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Tobias Abstreiter

Tobias Abstreiter (born July 6, 1970) is a German former ice hockey centre. During his playing career he was described as a two-way player and a faceoff specialist.[1]

Tobias Abstreiter
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Tobias Abstreiter (2018)
Born (1970-07-06) July 6, 1970 (age 49)
Landshut, West Germany
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for EV Landshut
EC Hedos München
Kölner Haie
Maddogs München
Kassel Huskies
Straubing Tigers
National team  Germany
Playing career 1987–2008

Professional careerEdit

He started his career in 1987-88 with EV Landshut, playing there for six seasons until moving to EC Hedos München in 1993-94 and, in mid-season, to the Kölner Haie in 1994-95, playing on two consecutive championship teams. In 1997, he moved to TSV Erding for one season before transferring to the Kassel Huskies where he would go on to captain the team. In 2006-07, he left the Huskies to sign a two-year contract with the Straubing Tigers, where his younger brother, Peter, also played.

International careerEdit

Abstreiter has represented Germany on thirteen different occasions, both as a junior and as a professional. He has totalled five goals and seven assists in 26 games as a junior and four goals and 17 assists in 48 games as a professional. He last played professionally for Germany at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, where he went scoreless in four games.
Abstreiter played for Germany in a total of six World Championships. Furthermore, he participated in the 2002 Winter Olympics, finishing eighth in the tournament.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CBC.ca 2004 World Cup of Hockey: Team Germany". Archived from the original on March 15, 2007.

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