Christoph Bertschy

New Jersey Devils
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Fantasy Summary

C- Has had a couple of small cups of coffee with the Wild, but likely not expected to be in future plans for New Jersey.


Attributes
Fantasy Upside 1.5
NHL Certainty 2.5
Country SUI
Position C
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth April 5, 1994
Height 5‘10”
Weight 185 lbs
Drafted 2012 Round 6; Overall: 158

Observations

January 2020 –  It is much the same for Bertschy who has 28 points in 35 games for Lausanne but is not getting any invites from New Jersey or anyone else any time soon.  Chris Wassel

November 2019 – Little has changed for Bertschy but is off to a nice start in Lausanne with eight goals and 15 points in 18 games. Other than that, no NHL teams including the Devils are calling. Chris Wassel

March 2019 – Bertschy played well enough for Binghamton last year but went home to Switzerland for the 2018-19 season. He just was not in the future plans for New Jersey and as a result, will likely play in Switzerland until another opportunity comes along. The knock on the center was a bit of selfishness and little has changed there. Chris Wassel

February 2018 – Bertschy was traded to the New Jersey Devils for hard-hitting 25-year-old AHL defender Viktor Loov. It appears this move was made to boost contract flexibility and fill a defensive need. Bertschy is 23 and was clearly on the lower end of the depth chart at the forward position. The Wild have three third-round picks and two fifth-round picks in the 2018 draft which may be used as the NHL trade deadline approaches, and losing a contract beforehand to get under the 50 contract limit would have been needed. Will Scouch November 2016 – Christoph Bertschy has been called up to the Minnesota roster. Unlike previous stints with the big club earlier this season, this one will probably stick for the time being as there are voids that in the forward lines that need to be filled. He has one assist in two appearances but like most youngsters on the team, he is still very much earning the trust of Coach Boudreau. Edric Joseph June 2016 – After appearing in just three games for the Minnesota Wild in the fall of 2015, Christoph Bertschy reported to the Iowa Wild for 72 games of duty where he tallied 35 points in 72 games. There’s room for growth but it was a solid first showing in the North American game. He would get pushed around at times, highlighting his need to put on size to go with his terrific wheels and offensive acumen. He’ll be pushing for a more prominent role with Iowa this fall in training camp. Edric Joseph

November 2015- Christoph Bertschy has been returned to the minor professional ranks again after three pointless appearances for the Minnesota Wild. He has room for improvement before becoming fantasy viable as he has a tepid nine points through 19 Iowa Wild games this season. Edric Joseph

November 2015- Christoph Bertschy’s recent call up was short lived as he only managed to dress for the 3-2 overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. He had a quiet outing with only one shot on goal in 6:28 of ice time. Regardless, more seasoning is needed in order for his potential for fantasy value to better reveal itself. Edric Joseph

May 2015- Christoph Bertschy inked his entry-level Minnesota Wild contract after a solid season where he turned in 30 points through 44 games in the Swiss Elite League. He comes in as a relative unknown not only because of how he was a sixth-round pick in 2012 but also because he missed a good part of the season and the 2014 World Junior Championships due to injury. If he wants a long look this season, he would do well to add size to his frame if he is to have a quality, productive training camp. Edric Joseph

February 2015 – For a sleeper out of the 2012 draft, Christoph Bertschy has been developing for the Minnesota Wild as well as one could reasonably expect. He hasn’t announced himself as the next big hidden gem but very quietly has been developing while remaining stashed in Switzerland’s NLA. As nicely as he has come on this season with 30 points through 44 games so far for SC Bern, he still is a ways away from making an NHL impact. He often presents himself as a trigger happy pivot, making you wonder if he is selfish? Or, does is he simply hesitate to defer to others because they are less capable? He is often right to shoot the puck, as he has a terrific release that keeps goaltenders on their toes. As proactive as he can be with putting the puck on goal, he still manages to demonstrate good vision when anticipating the play and forced to act on his feet. With how hard he drives possession at his current level of competition, he makes for one to keep an eye on for those that appreciate advanced statistics. Edric Joseph


Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2007-2008 Gottéron U15 U15-Elit 30 11 10 21 34 |          
  Gottéron U17 U17-Elit 3 0 0 0 0 |          
  École de Hockey U17 U17-A 2 0 0 0 2 |          
 2008-2009 Gottéron U15 U15-Elit 10 8 12 20 26 |          
  Gottéron U17 U17-Elit 28 2 3 5 38 | Relegation 6 1 1 2 10 
 2009-2010 Bern U17 U17-Elit 29 25 15 40 46 | Playoffs 9 4 7 11 10 
  Bern U20 U20-Elit 4 0 1 1 0 |          
  Switzerland U16 (all) International-Jr 9 3 2 5 8 |          
  Switzerland U17 (all) International-Jr 6 1 0 1 0 |          
 2010-2011 Bern U17 U17-Elit 4 7 4 11 2 | Playoffs 9 8 15 23 10 
  Bern U20 U20-Elit 36 16 16 32 34 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0
  Switzerland U17 EYOF 3 1 2 3 0 |          
  Switzerland U17 (all) International-Jr 3 2 0 2 0 |          
  Switzerland U18 WJC-18 6 1 0 1 12 |          
  Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr 22 4 9 13 41 |          
 2011-2012 Bern U20 U20-Elit 13 7 15 22 22 |          
  Bern NLA 31 8 8 16 10 | Playoffs 17 1 1 2
  Switzerland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 0 1 2 |          
  Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr 6 5 1 6 4 |          
  Switzerland U20 WJC-20 6 2 2 4 4 |          
  Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr 11 5 5 10 4 |          
 2012-2013 Bern U20 U20-Elit 2 2 1 3 2 |          
  Bern NLA 41 4 2 6 18 | Playoffs 20 2 1 3
  Bern ET 7 1 2 3 2 |          
  Switzerland U19 WJAC-19 5 3 3 6 16 |          
  Switzerland U20 WJC-20 6 3 2 5 8 |          
  Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr 18 13 7 20 36 |          
 2013-2014 Bern NLA 37 6 8 14 10 | Relegation 6 0 2 2
  Bern ET 8 0 2 2 18 |          
  Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr 6 5 4 9 8 |          
 2014-2015 Bern NLA 44 14 16 30 26 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3
  Bern Champions HL 6 1 0 1 10 |          
  Bern Swiss Cup 5 2 3 5 2 |          
  Switzerland Deutschland Cup 2 0 0 0 0 |          
  Switzerland (all) International 7 0 3 3 4 |          
 2015-2016 Minnesota Wild NHL 3 0 0 0 0 |          
  Iowa Wild AHL 72 11 24 35 46 |          
  Switzerland (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 |          
 2016-2017 Minnesota Wild NHL 5 0 1 1 4 |          
  Iowa Wild AHL 67 11 13 24 30 |          
 2017-2018 Minnesota Wild NHL 1 0 0 0 4 |          
  Iowa Wild AHL 45 8 9 17 40 |          
  Binghamton Devils AHL 26 6 12 18 10 |          
 2018-2019 Lausanne NLA 50 15 18 33 22 | Playoffs 12 3 4 7 16 
  Switzerland WC 8 0 2 2 6 |          
  Lausanne Swiss Cup 2 3 0 3 0 |          
  Switzerland (all) International 17 1 6 7 10 |          
 2019-2020 Lausanne NLA 48 16 17 33 38 |          
  Lausanne Champions HL 10 3 5 8 0 |          
  Lausanne Swiss Cup 2 0 1 1 0 |          

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