Gil Montandon
Position Centre
Shoots Right
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
199 lb (90 kg)
NLA Team
F. Teams
HC Fribourg-Gottéron
Neuchâtel Young Sprinters HC (NLB)
HC Lausanne (NLB)
SC Bern (NLA)
Olympics Flag of Switzerland 1988 Calgary, Canada
Flag of Switzerland 1992 Albertville, France
World Championships Flag of Switzerland 1987 8th place
Flag of Switzerland 1989 B 4th place
Flag of Switzerland 1990 B 1st place
Flag of Switzerland 1991 7th place
Flag of Switzerland 1992 4th place
Flag of Switzerland 1993 12th place
Flag of Switzerland 1994 B 1st place
Nationality Flag of Switzerland SUI
Born (1965-04-28)April 28, 1965,
Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Pro Career 1980present

Gil Montandon (born April 28, 1965 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland) is a Swiss professional ice hockey centre.

Achievements[edit | edit source]

  • 1991 - NLA Champion with SC Bern
  • 1992 - NLA Champion with SC Bern
  • 1997 - NLA Champion with SC Bern

He is the first player to have played 1000 games in the Swiss National League A and he isn't done yet. At age 42, he signed another contract for the hockey season 2008-09 with the HC Fribourg-Gottéron. In Switzerland he is called "Mr. Playoff", because he always gets his best form in the playoffs.

International play[edit | edit source]

Gil Montandon played a total of 156 games for the Swiss National Team.

He participated in the following tournaments:

  • 3 B-World Championships: 1989, 1990, 1994

External links[edit | edit source]

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