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Seider Moritz

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D | Shoots: R | 6-3 | 209 | DOB: 4/6/01 | Age: 19 | Birthplace: Zell, Germany | Drafted: Detroit's 1st choice, 6th overall, in 2019 NHL Entry Draft

Season Stats

Season GP Goals Assists Points +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG SOG SOA SO % SH SH %
2019-20 Regular Season 49 2 20 22 -5 28 0.45 0 1 0 0 0.0 84 2.4
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Bio

Second season as a Griffin…Third year pro…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 7/14/19…Assigned by Detroit, 9/29/19…Reassigned to Germany's U20 National Team by Detroit, 12/18/19...Reassigned from Germany's U20 National Team by Detroit, 1/6/20…Loaned to Mannheim (DEL) by Detroit, 7/31/20…Reassigned from Mannheim (DEL) to Rogle (SHL) by Detroit, 10/8/20.

Career Highlights: Won the Deutsch Eishockey Liga’s Rookie of the Year award after posting six points (2-4—6) in 29 games with Adler Mannheim as a 17-year-old…Second-highest scoring season ever for an under-18 defenseman in the DEL…Appeared in all 14 postseason games and contributed five assists to help Mannheim win the DEL championship…First German defenseman to be selected in the first round of an NHL Entry Draft, and is the fourth-highest German-born player to be selected…Named the best defenseman at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship Division 1 tournament after tying for second on the team with seven points (1-6—7) in five games…Suited up for Germany at the 2019 IIHF World Championship and scored two goals in five games…Won a bronze medal at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship Division 1…Earned best defenseman honors alongside a silver medal at the 2018 IIHF World Under-18 Championship Division I…Won back-to-back league titles in 2017 and 2018 with Adler Mannheim’s junior club.

2018-19: Appeared in 29 games with Adler Mannheim in the Deutsch Eishockey Liga and registered six points (2-4—6) and eight PIM as a 17-year-old…Named the league’s Rookie of the Year…Posted the second-highest scoring season ever for an under-18 defenseman in the DEL…Logged five assists while playing in all 14 playoff contests to help Mannheim win the DEL championship…Captained Germany at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship Division I tournament as a double-underaged player and posted seven points (1-6—7) to tie for second on the team in scoring and help Germany advance to the top group for the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship…Scored two goals in five games while representing Germany at the 2019 IIHF World Championship…Became just the third defenseman aged 18-or-younger to record a point at the World Championship, and the first to do so since Phil Housley in 1982.

2017-18: Skated in 14 games with Jungadler Mannheim’s U19 club in the German Developmental League and posted 13 points (6-7—13) and two PIM…Ranked second among team defensemen in point production…Helped Jungadler Mannheim win the league title after playing in 12 postseason games and scoring 14 points (4-10—14)…Made his professional debut with Adler Mannheim, appearing in four games…Won a bronze medal at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship Division 1 after tallying one goal in five games…Claimed a silver medal at the 2018 IIHF World Under-18 Championship Division 1, which helped Germany earn a promotion to the top tier for the following season…Earned best defenseman honors at the Under-18 Championship after notching three assists in five games.

2016-17: In 22 appearances with Jungadler Mannheim U19 in the German Developmental League, contributed 12 points (4-8—12) and 18 PIM…Recorded one assist in four games to help Jungadler Mannheim capture the league title…Netted 13 points (6-7—13) in 11 games for Jungadler Mannheim U16.

Personal:Lives in Mannheim, Germany, during the off season…Has a brother…Greatest hockey memory is winning the league championship last season with Mannheim…Started skating at the age of five…Hockey nickname is Mo…Hockey idol as a youthw as Nicklas Lidstrom…Greatest influence on his hockey career was his last team in Germany because it was his first pro season…Interested in maybe coaching after his playing career…Greatest personal obstacle he’s overcome is losing a close friend…Proudest accomplishment is playing for Germany in the World Championship…Doing good things for people having a rough time makes him happy…An exciting place he’s visited is Niagara Falls when it was half frozen…If he could trade places for a day with another occupation, he would be an Uber driver…Also speaks German…Played all kinds of sports growing up…Entrepreneurial interests include sports management…Most famous non-hockey person he’s met is Justin Timberlake…Favorite food is sushi…Favorite music artist is Lil Mosey…Favorite movie is Good Boys…Favorite television show is White Collar…Favorite website is DEL.org, the website for German hockey…Favorite vacation spot is Germany…Favorite sports team is North Dakota…Favorite sports to watch other than hockey are football and soccer.

Career Stats

Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2015-16 Jungadler Mannheim U16 Schuler-BL Q 7 4 3 7 2 -- -- -- -- --
Jungadler Mannheim U16 Schuler-BL 25 9 10 19 8 5 0 1 1 14
2016-17 Jungadler Mannheim U16 Schuler-BL 11 6 7 13 10 -- -- -- -- --
Jungadler Mannheim U19 DNL 22 4 8 12 18 4 0 1 1 0
2017-18 Jungadler Mannheim U19 DNL Q 12 4 10 14 2 -- -- -- -- --
Jungadler Mannheim U19 DNL 14 6 7 13 2 -- -- -- -- --
Adler Mannheim DEL 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2018-19 Adler Mannheim DEL 29 2 4 6 8 14 0 5 5 0
2019-20 Grand Rapids AHL 49 2 20 22 28 -- -- -- -- --
GRIFFINS/AHL TOTALS 49 2 20 22 28 -- -- -- -- --
PRO TOTALS 82 4 24 28 36 14 0 5 5 0

AHL Career Highs

  • Games Played 49, 2019-20
  • Goals 2, 2019-20
  • Assists 20, 2019-20
  • Points 22, 2019-20
  • PIM 28, 2019-20
  • Goal Streak N/A
  • Assist Streak 5, 10/26/19-11/6/19
  • Point Streak 5, 10/26/19-11/6/19
  • Goals, Game 1, twice (MR: 1/11/20 GR vs. MB)
  • Assists, Game 2, 11/3/19 GR at MB
  • Points, Game 2, twice (MR: 11/20/19 GR vs. SA)
  • PIM, Game 4, 11/20/19 GR vs. SA

Career Firsts

  • AHL Game 10/5/19 GR at CHI
  • AHL Point 10/5/19 GR at CHI (assist)
  • AHL Goal 11/20/19 GR vs. SA (Ville Husso)

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