born 9 January 1986
Married, one child
Captain of the Swiss national ice hockey team, World Championship silver medallist 2013/2018
213 NHL games for the Montreal Canadians, Vancouver Canucks, New York Rangers and Calgary Flames
Swiss champion with EV Zug 2021
He is reliability personified and is considered one of the best Swiss ice hockey players of the last two decades. Raphael Diaz learned his skills with the EVZ, where he played in the National League A for a total of 12 years. His most exciting years as a player were with four different clubs in the National Hockey League. Since summer 2021, he has been with Gottéron, where he signed another four-year contract.