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Born January 23, 1978 (1978-01-23) (age 32),
Wetaskiwin, AB, CAN
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
SEL team
F. teams
Timrå IK
Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
Calgary Flames (NHL)
KalPa (SM-liiga)
HC Ambrì-Piotta (NLA)
Playing career 1995 – present

Martin Sonnenberg (born January 23, 1978, in Wetaskiwin, Alberta) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward.

Playing career

Sonnenberg started his professional hockey career with the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL in 1995. He signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1998, and after several years in the NHL and AHL Sonnenberg signed with KalPa of the Finnish SM-liiga in 2006. He was named captain of KalPa, becoming the first foreign-born captain in the league. At the end of season 2006/07 he decided to retire himself from professional hockey. But in Winter 2007 Sonnenberg received the call of HC Ambrì-Piotta, a Swiss Team. On January 13, Sonnenberg signed a contract with Timrå IK in Swedish Elitserien. The contract's length is to the end of the season.

Sonnenberg currently works for Cobra Plumbing in Wetaskiwin, Alberta and attends the Church of God in Wetaskiwin. He is due to depart for Europe again in October 2009 for a 4-6 month stint.

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