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Full name HC Fribourg-Gottéron Team colours Black + White Town Fribourg, SUI Founded 1937

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#20 Reto Berra (G)   36 1987 Bülach, SUI 6'4" 218 L 23/24
#35
Connor Hughes (G) 26 1996 London, ON, CAN 6'4" 225 L 24/25
#1 Loic Perrin (G) 18 2004 - - - Junior
DEFENSEMEN
#3 Benjamin Chavaillaz (D) 33 1989 Morges, SUI 6'2" 181 L 22/23
#16
Raphael Díaz (D)   “A” 37 1986 Baar, SUI 5'11" 196 R 24/25
#11 Mauro Dufner (D) 27 1995 5'10" 181 L 24/25
#18 Ryan Gunderson (D) 37 1985 Bensalem, PA, USA 5'10" 172 L 23/24
#7 Benoit Jecker (D) 28 1994 Fribourg, SUI 6'2" 192 L 23/24
#5 Simon Seiler (D) 26 1996 Frauenfeld, SUI 6'2" 203 L
#22
Dave Sutter (D) 30 1992 Douala, CAM 6'5" 231 R 24/25
#55 Juuso Vainio (D) 28 1994 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'0" 190 R 22/23
FORWARDS
#28 Christoph Bertschy (C/RW)   “A” 28 1994 Le Mouret, SUI 5'10" 185 R 28/29
#89
Andrei Bykov (C) 34 1988 Moskva, RUS 5'8" 154 L 22/23
#95 Jacob de la Rose (C/W) 27 1995 Arvika, SWE 6'2" 209 L 24/25
#51 David Desharnais (C/LW) 36 1986 Laurier-Station, QC, CAN 5'9" 174 L 22/23
#43 Kevin Etter (C) 19 2003 - - R 23/24
#21 Mauro Jörg (RW/LW) 32 1990 Chur, SUI 6'0" 203 L 23/24
#17 Janne Kuokkanen (LW/C) 24 1998 Oulunsalo, FIN 6'1" 194 L 22/23
#97 Nathan Marchon (C/LW) 25 1997 Fribourg, SUI 5'9" 170 L 23/24
#71 Killian Mottet (LW)   “A” 32 1991 Evionnaz, SUI 5'10" 168 L 26/27
#49 Victor Rask (C/LW) 29 1993 Leksand, SWE 6'2" 198 L 22/23
#73 Sandro Schmid (C/RW)   “A” 22 2000 Murten, SUI 5'10" 170 L 24/25
#86 Julien Sprunger (RW)   “C” 37 1986 Fribourg, SUI 6'4" 198 R 23/24
#9 Marcus Sörensen (LW/RW) 30 1992 Södertälje, SWE 5'11" 174 L 24/25
#23 Samuel Walser (C) 30 1992 Mümliswil-Ramiswil, SUI 6'3" 209 L 26/27
Position: G: 3, D: 8, F: 14 | Av Age: 29.24 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 191 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 18 players
3 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
Experience HC Fribourg-Gottéron: 4 883 GP
NHL: 1 903 GP
WC: 188 GP
OG: 52 GP
SHL: 621 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 281 GP
Liiga: 336 GP
KHL: 176 GP
AHL: 1 059 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Düdingen (MyHL)
Gottéron U20 (U20-Elit)
Thurgau (SL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name BCF Arena Location Fribourg Capacity 8 934 Construction Year 1982
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2023-01-31T19:45:00+0100 Lugano Gottéron - NL
2023-01-28T19:45:00+0100 Bern Gottéron 0 - 0 NL
2023-01-27T19:45:00+0100 Gottéron Davos 2 - 3 NL
2023-01-24T19:45:00+0100 Langnau Gottéron 5 - 0 NL
2023-01-21T19:45:00+0100 Gottéron Zug 1 - 2 (SO) NL
2023-01-20T19:45:00+0100 Zug Gottéron 5 - 3 NL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/26/2023
01/26/2023 Extension Jacob de la Rose (F)
01/16/2023
01/16/2023 Confirmed Leaving Matthias Rossi (F) Leaving for SCL Tigers
12/21/2022
12/21/2022 Confirmed Joining Bryan Rüegger (G) Joining from HC Thurgau
12/20/2022
12/20/2022 Up/Down Leaving Jeffrey Meier (G) Leaving for ZSC Lions
12/19/2022
12/19/2022 Extension Joining Kevin Etter (F) Joining from Gottéron U20
12/16/2022
12/16/2022 Confirmed Leaving Connor Hughes (G) Leaving for Lausanne HC
12/13/2022
12/13/2022 Confirmed Joining Kevin Nicolet (F) Joining from Linköping HC J20
12/02/2022
12/02/2022 Extension Nathan Marchon (F)
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 NLA 36 29 3 4 - - 193 83 61 1.69 1 Final loss
1994-1995 NLA 36 18 5 13 - - 177 140 41 1.14 5 Semifinal loss
1995-1996 NLA 36 11 8 17 - - 114 116 30 0.83 9 Saved in play-out
1996-1997 NLA 36 17 5 14 - - 135 110 39 1.08 4 Quarterfinal loss
1997-1998 NLA 40 23 5 12 - - 142 111 51 1.28 2 Semifinal loss
1998-1999 NLA 45 13 3 29 - - 112 165 29 0.64 9 Saved in relegation
1999-2000 NLA 45 14 6 25 - - 132 153 34 0.76 8 Quarterfinal loss
2000-2001 NLA 44 18 6 20 - - 133 136 42 0.95 8 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 NLA 44 21 7 16 - - 142 138 49 1.11 3 Quarterfinal loss
2002-2003 NLA 44 16 5 23 - - 118 165 37 0.84 9 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 NLA 48 22 3 23 - - 152 135 47 0.98 8 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 NLA 44 13 7 24 - - 115 145 33 0.75 10 Saved in play-out
2005-2006 NLA 44 17 6 21 - - 136 154 40 0.91 9 Saved in relegation
2006-2007 NLA 44 12 0 19 1 12 134 167 50 1.14 10 Saved in play-out
2007-2008 NLA 50 17 0 21 7 5 132 163 70 1.40 8 Semifinal loss
2008-2009 NLA 50 19 0 20 7 4 154 143 75 1.50 7 Semifinal loss
2009-2010 NLA 50 18 - 22 4 6 145 160 68 1.36 7 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 NLA 50 14 - 22 8 6 157 154 64 1.28 8 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 NLA 50 26 - 14 6 4 156 120 94 1.88 3 Semifinal loss
2012-2013 NLA 50 24 - 10 11 5 163 123 99 1.98 1 Final loss
2013-2014 NLA 50 25 - 18 4 3 151 147 86 1.72 2 Semifinal loss
2014-2015 NLA 50 11 - 22 9 8 144 177 59 1.18 9 Saved in relegation
2015-2016 NLA 50 22 - 21 2 5 148 154 75 1.50 6 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 NLA 50 12 - 31 5 2 130 177 48 0.96 11 Saved in play-out
2017-2018 NL 50 20 - 18 5 7 133 139 77 1.54 5 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 NL 50 22 - 23 3 2 125 125 74 1.48 10 Saved in relegation
2019-2020 NL 50 17 - 21 10 2 122 136 73 1.46 7 No playoffs held
2020-2021 NL 51 26 - 17 4 4 159 151 90 1.76 3 Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 NL 50 26 - 14 6 4 159 124 94 1.88 2 Semifinal loss
2022-2023 NL 41 18 - 15 2 6 120 108 64 1.56 6 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1992-1993 Spengler Cup 4 0 - 4 - - 13 20 0 0.00 5 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 Euro HL 6 0 - 5 0 1 11 32 1 0.17 4 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 ET 8 2 - 4 1 1 18 23 9 1.13 7 Did not make playoffs
Spengler Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 6 3 3 1.50 2 Semifinal loss
2013-2014 ET 8 2 - 3 2 1 23 24 11 1.38 6 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 3 - 0 2 1 21 13 14 2.33 1 16th final loss
Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 12 5 3 1.50 12 Eighth Final Loss
2015-2016 Champions HL 4 1 - 2 0 1 11 15 4 1.00 3 Did not make playoffs
Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 4 3 3 1.50 13 Eighth Final Loss
2016-2017 Champions HL 4 3 - 1 0 0 12 6 9 2.25 2 Semifinal loss
Swiss Cup 3 2 - 1 0 0 8 7 6 2.00 8 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 7 3 3 1.50 12 Eighth Final Loss
2018-2019 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 8 8 3 1.50 14 Eighth Final Loss
2019-2020 Swiss Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 11 5 3 1.50 13 Eighth Final Loss
2020-2021 Swiss Cup 4 3 - 1 0 0 15 8 9 2.25 4 Semifinal loss
2021-2022 Champions HL 6 6 - 0 0 0 25 9 18 3.00 1 Eighth Final Loss
2022-2023 Champions HL 6 4 - 1 1 0 12 5 14 2.33 1 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Arnaud Montandon (F) 2022-2023 HC Sierre SL 42 21 34 55 28
2. Roman Cervenka (F) 2022-2023 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NL 30 13 34 47 32
3. Chris DiDomenico (F) 2022-2023 SC Bern NL 37 18 25 43 34
4. Philip-Michaël Devos (F) 2022-2023 HC Ajoie NL 42 9 30 39 8
5. Zach Boychuk (F) 2022-2023 Eisbären Berlin DEL 44 14 24 38 48
6. Maxime Montandon (D) 2022-2023 HC Sierre SL 42 9 28 37 20
7. Raphaël Kuonen (F) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 42 13 19 32 14
8. Evgenï Chiriaev (F) 2022-2023 EHC Visp SL 39 11 21 32 24
9. Charles Bertrand (F) 2022-2023 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 36 13 16 29 14
10. Lukas Lhotak (F) 2022-2023 EHC Olten SL 41 20 8 28 39
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Julien Sprunger (F) 838 320 323 643
2. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 263 200 330 530
3. Andrei Khomutov (F) 248 220 269 489
4. Gil Montandon (F) 530 194 216 410
5. Andrei Bykov (F) 651 112 297 409
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Julien Sprunger (F) 838 320 323 643
2. Andrei Khomutov (F) 248 220 269 489
3. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 263 200 330 530
4. Jean Lussier (F) 171 196 99 295
5. Gil Montandon (F) 530 194 216 410
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 263 200 330 530
2. Julien Sprunger (F) 838 320 323 643
3. Andrei Bykov (F) 651 112 297 409
4. Andrei Khomutov (F) 248 220 269 489
5. Gil Montandon (F) 530 194 216 410
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Shawn Heins (D) 287 46 164 698
2. Patrice Brasey (D) 487 96 282 690
3. Alain Birbaum (D) 517 20 99 512
4. Julien Sprunger (F) 838 320 643 480
5. Antoine Descloux (D) 507 49 132 475
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Julien Sprunger (F) 838 320 323 643
2. Andrei Bykov (F) 651 112 297 409
3. Marc Abplanalp (D) 624 24 71 95
4. Mario Rottaris (F) 583 163 199 362
5. Benjamin Plüss (F) 544 174 187 361
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jonathan Roy (F) 1 2 3 3.00
2. Jean-François Sauvé (F) 102 90 235 2.30
3. Bernard Nadeau (F) 52 81 119 2.29
4. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 263 200 530 2.02
5. Luc Saintonge (F) 5 7 10 2.00
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jean-François Sauvé (F) 1986-1987 NLA 32 32 58 90 2.81 31
2. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 1991-1992 NLA 34 39 48 87 2.56 24
3. Andrei Khomutov (F) 1994-1995 NLA 35 41 45 86 2.46 32
4. Jean-François Sauvé (F) 1987-1988 NLA 36 34 52 86 2.39 40
5. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 1990-1991 NLA 36 35 49 84 2.33 18
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Bernard Nadeau (F) 1974-1975 NLB 27 45 20 65 2.41 28
2. Jean Lussier (F) 1980-1981 NLA 27 42 19 61 2.26 45
3. Andrei Khomutov (F) 1994-1995 NLA 35 41 45 86 2.46 32
4. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 1991-1992 NLA 34 39 48 87 2.56 24
5. Andrei Khomutov (F) 1990-1991 NLA 36 39 43 82 2.28 10
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jean-François Sauvé (F) 1986-1987 NLA 32 32 58 90 2.81 31
2. Jean-François Sauvé (F) 1987-1988 NLA 36 34 52 86 2.39 40
3. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 1992-1993 NLA 35 25 51 76 2.17 14
4. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 1994-1995 NLA 30 24 51 75 2.50 35
5. Vyacheslav Bykov (F) 1990-1991 NLA 36 35 49 84 2.33 18
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Shawn Heins (D) 2008-2009 NLA 47 11 20 31 0.66 174
2. Josh Holden (F) 2005-2006 NLA 44 17 18 35 0.80 127
3. Shawn Heins (D) 2010-2011 NLA 50 6 21 27 0.54 121
4. Shawn Heins (D) 2006-2007 NLA 26 6 13 19 0.73 120
5. Jim Slater (F) 2018-2019 NL 48 11 20 31 0.65 117
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 191 lbs 29.24
2021-2022 6'0" 191 lbs 29.98
2020-2021 6'0" 190 lbs 27.93
2019-2020 6'1" 190 lbs 29.10
2018-2019 6'0" 190 lbs 29.07
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