Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Goran Bezina
Goran Bezina was born March 21, 1980 in Split, Croatia. The eighth choice, 234th overall selection of the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Bezina honed his skills in the Swiss Junior and Elite Leagues before making his North American debut in 2001-02.

A stay-at-home defenceman, Bezina represented Switzerland at the 2001 before joining the AHL's Springfield Indians for the 2001-02 season. Following a solid rookie campaign, Bezina spent the better part of two more seasons in Springfield before making his NHL debut during the 2003-04 season.

On the international stage, Bezina, represented his homeland at the World Junior Championship (1999-2000) and the World Championship (2001, 2003-2005).

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1997-98 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Jr. Swiss-Jr.
1997-98 Switzerland EJC-A 6 0 1 1 6
1998-99 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Jr. Swiss-Jr. 22 11 6 17 64
1998-99 HC Fribourg-Gotteron EuroHL 6 0 0 0 0
1998-99 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Swiss 38 0 0 0 14 4 0 0 0 2
1998-99 Switzerland WJC-A 6 1 1 2 2
1999-00 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Jr. Swiss-Jr. 2 0 1 1 16 2 1 1 2 8
1999-00 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Swiss 44 3 6 9 10 4 0 0 0 6
1999-00 Switzerland WJC-A 7 0 0 0 8 -8
1999-00 EHC Visp Swiss-2 2 0 0 0 2
2000-01 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Swiss 44 10 10 20 44 5 1 1 2 12
2000-01 Switzerland WC-A 6 0 1 1 43 -4
2001-02 Springfield Falcons AHL 66 2 11 13 50 -17
2002-03 Springfield Falcons AHL 64 3 4 7 27 -10 6 0 1 1 0
2002-03 Switzerland WC-A 6 1 1 2 0 +1
2003-04 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 3 0 0 0 2 -1
2003-04 Springfield Falcons AHL 74 11 10 21 65 -22
2003-04 Switzerland WC-A 7 0 1 1 4 +1
2004-05 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 34 7 12 19 51 4 0 0 0 8
2004-05 Switzerland Oly-Q 3 0 0 0 0 +3
2004-05 Switzerland WC-A 7 1 0 1 8 -2
2005-06 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 43 8 14 22 38 5 1 2 3 33
2005-06 Switzerland Olympics 6 0 2 2 0 -1
2005-06 Switzerland WC-A 6 2 1 3 4 -4
2006-07 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 41 13 20 33 72 5 0 0 0 4
2006-07 Switzerland WC-A 7 1 1 2 6
2007-08 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 48 11 24 35 46 16 4 6 10 16
2007-08 Switzerland WC-A 7 0 2 2 6 -3
2008-09 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 48 11 20 31 97 4 1 2 3 2
2008-09 Switzerland WC-A 6 0 0 0 6 -3
2009-10 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 47 7 19 26 34 20 4 12 16 22
2009-10 Switzerland WC-A 7 0 2 2 16 -1
2010-11 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 50 8 22 30 70 6 4 3 7 29
2010-11 Switzerland WC-A 3 1 0 1 4 +2
2011-12 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 50 7 20 27 58 9 2 8 10 14
2011-12 Switzerland WC-A 5 1 1 2 29 +1
2012-13 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 46 10 21 31 40
2013-14 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 50 8 24 32 81 12 0 4 4 35
2014-15 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 40 2 14 16 24 12 2 3 5 12
2015-16 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 50 6 13 19 73 11 0 6 6 8
2016-17 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 6 0 3 3 2 4 0 0 0 8
2016-17 Medvescak Zagreb (CRO) KHL 56 4 11 15 57
NHL Totals 3 0 0 0 2


Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), May 18, 2004.
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