National League

It is time again for the annual survey of Tamedia-newspapers in which the captains and coaches determine the best of the 2019-20 regular season.

Pius Suter wins MVP
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Pius Suter, the first Swiss leading scorer of the National League since Damien Brunner, was elected the Most Valuable Player and Best forward by his peers. As for the best coach, Patrick Édmond, first-year National League coach, has been handed that particular honor.

Except for in the Best Defenseman category, where Tömmernes won by two votes over Maxim Noreau, the winners were pretty clear. The best results had Pius Suter as Best Forward (18 votes) and Dominik Egli as Rising Star of the season (18 votes).

Best player (MVP): Pius Suter (ZSC Lions, 15 votes)
Best goalkeeper: Reto Berra (HC Fribourg-Gottéron, 12 votes)
Best defender: Henrik Tömmernes (Genève-Servette HC, 10 votes)
Best forward: Pius Suter (ZSC Lions, 18 votes)
Rising Star: Dominik Egli (SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers, 18 votes)
Best coach: Patrick Édmond (Genève-Servette HC, 15)

All-Star Team: Reto Berra (HC Fribourg-Gottéron), Maxim Noreau (ZSC Lions), Henrik Tömmernes (Genève-Servette HC), Pius Suter (ZSC Lions), Garrett Roe (ZSC Lions), Grégory Hofmann (EV Zug).

Swiss All-Star Team: Reto Berra (HC Fribourg-Gottéron), Raphael Diaz (EV Zug), Dominik Egli (SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers), Pius Suter (ZSC Lions), Grégory Hofmann (EV Zug), Simon Moser (SC Bern).

( 04 March 2020 | mso )