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Sven Baertschi

Born:October 5, 1992Draft:2011 Flames #13 Overall
Hometown:Bern, SwitzerlandPosition:LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:SwitzerlandCurrent Team:Vegas Golden Knights

Sven Bärtschi (sometimes spelled: Baertschi; born 5 October 1992) is a Swiss professional ice hockey player for the Vegas Golden Knights in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played his first professional games in 2009 for SC Langenthal in the National League B before moving to North America to join Portland in the Western Hockey League (WHL), where he finished as the runner-up for the league’s Rookie of the Year award. He was selected by the Calgary Flames in the first round, 13th overall, at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and made his NHL debut in 2012. He also played for the Vancouver Canucks.

Sven Baertschi Canucks
Sven Baertschi, seen here with the Vancouver Canucks, Nov. 21, 2017 (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • WHL (West) Second All-Star Team (2012)
  • CHL Top Prospects Game (2011)
  • WHL Most Goals by Rookie (34) (2011)
  • WHL Most Assists by Rookie (51) (2011)
  • WHL Most Points by Rookie (85) (2011)
  • U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team Switzerland (2010)
  • EYOF Silver Medal (2009)

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