Sam Klassen

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Sam Klassen
Sam Klassen and Tim Kennedy.jpg
Born (1989-01-01) January 1, 1989 (age 27)
Watrous, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
DEL team
Former teams
Hamburg Freezers
Connecticut Whale
Hartford Wolf Pack
Portland Pirates
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present

Sam Klassen (born January 1, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing with the Hamburg Freezers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

Prior to turning professional, Klassen played major junior hockey in the Western Hockey League with the Saskatoon Blades.[1]

On July 27, 2009, the New York Rangers signed Klassen as a free agent to a three-year entry-level contract.[2] Throughout the duration of his contract with the Rangers, Klassen was assigned to American Hockey League affiliate, the Connecticut Whale.

On July 17, 2014, Klassen agreed to his first contract abroad, signing a two-year contract with German club, the Hamburg Freezers of the DEL.[3]

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
SJHL Champion with the Humboldt Broncos 2006–07 [4]


  1. ^ "Saskatoon Blades Season Comes to a Close". 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2012-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Rangers agree to terms with blueliner Klassen". New York Rangers. 2009-07-27. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  3. ^ "Freezer agree to terms with Canadian Klassen" (in German). Hamburg Freezers. 2014-07-17. Retrieved 2014-07-17. 
  4. ^ "SJHL Champions". 2012-03-04. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 

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