Shuhei Kuji

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Infobox ice hockey player Template:MedalTableTop Template:MedalSport Template:MedalCountry Template:MedalCompetition Template:MedalSilver Template:MedalBottom Template:Nihongo is a Japanese professional ice hockey forward who is currently an unrestricted free agent who most recently played for the Eisbären Berlin of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

Playing career

Kuji attended and previously played at university level for the Waseda University. He made his professional debut in the Asia League Ice Hockey with the Oji Eagles in 2010.[1] After five seasons with the Eagles, having recorded a dominant season in 2014–15 with 61 points in just 39 games, Kuji opted to test himself in Europe through securing a try-out contract with top level German club, Eisbären Berlin on July 15, 2015.[2]

Kuji enjoyed a successful pre-season in Germany and on September 9, 2015, it was announced that Kuji had secured a one-year contract to remain for the season with Eisbären Berlin.[3] He had two assists and no goals in 37 DEL games over the 2015–16 season. Kuji scored his only goal for the Eisbären squad in one of his four appearances in the Champions Hockey League. He did not have his contract renewed after the conclusion of the season.[4]

He has also played and is a current member in the Japan national team from 2009.



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