Teddy Da Costa

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Teddy Da Costa
Teddy Da Costa - Avril 2013.jpg
Born (1986-02-17) 17 February 1986 (age 31)
Melun, France
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
EBEL team
Former teams
Orli Znojmo
Lahti Pelicans
Hokki
GKS Tychy
Dragons de Rouen
Zaglebie Sosnowiec
Rapaces de Gap
Tappara
National team  France
Playing career 2005–present

Teddy Da Costa (born 17 February 1986) is a French-Polish professional ice hockey player. He currently plays for Orli Znojmo in the Austrian Erste Bank Eishockey Liga EBEL. Da Costa has represented France at two junior men's world championships and four senior men's world championships. Da Costa's brothers Stéphane and Gabriel are also professional ice hockey players.

Personal[edit]

A native of Melun, France, Da Costa is the son of a French father and Polish mother. His two brothers, Stephane and Gabriel, also play hockey in Russia and France leagues, respectively.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Da Costa first played professionally in 2004–04 for the Rapaces de Gap, where he played with his brother Gabriel. He scored eight goals and three assists in 19 games. The following season, he signed with Zaglebie Sosnowiec in Poland, where he would play five seasons. Da Costa joined Rouen for the 2010–11 season. Da Costa returned to Poland to play with GKS Tychy for two seasons. In 2013, he signed with Hokki of the Mestis league in Finland. For the 2014-2015 season he was signed by Tappara, playing in the Finnish Elite League, Liiga.

International[edit]

Internationally, Da Costa has played on Frances' national Under-20 ice hockey team in 2005 and 2006. He has played for the France national men's team in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Da Costa was named to the France men's national ice hockey team for competition at the 2014 IIHF World Championship.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merk, Martin (1 April 2011). "Senators sign Da Costa". IIHF.com. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Roster forming - 2014 WM - International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF". iihfworlds2014.com. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 

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