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Gil Montandon

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Role  Ice hockey player
Position  Centerman
Name  Gil Montandon
Career start  1985
Playing career  1984–2009
Weight  90 kg
National team  Switzerland
Height  1.85 m

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Born  April 28, 1965 (age 50) Neuchatel, SUI (1965-04-28)
NLA team Former teams  HC Fribourg-Gotteron SC Bern (NLA)

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Gil Montandon (born April 28, 1965 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland) is a Swiss former professional ice hockey centre. He played in the National League (NL) for HC Fribourg-Gottéron and SC Bern.


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He is currently working as a hockey analyst for the Francophone Swiss television station, RTS.

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Playing career

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Montandon made his professional debut during the 1984-85 National League season, playing for HC Fribourg-Gottéron. He went on to play 5 seasons with the team before joining SC Bern in the summer of 1989. He played 11 seasons with Bern, winning 3 Swiss championships. In the summer of 2000, Montandon returned to his former team, HC Fribourg-Gottéron, to play 9 more seasons in the National League. He eventually retired from professional hockey at age 43. He played a total of 1,069 games in the National League, tallying 416 goals and 444 assists.


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  • 1991 - NL Champion with SC Bern
  • 1992 - NL Champion with SC Bern
  • 1997 - NL Champion with SC Bern
  • He is the first player to have played 1000 games in the Swiss National League.

    International play

    Gil Montandon played a total of 156 games for the Swiss national team.

    He participated in the following tournaments:

  • 3 A-World Championships: 1991, 1992, 1993
  • 3 B-World Championships: 1989, 1990, 1994
  • 2 Olympic Games: 1988 in Calgary and 1992 in Albertville
  • Coaching career

    Prior to the 2011-12 MySports League season, Montandon was named head coach of HC Université Neuchâtel. He stayed at the helm of the team for 4 seasons before being named General Manager of Swiss League (SL) team, EHC Visp at the beginning of the 2015/16 SL season. He was then named head coach of the team ad interim, before being replaced by Scott Beattie on December 28, 2015.


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