Michael Bakos ( born March 2, 1979 in Augsburg ) is a German professional ice hockey player who plays for Augsburger Panther of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga for the 2012/13 season.
Michael Bakos started with ice hockey with his hometown club in Augsburg in the Augsburg Panthers, where he went through the youth department and finally graduated in the 1996/97 season first inserts for the DEL team of the club. In the following years the defender was continuously introduced to the first team until he came only for the DEL team from the season 1998/99 are used. In 2000, the right-handed shooter to the Adler Mannheim in which he still frequently played in his first season with a production license for the young eagles, but won the German championship with the pros. In the following years Bakos consistently ranks among the permanent staff of the Adler and convinced with good benefits. For the season 2006/ 07 but the defender moved to ERC Ingolstadt, where he signed a contract until 2008, these for the 2007 /08 season was extended by a further two years until 2010. Since the season 2010/11 Bakos runs on for the Straubing Tigers, where he took over the captaincy. In his first year in the Lower Bavaria the right shooter played just 34 games since he was diagnosed early in the season to mononucleosis. Also in the 2011/12 season leads Bakos the Straubing Tigers in as captain. On 11 January 2012, the defense announced that he will Straubing leave after the season and return to his native city of Augsburg.
His career in the German national teams began for Michael Bakos in 1996, when he took part in the European Junior Championships. There followed in 1997 a further participation and attendance at the Junior World Championships in 1997, 1998 and 1999. His first tournament for the senior national team played the defender in 2005 at the World Championships, but where he dismounted with the German team. However, a year later he made with the team direct resurgence in the Division I World Championship in Amiens. More participation in the World Championships with the senior team in 2007, 2008 and 2009., 2010, followed participate in the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. To date, he played 100 matches for the German national team.
( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )