Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Michael Raffl
Michael Raffl was born on December 1, 1988 in Villach, Austria. The undrafted left winger had previously been playing professionally in Austria and Sweden before coming to play in North America.

After playing two years with Leksands IF of the HockeyAllsvenskan, the second highest league in Sweden, the Philadelphia Flyers would sign him to an NHL entry level contract.

Raffl would almost immediately make the jump to play in the NHL as he would play in 68 games in his rookie season with the Flyers posting 9 goals and 22 points in the 2013-14 season. The following season, Raffl would have a break out year scoring 21 goals and 28 points in 67 games, cementing himself as a full time NHL player.

On the international stage, Raffl has represented his native Austria numerous times, highlighted by three World Championship appearances in 2009, 2011, and 2013. He would also compete for Austria at the 2014 Olympic Games.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2005-06 EC VSV Villach Jr. Austria-Jr. 26 11 27 38 91 4 6 6 12 10
2005-06 EC VSV Villach Austria 5 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
2006-07 EC VSV Villach Jr. Austria-Jr. 21 23 24 47 82
2006-07 EC VSV Villach Austria 43 4 2 6 22 4 0 0 0 0
2007-08 EC VSV Villach Jr. Austria-Jr. 6 5 7 12 28
2007-08 EC VSV Villach Austria 40 3 6 9 24 5 2 0 2 2
2008-09 EC VSV Villach Austria 49 9 10 19 77 6 0 2 2 12
2009-10 EC VSV Villach Austria 42 25 18 43 54 5 1 0 1 14
2010-11 EC VSV Villach Austria 50 26 29 55 62 8 5 4 9 20
2011-12 Leksands IF Sweden-2 45 10 14 24 26
2012-13 Leksands IF Sweden-2 59 27 25 52 44
2013-14 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 68 9 13 22 28 +2 7 0 1 1 0
2013-14 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 2 1 2 3 0 +1
2013-14 Austria Olympics 4 1 2 3 4 -4
2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 67 21 7 28 34 +6
2014-15 Austria WC-A 7 1 2 3 6 -2
2015-16 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 13 18 31 30 +9 6 1 0 1 2
2016-17 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 52 8 3 11 20 -7
NHL Totals 269 51 41 92 112 13 1 1 2 2


Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, May 31, 2013.
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