Matthias Plachta

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Matthias Plachta
Matthias Plachta 1.jpg
Born (1991-05-16) May 16, 1991 (age 24)
Freiburg, Germany
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Arizona Coyotes
Adler Mannheim
National team  Germany
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Matthias Plachta (born May 16, 1991) is a German professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the son of former Polish player and current coach of the Poland men's national ice hockey team, Jacek Płachta.

Undrafted Plachta played professionally in the his native Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) with Adler Mannheim.[1] After six seasons in the DEL and having secured a role in the German national team, Plachta was signed to a one-year entry-level contract with the Arizona Coyotes of the NHL on May 28, 2015.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Heilbronner Falken 2.GBun 10 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 0
2009–10 Heilbronner Falken 2.GBun 43 6 8 14 59 6 0 0 0 2
2009–10 Adler Mannheim DEL 3 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Adler Mannheim DEL 45 7 7 14 8 6 0 0 0 2
2010–11 Heilbronner Falken 2.GBun 4 1 2 3 4
2011–12 Adler Mannheim DEL 49 4 3 7 32 14 0 1 1 6
2012–13 Adler Mannheim DEL 42 12 10 22 14 6 2 2 4 2
2013–14 Adler Mannheim DEL 45 4 8 12 38 3 0 0 0 2
2014–15 Adler Mannheim DEL 47 14 21 35 73 15 5 4 9 6
DEL totals 231 41 49 90 165 44 7 7 14 18

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2008 Germany U17 9th 5 2 0 2 6
2009 Germany WJC18 10th 6 3 2 5 6
2010 Germany WJC-D1 11th 5 2 5 7 4
2011 Germany WJC 10th 6 1 1 2 16
2014 Germany WC 14th 6 1 0 1 0
2015 Germany WC 10th 7 2 0 2 0
Junior totals 22 8 8 16 32
Senior totals 13 3 0 3 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adler renew contract with Plachta" (in German). Adler Mannheim. 2010-11-20. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Coyotes sign Plachta to entry-level contract". Arizona Coyotes. 2015-05-28. Retrieved 2015-05-28. 

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