Tobias Abstreiter

Tobias Abstreiter ( born July 6, 1970 in Landshut ) is a German professional ice hockey coach, manager, and former player, who played in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, among others, at the Straubing Tigers.


His career began in 1986 when EV Landshut in the 1st Bundesliga. For the 1993/94 season, he joined the EC Hedos Munich and was with this in the same year German masters. He spent the next season, first at the Munich Mad Dogs, but then switched during the season to the Cologne Sharks and was again with these German masters.

1997/98 he spent a premier league season at TSV Erding. In the summer of 1998 Abstreiter signed a contract with the Kassel Huskies. Here he became a key player and captain of the team. After an eventful 2005/06 season, which ended with the descent of the Huskies in the 2nd Bundesliga, Abstreiter moved to newly promoted Straubing Tigers. Back in his native Bavaria, he signed a contract until 2008.

His younger brother Peter Abstreiter stormed into the 2006/07 season also for the Tigers.

After finishing his playing career was Tobias Abstreiter 2008 Sports Manager at ERC Ingolstadt, before joining the 2009/10 season to the Landshut Cannibals, where he held the position of head coach until 2011.


For the German national team, he has participated in the World Championships 1994, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004. In addition, he was nominated for the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. There he reached the eighth place with the German team. Overall Abstreiter graduated 48 A- international matches in which he was able to achieve 21 points scorer.

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