August 23, 1985 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)|
|Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
|NHL Draft||216th overall, 2003
San Jose Sharks
Kai Hospelt (born 23 August 1985 in Köln, West Germany) is a German professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) and was a German Olympian at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.
 Playing career
Kai Hospelt's career started in 2002 in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga for his hometown Kölner Haie. After his first year in the DEL he was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Hospelt never made it to the North American Sharks squad, but played for five more seasons in Cologne. After six total seasons with the Sharks, he moved onto the Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams where he still currently plays.
 International career
Hospelt has represented Germany's national team on numerous occasions. Twice (in 2002 and 2003) he played for Team Germany in the IIHF World U18 Championships. Three times (in 2003, 2004, and 2005) he represented them in the World Junior Championships. Once (in 2009) he suited up for the national team in the World Championships, scoring one assist in six games. The largest honour cam one year later when he suited up in the Olympic Games in Vancouver in 2010 and score one assist in four games as Germany fell in the qualification round.
 Career statistics
 Regular season and playoffs
|2008–09||Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg||DEL||52||11||16||27||42||10||1||2||3||4|
|2009–10||Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg||DEL||53||20||21||41||14||7||4||4||8||4|
|2010–11||Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg||DEL||52||13||16||29||30||9||4||3||7||2|
|2011–12||Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg||DEL||52||25||25||50||35||4||1||2||3||0|
|Junior int'l totals||30||9||6||15||14|
|Senior int'l totals||33||2||9||11||14|
- "Kai Hospelt". vancouver2010.com. 23 February 2010.