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Moritz Seider (born 6 April 2001) is a German professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing with the Grand Rapids Griffins in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL).[1] He was selected by the Red Wings, 6th overall, in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

Moritz Seider
Moritz Seider.jpg
Seider with Adler Mannheim in 2019
Born (2001-04-06) 6 April 2001 (age 18)
Zell, Germany
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Detroit Red Wings
Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
Adler Mannheim
National team  Germany
NHL Draft 6th overall, 2019
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 2018–present

Playing careerEdit

A top prospect for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, he was tabbed as "the best German defence prospect since Christian Ehrhoff" by The Hockey Writers.[2] On June 21, 2019, he was selected in the first round, sixth overall, by the Detroit Red Wings.[3] On July 14, 2019, he was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Detroit Red Wings.[4]

International playEdit

At the 2019 World Junior Championship Division IA tournament, he lead all defensemen in scoring.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2016–17 Jungadler Mannheim DNL 22 4 8 12 18 4 0 1 1 0
2017–18 Jungadler Mannheim DNL 14 6 7 13 2
2017–18 Adler Mannheim DEL 4 0 0 0 0
2018–19 Adler Mannheim DEL 29 2 4 6 8 14 0 5 5 0
DEL totals 33 2 4 6 8 14 0 5 5 0

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2017 Germany WJC18-D1 15th 5 0 1 1 0
2018 Germany WJC-D1 13th 5 1 0 1 4
2018 Germany WJC18–D1 12th 5 0 3 3 6
2019 Germany WJC-D1 11th 5 1 6 7 4
2019 Germany WC 6th 5 2 0 2 2
Junior totals 20 2 10 12 14
Senior totals 5 2 0 2 2

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
DEL
Champion (Adler Mannheim) 2019 [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Knappe, Katya. "Bob McKenzie's draft rankings are out for 2019". Pension Plan Puppets. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  2. ^ Jackson, Kerry. "World Juniors: Germany Junior Hockey News". Junior Hockey. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Red Wings select Moritz Seider with No.6 pick in surprise move". MLive.com. June 21, 2019. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
  4. ^ "Red Wings sign Seider to a three-year, entry-level contract". Detroit Red Wings. July 14, 2019. Retrieved July 14, 2019.
  5. ^ "Adler Mannheim wins DEL". IIHF. 2019-04-27. Retrieved 2019-04-27.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Joe Veleno
Detroit Red Wings first round draft pick
2019
Succeeded by
Incumbent