Saša Martinović (ice hockey player)

Saša Martinović (born 27 September 1984) is a Croatian professional ice hockey player born in Germany (Croatian diaspora). He is currently playing with Tölzer Löwen in the DEL2. He previously played with the Iserlohn Roosters and the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers after four seasons with KHL Medveščak of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).[1] Martinović previously played for five teams in Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

Saša Martinović
Born (1984-09-27) 27 September 1984 (age 37)
Füssen, West Germany
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
DEL2 team
Former teams
Tölzer Löwen
Hamburg Freezers
Krefeld Pinguine
ERC Ingolstadt
Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
KHL Medveščak Zagreb
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers
Iserlohn Roosters
National team  Croatia
Playing career 2001–present

On 21 April 2017 Martinovic left the Ice Tigers after two seasons as a free agent to sign a one-year deal with the Iserlohn Roosters.[2] Martinovic played with the Roosters for 2 years before leaving as a free agent following the 2018–19 season on 9 March 2019.[3]

On July 1, 2019, Martinovic agreed to continue his career in Germany, signing a one-year deal with DEL2 club, Tölzer Löwen.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 EV Füssen 3.GBun 50 5 10 15 24 4 2 1 3 2
2002–03 EV Füssen 3.GBun 53 4 11 15 60 3 1 2 3 0
2003–04 EV Füssen 3.GBun 36 10 15 25 58 18 3 13 16 42
2004–05 Hamburg Freezers DEL 52 1 3 4 30 6 0 1 1 16
2004–05 Eispiraten Crimmitschau 2.GBun 1 0 0 0 2
2005–06 Hamburg Freezers DEL 37 0 0 0 24 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 51 2 10 12 44 2 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 49 1 16 17 42
2008–09 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 51 1 3 4 26
2009–10 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg DEL 56 4 8 12 48 7 0 1 1 6
2010–11 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg DEL 39 0 3 3 18 9 0 0 0 0
2011–12 KHL Medveščak Zagreb EBEL 42 2 8 10 79 9 0 0 0 20
2012–13 KHL Medveščak Zagreb EBEL 53 3 11 14 73 6 1 0 1 4
2013–14 KHL Medveščak Zagreb KHL 43 0 4 4 22 4 1 0 1 2
2014–15 KHL Medveščak Zagreb KHL 58 2 3 5 42
2015–16 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers DEL 38 1 7 8 20 12 2 2 4 8
2016–17 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers DEL 38 5 4 9 26 13 0 0 0 2
2017–18 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 51 2 14 16 18 2 0 1 1 2
2018–19 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 36 4 9 13 26
DEL totals 498 21 77 98 322 52 2 5 7 36

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Croatia WC-D1 24th 2 0 0 0 2
2015 Croatia WC-D1 26th 5 0 1 1 31
Senior totals 7 0 1 1 33

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saša Martinović novo pojačanje Medveščaka, Adam Naglich na probnom roku". Nacional. 15 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Roosters get Martinovic from Nuremberg" (in German). Iserlohn Roosters. 2017-04-21. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  3. ^ "End of season conversation begins" (in German). Iserlohn Roosters. 2019-03-09. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  4. ^ "Martinovic signs with the Lions" (in German). Tölzer Löwen. 1 July 2019. Retrieved 1 July 2019.

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