Brett Hauer
Position Defence
Shoots Right
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
NLA Team
F. Teams
EHC Basel
Edmonton Oilers
Nashville Predators
Born July 11 1971 (1971-07-11) (age 48),
Richfield, MN, USA
NHL Draft 71st overall, 1989
Vancouver Canucks
Pro Career 1993 – 2008

Brett Timothy Hauer (born July 11, 1971 in Richfield, Minnesota) is a professional ice hockey defenseman who last played for EHC Basel in the National League A in Switzerland in 2007-08.

Playing careerEdit

Hauer spent his amateur career with the University of Minnesota Duluth after a successful high school career, which saw him drafted in the fourth round of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft, 71st overall, by the Vancouver Canucks.

He has played for the Edmonton Oilers and Nashville Predators at the NHL level, playing a total of 37 regular season games, scoring 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points, collecting 38 penalty minutes. He has also represented Team USA at the IIHF World Championships in 1995, 2003, 2004 and 2005.

Since 2002, Hauer has played in Europe, playing in Switzerland for Genève-Servette HC, EV Zug and HC Davos. In 2006, he played in the Russian Super League for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. The next season though, he returned to Switzerland, playing for Basel.

Awards Edit

  • WCHA First All-Star Team (1993)
  • NCAA West First All-American Team (1993)
  • IHL First All-Star Team (1999, 2000, 2001)
  • Governor's Trophy (Best defenseman- IHL) (2000, 2001)[1]

International Play Edit

  • 1994 Winter Olympics
  • 1995 World Championships
  • 2003 World Championships
  • 2004 World Championships
  • 2005 World Championships

Transactions Edit

  • August 24, 1995 - Vancouver trades Hauer to Edmonton in exchange for a 7th round choice in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft
  • July 8, 2001 - Los Angeles signs Hauer as a free agent
  • December 19, 2001 - Los Angeles trades Hauer to Nashville in exchange for Rich Brennan


External links Edit

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