Charlie Huber

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Charlie Huber
Born (1988-05-13) 13 May 1988 (age 26)
Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, West Germany
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
AIHL team
Former teams
Adelaide Adrenaline
Botany Swarm
National team  New Zealand
Playing career 2005–present

Charlie Huber, also known as George Huber, (born 13 May 1988) is a New Zealand ice hockey player currently playing for the Adelaide Adrenaline in the Australian Ice Hockey League. He is also a member of the New Zealand national ice hockey team.

Playing career[edit]

Huber first played for Botany Swarm of the New Zealand Ice Hockey League in 2005.[1] Playing in his third season for the Swarm, the team went on to win the 2007 NZIHL playoffs while Huber was named the finals MVP. Following 2007 Huber won three more NZIHL championships with the Swarm in 2008, 2010 and 2011. At the start of the 2010 NZIHL season Huber was named as one of the teams alternate captains.[1] In 2012 Huber relocated to Adelaide, South Australia and signed with the Adelaide Adrenaline of the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL).[1] Mid way through the 2012 AIHL season rejoined the Botany Swarm for the 2012 Trans-Tasman Champions League being held in Melbourne, Australia.[1][2] He returned to Adelaide after playing in both games of the tournament where he recorded five points.[1] Following his first season Huber was named 2012 AIHL Rookie of the Year along with Greg Bay of the Gold Coast Blue Tongues.[3]

Huber was first called up to represent New Zealand in 2010, where he joined the national senior team to compete in the 2010 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B tournament being held in Narva, Estonia. New Zealand finished fourth while Huber five points in his five games of the tournament.[4] The following year Huber joined the national senior team to compete in the 2011 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A tournament being held in Melbourne, Australia. Huber recorded only one goal for the tournament while New Zealand finished in second place behind hosts Australia.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Huber was born on 13 May 1988 in Pfaffenhofen, West Germany. He holds multiple citizenship for both New Zealand and Germany.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Charlie Huber
Medal record
Competitor for  New Zealand
Ice hockey
IIHF World Championships
Silver 2011 Melbourne Division II Group A
Regular season and playoffs
Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005 Botany Swarm NZIHL 5 2 4 6 2
2006 Botany Swarm NZIHL 5 5 4 9 0 1 1 1 2 2
2007 Botany Swarm NZIHL 9 3 5 8 6 1 1 0 1 4
2008 Botany Swarm NZIHL 10 9 3 12 8 1 0 0 0 4
2009 Botany Swarm NZIHL 12 3 4 7 10
2010 Botany Swarm NZIHL 16 8 8 16 14
2011 Botany Swarm NZIHL 12 10 7 17 8
2012 Adelaide Adrenaline AIHL 22 4 6 10 16 1 0 0 0 0
2012 Botany Swarm TTCL 2 1 4 5 0
International
Year Team Competition   GP G A Pts PIM +/–
2010 New Zealand 2010 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B 5 3 2 5 4 –8
2011 New Zealand 2011 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A 3 1 0 1 2 +3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "George Huber". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  2. ^ "Australia vs New Zealand in all new Ice Hockey Showdown". Australian Ice Hockey League. Archived from the original on 2012-07-15. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  3. ^ Watts, Ellie-Marie (2012-09-02). "A Final worth Fighting For". Australian Ice Hockey League. Archived from the original on 2012-09-02. Retrieved 2012-09-02. 
  4. ^ "2010 IIHF World Championship Div. II Group B". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  5. ^ "2011 IIHF World Championship Div. II Group A". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-10-28.