Patrick von Gunten

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Patrick von Gunten
Patrick Von Gunten - Switzerland vs. Canada, 29th April 2012.jpg
Born (1985-02-10) February 10, 1985 (age 32)
Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NLA team
Former teams
Kloten Flyers
Frölunda HC
National team   Switzerland
Playing career 2002–present

Patrick von Gunten (born February 10, 1985) is a Swiss professional ice hockey defenceman, currently playing for the Kloten Flyers in the Swiss National League A (NLA).

Gunten first played professionally with hometown club, EHC Biel of the National League B, for four seasons before transferring to the Kloten Flyers in the 2005–06 season. In the 2011–12 season, von Guntnen played a single year abroad in the Swedish Elitserien with Frölunda HC.[1][2]

Despite establishing himself within the Frölunda blueline, von Gunten opted to return to the Kloten Flyers the following season on February 24, 2012. After initially agreeing to a two-year deal, von Gunten contract was voided and was re-signed to an improved four-year deal on June 29, 2012.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 EHC Biel NLB 30 1 0 1 27 10 0 0 0 4
2003–04 EHC Biel NLB 42 0 2 2 14 19 2 2 4 24
2004–05 EHC Biel NLB 35 4 7 11 18 12 2 3 5 4
2005–06 EHC Biel NLB 42 14 9 23 76 21 0 7 7 28
2005–06 Kloten Flyers NLA 6 2 0 2 2
2006–07 Kloten Flyers NLA 44 6 17 23 26 11 3 3 6 18
2007–08 Kloten Flyers NLA 50 7 9 16 50 5 0 0 0 10
2008–09 Kloten Flyers NLA 46 12 15 27 90 15 5 4 9 6
2009–10 Kloten Flyers NLA 50 11 24 35 30 10 0 1 1 12
2010–11 Kloten Flyers NLA 49 6 22 28 34 18 2 10 12 6
2011–12 Frölunda HC SEL 51 5 19 24 12 6 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Kloten Flyers NLA 35 5 10 15 24
2013–14 Kloten Flyers NLA 46 3 12 15 32 14 1 1 2 10
2014–15 Kloten Flyers NLA 46 3 9 12 20
NLA totals 372 55 118 173 308 73 11 19 30 62
Medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Representing   Switzerland
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2013 Sweden/Finland

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2003 Switzerland WJC18 9th 6 0 1 1 6
2005 Switzerland WJC 8th 6 0 1 1 2
2010 Switzerland OG 8th 5 1 0 1 0
2012 Switzerland WC 11th 7 0 0 0 0
2013 Switzerland WC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 10 1 1 2 0
2014 Switzerland OG 9th 1 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 12 0 2 2 8
Senior totals 23 2 1 3 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swiss defenseman signs with Frolunda" (in Swedish). hockeysvergie.se. 2011-03-30. Retrieved 2011-03-30. 
  2. ^ "Patrick von Gunter to the Indians". Frölunda HC. 2011-03-30. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  3. ^ "Scandal in Kloten, Hollenstein fired!" (in German). blick.ch. 2012-06-29. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 

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