|International: Played for Team Switzerland at the 1995-96 European World Junior Championships ? Played for the junior national team at both the 1997 and 1998 World Junior Championships ? Starting goaltender on the surprise bronze medal team at the World Junior Championships in 1998 and named to the tournament all-star team ? Played at the 1998 and 1999 World Championships ? Member of 2002 Swiss Olympic team.
Career: Drafted 161st overall by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft ? Played in the Swiss League, East Coast Hockey League and American Hockey League before making his NHL debut with the Colorado Avalanche ? Joined the Avalanche as Patrick Roy's backup during the 2000-01 season ? Won the Stanley Cup as a backup that season ? Took over as starting goaltender with the Avalanche during the 2003-04 season ? Had brilliant first year as a starter winning 32 games and finishing with a 2.09 goals against average.