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Frederik Tiffels (born 20 May 1995) is a German professional ice hockey forward for Kölner Haie of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). He was drafted 167th overall in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Frederik Tiffels
Born (1995-05-20) 20 May 1995 (age 24)
Cologne, Germany
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
DEL team
Former teams
Kölner Haie
WBS Penguins
National team  Germany
NHL Draft 167th overall, 2015
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2017–present

Playing careerEdit

Tiffels played as a youth in his native Germany, with Jungadler Mannheim, before opting to continue his development as a junior in the United States. He played in the United States Hockey League with the Muskegon Lumberjacks, Fargo Force and the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders before committing to a collegiate career with the Western Michigan Broncos in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.

After completion of his junior season with the Broncos in 2016–17, Tiffels concluded his collegiate career by agreeing to a two-year, entry-level contract with the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins, on 22 June 2017.[1] In the 2017–18 season, he saw the ice in 12 AHL contests (two goals, one assist) for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins,[2] while appearing in 44 ECHL games (16 goals, 17 assists) for the Wheeling Nailers.[3]

On 22 September 2018, he inked a three-year deal with Kölner Haie of the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).[4]

International playEdit

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2012–13 Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL 50 3 22 25 10 3 1 0 1 0
2013–14 Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL 13 3 2 5 4
2013–14 Fargo Force USHL 12 1 4 5 2
2013–14 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders USHL 31 9 8 27 4 4 1 0 1 2
2014–15 Western Michigan U. NCHC 32 11 10 21 14
2015–16 Western Michigan U. NCHC 36 7 10 17 25
2016–17 Western Michigan U. NCHC 37 9 12 21 12
2017–18 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 12 2 1 3 2
2017–18 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 44 16 17 33 6
2018–19 Kölner Haie DEL 27 6 16 22 14 11 4 5 9 6
AHL totals 12 2 1 3 2
DEL totals 27 6 16 22 14 11 4 5 9 6

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2011 Germany U17 9th 5 2 2 4 0
2011 Germany WJC18 6th 6 0 0 0 2
2012 Germany U17 9th 5 2 0 2 6
2012 Germany WJC18 6th 6 2 0 2 25
2013 Germany WJC 9th 6 0 0 0 2
2014 Germany WJC 9th 7 3 2 5 12
2015 Germany WJC 10th 6 2 2 4 2
2017 Germany WC 8th 8 2 0 2 6
2018 Germany WC 11th 7 2 0 2 6
2019 Germany WC 6th 8 2 2 4 4
Junior totals 41 11 6 17 49
Senior totals 23 6 2 8 16

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Penguins sign forward Freddie Tiffels to two-year, entry-level contract". Pittsburgh Penguins. 22 June 2017. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
  2. ^ "TheAHL.com". theahl.com. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  3. ^ "The ECHL – Premier 'AA' Hockey League". www.echl.com. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Frederik Tiffels kehrt nach Köln zurück". www.haie.de (in German). 22 September 2018. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  5. ^ "2017 World Championship roster" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 1 May 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  6. ^ "IIHF ICE HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – TEAM ROSTER – GER – Germany" (PDF). IIHF.com. 11 May 2018. Retrieved 1 May 2018.

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