Shō Tanaka (ice hockey player)

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JapanJapan  Shō Tanaka Ice hockey player
Date of birth January 15, 1985
place of birth Sapporo , Japan
size 170 cm
Weight 78 kg
position Right wing
number # 22
Shot hand Right
Career stations
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

Asia League statistics

Seasons Games Gates Assists Points Penalty minutes
Regular season 3 64 3 3 6th 14th
Playoffs - - - - - -

(Status: end of the 2011/12 season)

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