All current NHL-Players with a german history

By Oliver Janz





24 Players found the way (back) from Germany into the NHL

24 Players found the way (back) from Germany into the NHL. Here are the teams and some interesting stats from their spell in Germany:

Sergej Berezin (Phoenix Coyotes)
1994-96 Kölner Haie/DEL (120 GP, 184 PTS)

Pavel Bure (Florida Panthers)
1994-95 EV Landshut Cannibals/DEL (1 GP, 3 G)

Vincent Damphousse (San Jose Sharks)
1994-95 EC Ratinger Löwen/DEL (11 GP, 12 PTS)

Jiri Dopita (Philadelphia Flyers)
1992-95 Eisbären Berlin/1.BL and DEL (96 GP, 122 PTS)

Sascha Goc (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1994-96 Schwenninger ERC Juniors/GER Jr.
1996-98 Schwenninger Fire Wings/GER3
1996-98 Schwenninger Wild Wings/DEL

Dany Heatley (Atlanta Trashers)
His father, Murray Heatley, played for EHC Freiburg as Dany was born. Dany isn’t a german citizen and didn’t played for a german team, but he was born in Freiburg, Germany.

Jochen Hecht (Edmonton Oilers)
1993-94 Mannheimer ERC Juniors/GER Jr.
1994-98 Adler Mannheim/DEL

Jaromir Jagr (Washington Capitals)
1994-95 Schalker Haie/GER3 (1 GP, 1 G, 10 A)

Olaf Kölzig (Washington Capitals)
Was born in South Africa, grew up in Nova Scotia, Canada. But the Kölzig family is german and Olie the Goalie played in some games for the german national team.

Uwe Krupp (Detroit Red Wings)
1980-83 Kölner EC Juniors/GER Jr.
1982-86 Kölner EC/1.BL
1984-95 EV Landshut Cannibals/DEL

Marty Murray (Philadelphia Flyers)
1999-00 Kölner Haie/DEL (56 GP, 59 PTS – Regular Season)

Robert Reichel (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1994-96 Frankfurt Lions/DEL (67 GP, 66 G, 78 A, 144 PTS – Regular Season)

Jeremy Roenick (Philadelphia Flyers)
1994-95 Kölner Haie/DEL (3 GP, 3 G)

Andreas Salomonsson (New Jersey Devils)
1996-97 EC Ratinger Löwen/DEL (21 GP, 6 PTS)

Brendan Shanahan (Detroit Red Wings)
1994-95 Düsseldorfer EG/DEL (3 GP, 5 G)

Jozef Stümpel (Boston Bruins)
1991-92 Kölner EC/1.BL
1994-95 Kölner Haie/DEL (25 GP, 39 PTS)

Marco Sturm (San Jose Sharks)
1994-95 EV Landshut Juniors/GER Jr.
1995-97 EV Landshut Cannibals/DEL

Roman Turek (Calgary Flames)
1995-96 Nürnberg Ice Tigers/DEL (3 SO)

Herberts Vasiljevs (Vancouver Canucks)
1994-95 Krefelder EV/DEL (57 GP, 14 PTS)

Doug Weight (St. Louis Blues)
1994-95 Star Bulls Rosenheim/DEL (8 GP, 5 PTS)

Ray Whitney (Columbus Blue Jackets)
1991-92 Kölner EC/1.BL

Brendan Witt (Washington Capitals)
Was born in Canada and has a canadian citizen, but his parents are from Hannover, Germany.

Scott Young (St. Louis Blues)
1994-95 EV Landshut Cannibals/DEL (4 GP, 6 G)
1994-95 Frankfurt Lions/DEL

 

 

AHL / WAITING FOR THE NHL-CHANCE:


Kip Brennan (Manchester Monarchs)
Played in pre-season games for Eisbären Berlin in summer 2001.

Sven Butenschön (Hamilton Bulldogs)
Dual citizenship: german and canadian

Kari Haakana (Hamilton Bulldogs)
1998-00 Star Bulls Rosenheim
*Haakana is back in Finland, plays for Jokerit Helsinki


Greg Hawgood (Utah Grizzlies)
1997-98 Kölner Haie/DEL

Alan Letang (Saint John Flames)
1997-98 Augsburger Panther/DEL and ESV Kaufbeurer Adler/DEL

Daniel Marois (Saint John Flames)
1997-98 Adler Mannheim/DEL

Jim Montgomery (Utah Grizzlies)
1997-98 Kölner Haie/DEL

Robert Nardella (Chicago Wolves)
1996-97 Adler Mannheim/DEL

Andrej Nedorost (Syracuse Crunch)
1998-00 ESC Essen Juniors/GER Jr.
1998-99 Moskitos Essen/GER2
1999-00 Moskitos Essen/DEL

John Purves (Utah Grizzlies)
1992-93 ESV Kaufbeurer Adler/DEL

Craig Reichert (Hamilton Bulldogs)
2000-01 Düsseldorfer EG/DEL

Darren Rumble (Worcester Ice Cats)
1997-98 Adler Mannheim/DEL

Levente Szuper (Saint John Flames)
1997-98 Krefelder EV Juniors/GER Jr.

Tony Virta (Houston Aeros)
1996-97 Frankfurt Lions/DEL