Shō Tanaka (ice hockey player)
|Date of birth||January 15, 1985|
|place of birth||Sapporo , Japan|
|since 2009||Tohoku Free Blades|
Shō Tanaka ( Japanese 田中 翔 , Tanaka Shō ; born January 15, 1985 in Sapporo , Hokkaidō ) is a Japanese ice hockey player who has been under contract with the Tohoku Free Blades in the Asia League Ice Hockey since 2009 .
Shō Tanaka began his career as a hockey player in the team of the Hōsei University . He then signed a contract with Tohoku Free Blades , which began playing in the Asia League Ice Hockey in the 2009/10 season . In this, the attacker scored two goals in 33 games in his rookie year in professional ice hockey and provided one template. He also received eight penalty minutes. In the 2010/11 season, which ended prematurely due to the Tōhoku earthquake , he and his team won the championship title of the Asia League Ice Hockey for the first time.
For Japan Tanaka took part in the U18 Junior World Championship in Division I in 2003 and the U20 Junior World Championship in Division II in 2005 . In this he scored three goals and one assist in five games.
Achievements and Awards
- 2011 Asia League Ice Hockey Champion with the Tohoku Free Blades
Asia League statistics
(Status: end of the 2011/12 season)
- Shō Tanaka at eliteprospects.com (English)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||田中 翔 (Japanese)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Japanese ice hockey player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 15, 1985|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Sapporo , Hokkaidō , Japan|