Christoph Bertschy



  • DOB: 4/5/1994
  • Ht: 5-10
  • Wt: 175
  • Shoots: R
  • Hometown: Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Drafted: Selected by Minnesota Wild in the sixth round (#158 overall) 2012 NHL Entry Draft

Career Notes: Enters his third pro season in 2017-18, having signed a three-year, entry-level deal with Minnesota on Apr. 26, 2015, which began in the 15-16 season … 2016-17: Finished sixth in points for Iowa and tied for fourth in goals scored. Recalled on Oct. 29, 2016 and played vs. Dallas, recording his first NHL point with an assist - assigned back to Iowa after the game. Scored and added an assist in a 6-5 loss at Grand Rapids on Jan. 4, 2017 - his 100th AHL game. Played in a career-high five NHL games…2015-16: Played his first pro season in North America, setting an Iowa rookie record for assists in one season. Led Iowa in games played and assists, while placing third overall in points. Posted six multi-point games throughout the year. Made his North American debut vs. Charlotte at home on Oct. 10, 2015. Score his first pro goal and added an assist, with his first two-point night, in a 5-4 SOL at home to Charlotte on Oct. 11, 2015. Had two assists in a 3-2 win over Minnesota in Saint Paul on Oct. 24, 2015. Recalled to Minnesota on Nov. 7, 2015 and made his NHL debut in St. Paul for Minnesota against Tampa Bay, a 1-0 Wild win, posting 2 shots, 1 hit in 8 min of ice time… Set up two goals and had 7 shots in a 4-3 loss at Manitoba on Dec. 31, 2015. Recorded the first ever Iowa Wild hat trick (his first career) in a 5-4 OTW against Charlotte at home on Jan. 29, 2016. Had two goals and an assist in Iowa's 4-2 win at home over Grand Rapids on Feb.12, 2016… 2014-15: Completed his fourth season in Bern (Swiss A), posting career highs for goals, assists and points. He tied for second in goals and was sixth in points (30). Helped his team to a Swiss Cup…2013-14: Was the youngest player on the team (19), finishing with 14 points in 37 games played…2012-13: First full season with SC Bern (previously SC Bern U20), played in 41 games with six points. He also played internationally for Team Switzerland at the World Juniors, picking up three goals and five points in six games. Was part of NLA Championship with Bern…2011-12: Split season between Bern (U20) and SC Bern, playing a total of 44 games, with 15 goals and 38 points. Posted 22 points in 13 games with Bern (U20). Also played in six games for Team Switzerland at the 2012 World Juniors – scoring two goals and totaling four points. Drafted by Minnesota in spring of 2012…2010-11: Played in 36 games for Bern (U20), scoring 16 goals and totaling 32 points. Also played in six games for Team Switzerland at the 2012 U-18 World Juniors – scoring one goal. EYOF Bronze Medal winner. Elite Novizen Champion with Bern U-17, leading the league in assist during the playoffs. 

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