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Switzerland Michel Riesen

#79 EHC Basel Sharks / NLB - 13/14
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Database: 917 141 players
Last added: Georgi Busorgin
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matthew Savoie 35 19 34 53
2. Kyle Crnkovic 35 21 29 50
3. Connor McClennon 34 25 23 48
4. Mikey Milne 35 23 25 48
5. Arshdeep Bains 37 18 30 48
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
42
Height
6'2" / 187 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
187 lbs / 85 kg
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
4-time NL 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 - - - - - |
1991-92 Biel-Bienne U15 - - - - - |
1992-93 Biel-Bienne U15 - - - - - |
1993-94 Biel-Bienne U15 - - - - - |
Biel-Bienne U17 - - - - - |
Biel-Bienne U20 Elite Jr. B - - - - - |
Switzerland U18 EJC-18 5 1 0 1 0 -4 |
Switzerland U16 (all) International-Jr - - - - - |
1994-95 Biel-Bienne U17 - - - - - |
Biel-Bienne U20 Elite Jr. B - - - - - |
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 Elite Jr. B - - - - - |
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
Switzerland (all) International - - - - - |
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 - - - - - |
2002-03 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 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
HC Davos NL 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
Davos U17 U17-Elit Skills Coach
Davos U15 U15-Elit Skills Coach
2020-21 Davos U20 U20-Elit Head Coach
Davos U17 U17-Elit Skills Coach
Davos U15 U15-Elit Skills Coach
2021-22 Davos U20 U20-Elit Head Coach
Davos U17 U17-Elit Skills Coach
Davos U15 U15-Elit Skills Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 202 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
International 3 16 6 4 10 0.63 0 5 | 0
International-Jr 4 - - - - - - - | 0
Mini A 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NHL 1 12 0 1 1 0.08 4 2 | 0
NLA (NL) 14 555 210 176 386 0.70 288 -45 | 12 160 55 39 94 0.59 139 -3
NLB (SL) 3 105 32 31 63 0.60 59 - | 2 8 3 1 4 0.50 0 -
Spengler Cup 8 23 11 7 18 0.78 8 0 | 0
SwissDiv1 1 1 1 0 1 1.00 - - | 0
Elite Jr. B (U20-Top) 3 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 3 9 4 2 6 0.67 2 -2 | 0
WJC-20 4 25 9 6 15 0.60 12 8 | 0
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/07/2014
07/07/2014 Confirmed Basel Sharks Retired
04/26/2013
04/26/2013 Confirmed Rapperswil-Jona Lakers EHC Basel Sharks
10/24/2008
10/24/2008 Confirmed HC Davos Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
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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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