Reto Von Arx

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Reto Von Arx
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Born (1976-09-13) 13 September 1976 (age 39)
Biel, Switzerland
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for HC Davos
Chicago Blackhawks
National team   Switzerland
NHL Draft 271st overall, 2000
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 1995–2015

Reto von Arx (born 13 September 1976 in Biel, Switzerland) is a Swiss former ice hockey player who last played for HC Davos of the National League A. He also played in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Blackhawks. He is currently an assistant coach for the Swiss U17 national team.

Playing career[edit]

A product of SC Langnau,[1] von Arx played in Switzerland’s second division before signing with HC Davos of the top-flight National League A (NLA) in 1995.

Von Arx was drafted 271st overall in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He only played the 2000–01 season in the U.S. with the Blackhawks and affiliate the Norfolk Admirals before returning to Switzerland.

Von Arx retired from professional hockey after the 2014-15 NLA season. He played all his 1004 NLA games with HC Davos and won six Swiss championships with the club[2] as well as two Spengler Cup titles (2006, 2011). He was named Most Valuable Player of the National League A three times (2001–02, 2005–06, 2008–09).

Internationally, he competed for Switzerland in the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City and at four World Championships.

Coaching career[edit]

Before the 2015-16 season, he was named assistant coach for the Swiss national team along Felix Hollenstein and with former NHL player, Patrick Fischer as head coach. Von Arx remained in that job until July 2016 and then joined the coaching staff of the Swiss under-17 national team.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1993–94 SCL Tigers NLB 35 11 4 15 28 5 0 0 0 6
1994–95 SCL Tigers NLB 36 14 9 23 71 5 1 2 3 27
1995–96 HC Davos NLA 34 4 5 9 59 5 0 2 2 4
1996–97 HC Davos NLA 42 10 17 27 78 6 1 3 4 4
1997–98 HC Davos NLA 39 8 15 23 113 18 9 6 15 18
1998–99 HC Davos NLA 45 21 20 41 67 6 4 6 10 16
1999–00 HC Davos NLA 45 19 26 45 70 5 2 0 2 10
2000–01 Norfolk Admirals AHL 49 16 26 42 28 - - - - -
2000–01 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 19 3 1 4 4 - - - - -
2001–02 HC Davos NLA 31 6 15 21 95 12 3 8 11 35
2002–03 HC Davos NLA 42 10 32 42 73 17 4 8 12 28
2003–04 HC Davos NLA 47 20 31 51 72 6 0 2 2 6
2004–05 HC Davos NLA 43 11 27 38 75 15 4 4 8 24
2005–06 HC Davos NLA 44 14 34 48 76 15 6 11 17 14
2006–07 HC Davos NLA 38 11 38 49 46 19 2 8 10 38
2007–08 HC Davos NLA 49 13 34 47 95 12 2 7 9 10
2008-09 HC Davos NLA 44 15 24 39 80 21 7 8 15 16
2009-10 HC Davos NLA 49 10 32 42 78 6 2 4 6 18
2010-11 HC Davos NLA 49 15 33 48 54 14 1 11 12 6
2011-12 HC Davos NLA 46 10 30 40 56 2 1 0 1 2
2012-13 HC Davos NLA 42 11 19 30 54 5 2 3 5 4
2013-14 HC Davos NLA 41 5 14 19 42 3 0 3 3 4
2014-15 HC Davos NLA 43 1 10 11 26 4 1 1 2 2
NHL totals 19 3 1 4 4 -- -- -- -- --
NLA totals 813 214 457 671 1316 191 51 94 145 259

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Von Arx-Brüder werden keine Tigers". derbund.ch/. Retrieved 2016-04-01. 
  2. ^ sta. "Reto von Arx: Geschichten, wie sie nur der Sport schreibt". Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. 
  3. ^ "News". www.sihf.ch. Retrieved 2016-07-09. 

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