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Canada Switzerland Eric Himelfarb

#9 EHC Basel / MSL - 21/22
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
39
Height
5'9" / 176 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
170 lbs / 77 kg
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired

Himelfarb is a smart center with great speed and skating ability. Has good hands and puck-handling skills. Known as a hard working player, too. Lacks size, which can be a problem in physical contests.
- Ulf Andersson, EP (2011)

Married to a Swiss, he was naturalized in Switzerland in 2019.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Don Mills Flyers U15 AAA “C” GTHL U15 - - - - - - |
1999-00 Sarnia Sting OHL 62 14 33 47 26 3 | Playoffs 7 1 4 5 4 1
Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 - - - - - - |
2000-01 Sarnia Sting OHL 49 31 44 75 48 -1 | Playoffs 4 1 7 8 4 -5
2001-02 Sarnia Sting OHL 67 35 48 83 67 -8 | Playoffs 5 1 4 5 11 -7
2002-03 Barrie Colts OHL 67 31 44 75 81 -4 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 6 -3
2003-04 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 67 37 70 107 80 8 | Playoffs 5 4 4 8 8 -2
Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 7 2 3 5 2 6 | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 0 -5
2004-05 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 76 19 24 43 59 -6 |
2005-06 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 62 10 18 28 60 -6 | Playoffs 16 0 0 0 12 -2
2006-07 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 69 15 15 30 60 -5 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 12 -7
2007-08 Lausanne HC NLB 36 24 45 69 46 - | Playoffs 10 7 12 19 12 -
Genève-Servette HC NLA 1 0 0 0 0 - |
2008-09 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA 47 11 13 24 60 - | Relegation 11 3 1 4 16 -
EHC Biel-Bienne NLA Q - - - - - - | Qualification 4 3 0 3 2 -
2009-10 Lausanne HC NLB 10 0 2 2 31 - |
SC Langenthal NLB 24 11 14 25 30 - | Playoffs 6 3 4 7 2 -
EHC Biel-Bienne NLA 0 0 0 0 0 - | Relegation 8 2 3 5 4 -
2010-11 Rögle BK HockeyAllsvenskan 24 5 6 11 16 -1 | Kvalserien SHL 10 2 7 9 2 0
2011-12 Rögle BK “A” HockeyAllsvenskan 52 21 39 60 52 17 | Kvalserien SHL 8 5 1 6 27 3
2012-13 Linköping HC Elitserien 49 9 7 16 24 -6 |
2013-14 Linköping HC SHL 50 7 14 21 36 -1 | Playoffs 14 3 4 7 8 -5
2014-15 Leksands IF SHL 21 3 4 7 8 -20 |
Malmö Redhawks HockeyAllsvenskan 12 3 12 15 8 1 | Qualification 11 5 0 5 10 -3
2015-16 Malmö Redhawks SHL 38 2 10 12 20 -4 |
2016-17 Hockey Thurgau NLB 36 12 18 30 34 -14 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 6 -5
2017-18 SCL Tigers NL 13 1 4 5 10 -2 |
SC Langenthal SL 5 1 1 2 4 1 |
HC La Chaux-de-Fonds SL 6 2 5 7 8 -3 |
2018-19 Did not play |
2019-20 EHC Basel MSL 14 4 8 12 12 - | Playoffs 6 1 6 7 18 -
2020-21 EHC Basel MSL 7 3 7 10 8 - |
SC Langenthal SL 12 0 10 10 2 -2 | Playoffs 12 2 3 5 8 -6
2021-22 EHC Basel MSL 30 7 21 28 8 - | Playoffs 12 5 8 13 29 -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Don Mills Flyers U15 AAA “C” Big Nickel U14 3 4 2 6 - - |
2008-09 Team Canada Spengler Cup 1 0 0 0 0 - |
2012-13 Linköping HC ET 5 2 1 3 2 - |
2017-18 SCL Tigers Swiss Cup 2 2 0 2 0 - |
2019-20 EHC Basel Swiss Cup Q 1 0 1 1 0 - |
2020-21 EHC Basel Swiss Cup 1 0 0 0 0 - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2022-23 EHC Basel SL Asst. Coach
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
SL
2021-04-14T19:46:00+0200 Langenthal vs Ajoie
2021-04-12T19:45:00+0200 Langenthal @ Ajoie
2021-04-10T19:46:00+0200 Langenthal vs Ajoie
2021-04-08T19:45:00+0200 Langenthal @ Ajoie
2021-04-06T19:46:00+0200 Langenthal vs Ajoie
2021-04-03T15:45:00+0200 Langenthal @ Ajoie
2021-03-28T17:30:00+0200 Langenthal @ Thurgau
2021-03-25T18:45:00+0000 Langenthal vs Thurgau
2021-03-23T18:45:00+0000 Langenthal @ Thurgau
2021-03-21T16:30:00+0000 Langenthal vs Thurgau
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 214 46 60 106 0.50 181 -11 | 3 27 1 3 4 0.15 24 -14
Big Nickel U14 1 3 4 2 6 2.00 - - | 0
ET 1 5 2 1 3 0.60 2 - | 0
GTHL U15 1 - - - - - - - | 0
HockeyAllsvenskan 3 88 29 57 86 0.98 76 17 | 3 29 12 8 20 0.69 39 0
MSL (MyHL) 3 51 14 36 50 0.98 28 - | 2 18 6 14 20 1.11 47 -
NL (NLA) 4 61 12 17 29 0.48 70 -2 | 2 19 5 4 9 0.47 20 -
NLA Q 1 - - - - - - - | 1 4 3 0 3 0.75 2 -
OHL 5 312 148 239 387 1.24 302 -2 | 5 27 8 19 27 1.00 33 -16
SHL (Elitserien) 4 158 21 35 56 0.35 88 -31 | 1 14 3 4 7 0.50 8 -5
SL (NLB) 5 129 50 95 145 1.12 155 -18 | 4 32 12 19 31 0.97 28 -11
Spengler Cup 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
Swiss Cup 2 3 2 0 2 0.67 0 - | 0
Swiss Cup Q 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 0 - | 0
WHC-17 1 - - - - - - - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Stefan Tschannen (F) 2008-2021 4 Biel-Bienne, Langenthal
Derek Meech (D) 2004-2016 4 Grand Rapids Griffins, Malmö Redhawks
Joey MacDonald (G) 2003-2007 4 Grand Rapids Griffins
Matt Ellis (F) 2003-2007 4 Grand Rapids Griffins

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
06/17/2022
06/17/2022 Confirmed EHC Basel Retired
05/12/2021
05/12/2021 Extension EHC Basel EHC Basel
12/28/2020
12/28/2020 Loan EHC Basel SC Langenthal
02/01/2020
02/01/2020 Extension EHC Basel EHC Basel
11/30/2019
11/30/2019 Confirmed No team EHC Basel
11/28/2017
11/28/2017 Loan SCL Tigers HC La Chaux-de-Fonds
10/24/2017
10/24/2017 Loan SCL Tigers SC Langenthal
09/26/2017
09/26/2017 Loan SCL Tigers HC La Chaux-de-Fonds
03/07/2017
03/07/2017 Confirmed Hockey Thurgau SCL Tigers
10/10/2016
10/10/2016 Confirmed Malmö Redhawks Hockey Thurgau
01/14/2015
01/14/2015 Confirmed Leksands IF Malmö Redhawks
04/23/2014
04/23/2014 Confirmed Linköping HC Leksands IF
04/10/2012
04/10/2012 Confirmed Rögle BK Linköping HC
05/18/2011
05/18/2011 Extension Rögle BK Rögle BK
12/01/2010
12/01/2010 Confirmed No team Rögle BK
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1999, 4 #74 overall by Sarnia Sting in the OHL Priority Selection

Career transactions
- 2012-04-10 • Signed by Linköping
- 2011-05-18 • Signed by Rögle
- 2009-10-10 • Signed by Lausanne
- 2007-05-30 • Signed to a one-year contract by Lausanne
- 2004-07-21 • Signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2002-08-22 • Traded to the Barrie Colts

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