Reto Berra

Hockey Player

Reto Berra was born in Bülach, canton of Zürich, Switzerland on January 3rd, 1987 and is the Hockey Player. At the age of 37, Reto Berra biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 3, 1987
Place of Birth
Bülach, canton of Zürich, Switzerland
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Ice Hockey Player
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Reto Berra Life

Reto Berra (born 3 January 1987) is a professional ice hockey goaltender who plays for HC Fribourg-Gottéron of the National League, a Swiss national team goaltender.

Berra spent seven seasons in Switzerland's National League A, including time with the GCK Lions, HC Davos, and SCL Tigers before joining EHC Biel in 2009, where he spent four years as the team's starting goaltender for four years.

He was an NHL draft pick of the St. Louis Blues in the fourth round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and was traded to the Calgary Flames, with whom he made his NHL debut in 2013-14.

Berra has participated with the Swiss National Team on several occasions; he has appeared in two World Championships.

He shared goaltending duties with Martin Gerber and helped Switzerland win a silver medal, the country's first medal in 60 years.


Reto Berra Career

Playing career

Berra played youth hockey in Bülach, Germany, where he became a goaltender full-time at age 11. He competed in the 2001 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a youth team from Zürich.

In 2003–04, Berra played his first professional game for GCK Lions in the National League B (NLB), and two years later, he appeared with ZSC Lions in his first National League A (NLA) games. During the 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, he attracted the team's attention, and the team selected him with their fourth-round pick, 106th overall, at the 2006 National Hockey League. (NHL) Entry Draft. Berra stayed in Switzerland, where he was the back-up goaltender for the Lions, SCL Tigers, and HC Davos. In 2009, he was a member of the Swiss championship team for HC Davos.

Berra, the team's starting goaltender, played in 40 games and set a record of 16-20-20 and a goals against average (GAA) of 3.36, according to Berra. He improved over the years, culminating in 2011-2012 when he was named the NLA's goaltender of the year after a 23-26 record with Biel and a 2.45 GAA. The Blacks traded Berra's NHL playing rights with Biel in the 2012–13 NLA season on 1 April 2013. In exchange for defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, the Calgary Flames, Mark Cundari, and a first-round draft pick received his rights.

After finishing his fourth season with Biel, Berra felt that his career had progressed to the point where he might be able to succeed in North America. For the 2013–14 NHL season, he signed a one-year deal with Calgary. The Flames wanted Berra to get some playing experience in North America and had him assigned to the Abbotsford Heath to begin the season. Berra was called to Calgary after nine appearances with the Heat, in which he had a 2.66 GAA and a.908 save percentage. As the Flames defeated the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 3–2, Berra made his NHL debut on November 3, 2013, making 42 saves for his first victory.

Berra played in 29 games for the Flames, a 9–17–2 record with a 2.95 GAA. iarnasr. The Flames traded him to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a second-round draft pick on March 5, 2014. Berra's first season with the Avalanche and as an impending free agent at season's end, so he was granted a three-year contract extension to fill Berra's backup role to Semyon Varlamov on March 13, 2014.

When playing for the Lake Erie Monsters in AHL history, Berra became the 11th goalie to score a goal, when he shot the puck the length of the ice to score in an empty net against the Chicago Wolves on January 16, 2015.

Berra was traded by the Avalanche to the Florida Panthers in exchange for Rocco Grimaldi on June 23rd 2016, entering the final year of his contract and being surpassed on the depth chart by Calvin Pickard. The Springfield Thunderbirds, the Panthers third-string option, was available in the following AHL season from 2016-2017. With 12 victories in 31 games, Berra was recalled to the Thunderbirds to play out the regular season, playing in 7 games.

Berra decided on a three-year deal with HC Fribourg-Gottéron of the National League, totaling CHF 3.5 million. Starting in the 2017-2018 season, the service will begin. Berra had used his NHL out clause in order to gain a one-year, one-way deal with the Anaheim Ducks on July 5, 2017. The remaining two years of his Fribourg-Gottéron contract will remain in force.

Following his appearance in 5 games with the Ducks as the club's third-string goaltender, Berra was released by HC Fribourg-Gottéron on May 1, 2018.

Berra was signed to a four-year contract extension with Fribourg worth CHF 3.2 million as of the 2023/24 season on August 22, 2019.