Mike Hoeffel

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Mike Hoeffel
Born (1989-04-09) April 9, 1989 (age 27)
North Oaks, MN, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Wing
Shoots Left
DEL2 team
Former teams
Eispiraten Crimmitschau
Albany Devils
Springfield Falcons
Stavanger Oilers
NHL Draft 57th overall, 2007
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 2011–present

Mike Hoeffel (born April 9, 1989) is an American ice hockey Winger who currently plays for the Eispiraten Crimmitschau of the DEL2.

Playing career[edit]

Hoeffel played collegiately for the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey which competes in the WCHA after playing high school hockey for the Hill-Murray Pioneers of Minnesota. He was selected by the New Jersey Devils in the 2nd round (57th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, and made his professional debut for with New Jersey AHL affiliate, the Albany Devils.

On July 25, 2014, Hoeffel was signed as a free agent to a one-year AHL contract with the Springfield Falcons.[1] In the 2014–15 season, Hoeffel contributed to the Falcons in a checking line role and recorded a professional high 9 goals in 62 games.

In the following 2015–16 season, Hoeffel was un-signed before belatedly returning to the Falcons, who had changed NHL affiliations, on a professional try-out contract on November 27, 2015. Having featured in only 4 scoreless games with the Falcons, Hoeffel sought a release from his try-out with Springfield and signed his first contract abroad in agreeing to a contract for the remainder of the year with Norwegian club, Stavanger Oilers of the GET-ligaen on December 14, 2015.[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
2006 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament (Silver Medal with Team USA) 2006 [3]
WCHA All-Tournament Team 2008 [4][5]
WCHA All-Academic team 2009, 2010 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Falcons sign Mike Hoeffel, Hubert Labrie to AHL contracts". Springfield Falcons. 2014-07-25. Retrieved 2014-07-25. 
  2. ^ "Mike Hoeffel ready for Oilers" (in Norwegian). Stavanger Oilers. 2015-12-14. Retrieved 2015-12-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Player Bio: Mike Hoeffel". Minnesota Golden Gophers. 2010-02-03. Retrieved 2010-02-03. 
  4. ^ "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  5. ^ "Player Bio – Mike Hoeffel". The Hockey News. 2014-06-27. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 

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