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David Morrison (Eishockeyspieler)

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IrelandIrland Northern IrelandNordirland David Morrison Eishockeyspieler
Date of birth 2. April 1980
Birthplace Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Size 179 cm
Weight 80 kg
Position Defender
Shot hand Right
Career Stations
2003–2007 Belfast Giants
2007–2008 Dundalk Bulls
2011–2013 Belfast Giants

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David Morrison (born 2 April 1980 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) is a former Northern Irish ice hockey player who last played for the Belfast Giants second team in the Scottish National League until 2013. Internationally, he played for the Ireland national ice hockey team. His brother Mark was also an Irish international ice hockey player.

Career

David Morrison first played for the Belfast Giants from his native city in the Elite Ice Hockey League, whose team captain he was from 2004 to 2007. In 2006 he won the main round of the league with his team and thus the British championship title. In 2007, he moved to the Republic of Ireland to join the newly formed Dundalk Bulls from the Irish Ice Hockey League. There, too, he served as team captain and became Irish national champion with his team in 2008. From 2011 to 2013 he was again under contract with the Belfast Giants, but was used in their second team, which competed in the Scottish National League.

International

Morrison, a British national, played for Ireland[1] at the Division II World Championships in 2008 and 2011, and at the Division III World Championships in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2013.

Successes and awards

  • 2006 British Champion with the Belfast Giants
  • 2007 Promotion to Division II at the World Championship of Division III
  • 2008 Irish Champion with the Dundalk Bulls
  • 2010 Promotion to Division II at the Division III World Championship, Group A

Notes

  1. Northern Ireland is represented internationally in ice hockey by the Irish FA rather than the British FA, contrary to its state classification.

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