David Longstaff
Position Forward
Shoots Right
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
209 lb (95 kg)
EIHL Team Newcastle Vipers
Born August 26 1974 (1974-08-26) (age 45),
Whitley Bay, England
Pro Career 1989 – present

David Longstaff (born 26 August 1974) is a British ice hockey forward. He is the team captain of the Newcastle Vipers of the Elite Ice Hockey League.[1]

After starting his career with his hometown club, Whitley Bay Warriors, Longstaff moved to the Sheffield Steelers in 1995, enjoying several victories and success in a variety of league and play-off games. Longstaff has previously been awarded Young Player of the Year and Superleague Player of the Year.[2] Longstaff then moved to Sweden in 2001, spending one season in the Elitserien with Djurgårdens IF before returning to the UK, signing with the Newcastle Vipers in 2002. He also had brief spells with the Manchester Storm and in Switzerland with HC Sierre-Anniviers. He returned to the Vipers in 2003 and has been a key member of the team since.

Longstaff played for Great Britain in every World Championship from 1994 to 2004 and from 2007 to 2009.


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