Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
Reto Berra
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RetoBerra
POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
CATCHES: Left
WEIGHT: 210
BIRTHDATE: 01/03/1987
AGE: 27
BIRTHPLACE: Bulach, CHE
DRAFTED: STL: 2006-106 overall
Traded to Calgary by St. Louis with Mark Cundari and St. Louis' 1st round choice (Emile Poirier) in 2013 Entry Draft for Jay Bouwmeester, April 1, 2013. Traded to Colorado by Calgary for Colorado's 2nd round choice (Hunter Smith) in 2014 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014.
2013-14 SEASON
Appeared in 31 combined games between the Avalanche and Flames, posting a 9-18-3 record with a 3.07 goals-against average and .893 save percentage…Saw action in two games after joining Colorado, going 0-1-1 with a 5.83 GAA…Was acquired from Calgary at the trade deadline on March 5…Made his Avalanche debut on March 19 at Winnipeg, stopping 22 shots in a 5-4 overtime loss…Signed a three-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season on March 13…Appeared in 29 games for the Flames, posting a 9-17-2 record with a 2.95 goals-against average…Began the year with Abbotsford of the American Hockey League, compiling a 4-3-1 record with a 2.66 GAA and a .908 Sv% in nine games…Recalled by Calgary on Nov. 2, Berra stopped 42 shots in a 3-2 OT victory over the Blackhawks in his NHL debut on Nov. 3 at Chicago…Represented his country at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, posting an 0-1 record with a 1.02 GAA in one start for the Swiss…Also competed for his nation at the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Belarus following the season.

CAREER
2012-13: Was named NLA Goaltender of the Year for the second straight season in Switzerland’s top professional league…Was 24-25-0 with three shutouts and a 3.01 GAA in 49 appearances with EHC Biel-Bienne…Also saw action in seven playoff games. 2011-12: Was named NLA Goaltender of the Year after posting seven shutouts in 49 games for EHC Biel-Bienne.  2010-11: Saw action 41 games in his second season with EHC Biel-Bienne.  2009-10: Appeared in 40 regular season games and 10 playoff contests in his first season with EHC Biel-Bienne. 2008-09: Played for three different teams in Switzerland: EV Zug, SCL Tigers Langnau and HC Davos. 2007-08: Spent the season with HC Davos where he was 9-7 with a 2.73 GAA.

INTERNATIONAL
Has competed for Switzerland at one Olympics (2014), three world championships (2012-14) and one world junior championship (2007)…Represented his country at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, posting an 0-1 record with a 1.02 GAA in one start for the Swiss…Stopped 30-of-31 shots in his lone start, a 1-0 loss to Sweden on Feb. 14…Has appeared in each of the last three world championships…Saw action in six games at the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Belarus, posting a 3-3 record with a .902 Sv%…Helped Switzerland capture the silver medal at the 2013 IIHF World Championship in Stockholm/Helsinki…Posted a 4-0 record with a 1.00 GAA, .967 Sv% and one shutout at that tournament…Stopped all 29 shots in a 3-0 shutout victory over the United States in the semifinal on May 18…Started all six games for the Swiss at the 2007 IIHF World Junior Championship in Sweden.

PERSONAL
Resides in his native Switzerlatnd during the summers.