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Michel Riesen

Player Facts
  • Position
    RW
  • Height
    6'2" / 187 cm
  • Weight
    187 lbs / 85 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Father: Rolf Riesen

Riesen is a speedy winger with a good overall offensive game. Has a really good shot and sound vision.
Lacks defensive acumen. Didn't have the mental game to make it in the NHL.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Team Staff profile of Michel Riesen also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1993-94 Switzerland U18 EJC-18 5 1 0 1 0 -4 |
Switzerland U16 (all) International-Jr - - - - - |
1994-95 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA 12 0 2 2 0 | Relegation 5 2 0 2 0
Switzerland U18 EJC-18 5 3 1 4 2 |
Switzerland U17 (all) International-Jr - - - - - |
1995-96 EHC Biel-Bienne NLB 34 9 6 15 2 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0
Switzerland U20 WJC-20 6 1 0 1 0 |
1996-97 EHC Biel-Bienne NLB 38 16 16 32 49 |
Switzerland U18 EJC-18 6 6 1 7 2 |
Switzerland U20 WJC-20 6 4 1 5 8 6 |
1997-98 HC Davos NLA 32 16 9 25 8 | Playoffs 18 5 5 10 4
Switzerland U20 “C” WJC-20 7 4 1 5 0 2 |
Switzerland WC 2 0 1 1 0 -3 |
1998-99 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 60 6 17 23 6 1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
Switzerland U20 “C” WJC-20 6 0 4 4 4 |
1999-00 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 73 29 31 60 20 -7 | Playoffs 10 3 5 8 4 -3
Switzerland WC 1 1 0 1 2 -1 |
2000-01 Edmonton Oilers NHL 12 0 1 1 4 2 |
Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 69 26 28 54 14 -13 |
Switzerland WC 6 3 1 4 0 2 |
Switzerland (all) International 9 6 2 8 0 5 |
2001-02 HC Davos NLA 35 12 12 24 28 | Playoffs 16 7 8 15 52
2002-03 HC Davos NLA 44 17 17 34 30 | Playoffs 16 3 6 9 8
2003-04 HC Davos NLA 47 16 13 29 14 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 4
2004-05 HC Davos NLA 44 18 14 32 8 | Playoffs 15 3 3 6 6
2005-06 HC Davos NLA 39 17 12 29 18 | Playoffs 15 9 3 12 8
2006-07 HC Davos NLA 44 37 14 51 70 | Playoffs 15 5 4 9 37
2007-08 HC Davos NLA 39 13 17 30 18 | Playoffs 11 6 3 9 8
2008-09 HC Davos NLA 50 24 17 41 32 | Playoffs 21 9 3 12 4
2009-10 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers “A” NLA 41 11 18 29 12 |
2010-11 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA 46 9 10 19 16 -22 | Relegation 10 4 0 4 4 -2
2011-12 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA 35 7 11 18 4 -7 |
2012-13 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA 47 13 10 23 30 -16 | Relegation 12 1 2 3 4 -1
2013-14 EHC Basel Sharks NLB 33 7 9 16 8 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 HC Davos Spengler Cup 4 1 1 2 0 0 |
2004-05 HC Davos Spengler Cup 4 3 2 5 2 |
2005-06 HC Davos ECC 2 0 2 2 0 0 |
HC Davos Spengler Cup 3 2 0 2 0 |
2006-07 HC Davos Spengler Cup 5 2 3 5 2 |
2007-08 HC Davos ECC 2 0 0 0 0 -1 |
HC Davos Spengler Cup 4 2 1 3 4 |
2008-09 HC Davos Spengler Cup 3 1 0 1 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2015-16 Davos U17 Elite Novizen Skills Coach
Davos U20 Elite Jr. A Skills Coach
2016-17 Davos U17 Elite Novizen Skills Coach
Davos U20 Elite Jr. A Skills Coach
2017-18 Davos U20 Elite Jr. A Head Coach
Davos U17 Elite Novizen Skills Coach
2018-19 Davos U20 Elite Jr. A Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 202 61 76 137 0.68 40 -19 | 13 3 5 8 0.62 4 -3
ECC 4 0 2 2 0.50 0 -1 |
EJC-18 16 10 2 12 0.75 4 -4 |
International 9 6 2 8 0.89 0 5 |
International-Jr 0 0 0 0 - 0 |
NHL 12 0 1 1 0.08 4 2 |
NLA 555 210 176 386 0.70 288 -45 | 160 55 39 94 0.59 139 -3
NLB 105 32 31 63 0.60 59 0 | 8 3 1 4 0.50 0 0
Spengler Cup 23 11 7 18 0.78 8 0 |
WC 9 4 2 6 0.67 2 -2 |
WJC-20 25 9 6 15 0.60 12 8 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/07/2014
07/07/2014 Confirmed Basel Sharks Retired
04/26/2013
04/26/2013 Confirmed Rapperswil Basel Sharks
10/24/2008
10/24/2008 Confirmed Davos Rapperswil
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Biel-Bienne

Cult/Star player for Davos

Cult/Star player for Rapperswil

On June 27th 1997, Michel Riesen became the first Swiss player to be drafted in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft.

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