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Born July 11, 1971 (1971-07-11) (age 38),
Richfield, MN, USA
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NLA team
F. teams
EHC Basel
Edmonton Oilers
Nashville Predators
Ntl. team  United States
NHL Draft 71st overall, 1989
Vancouver Canucks
Career 1993 ‚Äď present

Brett Hauer (born July 11, 1971 in Richfield, Minnesota) is a professional ice hockey defenseman, currently playing for EHC Basel in the National League A in Switzerland.

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Playing career

Hauer spent his amateur career with the University of Minnesota Duluth after a successful high school career, which saw him drafted in the fourth round of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft, 71st overall, by the Vancouver Canucks.

He has played for the Edmonton Oilers and Nashville Predators at the NHL level, playing a total of 37 regular season games, scoring 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points, collecting 38 penalty minutes. He has also represented Team USA at the IIHF World Championships in 1995, 2003, 2004 and 2005.

Since 2002, Hauer has played in Europe, playing in Switzerland for Genève-Servette HC, EV Zug and HC Davos. In 2006, he played in the Russian Super League for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. The next season though, he returned to Switzerland, playing for his current club Basel.

Awards

  • WCHA First All-Star Team (1993)
  • NCAA West First All-American Team (1993)
  • IHL First All-Star Team (1999, 2000, 2001)
  • Governor's Trophy (Best defenseman- IHL) (2000, 2001)

International Play

  • 1994 Winter Olympics
  • 1995 World Championships
  • 2003 World Championships
  • 2004 World Championships
  • 2005 World Championships

Transactions

  • August 24, 1995 - Vancouver trades Hauer to Edmonton in exchange for a 7th round choice in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft
  • July 8, 2001 - Los Angeles signs Hauer as a free agent
  • December 19, 2001 - Los Angeles trades Hauer to Nashville in exchange for Rich Brennan

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