Anthony Hamburg
Image: RIT

Anthony Hamburg

Hometown:

Houston Texas

Currently Playing In:

NCAA

Birthday:

1991-08-30

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2009

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2009

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

7th round (193rd overall), 2009

Weight:

185 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2008-09: Anthony Hamburg played Midget AAA with the Dallas Stars Midget Major Tier 1 hockey club where he potted 29 goals and added 70 assists in a total of 70 games.

2009-10: Hamburg is in the middle of a season long learning process with the Lancers. Not known for being an overly physical or defensive-minded player, Hamburg finds himself this season on a team that prides itself on being hard-working and solid at both ends of the ice. Hamburg has fared better than expected this season but has struggled to find the kind of ice time he has been accustom to thus far in his career.

2010-11: Hamburg saw limited action in seven games with Colgate to start the season and returned to Omaha after the Christmas break for a second USHL season with the Lancers. He had 3 assists and was -4 with 4 PMs as a freshman for the Raiders before going back to junior hockey. Hamburg contributed offensively for the Lancers, scoring 6 goals with 14 assists in 31 games but his -9 plus/minus was troubling on a Lancers team that finished second in the West Division. Hamburg was -3 with 1 goal and 1 assist in the Lancers’ three-game playoff series with Sioux Falls.

2011-12: Hamburg returned to Omaha for a third season in the USHL with the Lancers. After missing time at the beginning of the year due to an injury, he scored 13 goals with 24 assists and was plus-one with 65 penalty minutes. Omaha reached the second round of the USHL playoffs after finishing second in the Western Division. Hamburg scored 2 goals in four playoff games. Rather than returning to Colgate, in February 2012 he committed to playing college hockey for Rochester Institute of Technology in 2012-13.

2012-13: Hamburg returned to college hockey – playing 33 games for RIT as a sophomore. He scored 4 goals with 7 assists and was an even plus-minus with 12 penalty minutes. The Tigers finished tied for seventh in Atlantic Hockey and lost to Niagara in the playoff quarterfinals.

 

Talent Analysis

He has speed to burn and has very soft hands. As his stats show, he is a good scorer and a very good playmaker. The knock on this youngster is unwillingness to improve the defensive aspect of his game.

 

Future

Will play another year at RIT.

 

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