Helmut de Raaf

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Helmut de Raaf
Born (1961-11-05) November 5, 1961 (age 53)
Neuss, West Germany
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for DEL
Düsseldorfer EG
Mannheim Eagles
National team  West Germany 
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1981–2001

Helmut de Raaf (born November 5, 1961) is a German former professional ice hockey goaltender. De Raaf was head coach of the Mannheim Eagles during the 2003–04 and 2004–05 DEL seasons.


De Raaf competed for West Germany in the 1988 Winter Olympics, and for Germany in the in the 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics. He also competed in the ice Hockey World Championships for West Germany/Germany from 1985 to 1993.[1]

He was named an assistant coach of the Germany national ice hockey team for competition at the 2014 IIHF World Championship.[2]


  1. ^ IIHF (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. p. 549. ISBN 978-0-9867964-0-1. 
  2. ^ http://www.iihfworlds2014.com/en/news/roster-forming/

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