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Reto Berra

Born:January 3, 1987Draft: 2006 Blues, 106th Overall
Hometown:Bülach, SwitzerlandPosition:Goaltender
Known For:2x World Championship Silver MedalShoots:Left
National Team:SwitzerlandCurrent Team:HC Fribourg-Gottéron

Reto Berra (January 03, 1987) is a Swiss ice hockey goaltender currently under contract for the HC Fribourg-Gottéron of the Swiss National League (NL). Berra was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft but would never dress for the team. After seven seasons in the NLA, Berra would begin his NHL career as a member of the Calgary Flames. His five year journey in the league included time with the Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers, and Anaheim Ducks. Upon the conclusion of the 2017-18 season, Berra returned to Switzerland.

At the international level, Berra has represented his country on 12 occasions, playing in the IIHF Under-18 (2005), World Junior Championship (2006, 2007), and World Championship (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2021). Berra also appeared in the 2014 Olympics and will be part of Switzerland’s 2022 roster in Beijing.

Reto Berra Ducks
Reto Berra, Anaheim Ducks, Oct. 24, 2017 (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Reto Berra Statistics

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Achievements

  • Elite Novizen Champion (ZSC U17) (2002-2003)
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team (2006-2007)
  • NLA Champion (Davos) (2008-2009)
  • 2x NLA “Jacques Plante Trophy” Goalie of the Year (2012, 2013)
  • 2x NL Media All-Star Team (2012, 2013)
  • NL Media Best Goalie (2011-2012)
  • NL Media Most Valuable Player (2011-2012)
  • Spengler Cup Winner (Davos) (2012-2013)
  • 2x World Championship Silver Medal (2013, 2018)
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team (2013-2014)
  • AHL Scored a Goal as Goaltender (2014-2015)
  • AHL Player of the Week (Nov. 13) (2016-2017)

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