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Alexander Sulzer

30-Year-Old Defenseman – Free Agent

2013-14 NHL Stats

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1

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-3

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8

2014 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

There was no outlook written for Alexander Sulzer in 2014-15. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 204   DOB: 5/30/1984   BORN: Kaufbeuren, West Germany   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #92 Overall in 2003  

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Alexander Sulzer Contract Information:

Signed a five-year contract with Kolner Haie of Germany in May of 2014.

May 1, 2014  –  Alexander Sulzer News

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Sulzer (concussion) has signed a five-year contract with German club Kolner Haie, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Alexander Sulzer NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2008-09 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0:00 0 0 0 0:00 0 0
2009-10 25 20 0 2 2 4 4 15 0.0 0 0 13:23 0 0 0 0:11 11 18
2010-11 26 NHL FLA 9 0 1 1 -3 0 7 0.0 0 0 17:00 0 0 0 0:35 9 14
2010-11 26 NHL NSH 31 1 3 4 -5 14 30 3.3 0 0 17:42 0 2 2 1:16 29 38
2011-12 27 NHL BUF 15 3 5 8 2 6 22 13.6 0 0 19:18 0 1 1 0:28 11 24
2011-12 27 NHL VAN 12 0 1 1 6 2 11 0.0 0 0 15:59 0 0 0 0:12 6 14
2012-13 28 NHL BUF 17 3 1 4 3 10 15 20.0 1 0 16:31 0 0 0 0:04 5 19
2013-14 29 NHL BUF 25 0 2 2 -3 8 21 0.0 0 0 18:08 0 1 1 0:37 11 44
2013-14 29 AHL ROC 10 2 5 7 -2 2 0 1

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Alexander Sulzer – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

18:08

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Alexander Sulzer was on the ice for 18:08.

0:37

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Alexander Sulzer was on the ice for 0:37 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 15:59 0:12
2012-13 16:31 0:04
2013-14 18:08 0:37

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Alexander Sulzer 2013-14 NHL Game Log

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Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI

Alexander Sulzer: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sulzer (upper body) will not travel with the Sabres during their five-game road trip beginning Tuesday in Calgary, John Vogl of the Buffalo News reports.

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Sulzer, who left Thursday's game against the Hurricanes with a a head injury, will miss at least a week, The Buffalo News reports.

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Sulzer left Thursday's game with an upper-body injury and will not return.

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Sulzer (lower body) will return to the lineup Thursday against the Hurricanes.

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Sulzer (lower body) was on the ice at Tuesday's morning skate and looks to be close to a return, Amy Moritz of the Buffalo News reports.

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Sulzer (lower body) was hurt in Friday's game and will be out for one to two weeks, reports Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News.

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Sulzer has two points and a minus-2 rating over 19 games with the Sabres this season.

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Sulzer (undisclosed) will return from IR to play Tuesday against the Jets, WGR 550 reports.

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Interim coach Ted Nolan said Sulzer (undisclosed) is nearing a return from injured reserve, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports. "[He's] pretty close," Nolan said of Sulzer. "Probably after this, one more game and he should be ready to go."

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Sulzer (upper body) has missed three straight practices and likely headed to IR, reports Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News.

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Sulzer (undisclosed) sat out Wednesday’s practice.

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Sulzer missed his second consecutive practice with an undisclosed injury, Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

There was no outlook written for Alexander Sulzer.

2013-14

Sulzer reached unrestricted free agency in the offseason, only to re-sign with the Sabres just days later. He posted four points in 17 games last season before knee surgery ended his season. Be all accounts, he should be ready to reclaim a depth role on the Sabres’ blue line when training camp kicks off. He’s shown little in the way of offense in his NHL career to date, so he doesn’t project to be of much value to fantasy leaguers.

2012-13

Sulzer seemed like a spare part in the deal that brought Cody Hodgson to Buffalo, but he played a significant role down the stretch for the injury-riddled Sabres, putting up eight points in 15 games. His performance earned him a one-year deal, and he could play alongside countryman Christian Ehrhoff in this season. An increased role is unlikely to translate more production, but the Sabres could use a strong year from Sulzer to boost their playoff push.

2011-12

Sulzer is a fringe NHLer who spent time with Florida and Nashville during the 2010-11 season, totaling five points (1 G, 4 A) in 30 appearances. The German defenseman was signed to a two-way deal by Vancouver this summer to give the team added depth on the blue line. He's considered a long shot to play a significant role with the Canucks.

2010-11

Sulzer was a frequent callup by the Preds last season, as the team summoned him from AHL Milwaukee on several occasions whenever one of their top six defensemen went down with an injury. And with good reason, too. Sulzer is a solid defenseman, who combines a physical presence on the ice with some good offensive skills. He is a very good skater with remarkable stamina. His fine positional play and a strong shot from the blue line make him a good all around defender. Unfortunately, he is not counted on for his offensive skills, and this doesn't translate into much fantasy value.

2009-10

Sulzer played two games in the NHL last season, and with the logjam the Predators have at the blue line, he isn't likely to get much playing time this season. Sulzer might even end up spending some time in the AHL just to allow him a chance get more ice time. At the NHL level, there is just too much talent ahead of him for him to make a splash.