Josef Heiß

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Josef Heiß
Born (1963-06-13) June 13, 1963 (age 54)
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, FRG
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for SC Riessersee
Düsseldorfer EG
Kölner Haie
National team  Germany
Playing career 1980–2001

Joseph "Peppi" Heiß (born 13 June 1963 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany) is a retired German ice hockey goaltender.

He started his career with SC Riessersee in 1980. He played for Riessersee, Düsseldorfer EG and Kölner Haie.

After playing about 1200 games in the German League and 140 games for the German national men's hockey team he retired in 2001 because of a knee injury.

His daughter Stella Heiß is a successful curler who represented Germany at the 2010 Winter Olympics. At seventeen years, she was the youngest curler at the Games.

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