September 7, 1981 |
Newmarket, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)|
Lowell Lock Monsters
|NHL Draft||99th overall, 1999,
110th overall, 2001
Robert Zepp (born September 7, 1981) is a Canadian-born German professional ice hockey goaltender. He currently plays for Eisbären Berlin of the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) professional hockey league.
Born in Newmarket, Ontario, Zepp played junior hockey for the Plymouth Whalers in the Ontario Hockey League. During three standout years with the high flying Whalers, Zepp was awarded the Dave Pinkney Trophy three years running as a part of the goaltending duo in OHL with best goals against average. In his first season with the Whalers, Zepp was also awarded the Bobby Smith Trophy as the OHL Scholastic Player of the Year who best combines high standards of play and academic excellence and the CHL Scholastic Player of the Year Award.
He was drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in round 4, 99th overall in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. He never signed a contract with the Thrashers and was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in round 4, 110th overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He played from 2001 until 2005 with the Florida Everblades of the East Coast Hockey League before deciding to play in Europe. He joined SaiPa of the Finnish League where he played two seasons. He joined Eisbären Berlin in 2007.
Awards and honours
|Ontario Hockey League|
|Dave Pinkney Trophy||1999, 2000, 2001|
|Bobby Smith Trophy||1999|
|CHL Scholastic Player of the Year||1999|
|Second All-Star Team||2000, 2001|
- "Zepp remains with Polar Bears" (in German). Eisbären Berlin. 2011-05-04. Retrieved 2011-05-04.
- Rob Zepp's player profile at NHL.com
- Rob Zepp – player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
- Rob Zepp's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
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