Former Vernon Vipers forward Garrett Festerling has become a free agent
after the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) Hamburg Freezers folded due to financial reasons.
The Freezers are a member of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga hockey league (DEL) that play their games in Hamburg, Germany.
After three seasons in the Western Hockey League with Portland & Regina Festerling has spent the past nine seasons playing in Germany with three different teams (EV Fussen, Hannover & Hamburg) Festerling has spent the past six years with Hamburg.
Festerling played parts of two seasons in Vernon (2002-2003). Festerling played with the 2002-03 Vipers before leaving the team during his second season in Vernon, in December 2003 for the WHL Portland Winterhawks. In 77 regular season games with the Vipers Festerling collected (12-goals-25-assists-37-points).
Garrett Festerling's Player Profile:
This was posted on Gregg Drinnan's Blog:
May 25th 2016
The Hamburg Freezers (Germany, DEL) have folded for financial reasons and DEL all players under contract are free agents. That includes brothers Garrett (Portland, Regina, 2003-07) and Brett Festerling (Tri-City, Vancouver, 2001-07), each of whom had two years remaining on their contracts with Hamburg. Brett, a defenceman, had one assist in 18 games this season, while Garrett, a forward, had seven goals and 16 assists in 30 games.