Mathias Seger

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Mathias Seger
NLA, ZSC Lions vs. Genève-Servette HC, 25th October 2014 30.JPG
Born (1977-12-17) December 17, 1977 (age 39)
Flawil, Switzerland
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NLA team
Former teams
ZSC Lions
SC Rapperswil-Jona
National team   Switzerland
Playing career 1996–present
Mathias Seger - Switzerland vs. Russia, 8th April 2011 (1).jpg
Medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Representing   Switzerland
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2013 Sweden/Finland

Mathias Seger (born December 17, 1977) is a Swiss professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays as Captain for the ZSC Lions of the Swiss National League A (NLA). Seger began his professional career with SC Rapperswil-Jona in 1996. He played three seasons with Rapperswil-Jona before joining the Lions in 1999.


Playing career[edit]

Seger was selected to play for the Switzerland men's national ice hockey team at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He also represented Switzerland at the 1996 and 1997 IIHF World U20 Championship, and the 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Ice Hockey World Championship, and the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics.

By playing his 16th World Championship in 2014, Seger set a record for most appearances.[1] On January 7, 2014, Seger was named to Switzerland's official 2014 Winter Olympics roster, marking his fourth Olympic appearance.[2]

On February 28, 2017, Seger agreed to a one-year contract extension with the Lions for a reported worth of CHF1.5 million.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 SC Rapperswil-Jona NLA 45 0 1 1 32 3 0 0 0 0
1997–98 SC Rapperswil-Jona NLA 39 7 7 14 52 7 0 3 3 12
1998–99 SC Rapperswil-Jona NLA 42 6 9 15 66 5 0 0 0 14
1999–00 ZSC Lions NLA 41 5 15 20 64 15 2 4 6 24
2000–01 ZSC Lions NLA 44 4 12 16 40 16 2 4 6 18
2001–02 ZSC Lions NLA 29 4 11 15 22 17 0 4 4 22
2002–03 ZSC Lions NLA 44 4 10 14 58 12 1 2 3 6
2003–04 ZSC Lions NLA 43 3 9 12 56 13 1 3 4 4
2004–05 ZSC Lions NLA 25 3 9 12 54 15 2 3 5 30
2005–06 ZSC Lions NLA 44 8 19 27 96 10 1 2 3 18
2006–07 ZSC Lions NLA 44 4 7 11 80 5 0 0 0 6
2007–08 ZSC Lions NLA 50 14 13 27 80 17 0 5 5 20
2008–09 ZSC Lions NLA 45 4 22 26 80 4 0 0 0 2
2009–10 ZSC Lions NLA 47 8 43 51 80 7 2 5 7 8
2010–11 ZSC Lions NLA 48 5 17 22 102 5 1 1 2 4
2011–12 ZSC Lions NLA 43 4 17 21 30 14 2 4 6 4
2012–13 ZSC Lions NLA 50 9 23 32 50 12 0 9 9 18
2013–14 ZSC Lions NLA 45 5 14 19 66 17 2 1 3 26
2014–15 ZSC Lions NLA 42 1 14 15 20 12 2 3 5 10
2015–16 ZSC Lions NLA 50 4 12 16 24 4 0 0 0 4
NLA totals 861 102 284 386 1152 210 18 53 71 260

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet the record man". International Ice Hockey Federation. 2014-05-01. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  2. ^ "Olympic rosters revealed". The Sports Network. 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 

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