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Michel Riesen

Michel Riesen  #34

Left Wing
NUMBER: 34 BIRTHDATE: April 11, 1979
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Oberbalm, Switzerland
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: EDM / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (14th overall)
Best Forward at EJC-A (1997) EJC-A All-Star Team (1997) WJC-A Second All-Star Team (1998) Swiss Elite League Rookie of the Year (1998) Traded to St. Louis by Edmonton with Doug Weight for Marty Reasoner, Jochen Hecht and Jan Horacek, July 1, 2001. Signed as a free agent by HC Davos (Swiss), October 2, 2001.
Quote of the Day

I mean, any of those 14 teams (in the lottery) it would have been an absolute honor. If I am selected by Edmonton it will be amazing, a dream come true. They have a lot of amazing young players there.

— Likely No. 1 pick Connor McDavid after the Oilers won the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday