13 May 1988 |
Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, West Germany
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)|
|National team||New Zealand|
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.
Huber first played for Botany Swarm of the New Zealand Ice Hockey League in 2005. 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. In 2012 Huber relocated to Adelaide, South Australia and signed with the Adelaide Adrenaline of the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL). Mid way through the 2012 AIHL season rejoined the Botany Swarm for the 2012 Trans-Tasman Champions League being held in Melbourne, Australia. He returned to Adelaide after playing in both games of the tournament where he recorded five points. Following his first season Huber was named 2012 AIHL Rookie of the Year along with Greg Bay of the Gold Coast Blue Tongues.
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. 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.
|Competitor for New Zealand|
|IIHF World Championships|
|Silver||2011 Melbourne||Division II Group A|
- Regular season and playoffs
|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|
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