6 July 1982 |
Moers, West Germany
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|Los Angeles Kings
San Jose Sharks
|NHL Draft||106th overall, 2001
San Jose Sharks
Christian Ehrhoff (born 6 July 1982) is a German professional ice hockey defenceman, currently a member of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is known primarily as an offensive defenceman with strong skating and shooting abilities.
Prior to playing in the NHL, Ehrhoff spent several years playing professionally in Germany, starting with EV Duisburg of the third-tier Oberliga and the Krefeld Penguins of the premiere Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). He spent three years with Krefeld, winning the German championship in 2003.
Selected 106th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, Ehrhoff moved to North America for the 2003–04 season. He spent one-and-a-half seasons with the Cleveland Barons, the Sharks' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, before joining San Jose on a full-time basis beginning in 2005–06. After playing six seasons within the Sharks organization, he was traded to the Vancouver Canucks in August 2009. During his two seasons with the club, he won back-to-back Babe Pratt Trophies as the team's top defenceman and helped them to the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals, where they lost to the Boston Bruins.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Playing career
- 3 International career
- 4 Playing style
- 5 Personal life
- 6 Career statistics
- 7 Awards
- 8 Records
- 9 Notes
- 10 References
- 11 External links
Ehrhoff was born and raised in Moers, a city on the left bank of the Rhine. His father, Achim, is a drummer in a band, and he has a sister named Katrin. Ehrhoff first played hockey at the age of six, deciding to play the sport after watching an NHL game on television. As his hometown did not have a hockey program, he played minor hockey 20 kilometres away in the Krefeld Penguins' system. He won a national championship with the club around the age of 12; Ehrhoff has recalled scoring in the final on a penalty shot. Following the NHL growing up, Ehrhoff has singled out Wayne Gretzky, Pavel Bure and Uwe Krupp as his childhood heroes. He was inspired to play in the style of an offensive defenceman after watching a video of Bobby Orr as a 10-year-old.
At the age of 16, he considered moving to North America to further his hockey career in the major junior Canadian Hockey League (CHL), but his father had developed Hodgkin's lymphoma at the time. Ehrhoff consequently decided to stay in Germany and continued in Krefeld's system at the junior level; his father eventually overcame the cancer. 
After playing in the junior system of the Krefeld Penguins, Ehrhoff signed a professional contract with the team in 1999, at the age of 17. He debuted in nine games with Krefeld in Germany's premiere Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL), while primarily playing with EV Duisburg of the third-tier Oberliga on loan. Over the course of the season, he practiced mornings with Krefeld and evenings with Duisburg. He finished his first professional season with 15 points in 41 games with Duisburg and a goal in nine games for Krefeld. The following season, he joined Krefeld full-time and had 14 points in 58 games for the team in addition to three points in six games with Duisburg. After the conclusion of the season, Ehrhoff was selected 106th overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the San Jose Sharks. One of three Germans selected by the Sharks in the draft, Ehrhoff was happy to be taken by the team, as they also had another German, Marco Sturm, on their roster at the time.
Ehrhoff attended the Sharks' subsequent training camp following the draft, but was returned to Germany as an early cut on 11 September 2001. Continuing to play for Krefeld, he notched 24 points in 46 games. Despite impressing with his skating and offensive skills at the Sharks' 2002 training camp, he was returned to Krefeld for the second straight year. After notching a German career-high 27 points in 48 games in 2002–03, Ehrhoff helped Krefeld win a German championship in his final season with the club. He recorded nine points in the post-season.
San Jose Sharks (2003–09)
With the expectation from Sharks management that Ehrhoff would join their organization either with the NHL club or in the AHL, he was signed to a contract on 22 June 2003. Ehrhoff made his NHL debut on 9 October 2003, against the Edmonton Oilers. He recorded his first point, an assist, on 15 November against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Later that month, he scored his first NHL goal, a game winner against Michael Leighton in a 3–2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks on 26 November. Ehrhoff was selected to play in the 2004 NHL YoungStars Game, along with teammate Jonathan Cheechoo. Aftering helping the Western Conference YoungStars to a 7–3 win over the East, Ehrhoff also did colour commentary during the All-Star Game for a German telecast.
Ehrhoff was often a healthy scratch with the Sharks during his rookie season and spent time with their AHL affiliate, the Cleveland Barons. In 41 games with the Sharks during the 2003–04 season, Ehrhoff recorded 12 points in 41 games, while in the 27 games he played for the Barons, he notched 14 points. He began asserting himself early in his NHL career as an excellent skater with offensive capabilities. Ehrhoff then played a full season with the Barons in 2004–05 due to the NHL lockout, tallying 35 points in 79 games. He was chosen to represent PlanetUSA in the 2005 AHL All-Star Game in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Returning to the Sharks in 2005–06, Ehrhoff recorded a 23-point campaign. He began earning more ice time near the end of the season as he improved his defensive play. On 13 April 2006, he scored the game-winning overtime goal against the Vancouver Canucks for the Sharks to clinch a playoff berth, despite San Jose having previously been eight points out of a playoff spot with a month-and-a-half remaining in the season. Ehrhoff added eight points over 11 post-season games—first among team defencemen—in his first Stanley Cup playoffs as the Sharks were eliminated in the second round by the Edmonton Oilers. He then signed a two-year contract worth US$1.7 million in the off-season.
Ehrhoff responded with a career-high 33 points in 2006–07. He notched a personal-best three assists in one game late in the season in a 3–2 win against the Los Angeles Kings on 27 March 2007. San Jose were once again losers in the second round of the playoffs, being eliminated by the Detroit Red Wings in six games. Ehrhoff had two assists in 11 post-season games. His regular season production decreased to 22 points in the 2007–08 season. On 28 December 2007, Ehrhoff was awarded a penalty shot during a game against the St. Louis Blues; he missed against Manny Legace, though the Sharks nonetheless still won, 1–0. Later in the season, Ehrhoff missed four games due to a lower body injury, suffered on 6 April 2008. After finishing as the second seed in the West, San Jose were defeated in the second round against the Dallas Stars. Ehrhoff notched five assists in ten playoff games.
Ehrhoff became a restricted free agent once more in July 2008 and re-signed with the Sharks to a three-year contract worth $9.3 million. The following season, 2008–09, he reached the 40-point mark for the first time in his career with 42 points in 77 games. He had missed three games in March 2009 due to a lower body injury. Ehrhoff's personal success coincided with a franchise year for the Sharks, who earned their first Presidents' Trophy as regular season champions in team history with 117 points. In the ensuing playoffs, however, they suffered a first-round defeat to the eighth-seeded Anaheim Ducks. Ehrhoff was held pointless in six games.
Vancouver Canucks (2009–11)
In the summer of 2009, Ehrhoff was traded to the Vancouver Canucks on 28 August 2009, along with defenceman Brad Lukowich, in exchange for prospects Patrick White and Daniel Rahimi. The deal was done primarily to clear salary cap space in anticipation of the Sharks' acquisition of star forward Dany Heatley from the Ottawa Senators. For the Canucks, Ehrhoff's acquisition addressed the need for a puck-moving defenceman to rush the puck up the ice.
Ehrhoff scored his first goal in a Canucks uniform on 5 October 2009, in a 5–3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The following month, he notched his first two-goal game in the NHL, adding an assist, in a 5–2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on 20 November. Late in the season, he missed two games in April 2010 due to a sprained left knee. Prior to the last game of the regular season against the Calgary Flames, Ehrhoff was awarded the Babe Pratt Trophy as the Canucks' fan-voted best defenceman. He finished his first season in Vancouver leading all team defencemen with career-highs of 14 goals, 44 points, a +36 rating and an average ice time of 22:47 minutes per game. His 44 points tied Uwe Krupp for the most points by a German-born defenceman in an NHL season, while his +36 rating broke the single-season team record shared by Pavel Bure and Marek Malík by one point (Daniel Sedin tied with Ehrhoff for the record in 2009–10, as well). In the subsequent 2010 playoffs, he added seven points in 12 games as Vancouver was eliminated by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round.
In December 2010, Ehrhoff was struck in the ear by a puck during a game against Anaheim. He left the contest with what was initially considered a concussion; however, he was later diagnosed with vertigo instead and missed three games. Recording new career-highs in assists (36) and points (50), he led all Canucks defencemen in scoring, while ranking seventh among League defencemen. Ehrhoff was awarded his second consecutive Babe Pratt Trophy for his regular season efforts. Having won the Presidents' Trophy for the first time in team history, the Canucks entered the 2011 playoffs with the first seed in the West. They eliminated the Chicago Blackhawks, Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks in the first three rounds to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 17 years. Facing the Boston Bruins, the Canucks lost the series in seven games. While Ehrhoff led Canucks defencemen and ranked second in the League overall with 12 points (two goals and ten assists) over 23 games, he had a team-worst –13 rating. It was revealed following the Canucks' Game 7 defeat to Boston that he had been playing with an injured shoulder.
Buffalo Sabres (2011–2014)
Set to become an unrestricted free agent on 1 July 2011, Ehrhoff and the Canucks failed to come to terms on a new contract. Three days ahead of his free agency, 28 June 2011, his negotiating rights were traded to the New York Islanders in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. It was reported that Ehrhoff had turned down the same deal that former defensive teammate Kevin Bieksa had signed the previous day—a five-year, $23 million contract—to remain with the Canucks. Although the Islanders had three days of exclusive negotiating rights with Ehrhoff, General Manager Garth Snow self-imposed a one-day deadline to sign him. Unable to agree on a contract (Snow commented that the proposed deal was "well north" of the Canucks' offer), Ehrhoff was traded to the Buffalo Sabres on 29 June in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Two days later, Ehrhoff signed a ten-year, $40 million deal with the Sabres. The contract pays him $18 million in the first two years, then $4 million annually from the third to sixth years, $3 million in the seventh and $1 million in the remaining three. Ehrhoff admitted having a desire for the freedom of unrestricted free agency, but was ultimately won over by the Sabres' contract offer and quality as an organization able to compete for the Stanley Cup.
Ehrhoff made his debut with the Sabres in Helsinki as the NHL opened the 2011–12 season abroad, on 7 October 2011, against the Anaheim Ducks. He recorded an assist on a Thomas Vanek goal in a 4–1 win. Ehrhoff recorded his first goal as a Sabre 11 days later, an empty-netter to secure a 3–1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. He finished the year with five goals and 32 points in 66 games as the Sabres finished ninth in the Eastern Conference, failing to make the 2012 playoffs.
The Sabres began the process of buying-out the remainder of Ehrhoff's contract on 29 June 2014. They will be paying Ehrhoff $12 million over 14 years (around $850,000 per year).
Pittsburgh Penguins (2014–2015)
On 1 July 2014, it was announced that the Penguins signed Ehrhoff to a one-year, $4 million deal. Ehrhoff made his debut with the Penguins on 9 October 2014, against Anaheim. An injury shortened season saw Ehrhoff appear in only 49 games, scoring three goals to go with 11 assists.
Los Angeles Kings (2015–Present)
On 23 August 2015, it was confirmed by Dean Lombardi that the Kings signed Ehrhoff to a one-year, $1.5 million deal.
As a junior, Ehrhoff competed for Germany's under-18 team at the inaugural 1999 IIHF World U18 Championships, hosted in Füssen and Kaufbeuren, Germany. He returned the following year for the 2000 IIHF World U18 Championships in Switzerland, where Germany finished in seventh place. Ehrhoff then debuted at the under-20 level in Division I[note 1] of the 2001 World Junior Championships. Hosting the tournament in the cities of Füssen and Landsberg, Germany missed a promotion to the main tournament the following year by finishing in second place behind France. Ehrhoff made his second appearance at the Division I level for the 2002 World Junior Championships in Austria, leading all tournament defencemen with three goals and 10 points in five games. He helped Germany earn a promotion to the main tournament for the following year, defeating Austria 7–1 in the gold medal game. In both years competing in the tournament, Ehrhoff earned Top Defenceman honours.
Two months after his final international junior appearance, Ehrhoff debuted with Germany's senior team for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. He played in seven games as the second youngest player in the tournament. Germany was eliminated by the United States in the quarterfinal with a 5–0 shutout loss. Later that year, he competed in the 2002 World Championships, scoring five points in seven games. Germany was defeated in the quarterfinal by Sweden 6–2. Ehrhoff made his second World Championships appearance in 2003, but failed to register a point as Germany were once again losers in the quarterfinal round. After his rookie season in the NHL, Ehrhoff competed for Germany in the 2004 World Cup. They lost 2–1 to Finland in the quarterfinal. The following year, he registered an assist in six games at the 2005 World Championships. Germany finished second-to-last in the tournament. After failing to qualify for the quarterfinal, they won one of three games in the relegation round.
On 21 December 2005, Ehrhoff was named to the German Olympic team, along with Sharks teammate Marcel Goc, for the 2006 Winter Games in Turin. His lone goal of the tournament came against Canada, a 5–1 loss. He added an assist in the tournament for two points in five games as Germany failed to win a preliminary game, missing out on the playoff rounds. Four years later, he was named to Germany's Olympic team for the 2010 Winter Games in his NHL hometown of Vancouver. He went pointless in four games, while leading his team in ice time. Germany was eliminated by Canada in an 8–2 qualifier for the quarterfinal.
Shortly after the Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs several months later, Ehrhoff joined Germany for the 2010 World Championships. Germany played as tournament host in the cities of Cologne and Mannheim. Joining his team midway through the tournament, he missed the first three games before scoring a goal and an assist in six contests. Germany made it to the semifinal, where they were defeated by Russia 2–1. Ehrhoff assisted on Germany's lone goal and was named his team's player of the game. They went on to lose the bronze medal game 3–1 to Sweden. Their fourth-place finish marked their best placing at the World Championships since 1953 when they won silver. Leading Germany in average ice time with 23:34 minutes per game, Ehrhoff was named to the Tournament All-Star Team, along with German goaltender Dennis Endras.
Ehrhoff is known as an offensive defenceman. He has strong skating ability, which allows him to quickly carry the puck up the ice, starting plays from his team's defensive zone, as well as join offensive plays deep in the opposing team's zone. He also possesses a hard shot, which earns him significant time on the power play. Upon joining the NHL with San Jose, he had to adjust his game to be more defensive. He gradually became counted upon more in defensive situations and has been used on the penalty kill, as well.
Ehrhoff and his wife, Farina, have 3 daughters, Leni born in mid-2009, Milla born mid-2011, and Olivia born late 2014. During his time with the Canucks, they lived in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Yaletown. During the off-seasons, they return to Germany, where they have a condo in Krefeld.
Regular season and playoffs
|1998–99||Krefeld Pinguine||GER Jr.||22||10||14||24||46||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||San Jose Sharks||NHL||41||1||11||12||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||San Jose Sharks||NHL||64||5||18||23||32||11||2||6||8||18|
|2006–07||San Jose Sharks||NHL||82||10||23||33||63||11||0||2||2||6|
|2007–08||San Jose Sharks||NHL||77||1||21||22||72||10||0||5||5||14|
|2008–09||San Jose Sharks||NHL||77||8||34||42||63||6||0||0||0||2|
|2001||Germany||WJC (Div I)||5||1||3||4||6|
|2002||Germany||WJC (Div I)||5||3||7||10||10|
|World Junior Division I - Top Defenceman||2001 and 2002|
|German championship (with Krefeld Penguins)||2003|
|Babe Pratt Trophy (Vancouver Canucks' best defenceman)||2010 and 2011|
|World Championship All-Star Team||2010|
- Vancouver Canucks record; highest plus-minus rating, single-season: +36 in 2009–10 (surpassed Pavel Bure and Marek Malik; tied with Daniel Sedin)
- Division I is the highest competitive level for countries that do not qualify for the main tournament.
- "Ehrhoff earning rave reviews on canucks defense". National Hockey League. 15 January 2010. Retrieved 15 January 2010.
- Pap, Elliott (26 November 2009). "Ehrhoff brings new accent to Canucks". Vancouver Sun (Vancouver). Archived from the original on 27 November 2009. Retrieved 11 December 2009.
- "My Journey to the NHL". National Hockey League. 23 February 2010. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
- Iain MacIntyre (2 January 2010). "Canucks: Christian Ehrhoff is everything Mathieu Schneider isn't". Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
- Khing, Tony, ed. (2007). 2007–08 San Jose Sharks Media Guide. San Jose: SVS&E Publishing. p. 47.
- Brown, Ben, Stephanie Maniago and TC Carling, eds. (2009). 2009–10 Vancouver Canucks Media Guide. Vancouver: Hemlock Printers Ltd. p. 41.
- "Transactions". New York Times. 11 September 2001. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- Ross McKeon (23 June 2003). "Sharks GM Wilson touts signing of 2001 draftees". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- "Sharks ink draftees Ehrhoff, Patzold". Sports Illustrated. 22 June 2003. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- "San Jose unbeaten in past five games". ESPN. 26 October 2003. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- Ross McKeon (25 January 2004). "Cheechoo, Ehrhoff among YoungStars". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- Ross McKeon (6 February 2004). "Busy weekend ahead for Cheechoo and Ehrhoff". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- Ross McKeon (20 February 2004). "Special teams display modicum of improvement". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- Ross McKeon (23 January 2004). "Powerplay problems cost Sharks". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- "Sharks: Interview with Christian Ehrhoff". HockeysFuture.com. Retrieved 29 August 2009.
- "Ehrhoff Selected To All-Star Game". OurSports Central. 27 January 2005. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- Ross McKeon (3 March 2006). "Ehrhoff's game rounding into form". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- Ross McKeon (13 April 2006). "Sharks in playoffs / Ehrhoff's goal wins it in OT, clinches berth". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- "Player Stats - 2005-2006 - San Jose Sharks - Total Points". National Hockey League. Retrieved 16 June 2010.
- Allan Maki (18 May 2006). "Game 6: Oilers 2, Sharks 0". Globe and Mail. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
- "NHLPA Profile".
- "Marleau's 2 goals help Sharks earn postseason slot". ESPN. 27 March 2007. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- Associated Press (9 May 2007). "Red Wings eliminate Sharks 2-0". Kuwait Times. Retrieved 16 June 2010.
- "Sharks win eighth straight on road as Nabokov posts NHL-best 20th win". ESPN. 28 December 2007. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- "Christian Ehrhoff". The Sports Network. Retrieved 17 June 2010.
- Canadian Press (5 May 2008). "Turco and Dallas Stars move on after marathon victory over San Jose Sharks". National Hockey League. Retrieved 16 June 2010.
- "Sharks win Presidents' Trophy despite loss to Kings". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 16 June 2010.
- Associated Press (29 April 2009). "Sharks ponder shakeup after another early playoff exit". USA Today. Retrieved 16 June 2010.
- "Canucks beef up defence". Vancouver Sun. 28 August 2009. Retrieved 29 August 2009.[dead link]
- "Blue Jackets embarrass goalie Luongo, beat Canucks 5-3". USA Today. 5 October 2009. Retrieved 5 October 2009.
- "Canucks explode for 4-goal 3rd period". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 21 November 2009. Retrieved 21 November 2009.
- "Canucks announce team awards". Vancouver Canucks. 10 April 2010. Retrieved 11 April 2010.
- "2009-10 Regular Season". Vancouver Canucks. Retrieved 11 April 2010.
- Jory, Derek (11 April 2010). "The Goods: Sweet Sedins". Canucks.com. Retrieved 11 April 2010.
- "Career and Single-Season Leaders". Vancouver Canucks. Retrieved 11 January 2011.
- "Blackhawks eliminate Canucks for second straight year". The Sports Network. 12 May 2010. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
- Iain MacIntyre (16 December 2010). "Canucks: Christian Ehrhoff's injury diagnosed as vertigo". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 8 April 2011.[dead link]
- "2010-2011 - Regular Season - Defensemen - Summary - Total Points". National Hockey League. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
- "Canucks announce 2011 team awards". Vancouver Canucks. 7 April 2011. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
- "2010-2011 - Playoffs - Defensemen - Summary - Total Points". National Hockey League. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
- "2010-2011 - Playoffs - Vancouver Canucks - All Skaters - Summary - Plus/Minus". National Hockey League. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
- "Canucks need only minor tweaking: GM". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Canadian Press. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
- "Canucks trade Ehrhoff's negotiating rights to Islanders". The Sports Network. 28 June 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
- "Islanders trade Ehrhoff's rights to Sabres". National Hockey League. 29 June 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
- "Ehrhoff agrees to 10-year, $40 million deal with Sabres". The Sports Network. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
- "Sabres sign Christian Ehrhoff to 10-year, $40M contract". USA Today. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
- "Ducks 1, Sabres 4". Buffalo Sabres. 7 October 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
- "Sabres 3, Canadiens 1". Buffalo Sabres. 18 October 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
- "2011–2012 Conference Standings". National Hockey League. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
- "Christian Ehrhoff leads new compliance buyouts". USA Today. 30 June 2014. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
- Capgeek (1 July 2014) . Retrieved 1 July 2014.
- "All Medalists - U18". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "Final Ranking". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "Final Ranking". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "Defensemen scoring leaders". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "Final Ranking". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "Playoff Round Position 1-4". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "German Draftee Situation, Part 2". HockeysFuture.com. Retrieved 29 August 2009.
- Jory, Derek (4 December 2009). "The Olympians: Ehrhoff". Canucks.com. Retrieved 12 December 2009.
- "Results, schedule". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
- "Playoff Round". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
- "Playoff Round". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
- "World Cup of Hockey". ESPN. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
- "Final Ranking". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
- "Tournament Progress". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
- "Former Barons Marcel Goc and Christian Ehrhoff to represent Germany at 2006 Olympics". OurSports Central. 21 December 2005. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- "Game Summary" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 16 February 2006. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
- "Schedule/Results/Rosters". Hockey Canada. Retrieved 14 June 2010.
- "Team Germany Tournament Standings and Statistics". Vancouver Olympic Committee. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
- "Canada calms panic with rout of Germany". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 24 February 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
- "Russia bolsters lineup with Malkin, Gonchar". National Hockey League. 14 May 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "Ehrhoff A Star". National Hockey League. 25 May 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "Russia prevails against Germany; set to play Czechs for gold". Vancouver Sun. 22 May 2010. Archived from the original on 24 May 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "Best Players Per Game" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "WHC: Czechs upset Russia for gold; Sweden takes bronze". The Sports Network. 23 May 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- Ross McKeon (26 September 2005). "Ehrhoff displays his power in win". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
- "Ehrhoffs & Baby Back Home". National Hockey League. 3 June 2009. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
- "Eishockeyspieler Christian Ehrhoff: Germanys next Kufenstar" (in German). Handelsblatt. 17 February 2010. Retrieved 18 July 2010.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Christian Ehrhoff.|