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Mike Mottau
Mike Mottau.jpg
Position Defense
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
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 (1978-03-19)March 19, 1978,
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 career

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

Regular season and playoffs

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Boston College HE 38 5 18 23 77
1997–98 Boston College HE 40 13 36 49 50
1998–99 Boston College HE 43 3 39 42 44
1999–00 Boston College HE 42 6 37 43 57
2000–01 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 61 10 33 43 45 5 0 1 1 19
2000–01 New York Rangers NHL 18 0 3 3 13
2001–02 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 80 9 42 51 56 10 0 5 5 4
2001–02 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 29 1 18 19 24
2002–03 Saint John Flames AHL 32 5 12 17 14
2002–03 Calgary Flames NHL 4 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 69 9 22 31 79 9 1 2 3 8
2004–05 Worcester IceCats AHL 73 4 31 35 23
2005–06 Peoria Rivermen AHL 76 8 48 56 81 4 0 1 1 6
2006–07 Lowell Devils AHL 43 1 26 27 33
2007–08 New Jersey Devils NHL 76 4 13 17 48 5 1 0 1 0
2008–09 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 1 14 15 35 7 1 1 2 0
2009–10 New Jersey Devils NHL 79 2 16 18 41 5 0 1 1 0
2010–11 New York Islanders NHL 20 0 3 3 8
NHL totals 278 7 49 56 145 17 2 2 4 0

International

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 honours

Award Year
College
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
AHL
All-Rookie Team 2001
All-Star 2001, 2002,
2006

References

External links

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Jason Krog
Winner of the Hobey Baker Award
1999–2000
Succeeded by
Ryan Miller
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