Marius Holtet
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Position Forward
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
179 lb (81 kg)
SHL Team Färjestads BK
Born (1984-08-31)August 31, 1984,
Hamar, NOR
NHL Draft 42nd overall, 2002
Dallas Stars
Pro Career 2000 – present

Marius Holtet (born August 31, 1984 in Hamar, Norway) is a Norwegian professional ice hockey forward. He signed a contract with the Färjestads BK in Sweden prior to the 2008/09 season.

Holtet is drafted by the Dallas Stars, Holtet is also the Norwegian player who's been drafted highest overall ever, being a 42nd overall pick in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Career[edit | edit source]

Holtet started his professional career in 2000 when he signed with Swedish Elitserien club Färjestads BK. Between 2000 and 2002 he played with the club's junior team. At the start of the 2002/03 season he was assigned to one of Färjestads farm teams, Skåre BK. Later that season he was moved to the Farjestad other farm team, Bofors IK of Allsvenskan. Holtet played with Bofors the rest of the season and also the next.

After the 2004/05 Holtet decided to sign with the Stars, who had drafted him three years earlier. The first season with the Stars' organization Holtet spent with the ECHL team Louisiana IceGators and the AHL team Houston Aeros. The second Holtet spent with another AHL team, the Iowa Stars. After three seasons in the AHL he signed a two-year contract with his former club Färjestads BK.

International[edit | edit source]

Holtet has represented Norway in several International tournaments. In 2006 he played with Norway at the Ice Hockey World Championship in Latvia. He also represented Norway at the 2008 IIHF World Championship in Canada.

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