Dennis Endras in 2012
July 14, 1985|
Immenstadt, West Germany
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)|
Endras began playing for EHC Bayreuth in the Oberliga, the third-tier of ice hockey in Germany, in 2003–04. He played for Bayreuth again in 2004–05, but also made his Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) debut that season with the Augsburger Panther. Over the next three seasons he spent time playing in the DEL and the 2nd Bundesliga for EV Landsberg, the Ravensburg Tower Stars, and the Frankfurt Lions.
He earned a permanent DEL position for the 2008–09 season with Augsburg, recording a 24–20–0 record.
In July 2010, Endras signed a contract with the Minnesota Wild of the NHL. On September 25, 2011, the Wild placed Endras on waivers so they could assign him to start the season with the Houston Aeros of the AHL. Endras subsequently played 6 games with the Aeros before leaving to HIFK Helsinki of the Finnish SM-liiga.
Endras has played internationally for the German national team at the 2009 and 2010 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships and was selected for the 2010 Olympics. At the 2010 World Championship, competed in Germany, Endras was named the tournament's most valuable player. He became the first German selected MVP of the tournament, and the first to appear on the tournament's All-Star team since 1987.
Awards and honoursEdit
|Goaltender of the Year||2013|
|Champion (Adler Mannheim)||2015, 2019|||
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- "Minnesota Wild | 2011-12 Transactions - Minnesota Wild - News". Wild.nhl.com. 2011-06-16. Retrieved 2012-02-04.
- "Germans enter Vancouver with a new look". NHL.com. 30 December 2009. Archived from the original on 14 January 2010. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
- "Endras tournament MVP". IIHF. 23 May 2010. Archived from the original on 26 May 2010. Retrieved 23 May 2010.
- "Adler Mannheim wins DEL". IIHF. 2019-04-27. Retrieved 2019-04-27.