Torsten Ankert

Torsten Ankert (born June 22, 1988) is a German professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing for Krefeld Pinguine in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

Torsten Ankert
Born (1988-06-22) June 22, 1988 (age 31)
Essen, West Germany
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
DEL team
Former teams
Krefeld Pinguine
Kölner Haie
Grizzlys Wolfsburg
National team  Germany
Playing career 2005–present

Playing careerEdit

After coming up through the junior ranks within Kölner Haie, he made his professional debut in the DEL, with Haie, in the 2005–06 season.[1] He played his first 12 professional seasons in Cologne, before leaving as a free agent to sign a two-year contract with fellow German outfit, Grizzlys Wolfsburg of the DEL on April 27, 2017.[2]

In the final year of his contract with Wolfsburg, Ankert made just 7 appearances with the club in the 2018–19 season, before terminating his contract to join fellow DEL club, Krefeld Pinguine, on October 10, 2018.[3] Establishing a role within the blueline of Krefeld, Ankert was signed to a two-year contract extension on February 5, 2019.

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2005 Germany U17 5 0 1 1 2
2005 Germany WJC18 6 0 1 1 6
2006 Germany WJC18 6 0 0 0 8
2008 Germany WJC-D1 5 1 5 6 2
2013 Germany WC 7 1 0 1 4
2014 Germany WC 6 0 2 2 2
2016 Germany WC 3 0 0 0 2
Junior totals 22 1 7 8 18
Senior totals 16 1 2 3 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kölner Haie 2011–12 Roster". pointstreak.com. 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
  2. ^ "Grizzlys announce first squad signings". EHC Wolfsburg (in German). 2017-04-27. Retrieved 2017-04-27.
  3. ^ "Torsten Ankert moves to Krefeld" (in German). Krefeld Pinguine. 2018-10-10. Retrieved 2018-10-10.

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