Mike Mottau
Mike Mottau
Position Defense
Shoots Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
193 lb (88 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
New York Islanders
New York Rangers
Calgary Flames
New Jersey Devils
Born March 19 1978 (1978-03-19) (age 41),
Quincy, MA, USA
NHL Draft 182nd overall, 1997
New York Rangers
Pro Career 2000 – present

Michael Joseph Mottau (born March 19, 1978) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently with the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. He was drafted in the seventh round, 182nd overall, by the New York Rangers in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing careerEdit

Mottau played four years of college hockey at Boston College, and was the recipient of the Hobey Baker Award for top men's collegiate hockey player during his senior season. He made his National Hockey League debut with the Rangers during the 2000–01 season. He played nineteen games with the Rangers over two seasons, and four with the Calgary Flames during the 2002–03 season. Mottau played four seasons in the American Hockey League before returning to the NHL in the 2007–08 season with the New Jersey Devils. On September 28, 2010, Mottau signed a two year deal with the New York Islanders.[1]

He resides on the South Shore in Massachusetts with his wife and children.

Career statistics Edit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97Boston CollegeHE385182377
1997–98Boston CollegeHE4013364950
1998–99Boston CollegeHE433394244
1999–00Boston CollegeHE426374357
2000–01Hartford Wolf PackAHL6110334345501119
2000–01New York RangersNHL1803313
2001–02Hartford Wolf PackAHL809425156100554
2001–02New York RangersNHL10000
2002–03Hartford Wolf PackAHL291181924
2002–03Saint John FlamesAHL325121714
2002–03Calgary FlamesNHL40000
2003–04Cincinnati Mighty DucksAHL69922317991238
2004–05Worcester IceCatsAHL734313523
2005–06Peoria RivermenAHL76848568140116
2006–07Lowell DevilsAHL431262733
2007–08New Jersey DevilsNHL76413174851010
2008–09New Jersey DevilsNHL80114153571120
2009–10New Jersey DevilsNHL79216184150110
2010–11New York IslandersNHL200338
NHL totals 278 7 49 56 145 17 2 2 4 0


Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
1998 United States WJC 7 2 2 4 4
1999 United States WC 3 2 1 3 0
2000 United States WC 7 0 1 1 0
2003 United States WC 6 0 1 1 0
Junior int'l totals 7 2 2 4 4
Senior int'l totals 16 2 3 5 0

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
HE All-Rookie Team 1997
HE First All-Star Team 1998, 2000
East Second All-American Team 1998
All-Tournament Team 1998
HE Second All-Star Team 1999
East First All-Star Team 1999, 2000
HE Best Defensive Defenseman 2000
HE Player of the Year 2000
Hobey Baker Award 2000
All-Rookie Team 2001
All-Star 2001, 2002,


External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Jason Krog
Winner of the Hobey Baker Award
Succeeded by
Ryan Miller
This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Mike Mottau. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Ice Hockey Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.