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Switzerland Luca Cereda

#16 HC Ambrì-Piotta / NLA - 06/07
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Database: 996 448 players
Last added: Gord Armstrong
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Loren Gabel 13 14 10 24
2. Brittany Howard 14 15 8 23
3. Kennedy Marchment 15 14 8 22
4. Jillian Dempsey 15 9 9 18
5. Taylor Girard 15 5 12 17
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
41
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
203 lbs / 92 kg
Shoots
L
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time NL Champion 1
Team Staff profile of Luca Cereda also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A 35 13 8 21 26 - |
1997-98 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A 28 17 27 44 24 - |
GDT Bellinzona SwissDiv2 - - - - - - |
Switzerland U18 EJC-18 6 1 1 2 4 -1 |
1998-99 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A 3 4 3 7 20 - |
GDT Bellinzona SwissDiv1 - - - - - - |
Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr - - - - - - |
Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr - - - - - - |
HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 38 6 10 16 8 - | Playoffs 15 0 6 6 4 -
Switzerland U18 WJC-18 7 2 8 10 10 1 |
Switzerland U20 WJC-20 6 1 0 1 10 -1 |
1999-00 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 43 1 5 6 14 - | Playoffs 9 0 1 1 2 -
Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A 3 0 0 0 2 - |
Switzerland U19 (all) International-Jr - - - - - - |
Switzerland U20 WJC-20 7 2 4 6 14 -2 |
2000-01 Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr - - - - - - |
Did not play |
2001-02 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 71 5 8 13 23 -4 | Playoffs 11 2 1 3 10 -2
2002-03 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 78 7 18 25 26 -10 |
Switzerland WC 7 0 2 2 2 0 |
2003-04 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 22 0 2 2 8 -5 |
SC Bern NLA 9 1 3 4 22 - | Playoffs 15 4 0 4 4 -
Switzerland (all) International 10 0 2 2 - - |
Switzerland WC 5 0 0 0 2 -2 |
2004-05 SC Bern NLA 37 1 1 2 2 - | Playoffs 11 0 1 1 2 -
2005-06 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 42 6 16 22 51 - | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 4 -
Switzerland (all) International 4 1 0 1 0 - |
2006-07 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 30 3 14 17 26 - | Relegation 6 0 1 1 16 -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2008-09 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA Asst. Coach
HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA Head Coach promoted on interim base
from Dec 1st to Dec 10th
2009-10 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A Head Coach
HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA Asst. Coach
2010-11 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A Head Coach
HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA Asst. Coach
Switzerland U16 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2011-12 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A Head Coach
Switzerland U17 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2012-13 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A Head Coach
Switzerland U18 WJC-18 Asst. Coach
Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2013-14 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A Head Coach
Switzerland U18 WJC-18 Asst. Coach
Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
Switzerland (all) International Asst. Coach for Arosa Challenge
2014-15 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A Head Coach
Switzerland U18 WJC-18 Asst. Coach
Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
Switzerland U20 WJC-20 Asst. Coach
Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach named on Oct 23rd
2015-16 Ambrì-Piotta U20 Elite Jr. A Head Coach
HC Chiasso/Biasca SwissDiv1 Head Coach SwissDiv1 to NLB Promotion
2016-17 HCB Ticino Rockets NLB Head Coach
2017-18 HC Ambrì-Piotta NL Head Coach
2018-19 HC Ambrì-Piotta NL Head Coach
2019-20 HC Ambrì-Piotta NL Head Coach
HC Ambrì-Piotta Spengler Cup Head Coach
2020-21 HC Ambrì-Piotta NL Head Coach
2021-22 HC Ambrì-Piotta NL Head Coach
2022-23 HC Ambrì-Piotta NL Head Coach
HC Ambrì-Piotta Spengler Cup Head Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 171 12 28 40 0.23 57 -19 | 1 11 2 1 3 0.27 10 -2
EJC-18 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 4 -1 | 0
International 2 14 1 2 3 0.21 0 - | 0
International-Jr 3 - - - - - - - | 0
NLA (NL) 6 199 18 49 67 0.34 123 - | 6 63 5 10 15 0.24 32 -
SwissDiv1 1 - - - - - - - | 0
SwissDiv2 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Elite Jr. A (U20-Elit) 4 69 34 38 72 1.04 72 - | 0
WC 2 12 0 2 2 0.17 4 -2 | 0
WJC-18 1 7 2 8 10 1.43 10 1 | 0
WJC-20 2 13 3 4 7 0.54 24 -3 | 0
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2000, 1 #21 overall by Ottawa 67's in the CHL Import Draft

Cult/Star player for Ambrì-Piotta

- Had to retire because of a defect heart valvular, which was diagnosed in medical test at the Toronto Maple Leafs-Camp were he attended, after getting drafted by the Leafs in the first round. He underwent heart-surgery in the summer of 2000 and missed the entire 2000-2001 season.
In 2007 doctors advice Luca Cereda to retire from professional sports, because his heart was not strong enough to handle the pressure.

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