Danny Irmen

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Danny Irmen
Born (1984-09-06) September 6, 1984 (age 33)
Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
team
Former teams
Free Agent
Minnesota Wild
HC Bolzano
EHC Black Wings Linz
HC Lugano
ERC Ingolstadt
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 is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played 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 junior year, the North Dakota 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]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Lincoln Stars USHL 61 17 36 53 34 4 0 1 1 4
2002–03 Lincoln Stars USHL 45 21 34 55 78 10 8 6 14 17
2003–04 University of Minnesota WCHA 44 14 8 22 40
2004–05 University of Minnesota WCHA 43 24 19 43 62
2005–06 University of Minnesota WCHA 30 16 22 38 40
2005–06 Houston Aeros AHL 4 0 2 2 0 7 0 0 0 4
2006–07 Houston Aeros AHL 80 17 20 37 45
2007–08 Houston Aeros AHL 77 10 13 23 51 5 0 1 1 0
2008–09 Houston Aeros AHL 69 7 11 18 39 20 2 0 2 8
2009–10 Houston Aeros AHL 74 13 17 30 52
2009–10 Minnesota Wild NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2010–11 HC Bolzano ITL 32 16 18 34 22 11 6 6 12 8
2011–12 EHC Black Wings Linz EBEL 48 25 21 46 75 17 7 6 13 8
2012–13 EHC Black Wings Linz EBEL 49 17 25 42 18 13 3 10 13 6
2013–14 HC Thurgau NLB 45 21 31 52 38 4 1 0 1 2
2013–14 HC Lugano NLA 4 1 1 2 6
2014–15 HC Thurgau NLB 35 10 20 30 14 2 0 1 1 0
2015–16 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 47 7 9 16 24 2 0 0 0 0
2016–17 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 52 19 18 37 32 2 0 0 0 16
NHL totals 2 0 0 0 0

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
USHL
Playoff MVP 2003
Clark Cup (Lincoln Stars) 2003
College
WCHA All-Tournament Team 2004 [2]
All-WCHA Third Team 2005, 2006

References[edit]

  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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