After 16 years, ten World Championships and the sensational Olympic Silver in Pyeongchang, Yannic Seidenberg will no longer be upset for Deb selection. “The many beautiful memories of this time will accompany me my life,” said Seidenberg, yet for the 38-year-old, which will continue to play for the EHC Red Bull Munich in the DEL, now.
He wanted to “worry about my family” in the summer months, justified Seidenberg, father of three children, his resignation.
173 times Seidenberg for Germany on the ice (17 goals, 36 templates), at the World Cup last year and winter games in Beijing he did not belong to the DEB bid. Association President Franz Reindl has “great understanding” for Seidenberg’s decision, he praised him as a “prime example of versatility, commitment, reliability and success”.
For Seidenberg, it is now only in the del. Reindl hopes that the defender of the DEL experienced with more than 1000 league games is still preserved. “As long as the body participates” and he “continued fun in the matter,” he wanted to go on, Seidenberg said.
Fourth championship title with Munich?
First, it continues for him with Munich in the play-off quarter finish, the opponent is not fixed yet. With the EHC he had earned three championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018, 2018 he had been chosen to defend the year.