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Switzerland Spain Raphael Díaz
a.k.a. "Rafael Díaz"
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Last added: Malik Dupuis
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. David Goyette 0 0 0 0
2. Evan Konyen 0 0 0 0
3. Ty Nelson 0 0 0 0
4. Matthew Poitras 0 0 0 0
5. Spencer Sova 0 0 0 0
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
35
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
196 lbs / 89 kg
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
24/25
Agency
Highlights
2-time World Championship Silver Medal 2
1-time NL Champion 1

Diaz plays the game of an all-around defenseman, as he can line-up in all situations. He is a decent skater with quick feet and good top-end speed. He is very smart and can guide a powerplay with his patience, strong vision and hard shot from the point. Isn't strong enough to handle big forwards in front of the net. (by Rafik Soliman - Jan 13)

Possesses dual citizenship due to his Spanish father and Swiss mother.

Sister: Daniela Díaz

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1999-00 Zug U15 Top Mini - - - - - |
2000-01 Zug U17 Top Novizen - - - - - |
2001-02 Zug U17 Top Novizen - - - - - |
Zug U20 Elite Jr. A 4 0 1 1 0 |
Switzerland U16 (all) International-Jr - - - - - |
2002-03 Zug U20 Elite Jr. A 30 7 10 17 32 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 12
Seewen-Herti U20 Junioren A - - - - - |
EHC Seewen-Herti SwissDiv1 9 1 2 3 - | Relegation 6 0 1 1 -
Switzerland U17 (all) International-Jr - - - - - |
2003-04 Zug U20 Elite Jr. A 15 6 5 11 22 |
EV Zug NLA 38 2 1 3 16 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2
Switzerland U18 WJC-18 D1 5 1 3 4 4 7 |
2004-05 Zug U20 Elite Jr. A 4 1 1 2 4 |
EV Zug NLA 41 1 4 5 12 | Playoffs 9 0 0 0 4
Switzerland U20 WJC-20 6 1 1 2 8 -1 |
Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr - - - - - |
2005-06 Zug U20 Elite Jr. A 3 0 1 1 2 |
EV Zug NLA 35 5 2 7 34 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 4
Switzerland U20 “C” WJC-20 6 0 1 1 6 -3 |
2006-07 EV Zug NLA 44 2 4 6 22 | Playoffs 12 0 1 1 6
2007-08 EV Zug NLA 50 3 11 14 44 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 4
Switzerland WC 7 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Switzerland (all) International 16 0 2 2 0 |
2008-09 EV Zug NLA 50 4 9 13 36 | Playoffs 10 1 1 2 4
Switzerland (all) International 13 0 0 0 0 |
2009-10 EV Zug NLA 49 4 27 31 22 | Playoffs 13 1 5 6 10
Switzerland OG 5 0 0 0 4 -2 |
Switzerland (all) International 14 0 4 4 6 |
2010-11 EV Zug NLA 45 12 27 39 26 14 | Playoffs 10 2 4 6 4 -9
Switzerland WC 6 3 1 4 4 3 |
Switzerland (all) International 13 3 3 6 4 |
2011-12 Montréal Canadiens NHL 59 3 13 16 30 -7 |
2012-13 EV Zug NLA 32 7 22 29 12 19 |
Montréal Canadiens NHL 23 1 13 14 6 4 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 -4
Switzerland WC 4 0 1 1 0 0 |
Switzerland (all) International 6 0 2 2 0 1 |
2013-14 Montréal Canadiens NHL 46 0 11 11 12 -4 |
Vancouver Canucks NHL 6 1 1 2 0 -3 |
New York Rangers NHL 11 1 1 2 4 5 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -1
Switzerland OG 4 0 0 0 4 0 |
Switzerland (all) International 4 0 0 0 4 0 |
2014-15 Calgary Flames NHL 56 2 2 4 10 -3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 1
2015-16 New York Rangers NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 -1
Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 37 6 15 21 16 11 |
Switzerland “A” WC 5 0 6 6 2 2 |
Switzerland (all) International 6 0 6 6 2 -1 |
2016-17 EV Zug “A” NLA 46 8 22 30 28 3 | Playoffs 16 5 9 14 6 0
Switzerland “C” WC 8 0 1 1 6 0 |
Switzerland (all) “C” International 15 0 3 3 8 1 |
2017-18 EV Zug “C” NL 48 5 25 30 26 8 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 4 3
Switzerland “C” OG 3 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Switzerland “C” WC 10 1 5 6 8 4 |
Switzerland (all) “C” International 23 2 5 7 10 2 |
2018-19 EV Zug “C” NL 43 12 19 31 10 14 | Playoffs 14 1 5 6 14 7
Switzerland “C” WC 8 0 2 2 2 5 |
Switzerland (all) “C” International 12 0 2 2 4 2 |
2019-20 EV Zug “C” NL 47 10 21 31 51 19 |
2020-21 EV Zug “C” NL 44 10 17 27 24 31 | Playoffs 11 0 6 6 4 6
Switzerland “C” WC 8 1 2 3 2 1 |
Switzerland (all) “C” International 9 1 2 3 2 3 |
2021-22 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NL - - - - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1999-00 Suisse Centrale QC Int PW - - - - - |
2010-11 Switzerland Deutschland Cup 2 0 1 1 0 -1 |
2012-13 HC Davos Spengler Cup 3 1 0 1 0 -5 |
2016-17 EV Zug “A” Champions HL 5 1 4 5 2 1 |
EV Zug Swiss Cup 4 1 0 1 4 |
Switzerland “A” Deutschland Cup 2 0 0 0 0 -3 |
2017-18 EV Zug “C” Champions HL 7 3 3 6 0 -1 |
EV Zug “C” Swiss Cup 3 2 2 4 4 |
Team Switzerland “C” Spengler Cup 3 1 0 1 0 1 |
2018-19 EV Zug Champions HL 6 1 2 3 2 2 |
EV Zug “C” Swiss Cup 4 0 1 1 2 |
2019-20 EV Zug “C” Champions HL 10 0 5 5 2 6 |
EV Zug “C” Swiss Cup 3 2 1 3 0 |
2020-21 EV Zug “C” Swiss Cup 2 0 3 3 0 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
WC
Thu 03/06 Switzerland vs Germany
Tue 01/06 Switzerland vs Great Britain
Sun 30/05 Switzerland @ Belarus
Sat 29/05 Switzerland vs Russia
Thu 27/05 Switzerland vs Slovakia
Tue 25/05 Switzerland vs Sweden
Sun 23/05 Switzerland @ Denmark
Sat 22/05 Switzerland @ Czech Republic
NL
Fri 07/05 Zug vs Genève-Servette
Wed 05/05 Zug @ Genève-Servette
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 37 6 15 21 0.57 16 11 | 0
Champions HL 4 28 5 14 19 0.68 6 8 | 0
Deutschland Cup 2 4 0 1 1 0.25 0 -4 | 0
International 11 131 6 29 35 0.27 40 8 | 0
International-Jr 3 - - - - - - - | 0
Junioren A 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NHL 5 201 8 41 49 0.24 62 -8 | 4 13 0 1 1 0.08 0 -5
NL (NLA) 15 612 85 211 296 0.48 363 108 | 12 118 11 33 44 0.37 66 7
OG 3 12 0 0 0 0.00 8 -4 | 0
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Spengler Cup 2 6 2 0 2 0.33 0 -4 | 0
Swiss Cup 5 16 5 7 12 0.75 10 - | 0
SwissDiv1 1 9 1 2 3 0.33 - - | 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 - -
Top Mini (U15-Elit) 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Top Novizen (U17-Top) 2 - - - - - - - | 0
Elite Jr. A (U20-Elit) 5 56 14 18 32 0.57 60 - | 1 7 1 1 2 0.29 12 -
WC 8 56 5 18 23 0.41 24 13 | 0
WJC-18 D1 1 5 1 3 4 0.80 4 7 | 0
WJC-20 2 12 1 2 3 0.25 14 -4 | 0
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17
Leadership
17
Speed
16
Puckhandling
16

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/27/2021
01/27/2021 Confirmed EV Zug HC Fribourg-Gottéron
12/23/2015
12/23/2015 Confirmed Hartford Wolf Pack EV Zug
07/01/2015
07/01/2015 Confirmed Calgary Flames New York Rangers
10/07/2014
10/07/2014 Confirmed New York Rangers Calgary Flames
03/05/2014
03/05/2014 Confirmed Vancouver Canucks New York Rangers
02/03/2014
02/03/2014 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens Vancouver Canucks
09/17/2012
09/17/2012 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens EV Zug
07/13/2012
07/13/2012 Extension Montréal Canadiens Montréal Canadiens
05/13/2011
05/13/2011 Confirmed EV Zug Montréal Canadiens
10/21/2010
10/21/2010 Extension EV Zug EV Zug
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