mestis) Silver Medal (Jukurit)
2011-2012 Poland Silver Medal (Cracovia Krakow)
2012-2013 Polish Champion (Cracovia Krakow)
2013-2014 Poland Playoffs Best Plus/Minus (20)
  Polish Champion (KH Sanok)
2014-2015 Polish Champion (GKS Tychy)
  Polish Cup Champion (GKS Tychy)
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- Finland2 (Mestis) Silver Medal 10/11
- French All-Star Team 06/07, 05/06, 09/10
- French Champion 02/03, 05/06
- French Cup Champion 04/05, 03/04, 01/02
- Poland Playoffs Best Plus/Minus 13/14
- Poland Silver Medal 11/12
- Polish Champion 12/13, 13/14, 14/15
- Polish Cup Champion 14/15
- U18 WJC (D2) Gold Medal 01/02
- U20 WJC (D1|B) Most Points by Defenseman 03/04
- World Championship (D1|A) Gold Medal 06/07
- World Championship (D1|A) Most Penalized Player 06/07
- World Championship (D1|A) Silver Medal 05/06
- World Championship (D1|B) Silver Medal 04/05



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2017-05-02 Extension Bordeaux Bordeaux 1 year 
2015-04-22 Confirmed GKS Tychy Bordeaux
2014-07-09 Confirmed STS Sanok GKS Tychy
2013-11-25 Confirmed KTH Krynica STS Sanok Contract dissolved due to financial reasons 
2011-07-25 Confirmed Jukurit Cracovia Krakow
2010-06-14 Confirmed Grenoble Jukurit
2009-05-01 Confirmed Jukurit Grenoble
2008-07-23 Confirmed Sport Jukurit


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
 
Cult/Star player for France