October 24, 1995|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Yannick Rathgeb (born October 24, 1995) is a Swiss professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing with EHC Biel of the National League (NL). He previously played with HC Fribourg-Gottéron in the NL and with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
On March 19, 2015, at the conclusion of his junior career, he returned to Switzerland and joined HC Fribourg-Gottéron of the National League (NL). He made his NL debut during the 2015-16 season, playing a full season of 50 games and racking up an impressive 27 points. At the conclusion of the season, Rathgeb received the NL best rookie award. In his second season with Fribourg, Rathgeb agreed to a two-year contract extension with an NHL-out clause on December 12, 2016.
He went on to play a total of 133 regular season games (89 points) with Fribourg over 3 seasons, before agreeing to a two-year entry level contract with the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL) on April 6, 2018. Rathgeb was assigned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL) to begin the 2018-19 season. He was limited to 32 regular season games in his first year with the Islanders organization and he was released at the end of the season.