July 9, 1987 |
Highland Park, IL, USA
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)|
|EC Red Bull Salzburg
|NHL Draft||134th overall, 2006
Los Angeles Kings
David Meckler (born July 9, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for EC Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL). He was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the 5th round (134th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
On March 5, 2006, Meckler scored the winning goal to end the 2nd longest game in NCAA hockey history. Yale University defeated Union College, 3–2, in the ECAC Hockey League first-round playoff game after 81:35 of overtime. David Meckler scored the winning goal with Yale shorthanded.
Upon completion of his junior career with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League, Meckler signed a three-year entry level contract with the Los Angeles Kings to begin in the 2007–08 season. He was assigned to and became a fixture of American Hockey League affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs. After three years with the Monarchs, Meckler was re-signed by the Kings to a one-year contract on July 16, 2011.
After six seasons within the Kings organization with the Manchester Monarchs, featuring in 414 AHL contests yet unable to make his NHL debut, Meckler left as a free agent to forge a European career and signed a contract with Austrian club, EC Red Bull Salzburg on September 3, 2013.
|2003–04||Waterloo Black Hawks||USHL||56||9||8||17||43||11||3||1||4||17|
|2004–05||Waterloo Black Hawks||USHL||60||30||15||45||32||5||3||2||5||2|
|2013–14||EC Red Bull Salzburg||EBEL||44||14||23||37||16||14||6||8||14||2|
- "Professional Hockey Review: 2010–11; Minor Leagues". Jewish Sports Review 8 (87): 7–8. September/October 2011, accessed September 15, 2011. Check date values in:
- David Meckler (July 9, 1987). "Yale". Yalebulldogs.com. Retrieved January 14, 2013.
- "Yale end epic encounter with Union". ECAC Hockey. 2006-03-06. Retrieved 2006-03-06.[dead link]
- "Six players agree to terms with Kings". Los Angeles Kings. 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2011-07-16.
- "Red Bull lure forward David Meckler to Salzburg" (in German). EC Red Bull Salzburg. 2013-09-03. Retrieved 2013-09-03.
- David Meckler's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- David Meckler's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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