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Switzerland Thomas Ziegler

#38 ZSC Lions / NLA - 11/12
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Last added: Noel Holmner
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mattias Persson 7 3 9 12
2. Lucas Andersen 7 7 4 11
3. Nikolaj Krag Christensen 7 4 7 11
4. Mathias Bau Hansen 5 4 5 9
5. Phil Marinaccio 5 3 6 9
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
44
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Shoots
L
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
3-time NL Champion 3

A defensive center who can plays all forward positions and is also capable of playing as a defenseman. Has an aggressive style of playing. (Matias Strozyk)

Brother: Rolf Ziegler

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 Grasshoppers U20 Elite Jr. A - - - - - - |
1995-96 Grasshoppers U20 Elite Jr. A - - - - - - |
Grasshopper Club Zürich NLB 10 0 0 0 0 - |
Switzerland U18 EJC-18 5 0 2 2 4 - |
1996-97 Grasshoppers U20 Elite Jr. A 34 19 11 30 107 - |
Grasshopper Club Zürich NLB 11 0 1 1 2 - |
1997-98 Grasshoppers U20 Elite Jr. A 13 9 3 12 32 - |
Grasshopper Club Zürich NLB 25 5 4 9 22 - |
ZSC Lions NLA 10 0 0 0 2 - | Relegation 8 0 2 2 2 -
SC Küsnacht SwissDiv1 - - - - - - |
Switzerland U20 WJC-20 7 3 1 4 2 3 |
1998-99 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 39 2 4 6 18 - | Playoffs 12 0 0 0 8 -
HC Sierre NLB 4 1 2 3 2 - |
1999-00 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 45 7 7 14 24 - | Playoffs 9 1 5 6 16 -
Switzerland WC 7 2 2 4 0 3 |
Switzerland (all) International - - - - - - |
2000-01 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 5 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Detroit Vipers IHL 67 8 19 27 40 -12 |
Switzerland WC 6 0 1 1 4 1 |
Switzerland (all) International 9 0 1 1 4 1 |
2001-02 Springfield Falcons AHL 3 0 1 1 4 0 |
SC Bern NLA 26 3 5 8 24 - | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 8 -
Switzerland WC 6 0 0 0 2 0 |
2002-03 SC Bern NLA 38 4 16 20 63 - | Playoffs 12 2 4 6 35 -
2003-04 SC Bern “A” NLA 46 12 22 34 109 - | Playoffs 15 1 4 5 16 -
Switzerland WC 7 1 3 4 20 3 |
Switzerland (all) International 13 2 3 5 - - |
2004-05 SC Bern NLA 32 4 9 13 59 - | Playoffs 11 1 0 1 12 -
Switzerland OGQ 3 2 0 2 4 3 |
Switzerland WC 6 1 0 1 10 0 |
Switzerland (all) International 19 4 0 4 - - |
2005-06 SC Bern NLA 39 5 12 17 103 - | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 4 -
Switzerland OG 5 1 0 1 8 -1 |
Switzerland (all) International 12 1 0 1 12 - |
2006-07 SC Bern NLA 41 4 11 15 60 - | Playoffs 17 3 3 6 18 -
Switzerland (all) International 3 1 0 1 4 - |
2007-08 SC Bern “A” NLA 47 4 11 15 28 - | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 16 -
Switzerland WC 7 0 0 0 4 1 |
Switzerland (all) International 15 0 0 0 4 - |
2008-09 SC Bern “A” NLA 49 3 9 12 44 - | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 27 -
Switzerland WC 6 0 0 0 4 -1 |
Switzerland (all) International 16 2 1 3 4 - |
2009-10 SC Bern NLA 10 1 1 2 12 - | Playoffs 11 0 4 4 4 -
2010-11 ZSC Lions NLA 47 4 7 11 83 -4 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 2 -4
2011-12 ZSC Lions NLA 36 0 2 2 10 -5 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 Zurich Suisse QC Int PW - - - - - - |
1998-99 HC Ambrì-Piotta Continental Cup - - - - - - |
1999-00 HC Ambrì-Piotta Continental Cup - - - - - - |
Team Switzerland International 3 0 0 0 - - |
Switzerland (all) International 28 3 4 7 64 - |
2008-09 SC Bern Champions HL 4 0 0 0 2 -2 |
2010-11 ZSC Lions ET 8 0 0 0 6 - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 4 0 | 0
Champions HL 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 2 -2 | 0
Continental Cup 2 - - - - - - - | 0
EJC-18 1 5 0 2 2 0.40 4 - | 0
ET 1 8 0 0 0 0.00 6 - | 0
IHL 1 67 8 19 27 0.40 40 -12 | 0
International 8 118 13 9 22 0.19 92 1 | 0
NHL 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 0 -2 | 0
NLA (NL) 14 505 53 116 169 0.33 639 -9 | 14 130 10 23 33 0.25 168 -4
OG 1 5 1 0 1 0.20 8 -1 | 0
OGQ 1 3 2 0 2 0.67 4 3 | 0
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NLB (SL) 4 50 6 7 13 0.26 26 - | 0
SwissDiv1 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Elite Jr. A (U20-Elit) 4 47 28 14 42 0.89 139 - | 0
WC 7 45 4 6 10 0.22 44 7 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 3 1 4 0.57 2 3 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Marco Bührer (G) 1997-2010 12 Bern, Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland (all), Switzerland U20, Team Switzerland
Mathias Seger (D) 1999-2012 11 Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland (all), ZSC
Ivo Rüthemann (F) 1999-2010 11 Bern, Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland (all)
Thierry Paterlini (F) 1995-2011 11 GC/Küsnacht, Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland (all), Team Switzerland, ZSC

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/31/2012
05/31/2012 Confirmed ZSC Lions Retired
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