Derek Mayer

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Derek Mayer
Born (1967-05-21) May 21, 1967 (age 49)
Rossland, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Ottawa Senators
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 43rd overall, 1986
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1989–2006

Derek Christopher Mayer (born May 21, 1967) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former professional ice hockey player. He played 17 games for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was also a member of the Canadian team at the 1994 Olympics. He played most of his professional playing career in Europe and currently is an assistant coach for EHC Red Bull München in Germany's top-flight Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

Playing career[edit]

Drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1986 NHL draft (43 overall), he graduated from the University of Denver in 1988 and the spent some time in the Canadian national team system. Mayer then signed with AHL's Adirondack Red Wings for the 1989-90 season, where he spent a total of three season, interrupted and followed by stints with the San Diego Gulls of the IHL (1990–91 and 1991–92).

Mayer made his NHL debut with the Ottawa Senators during the 1993-94 season. He played a total of 17 games in the NHL.

He played at the 1993 World Championships and won silver at the 1994 Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, with the Canadian national team.

From 1996 to 2001, Mayer played for Eisbären Berlin in the German top-flight Deutsche Eishockey Liga, followed by four years at EC Bad Tölz in the German second division and one year at German Oberliga side SC Riessersee.

He retired in 2006.

Career statistics[edit]

                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM
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1984-85  Penticton Knights           BCJHL   0    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
1985-86  U. of Denver                NCAA   44    2    7    9   42  --  --  --  --  --
1986-87  U. of Denver                NCAA   38    5   17   22   87  --  --  --  --  --
1987-88  U. of Denver                NCAA   34    5   16   21   82  --  --  --  --  --
1988-89  Canadian National Team      Intl   58    3   13   16   81  --  --  --  --  --
1989-90  Adirondack Red Wings        AHL    62    4   26   30   56   5   0   6   6   4
1990-91  Adirondack Red Wings        AHL    21    4    9   13   20   2   0   1   1   0
1990-91  San Diego Gulls             IHL    31    9   24   33   31  --  --  --  --  --
1991-92  Adirondack Red Wings        AHL    25    4   11   15   31  --  --  --  --  --
1991-92  San Diego Gulls             IHL    30    7   16   23   47   4   0   0   0  20
1992-93  Canadian National Team      Intl   64   12   28   40  108  --  --  --  --  --
1993-94  Ottawa Senators             NHL    17    2    2    4    8  --  --  --  --  --
1993-94  Canadian National Team      Intl   57    5   17   22   79  --  --  --  --  --
1994-95  Atlanta Knights             IHL    55    7   17   24   77   5   1   1   2  10
1995-96  Canadian National Team      Intl   12    1    4    5   25  --  --  --  --  --
1995-96  Tappara Tampere             FNL    50   17    8   25   96   4   3   4   7  18
1996-97  Berlin Polar Bears          DEL    47    7   14   21  134  --  --  --  --  --
1997-98  Berlin Polar Bears          DEL    47    7   11   18   77  --  --  --  --  --
1998-99  Berlin Polar Bears          DEL    41    6   12   18   34  --  --  --  --  --
1999-00  Berlin Polar Bears          DEL    40    2    7    9   44  --  --  --  --  --
2000-01  Berlin Polar Bears          DEL    20    1    3    4   46  --  --  --  --  --
2001-02  Bad Toelz EC                2.GBu  46   10   23   33   79   3   0   0   0   4
2002-03  Bad Toelz EC                2.GBu  49    2   18   20  123  --  --  --  --  --
2003-04  Bad Toelz EC                2.GBu  42    1   18   19  128  --  --  --  --  --
2004-05  Bad Toelz EC                2.GBu  38    6   19   25   75  --  --  --  --  --
2005-06  Riessersee SC               GerOb  49   11   37   48  178  --  --  --  --  --
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         NHL Totals                         17    2    2    4    8  --  --  --  --  --

Coaching career[edit]

Mayer began his coaching career 2006 at Eisbären Berlin Juniors[1] and signed on 24 June 2009 a contract as Assistant Coach of Nürnberg Ice Tigers.[2] In June 2015, Mayer joined the coaching staff of EHC Red Bull München in Germany as an assistant.[3]

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