Islanders Acquire Rights for Ehrhoff

German defenseman acquired for Islanders fourth round pick in 2012

Tuesday, 06.28.2011 / 8:14 PM ET / News
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Islanders Acquire Rights for Ehrhoff
The New York Islanders have acquired the rights to defenseman Christian Ehrhoff from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for the Islanders fourth round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. 

Ehrhoff completed his second full season with Vancouver in 2010-11 playing in 79 games.  The Moers, Germany native tied his career high for goals (14) and set career high numbers in assists (36) and points (50) last season.  During the Canucks run to the Stanley Cup Final, Ehrhoff played in 23 games, scoring two goals and 10 assists for 12 points.  Ehrhoff totaled 94 points (28 goals and 66 assists) in 159 games with Vancouver. 

The 6’2, 203 pound defenseman was selected by the San Jose Sharks in the fourth round (106 overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.  He played in 341 career games with the Sharks over five seasons, tallying 25 goals and 107 assists for 132 points. 

Ehrhoff represented his home country, Germany, at the past two Winter Olympic Games.  In the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, he registered two points (one goal and one assist) in five games and in the 2010 Olympic Games, Ehrhoff played in four games. 

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
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2 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
3 x - TBL 78 47 24 7 250 204 101
4 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
5 PIT 77 42 24 11 211 194 95
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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
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