J. P. Vigier

Jean -Pierre Vigier ( born September 11, 1976 in Notre Dame de Lourdes, Manitoba ) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who was most recently at the SC Bern of the National League A under contract.


Jean -Pierre Vigier began his active career as a hockey team of the Northern Michigan University, where he was active in the National Collegiate Athletic Association from 1996 to 2000. Then Vigier signed as a free agent with the Atlanta Thrashers in the National Hockey League. In the season 1999/2000 of the attackers gathered at the Orlando Solar Bears of the International Hockey League first experience in a professional league and scored in three games a hit for the Solar Bears. In the following season he was almost exclusively in the IHL in use, but also gave his debut in the NHL and was point and impunity in two games. In the 2001 /02 season Vigier was mainly for the Chicago Wolves, the farm team of the Atlanta Thrashers in the American Hockey League and it won the end of season with the team to the Calder Cup. The following year, it was possible to increase the attacker 's points haul and achieve 60 points scorer for the Wolves in a total of 72 games.

For the 2003/04 season Vigier was finally absorbed into the NHL Atlanta Thrashers and the squad graduated course of the season 70 NHL games in which he scored 18 points. The following season spent the Canadians due to the lockout again for the Chicago Wolves and came up with the team in the finals to the Calder Cup before, but lost the series in four games against the Philadelphia Phantoms. After the offensive player had been standing in the next two years exclusively with the Atlanta Thrashers in the NHL in use, he got offered a new contract in the summer of 2007 in Atlanta. On 3 August 2007 he signed as a free agent with the HC Servette Genève in the National League A. In the 2007 /08 season he reached with the first Geneva has a place in the play-off finals and lost the series in six games against the ZSC Lions.

The right-handed shooter ran one more play time for the HC Servette Genève on the ice. In June 2009 Vigier finally signed a contract with SC Bern. In the 2009/10 season he won the Swiss championship with the Bernese. In April 2011, he extended his contract for another season.

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(End of season 2011 /12)