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Korbinian Holzer
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Born February 16, 1988 (1988-02-16) (age 31)
Munich, West Germany
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Anaheim Ducks
DEG Metro Stars
Toronto Maple Leafs
National team Template:Country data Germany
NHL Draft 111th overall, 2006
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2005–present

Korbinian Holzer (born February 16, 1988) is a German professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Korbinian was drafted in the fourth round, 111th overall, of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Drafted from playing in his native Germany with EC Bad Tölz, he made his debut in the top Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) with the DEG Metro Stars.

He began the 2010–11 season with the Maple Leafs' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Toronto Marlies. On November 3, 2010, he was recalled from the minors to make his NHL debut on November 6, 2010.

In the 2012–13 season, Korbinian was recalled by the Maple Leafs on February 5, 2013, and scored his first NHL goal on just the fourth shot of his NHL career against Michal Neuvirth of the Washington Capitals.

In the 2014–15 season, on October 6, 2014, the Maple Leafs waived Korbinian and after he was unclaimed, he was later returned to the Toronto Marlies before on November 15, 2014, the Maple Leafs recalled him on an emergency, only to send him back down to the Marlies on November 16, 2014.

A week later, Korbinian was recalled and remained with the Leafs to replace injured defenceman Roman Polak.

On March 2, 2015, Korbinian was traded by the re-tooling Toronto Maple Leafs to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenceman Eric Brewer and a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft (traded to Washington Capitals).

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06EC Bad Tölz2.GBun362350
2006–07Eisbären Regensburg2.GBun422680
2007–08DEG Metro StarsDEL35257661302220
2008–09DEG Metro StarsDEL38459891601118
2009–10DEG Metro StarsDEL52616229630004
2010–11Toronto MarliesAHL733101388
2010–11Toronto Maple LeafsNHL20002
2011–12Toronto MarliesAHL6711920681714539
2012–13Toronto MarliesAHL461101146801124
2012–13Toronto Maple LeafsNHL2221328
2013–14Toronto MarliesAHL7251823104102574
2014–15Toronto MarliesAHL902210
2014–15Toronto Maple LeafsNHL3406625
2015–16San Diego GullsAHL90330
2015–16Anaheim DucksNHL2903310
NHL totals 87 2 10 12 65

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2005 Germany WHC17 10th 5 0 0 0 4
2005 Germany WJC18 8th 6 2 1 3 4
2006 Germany WJC18 8th 6 1 2 3 18
2007 Germany WJC 9th 6 0 0 0 8
2008 Germany WJC-D1 11th 5 1 1 2 0
2010 Germany Oly 11th 4 0 0 0 2
2010 Germany WC 4th 8 0 0 0 22
2011 Germany WC 7th 7 0 1 1 10
Junior totals 28 4 4 8 34
Senior totals 19 0 1 1 34

International PlayEdit

Korbinian has represented the German national team in the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2010 IIHF World Championship.