Korbinian Holzer

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Korbinian Holzer
Korbinian Holzer Marlies.jpg
Born (1988-02-16) February 16, 1988 (age 26)
Munich, West Germany
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Marlies (AHL)
DEG Metro Stars
National team  Germany
NHL Draft 111th overall, 2006
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2005–present

Korbinian Holzer (born February 16, 1988) is a German professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League whilst under contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Holzer was drafted 111th overall in the 4th round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs.[1] He began the 2010–11 NHL season with the Maple Leafs' AHL affiliate, the Toronto Marlies. On November 3, 2010, he was recalled from the minors to make his NHL debut on November 6, 2010.[2]

He was recalled by the Toronto Maple Leafs on February 5th, 2013 and scored on just the fourth shot of his NHL career, against Michal Neuvirth of the Washington Capitals.

On October 6th, 2014 the Toronto Maple Leafs waived Holzer. He was not claimed by another team and returned to the Marlies.

On November 15, 2014, the Toronto Maple Leafs recalled Holzer on an emergency, only to send him back down to the Marlies on November 16, 2014. No official reason was given for this sequence of events.

On November 24, 2014, Holzer was recalled by the Leafs to replace injured defensemen Roman Polak.

International play[edit]

Holzer has represented the German national team in the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2010 IIHF World Championship.[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
2005–06 EC Bad Tölz 2.GBun 36 2 3 5 0
2006–07 Eisbären Regensburg 2.GBun 42 2 6 8 0
2007–08 DEG Metro Stars DEL 35 2 5 7 66 13 0 2 2 20
2008–09 DEG Metro Stars DEL 38 4 5 9 89 16 0 1 1 18
2009–10 DEG Metro Stars DEL 52 6 16 22 96 3 0 0 0 4
2010–11 Toronto Marlies AHL 73 3 10 13 88
2010–11 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 2 0 0 0 2
2011–12 Toronto Marlies AHL 67 1 19 20 68 17 1 4 5 39
2012–13 Toronto Marlies AHL 46 1 10 11 46 8 0 1 1 24
2012–13 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 22 2 1 3 28
2013–14 Toronto Marlies AHL 72 5 18 23 104 10 2 5 7 4
NHL totals 24 2 1 3 30

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2005 Germany WHC17 10th 5 0 0 0 4
2005 Germany WJC18 8th 6 2 1 3 4
2006 Germany WJC18 8th 6 1 2 3 18
2007 Germany WJC 9th 6 0 0 0 8
2008 Germany WJC-D1 11th 5 1 1 2 0
2010 Germany Oly 11th 4 0 0 0 2
2010 Germany WC 4th 8 0 0 0 22
2011 Germany WC 7th 7 0 1 1 10
Junior totals 28 4 4 8 34
Senior totals 19 0 1 1 34

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