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Canucks re-sign Sven Baertschi

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have re-signed forward Sven Baertschi to a one-year, one-way contract.

Baertschi, 22, appeared in two playoff games as well as three regular season games with the Canucks, where he registered two goals (2-0-2). He also split time this season between the Utica Comets, the Calgary Flames and the Adirondack Flames. With Utica, he collected 15 points (7-8-15) in 15 regular season games and notched a team-high eight goals (8-7-15) in 21 playoff games during the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs. Prior to joining Vancouver and Utica, Baertschi appeared in 15 games with the Calgary Flames this past season, recording four assists (0-4-4) and six penalty minutes. He also appeared in 36 games with the Adirondack Flames, collecting 25 points (8-17-25) and six penalty minutes.

The Bern, Switzerland native has appeared in 69 regular season NHL games split between Vancouver and Calgary collecting 30 points (10-20-30) and 26 penalty minutes.

The 5’11”, 190-pound forward was originally selected by Calgary 13th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He was acquired by Vancouver from the Calgary Flames in exchange for Vancouver’s second round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft on March 2, 2015.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2006-2007 SC Langenthal U17-Swiss-U17 13 15 23 38 16
2007-2008 SC Langenthal U17-Swiss-U17 17 16 22 38 22
2007-2008 SC Langenthal Jr.-Swiss-Jr. 18 3 3 6 4
2008-2009 SC Langenthal U17-Swiss-U17 3 4 4 8 0
2008-2009 SC Langenthal Jr.-Swiss-Jr. 37 21 32 53 40
2008-2009 SC Langenthal-Swiss-2 2 0 0 0 0
2009-2010 SC Langenthal Jr.-Swiss-Jr. 2 3 0 3 2
2009-2010 EV Zug Jr.-Swiss-Jr. 9 10 13 23 4
2009-2010 SC Langenthal-Swiss-2 37 6 6 12 8
2009-2010 Switzerland-WJ18-A 6 1 2 3 -3 2 1 0 0
2010-2011 Portland Winter Hawks-WHL 66 34 51 85 74
2011-2012 Flames 5 3 0 3 2 4 0 0 0 10 30.0
2011-2012 Portland Winterhawks-WHL 47 33 61 94 15 36 10 5
2012-2013 Flames 20 3 7 10 0 6 0 0 0 28 10.7
2012-2013 Abbotsford Heat-AHL 32 10 16 26 -1 16 3 0 1 80 12.5
2013-2014 Flames 26 2 9 11 -4 6 1 0 0 30 6.7
2013-2014 Abbotsford Heat-AHL 41 13 16 29 1 18 4 0 1 87 14.9
2013-2014 Switzerland-WC-A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2014-2015 Flames 15 0 4 4 -3 6 0 0 0 11 0.0
2014-2015 Canucks 3 2 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 4 50.0
NHL Totals 69 10 20 30 -5 26 1 0 0 83 12.0
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2007-2008 SC Langenthal Jr.-Swiss-Jr. 7 1 2 3 4
2008-2009 SC Langenthal Jr.-Swiss-Jr. 6 4 3 7 35
2009-2010 EV Zug Jr.-Swiss-Jr. 2 3 1 4 2
2009-2010 SC Langenthal-Swiss-2 7 0 3 3 4
2010-2011 Portland Winter Hawks-WHL 21 10 17 27 16
2011-2012 Portland Winterhawks-WHL 22 14 20 34 11 10 2 0
2013-2014 Abbotsford Heat-AHL 4 0 1 1 -3 6 0 0 0 6 0.0
2014-2015 Canucks 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2014-2015 Utica Comets-AHL 21 8 7 15 -1 6
NHL Totals 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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