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Position
D
 
Jersey
22
Name  Mike Mottau
Born  3/19/1978
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Shoots  L
12/21/2010 4:35:00 PM
Description: Mike Mottau will miss the rest of the regular season with a right hip labrum tear. New York Islanders
Insight: Mottau's absence will no doubt hurt the Islanders, who are now without another experienced defenseman. However, his injury will affect very few fantasy rosters.
 
11/23/2010 1:15:00 PM
Description: Mike Mottau spent a second night in an Atlanta hospital after he suffered an eye injury during Sunday's game. TSN
Insight: On Monday, Mottau was able to recognize colors and count fingers in front of his injured eye. He will be sidelined indefinitely, however, after taking a puck to the eye. Just another example of why the NHL needs to grandfather in a rule on visors.
 
10/12/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Mottau recorded two assists on Monday in a win over the Rangers.
Insight: Mottau picked up his first two points of the season with the two assists. (RapidDraft.com)
 
9/28/2010 5:15:00 PM
Description: The New York Islanders have signed defenseman Mike Mottau to a two-year contract. NHL.com
Insight: Mottau played the last three seasons with the Devils, scoring 18 points in 79 games. He has the potential to see a lot of icetime with the Isles, since Mark Streit will likely be sidelined for awhile. However, Mottau did not record a single power-play point last season.
 
9/9/2010 5:04:00 PM
Description: Mike Mottau's agent, Jerry Buckley, feels his client will have a job sometime next week when training camps open.
Insight: A return to the Devils is not out of the question. There is a coming roster shift as the team attempts to move salary around. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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