July 10, 1988 |
East Berlin, East Germany
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||229 lb (104 kg; 16 st 5 lb)|
Toronto Maple Leafs
Mueller began playing professionally with Eisbären Berlin of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in the 2005–06 season. He played with Berlin and their junior team in the third-level Oberliga for two seasons. He then joined the Kölner Haie in 2007.
The 2009–10 season was his most successful[according to whom?] season in the DEL scoring wise with the Kölner Haie accounting for 56 points in 53 games during the regular season. He has also received a career high total of 122 penalty minutes. Müller was selected to play for the German national team for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
On July 14, 2010, Mueller signed a two-year entry level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. In his first season, after initially being assigned to affiliate, the Toronto Marlies for the 2010–11 season, Mueller was recalled and on January 15, 2011 he played his first NHL regular season game, a shootout loss to Calgary at home.
Unable to establish a role with the Maple Leafs, on July 20, 2012, Mueller left to sign with the MoDo Hockey of the Swedish Elitserien. In signing with Modo, Mueller also became the franchise's inaugural German player.
After one season with Modo, Mueller returned to his native Germany and sFigned with former club, Kölner Haie on June 28, 2013. In his second season in cologne, Mueller left after 6 games in switching to Krefeld Pinguine for the remainder of the campaign.
Regular season and playoffs
|2005–06||Berlin Jr. Polar Bears||GerObL||26||7||8||15||91||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Berlin Jr. Polar Bears||GerObL||9||1||3||4||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||3||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
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- "Marcel Muller: The first German in Modo Hockey". Modo Hockey. 2012-07-20. Retrieved 2012-07-20.
- "Marcel Mueller makes return home" (in German). Kölner Haie. 2013-06-28. Retrieved 2013-06-28.
- "First recruit: Marcel Mueller to Hamburg". Hamburg Freezers. 2015-04-28. Retrieved 2015-04-28.
- "Marcel Mueller goes back to Krefeld" (in German). Focus. 2016-06-17. Retrieved 2016-07-03.