Flames sign David Wolf from the Hamburg Freezers
CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed forward David Wolf from the Hamburg Freezers of the German League (DEL).
Wolf, a native of Dusseldorf, Germany, has spent the last three seasons with the Hamburg Freezers of the DEL. In 48 games this season, Wolf has netted 14 goals and 26 assists for 40 points and had a +14 rating. He has represented Germany at the World Under-18’s, World Junior Championships and German’s National Team for Olympic qualifying.
Wolf played Mannheim (Junior League), Heilbronn (3rd league) and Crimmtischau (2nd league) before he signed with the Hannover Scorpions in 2009. In 120 games for the Scorpions in the DEL (1st league) he scored 22 points (10 goals, 12 assists) and captured the German championship in 2010. Before the 2011-2012-season he joined the Hamburg Freezers where he scored 115 points (44 goals, 71 assists) in 154 games. He has represented Germany 20 times internationally and is a physical presence having totaled 500 penalty minutes in the DEL. His father Manfred “Mannix” Wolf, who was born in Aurora, Ontario, played 519 games in the German 1st league between 1979 and 1992, scoring 293 goals and adding 357 assists (650 points).
Contract terms: 1 year contract with an Average Annual Value of $925,000 (NHL $775,000 / AHL $70,000)
DAVID WOLF – LEFT WING
BORN: Duesseldorf, GER DATE: September 15, 1989
HEIGHT: 6’2” WEIGHT: 216 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on May 12, 2014