Meet the Blueshirts: Raphael Diaz

Raphael DiazKostas Lymperopoulos/CSM, Kostas Lymperopoulos/Cal Sport Media

Position: D

Number: 4

Age: 28

Born: Zurich, Switzerland

Height: 5-11

Weight: 197

How Acquired: Acquired by the Rangers in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens on March 5, 2014 in exchange for a 2015 fifth-round draft pick.

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Raphael Diaz

Raphael Diaz

#4 D
New York Rangers

2014 STATS

  • GM63
  • G2

  • A13

  • PTS15

  • +/--2

  • PIM16

• Diaz has a hard slapshot, which enables the Rangers to use him the power play.

• He played eight seasons with EV Zug in his native country before finally signing with the Montreal Canadiens as an undrafted free agent on May 13, 2011.

• Diaz’s father is from Spain and his mother is Swiss.