Eric Blum
Born 13 June 1986(1986-06-13),
Pfaffnau, Switzerland
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NL team
F. teams
SC Bern
SCL Tigers
Kloten Flyers
Ntl. team Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
Playing career 2003–present
Website http://www.ericrayblum.ch


Eric Blum (born 13 June 1986) is a Swiss professional ice hockey player who currently plays for and is an alternate captain of SC Bern of the National League (NL).

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Blum joined Bern after four seasons with the Kloten Flyers, signing a three-year deal with an NHL/KHL out clause on May 2, 2014.[1]

Blum competed in the 2013 IIHF World Championship as a member of the Switzerland men's national ice hockey team.[2]

On September 26, 2016, Blum agreed to a 5-year contract extension with SC Bern worth CHF 3.5 million.

International play[edit | edit source]

Representing Switzerland internationally, he participated in four World Championships (winning a silver medal in 2013) and the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. He won a total of 89 caps (5 goals, 14 assists) for the Swiss men's national team, before announcing the end of his international career in April 2018.[3]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 GCK Lions NLB 39 1 3 4 26 6 0 0 0 0
2004–05 GCK Lions NLB 31 2 6 8 6
2005–06 GCK Lions NLB 40 3 11 14 30 4 1 0 1 16
2006–07 SCL Tigers NLA 41 0 0 0 20
2007–08 SCL Tigers NLA 42 3 5 8 16
2008–09 SCL Tigers NLA 36 3 1 4 30
2009–10 SCL Tigers NLA 49 4 12 16 58
2010–11 Kloten Flyers NLA 48 5 15 20 18 18 0 2 2 12
2011–12 Kloten Flyers NLA 39 5 12 17 20 5 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Kloten Flyers NLA 45 5 11 16 22
2013–14 Kloten Flyers NLA 46 6 15 21 32 15 3 3 6 12
2014–15 SC Bern NLA 50 2 23 25 26 11 2 3 5 2
2015–16 SC Bern NLA 35 4 24 28 12 10 2 1 3 18
2016–17 SC Bern NLA 47 5 16 21 6 16 3 5 8 2
2017–18 SC Bern NL 37 3 19 22 14 8 0 2 2 2
2018–19 SC Bern NL 48 6 12 18 22 18 1 6 7 2
2019–20 SC Bern NL 45 0 11 11 8
NL totals 608 51 176 227 304 101 11 22 33 50
Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
World Championships
Silver 2013 Sweden/Finland

International[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2004 Switzerland WJC18-D1 11th 5 1 0 1 0
2006 Switzerland WJC 7th 6 2 3 5 4
2013 Switzerland WC Silver medal icon.svg 9 0 1 1 2
2014 Switzerland WC 10th 7 1 0 1 0
2015 Switzerland WC 8th 8 0 2 2 2
2016 Switzerland WC 11th 7 2 1 3 0
2018 Switzerland OG 10th 4 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 11 3 3 6 4
Senior totals 35 3 4 7 4

Awards and honours[edit | edit source]

Award Year
NL
All-Star Team 2015, 2016
Champion (SC Bern) 2016, 2017, 2019 [4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Eric Blum with three-year contract with Bern (German) (2014-05-02). Retrieved on 2014-05-02.
  2. Swiss World Championship profile. eliteprospects.com (2013-07-01). Retrieved on 2013-07-01.
  3. "7 SCB-Spieler stossen dazu - Blum tritt aus der Nati zurück", Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF). (de) 
  4. SC Bern 2019 Swiss Champions!. leading-sport.com (22 April 2019). Retrieved on 22 April 2019.

External links[edit | edit source]


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