Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Alexander Sulzer
Alexander Sulzer was on born May 30, 1984, in Kaufbeuren, Germany. He was drafted by the Nashville Predators in the third round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, 92nd overall.

After signing a contract with the Predators in June of 2007, Sulzer joined the Milwaukee Admirals of the AHL for the 2007-08 season. In 2008-09 he made his NHL debut with the Predators, appearing in two games.

On the international stage, Sulzer has been part of the German national team at the 2005 and 2006 World Championships and the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

On the international stage, Sulzer was part of the German national team at the 2005 and 2006 World Championships as well as the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics in Turin.

On February 25, 2011, Sulzer was shipped to the Florida Panthers in exchange for a conditional draft pick. He would go on to appear in nine games for the club, registering an assist.

In the summer of 2012 Sulzer found himself an unrestricted free agent and inked a deal with the Vancouver Canucks. He would appear in just 12 games for Vancouver before finding himself on the move again. This time he was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Marc-Andre Gragnani on February 27, 2012.

With the NHL locked out to begin the 2012-13 season, Sulzer would join Ingolstadt ERC of the German Elite League. When play resumed in North America he would rejoin the Sabres, but was limited to just 17 games.

Sulzer would split time during the 2013-14 season between the Sabres and their AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans. In 25 NHL games he would record a pair of assists and he would tally seven points in 10 AHL games.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2000-01 ESV Kaufbeuren German-3 38 3 6 9 20
2000-01 ESV Kaufbeuren Jr. Ger-Jr. 1 0 2 2 2
2001-02 ESV Kaufbeuren German-3 19 1 9 10 14
2001-02 ESV Kaufbeuren Jr. Ger-Jr. 1 0 0 0 4
2002-03 ESV Kaufbeuren German-2 26 5 3 8 38 1 0 1 1 4
2002-03 Hamburg Freezers Germany 18 0 1 1 18 5 0 0 0 12
2003-04 DEG Metro Stars Dusseldorf Germany 46 4 1 5 56 4 0 0 0 8
2003-04 Germany WJC-B 5 2 7 9 12 +4
2004-05 DEG Metro Stars Dusseldorf Germany 42 5 6 11 68
2004-05 EV Duisburg German-2 7 0 3 3 6
2004-05 Germany WC-A 3 0 0 0 4 0
2005-06 DEG Metro Stars Dusseldorf Germany 48 3 15 18 82 13 3 6 9 22
2005-06 Germany Olympics 5 0 1 1 2 -1
2005-06 Germany WC-B 5 0 3 3 2 +7
2006-07 DEG Metro Stars Dusseldorf Germany 44 4 11 15 82 9 2 1 3 20
2006-07 Germany WC-A 6 0 0 0 4
2007-08 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 61 7 25 32 47 +1
2008-09 Nashville Predators NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 48 8 26 34 36 +8
2009-10 Nashville Predators NHL 20 0 2 2 4 +4
2009-10 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 36 7 23 30 8 +13 7 1 5 6 2
2009-10 Germany Olympics 4 0 0 0 4 -6
2009-10 Germany WC-A 9 0 2 2 4 -4
2010-11 Nashville Predators NHL 31 1 3 4 14 -5
2010-11 Florida Panthers NHL 9 0 1 1 0 -3
2011-12 Vancouver Canucks NHL 12 0 1 1 2 +6
2011-12 Buffalo Sabres NHL 15 3 5 8 6 +2
2012-13 ERC Ingolstadt Germany 21 2 14 16 8
2012-13 Buffalo Sabres NHL 17 3 1 4 10 +3
2013-14 Buffalo Sabres NHL 25 0 2 2 8 -3
2013-14 Rochester Americans AHL 10 2 5 7 2 -2
2014-15 Kolner Haie Germany 44 6 20 26 36
2015-16 Kolner Haie Germany 30 3 13 16 18 15 1 2 3 6
2016-17 Kolner Haie Germany 39 2 4 6 12 7 0 0 0 0
NHL Totals 131 7 15 22 44


Traded to Florida by Nashville for future considerations, February 25, 2011. Missed majority of 2010-11 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 7, 2011. Traded to Buffalo by Vancouver for Marc-Andre Gragnani, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Ingolstadt (Germany), October 17, 2012. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to upper-body injury at Carolina, March 13, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Koln (Germany), May 1, 2014.
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