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Alexander Schaafsma
Position Defence/Forward
Shoots Left
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
178 lb (81 kg)
Eredivisie Team
F. Teams
Amstel Tijgers
GIJS Groningen
Rotterdam Panda's
Nijmegen Tigers
Heerenveen Flyers
Nationality NED
Born (1974-02-28)February 28, 1974,
Groningen, NED
Pro Career 1990 – present

Alexander Schaafsma (born 28 February, 1974 in Groningen) is a Dutch ice hockey player.


A forward/defenceman, Schaafsma began his senior club career in 1990-91 with hometown GIJS Groningen. He played 1991-2 with the Rotterdam Panda's, then 1992-3 and 1993-4 with Nijmegen Tigers. Schaafsma then joined Heerenveen Flyers for the next two and a half seasons.

Schaafsma moved in 1997-98 to Germany briefly and club Grefrather EG. The following season he joined the original Amsterdam Tigers. In 2003-04 he played for Amsterdam Bulldogs before rejoining Heenrenveen the following season. Since 2005, Schaafsma been with Amstel Tijgers. His best offensive season was 2006-07, when he had 42 points in 38 games.