François Rozenthal

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François Rozenthal
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Rozenthal, at the 2003 Euro Ice Hockey Challenge
Born (1975-06-20) June 20, 1975 (age 39)
Dunkirk, France
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Played for Gothiques d'Amiens
IF Björklöven
National team  France
Playing career 1994–present

François Rozenthal (born June 20, 1975 in Dunkirk, France) is a French ice hockey player.[1][2]

Personal[edit]

Rozenthal is Jewish, and is the identical twin brother of Maurice Rozenthal, who is also a French ice hockey player.[1][3][4]

Ice hockey career[edit]

He has been affiliated with Gothiques d'Amiens, in Amiens, France, and IF Björklöven, in Umeå, Sweden.[2]

Rozenthal participated for France in ice hockey, playing on the France men's national ice hockey team, in both the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, and the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.[2]

In 2006, he represented France against Great Britain in the World Championship, Division One.[5]

Awards[edit]

  • 1995–9: French League Best Young Player "Jean-Pierre Graff Trophy"
  • 2003–04: French League Most Points "Charles Ramsey Trophy" (40)
  • 2004–09: French All-Star Team[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bob Wechsler (2008). Day by day in Jewish sports history. KTAV Publishing House, Inc. ISBN 0-88125-969-1. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "François Rozenthal Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "François Rozenthal". Eliteprospects.com. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ John Tkach (February 9, 1998). "Nagano Update: A sport-by-sport look at the Winter Games". USA Today. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ice Hockey | France condemn GB to second loss". BBC News. April 25, 2006. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 

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