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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Josh Kestner 58 33 40 73
2. David Vallorani 62 31 40 71
3. Tyler Sheehy 47 26 44 70
4. Jesse Schultz 62 25 39 64
5. Brady Ferguson 57 24 39 63
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
41
Height
6'2" / 187 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
187 lbs / 85 kg
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
4-time NLA Champion 4

Father: Rolf Riesen
Stepmother: Franziska Riesen
Half-Brother: Yannik 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 +/-
1987-88 Lyss U15 Mini A - - - - - | -
1993-94 Biel-Bienne U15 - - - - - | -
Biel-Bienne U17 - - - - - | -
Switzerland U18 EJC-18 5 1 0 1 0 -4 | -
Switzerland U16 (all) International-Jr - - - - - | -
1994-95 Biel-Bienne U17 - - - - - | -
Biel-Bienne U20 Elite B Jr. - - - - - | -
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 Biel-Bienne U20 U20-Top - - - - - | -
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 | -
Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr - - - - - | -
1997-98 HC Davos NLA 32 16 9 25 8 | Playoffs 18 5 5 10 4
EHC St. Moritz SwissDiv1 1 1 0 1 - | -
Switzerland U20 “C” WJC-20 7 4 1 5 0 2 | -
Switzerland (all) International 7 0 2 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 (all) International-Jr - - - - - | -
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 +/-
2001-02 HC Davos Spengler Cup - - - - - | -
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 U17-Elit Skills Coach
Davos U20 U20-Elit Skills Coach
2016-17 Davos U17 U17-Elit Skills Coach
Davos U20 U20-Elit Skills Coach
2017-18 Davos U20 U20-Elit Head Coach
Davos U17 U17-Elit Skills Coach
2018-19 Davos U20 U20-Elit Head Coach
HC Davos NLA Head Coach Promoted from Nov. 29 to Dec 20th on interim base
HC Davos Spengler Cup Asst. Coach
2019-20 Davos U20 U20-Elit Head Coach
2020-21 Davos U20 U20-Elit Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 202 61 76 137 0.68 40 -19 | 2 13 3 5 8 0.62 4 -3
ECC 2 4 0 2 2 0.50 0 -1 | 0
EJC-18 3 16 10 2 12 0.75 4 -4 | 0
Elite B Jr. 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
International 2 16 6 4 10 0.63 0 5 | 0
International-Jr 4 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
Mini A 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
NHL 1 12 0 1 1 0.08 4 2 | 0
NLA 14 555 210 176 386 0.70 288 -45 | 12 160 55 39 94 0.59 139 -3
NLB 3 105 32 31 63 0.60 59 0 | 2 8 3 1 4 0.50 0 0
Spengler Cup 7 23 11 7 18 0.78 8 0 | 0
SwissDiv1 1 1 1 0 1 1.00 0 0 | 0
U20-Top 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
WC 3 9 4 2 6 0.67 2 -2 | 0
WJC-20 4 25 9 6 15 0.60 12 8 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/07/2014
07/07/2014 Confirmed Basel Sharks Retired
04/26/2013
04/26/2013 Confirmed Rapperswil-Jona Basel Sharks
10/24/2008
10/24/2008 Confirmed Davos Rapperswil-Jona
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Biel-Bienne

Cult/Star player for Davos

Cult/Star player for Rapperswil-Jona

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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