The Swiss ice hockey Challenge in Biel is in front of our door. On Friday evening the Swiss national team will meet France in a match up at 20.15 and will then play its next game on Saturday evening against Slovakia or Belarus. After a bad start into the new season, Patrick Fischer is looking to improve his efforts with the National team this weekend. We have checked on the roster and have found a major issue with Fischer’s selected roster.… continue reading
The Swiss national team will draw first blood against Canada this afternoon. It is the first game of the weekend for the Swiss and will have to face Germany and Slovakia on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. How good are the chances for the Swiss national team to win the “Deutschland Cup” and who is actually elected to play for Switzerland? We have analysed these three games and know what to expect.… continue reading
After the the out for the Swiss national team from yesterday, the team of Patrick Fischer, Felix Hollenstein and Reto von Arx will return home and will go into summer vacations. Did Fischer and his coaching staff fulfill their expectations or did they miss their target this year? We have checked on the results and stats again and can tell you, how good the Swiss national team actually was this year!… continue reading
Reto Berra has played five games for the Swiss national team in the world championships in Russia this year (until now). He has been criticized for not being a solid goaltender for the Swiss team during previous games, despite his efforts against Russia. But why can’t he be blamed for his efforts? We know why he is playing good games for the Swiss, despite a few mistakes he made.
He currently has an average save percentage of 88,36% and is below a good number of 90%.… continue reading
Good referees are important for every game that gets played and it is important to pick the right ones! During this years world championships in Russia there are in total 16 referees and 16 linesman that are trying to keep the games fair. Russia, Switzerland and Sweden are the biggest sponsor of refs and linesmen and each support the world championships with two refs and two linesmen. Who is in contingent of Switzerland?… continue reading
Two wins and two defeats so far in Russia for the Swiss national team. The Swiss have started to find into this tournament and have won yesterday’s game after a game winning goal again scored by Eric Blum, in final minute of play. But how good are the Swiss with certain stats like powerplay, boxplay etc? We have made the ranking for a few things to show you how good the Swiss national team actually is.… continue reading
After the win last night over Denmark after the third overtime period for the Swiss, the national team is now on four points out of three games. Unfortunately they should have gained 9 points out of the last three games, but due to inefficiency of the team, the Swiss haven’t managed to make profit out of their scoring chances and lost to Kazakhstan and Norway, even though they were by far the better team in both match ups.… continue reading