Paul Anastasiu
Paul Anastasiu
Position Forward/Defense
Teams Tenis Club Roman Bucharest
Telefon Club Bucharest
CS Rapid Bucureşti
Juventus Bucharest
HC Ciocanul Bucharest
National team Flag of Romania.svg.png Romania
Born 1913,
Died 29.01.1961,
Bucarest (Romania)
Playing Career 1928 – 1947

Paul Anastasiu (born 1913) was a Romanian ice hockey player. He started his career with Tenis Club Roman Bucharest, playing his first match with the club at the age of 15 in 1928.

Anastasiu joined Telefon Club Bucharest in 1933 and played with an assortment of teams in the capital during his career. He won the Romanian Championship nine times. Constantin Tico and Andrei Barbulescu were frequent linemates; together they were known as the "Trei Muschetari" (Three Musketeers).

Internationally, he made his debut with the Romanian National Team at the 1931 World Championship. Anastasiu enjoyed a long international career, playing for Romania at seven World Championships and one European Championship. His final appearance was at the 1947 World Championship.

Anastasiu was sometimes called a "Romanian Canadian" in the local newspapers. He was also a talented speed skater.



Special thanks to Patrick H. for supplying information on this player.

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