Jeff Likens

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Jeff Likens
Born (1985-08-28) August 28, 1985 (age 28)
Barrington, IL, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 178 lb (81 kg; 12 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
DEL team
Former teams
Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
Manchester Monarchs
Augsburger Panther
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers
ERC Ingolstadt
National team  United States
Playing career 2007–present

Jeff Likens (born August 28, 1985 in Barrington, Illinois) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

Playing career[edit]

After spending two years playing for the US National Development Team Program, Likens spent four years playing for the University of Wisconsin–Madison before turning pro in 2007 with the American Hockey League's Manchester Monarchs. He also had a spell in the ECHL with the Reading Royals. In 2008, Likens moved to Germany and signed for Augsburger Panther. After two seasons, Liken left the Panthers and signed a one-year contract on April 12, 2010, for the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers.[1]

On April 8, 2011, Likens left the Ice Tigers after one season and joined ERC Ingolstadt on a one-year deal.[2] After completing the 2012–13 season, his second with Ingolstadt, Likens was out of contract and signed a one-year deal with fellow DEL club, EHC Wolfsburg on April 17, 2013.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 U.S. National Development Team NAHL 46 0 6 6 24
2002–03 U.S. National Development Team NAHL 10 3 2 5 19
2003–04 University of Wisconsin WCHA 39 4 13 17 38
2004–05 University of Wisconsin WCHA 39 3 14 17 54
2005–06 University of Wisconsin WCHA 43 1 15 16 62
2006–07 University of Wisconsin WCHA 40 1 5 6 42
2006–07 Manchester Monarchs AHL 10 3 3 6 2 6 0 2 2 4
2007–08 Manchester Monarchs AHL 56 2 21 23 28 4 0 0 0 6
2007–08 Reading Royals ECHL 15 0 5 5 6
2008–09 Augsburger Panther DEL 52 6 23 29 60 4 0 0 0 8
2009–10 Augsburger Panther DEL 56 6 24 30 66 14 3 5 8 20
2010–11 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers DEL 52 9 16 25 78 2 0 0 0 10
2011–12 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 52 10 19 29 93 9 1 4 5 6
2012–13 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 52 1 13 14 66 6 0 1 1 10
DEL totals 264 32 95 127 363 35 4 10 14 54

International[edit]

Jeff Likens
Medal record
Competitor for  United States
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2004 Helsinki
Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
2003 United States WJC18 6 0 2 2 2
2004 United States WJC 6 0 1 1 8
2005 United States WJC 7 0 4 4 0
Junior int'l totals 19 0 7 7 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ancicka, Frosch and Likens sign with Ice Tigers" (in German). Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers. 2010-04-12. Retrieved 2010-04-12. 
  2. ^ "Likens a Panther" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2011-04-08. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Jeff Likens changes to the Grizzly Adams" (in German). EHC Wolfsburg. 2013-04-17. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 

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