Kloten Flying High in NLA

The EHC Kloten are having themselves a very good season. So good that they could have leaders at the top of every statistical category.

EHC Kloten is currently 30-4-1-3 after 38 games played this season. They have a well-rounded roster, along with one of the better goalies in the league and they show no signs of slowing down.

Tied for first with HLC Olsen, the EHC Kloten have a 33 point lead over third place. The team had an unheard-of + 99 in the +\- department, something the team as a whole should be proud of.

There are several reasons the EHC Kloten has been so successful this season. Balanced scoring and very good goaltending are the main two, but don’t rule out they have played badly on occasion and still won.

Top scorer, center/ right winger Eric Faille, is tied for the league lead in scoring with 58 points on 22 goals and 36 assists in 37 games. Faille also has 14 penalty minutes and is an outstanding +31.

The offense is well balanced and, although Faille is leading the team in points, there are many contributors to the potent offense. A different hero every night seems to be the theme.

Defensively, the EHC Kloten have been extremely good in their own end. Coupled with tight defensive play and good goaltending the team has been able to rise to the top of the league and hold that top spot.

Speaking of offense and defense, the top scoring defenseman is Simon Kindschi. An all around defenseman he has 8 goals and 22 assists for 30 points in 38 games. kindschi also has 28 penalty minutes and a +19, carrying the defense in those statistical categories.

As if the EHC Kloten wasn’t loaded enough, the goaltending has been elite. Sandro Zurkirchen has been out of this world between the pipes, going 19-3, with a 1.77 GAA, a .930 save %, and 3 shutouts in 25 games. Former starting goaltender, Dominic Nyffeler, had left for HC Olten.

The overall play of EHC Kloten should be recognized as well. They have scored a total of 167 goals while giving up just 68 goals, second in the league for the fewest goals given up.

The EHC Kloten is a very dangerous team that should be focused on. The team has weapons on offense, defense, and in the net. They could very well make a serious run for a championship.

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