Ferdinand "Pic" Cattini

This is Ferdinand "Pic" Cattini. He teamed with his brother Hans "Joe" Cattini and Swiss hockey legend Bibi Torriani to lead HC Davos and the Swiss national team for the better part of the 1930s and 1940s.

Pic, considered to be the most personable of the three, was said to be an elegant player with great anticipation for the game. He and his brother were considered to be the most "Canadian" styled players in Europe in these early days.

Pic scored 87 goals in 107 games with the national team. The brothers' greatest accomplishments was helping Switzerland win gold at the home Olympics in St. Moritz in 1948.

The Cattini brothers were electricians by trade. Pic later operated a hotel in Davos, but died at the age of 52 in 1969.

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