James Bettauer

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James Bettauer
Born (1991-03-19) March 19, 1991 (age 26)
Burnaby, B.C., Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
DEL team
Former teams
Straubing Tigers
Hamburg Freezers
Augsburger Panther
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2012–present

James Bettauer (born March 19, 1991) is a Canadian-German professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Straubing Tigers in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

Playing career[edit]

Bettauer moved to Hamburg Freezersin 2012, after playing junior hockey in the Western Hockey League for Medicine Hat Tigers and Prince Albert Raiders. Bettauer scored 10 points in his first season with the Freezers, helping them to a 5th place finish and a place in the play-offs.

After completing his second season with the Freezers, Bettauer left as a free agent and signed a one-year contract with DEL rivals the Augsburger Panther on April 15, 2014.[1] In March 2015, he had his contract renewed for the 2015–16 season.[2] In March 2016, he was signed by another DEL team, the Straubing Tigers.[3]

Personal life[edit]

His father comes from Berlin, Germany.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Penticton Vees BCHL 42 0 3 3 16 1 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Chilliwack Bruins WHL 68 1 6 7 21
2009–10 Burnaby Express BCHL 33 7 16 23 59
2010–11 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 70 5 18 23 62 6 0 2 2 4
2011–12 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 15 5 4 9 10
2011–12 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 59 16 33 49 20 8 4 2 6 2
2012–13 Hamburg Freezers DEL 39 5 5 10 6 4 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Hamburg Freezers DEL 50 3 4 7 42 12 1 1 2 0
2014–15 Augsburger Panther DEL 50 9 17 26 68
2015–16 Augsburger Panther DEL 52 3 12 15 26
2016–17 Straubing Tigers DEL 48 10 4 14 28 2 0 2 2 0
DEL totals 239 30 42 72 170 18 1 3 4 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Panther sign Bettauer from Hamburg Freezers" (in German). Augsburger Panther. 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  2. ^ Sport1.de. "Augsburger Panther verlängern Vertrag mit Verteidiger James Bettauer". Sport1.de (in German). Retrieved 2016-02-15. 
  3. ^ "Straubing Tigers announce new additions". Süddeutsche.de (in German). 2016-03-28. Retrieved 2016-03-28. 
  4. ^ Allgemeine, Augsburger. "AEV: James Bettauers erster Tag in Augsburg". Augsburger Allgemeine. Retrieved 2016-02-15. 

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