Mayer goes to the Swiss to “alp” out


Goaltender Robert Mayer (Photo: Robin Lewortthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

Goaltender Robert Mayer (Photo: Robin Lewortthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

Hamilton Bulldogs goaltender Robert Mayer has been reassigned by the American Hockey League team to Geneve-Servette HC of the Swiss National League A for the duration of the Spengler Cup. His replacement will be Mike Condon, recalled from the Wheeling Nailers of the East Coast Hockey League.

Mayer has a record of 3-6-2 with a 3.05 goals-against average and .896 save percentage this season with the Bulldogs. In 38 regular season games with Hamilton last season, the 24-year-old netminder had a record of 16-17-3 with a 2.93 goals-against average and .908 save percentage. The Havirov, Czech Republic native was originally signed by the National Hockey League’s Montreal Canadiens as a free agent on Sept. 25, 2008.

In 18 games with Wheeling this season, Condon has 10 wins, four losses and four shoot-out losses, with a 2.33 goals-against average, .925 save percentage and one shutout.

The 23-year-old spent last season with the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Princeton University Tigers, the ECHL’s Ontario (California) Reign and the AHL’s Houston Aeros.

In 24 regular season games with Princeton, the Holliston, Massachusetts native had a record of 8-11-4 with a 2.48 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and two shutouts. In four regular season games with Ontario, the 6’3”, 195-pound goaltender posted a record of 3-1-0 with a 1.48 goals-against average, .943 save percentage and one shutout. In five regular season games with Houston, he had a record of 3-0-0 with a 2.39 goals-against average and .919 save percentage.

Condon was signed by the Canadiens as a free agent on May 8, 2013.