Danny Irmen

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Danny Irmen
Born (1984-09-06) September 6, 1984 (age 31)
Fargo, ND, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
DEL team
Former teams
ERC Ingolstadt
Minnesota Wild
HC Bolzano
EHC Black Wings Linz
HC Lugano
NHL Draft 78th overall, 2003
Minnesota Wild
Playing career 2006–present

Danny Irmen (born September 6, 1984 in Fargo, North Dakota) is an American professional ice hockey right winger who currently plays for ERC Ingolstadt of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). Irmen was drafted 78th overall by the Minnesota Wild in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Irmen was drafted after playing two seasons in the United States Hockey League with the Lincoln Stars He played collegiate hockey with the University of Minnesota in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. At the conclusion of his senior year, the Minnesota native made his professional debut with the Wild's American Hockey League affiliate, the Houston Aeros at the tail end of the 2005–06 season.

After signing an entry-level contract with the Minnesota Wild, Irmen was reassigned to the Aeros on a full-time basis. Irmen made his long awaited NHL debut in his fifth year within the Wild organization, appearing in two games in the 2009–10 season.

As a free agent from the Wild, Irmen decided to pursue a European career, signing with Italian club, HC Bolzano of then the Serie A on October 12, 2010.

Irmen followed with stints in Austria and Switzerland before signing a one-year contract with German club, ERC Ingolstadt of the DEL on May 26, 2015.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
WCHA All-Tournament Team 2004 [2]
All-WCHA Third Team 2004–05
All-WCHA Third Team 2005–06


  1. ^ "ERC Ingolstadt signs Danny Irmen" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2015-05-26. Retrieved 2015-05-26. 
  2. ^ "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. 2014-06-26. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 

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