Brett Breitkreuz

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Brett Breitkreuz
Born (1989-04-06) April 6, 1989 (age 27)
Springside, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
DEL2 team
Former teams
Löwen Frankfurt
Kölner Haie
Augsburger Panther
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present

Brett Breitkreuz (born April 6, 1989) is a Canadian-German professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for Löwen Frankfurt in the German DEL2.

Playing career[edit]

As a junior player, he was active in the Western Hockey League and played his first season (2006-07) for the Kelowna Rockets. For the next season he was acquired by the new team in this league the Edmonton Oil Kings. In his second season for the Kings (2008-09), he scored 55 points (19 goals, 36 assists), was alternate captain and got with his team the play-offs for the first time in his history.

During the 2009-10 season, in January 2010, Breitkreuz was traded to the Vancouver Giants.[1]

After his junior career, he moved to Germany, where his father came from, and previously played with Kölner Haie for three seasons before signing with the Augsburger Panther on a one-year contract on April 23, 2013.[2][3]

On May 26, 2015, Breitkreuz moved to the German second tier DEL2, joining his brother Clarke Breitkreuz, in signing a one-year contract with Löwen Frankfurt.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oil Kings make Giant deal with Vancouver". OurSports Central. 2010-01-10. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  2. ^ "Kölner Haie 2011-12 Roster". Kölner Haie. 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Brett Breitkreuz signs with the Augsburger Panther" (in German). Augsburger Panther. 2013-04-23. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Brothers united: Brett Breitkreuz now a Lion" (in German). Löwen Frankfurt. 2015-05-26. Retrieved 2015-05-26. 

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