Dragan Umicevic

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Dragan Umičević
EHCO-Cup, Genève-Servette HC vs. Krefeld Pinguine, 24th August 2016 13.JPG
Born (1984-10-09) October 9, 1984 (age 34)
Dubica, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
EBEL team
Former teams
EHC Black Wings Linz
Södertälje SK
Djurgårdens IF
CSKA Moscow
Färjestad BK
Frölunda HC
Ässät Pori
Tappara
EHC Biel
Kölner Haie
Krefeld Pinguine
NHL Draft 184th overall, 2003
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2001–present

Dragan Umičević (Serbian Cyrillic: Драган Умичевић; born October 9, 1984, in Dubica, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player of Serbian descent.[1] He is currently playing for EHC Black Wings Linz in the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL). Umicevic has represented the Sweden national ice hockey team in 2006 and 2007. With Södertälje SK he won the team's internal scoring league in the 2008–09 Elitserien season.[2][3] Umičević was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the sixth round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, 184th overall.

Playing career[edit]

Except 2007 as he played 9 games in Russia, Umicevic played until 2012 always hockey in his home-country Sweden. 2012 he changed in the Finnish SM-Liiga. Here was Umicevic popular as a good assist.[4]

In the end of Season 2013–14 he changed to Switzerland and sign a contract with the EHC Biel for the play-outs.[5] There was 16 scores in 15 games from him and so Biel sign him for the next season.[6]

For the 2015–16 season, he dived into the shark tank and signed a one-year contract with the German team Kölner Haie.[7] In August 2016, he inked a two-year deal with another German side, Krefeld Pinguine.[8]

Following the 2017–18 season, having completed his two-year tenure with Krefeld, Umicevic opted to leave as a free agent and sign a new two-year contract in the neighbouring EBEL with Austrian club, EHC Black Wings Linz, on May 1, 2018.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dragan Umicevic – player profile and career stats". European Hockey.Net. Retrieved February 8, 2008.
  2. ^ Marcus Larsson (October 13, 2011). "Dragan Umicevic har signat kontrakt för Malmö Redhawks" (in Swedish). Malmö Redhawks. Retrieved October 13, 2011.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Christian Winnberg (October 13, 2011). "Umicevic debuterar när Malmö Redhawks gästar Örebro" (in Swedish). Malmö Redhawks. Retrieved October 13, 2011.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Dragan Umicevic - the golden eye Archived July 13, 2015, at the Wayback Machine, The Lion Chronicle, 2013-10-29
  5. ^ EHC Biel signs Dragan Umicevic until the end of the season, Swiss Hockey News, 2014-02-24
  6. ^ EHC Biel signs forward Dragan Umicevic to new one year deal, Swiss Hockey News, 2014-05-06
  7. ^ From Biel to Koeln - Dragan Umicevic signs one year contract with the Kölner Haie, Swiss Hockey News, 2015-06-03
  8. ^ Sport1.de. "Krefeld Pinguine holen Stürmer Dragan Umicevic" (in German). Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  9. ^ "Swedish power to EHC Linz" (in German). EHC Black Wings Linz. May 1, 2018. Retrieved May 1, 2018.

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