Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Thomas Ziegler
Born in Zurich, Switzerland on June 9, 1978, Thomas Ziegler played two seasons with Ambri-Piotta before becoming Tampa Bay's ninth selection in the 2000 Amateur Draft. The centre arrived in North America in 2000, making his transition as part of the powerful Detroit Vipers lineup in the IHL. That season, the Lightning called Ziegler up for his NHL debut. He played in 5 games, recording neither points nor penalties.

In 2001-2002, Thomas returned to Switzerland to continue his hockey career. On the international stage, Ziegler, represented his homeland at the World Junior Championship (1998) and the World Championship (2000-2002, 2004-2005)

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1995-96 GC Zurich/SC Kusnacht Jr. Swiss-Jr.
1995-96 Zurcher SC Swiss 10 0 0 0 0
1995-96 Switzerland EJC-A 5 0 2 2 4
1996-97 GC Zurich/SC Kusnacht Jr. Swiss-Jr. 34 19 11 30
1996-97 Zurcher SC Swiss 11 0 1 1 2
1997-98 GC Zurich/SC Kusnacht Jr. Swiss-Jr. 13 9 3 12 32
1997-98 Switzerland WJC-A 7 3 1 4 2
1997-98 ZSC Lions Zurich Swiss 25 5 4 9 22
1997-98 ZSC Lions Zurich Swiss 10 0 0 0 0 8 0 2 2 2
1998-99 HC Ambri-Piotta Swiss 38 2 4 6 18 12 0 0 0 8
1998-99 HC Sierre Swiss-2 4 1 2 3 2
1999-00 HC Ambri-Piotta Swiss 45 7 7 14 24 9 1 5 6 16
1999-00 Switzerland Nat-Tm 8 0 0 0 0
1999-00 Switzerland WC-A 7 2 2 4 0 +3
2000-01 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 5 0 0 0 0 -2
2000-01 Detroit Vipers IHL 67 8 19 27 40 -12
2000-01 Switzerland Nat-Tm 8 0 0 0 2
2000-01 Switzerland WC-A 6 0 1 1 4 +1
2001-02 Springfield Falcons AHL 3 0 1 1 4 0
2001-02 SC Bern Swiss 26 3 4 7 24 6 0 0 0 8
2001-02 Switzerland WC-A 6 0 0 0 2 0
2002-03 SC Bern Swiss 38 4 16 20 63 12 2 4 6 35
2003-04 SC Bern Swiss 46 12 21 33 107 15 1 4 5 16
2003-04 Switzerland WC-A 7 1 3 4 20 +3
2004-05 SC Bern Swiss 32 4 9 13 59 11 1 0 1 12
2004-05 Switzerland Oly-Q 3 2 0 2 4
2004-05 Switzerland WC-A 6 1 0 1 10 0
2005-06 SC Bern Swiss 39 5 12 17 103 6 0 0 0 4
2005-06 Switzerland Olympics 5 1 0 1 8 -3
2006-07 SC Bern Swiss 41 4 11 15 60 17 3 3 6 18
2007-08 SC Bern Swiss 47 4 11 15 28 6 1 0 1 16
2007-08 Switzerland WC-A 7 0 0 0 4 +1
2008-09 SC Bern Swiss 49 3 9 12 44 6 1 0 1 27
2008-09 Switzerland WC-A 6 0 0 0 4 -1
2009-10 SC Bern Swiss 10 1 1 2 12 11 0 4 4 4
2010-11 ZSC Lions Zurich Swiss 47 4 7 11 83 5 0 1 1 2
2011-12 ZSC Lions Zurich Swiss 36 0 2 2 10 6 0 0 0 0
NHL Totals 5 0 0 0 0


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