Martin Sonnenberg

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Martin Sonnenberg
Born (1978-01-23) January 23, 1978 (age 36)
Wetaskiwin, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
Calgary Flames (NHL)
KalPa (SM-liiga)
HC Ambrì-Piotta (NLA)
Timrå IK (SEL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1998–2010

Martin Sonnenberg (born January 23, 1978 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played three seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Calgary Flames.

Playing career[edit]

Sonnenberg started his professional hockey career with the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL in 1995. He signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1998, and after several years in the NHL and AHL Sonnenberg signed with KalPa of the Finnish SM-liiga in 2006. He was named captain of KalPa, becoming the first foreign-born captain in the league. At the end of season 2006/07 he decided to retire himself from professional hockey. But in Winter 2007 Sonnenberg received the call of HC Ambrì-Piotta, a Swiss Team. On January 13, Sonnenberg signed a contract with Timrå IK in Swedish Elitserien. The contract's length is to the end of the season.

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