WDIV’s David Bartkowiak Jr. posted a set of five facts about defenseman Moritz Seider. Among them:
1. He was DEL Rookie of the Year: Seider played 29 games with Adler Mannheim, of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL), this season. The DEL is Germany’s top professional ice hockey league. He only had 6 points through those 29 games, but was logging heavier minutes and ended up playing 14 playoff games.
2. He’s already won a pro championship: Seider tallied 5 assists in those 14 playoff games, helping Adler Mannheim win the DEL championship.
3. He led German defenseman at WC: Germany surprised the world this spring at the World Championship, earning a 5-2 record and a trip to the tournament quarterfinals. Seider led the German defensive group with 2 goals in 5 games played.