2015-16 DEL Preview, Pt. 2: Mannheim seeks repeat with deep lineup
Photo: After competing in the Calgary Flames organization in the 2014-15 season, Hamburg Freezers forward David Wolf has returned to Germany to play for the Freezers for the 2015-16 campaign (courtesy of Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
</p>After taking a look at the lower-ranked teams competing in Germany’s top hockey league, the DEL (Deutsche Eishockey Liga), Hockey’s Future now previews the top eight clubs in that league for the 2015-16 season.
This group of eight includes the past three league champions – Adler Mannheim, ERC Ingolstadt, and Eisbären Berlin – with Mannheim being the current defending champions.
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Love the write up, though I don't think many of the mentioned players will really get a shot to play in North America some day, let alone in the NHL.
I did notice one mistake in the text about the Hamburg Freezers relating to their goalie prospect Maxi Franzreb. He won't be able to play at the WJC in Helsinki, unless he can play for another country. Germany will be playing in Vienna trying to get back to the top level.