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Ottawa’s Condra inks in German second division

Nov 12, 2012, 1:02 PM EDT

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Erik Condra is movin’ on up.

That’s the news out of Germany on Monday as Condra agreed to join Bundesliga club SC Riessersee after a brief stint in the third division with EV Fussen.

It sounds as though the Ottawa forward was looking for a step up in competition after (predictably) dominating at the tier three level. Condra potted eight goals in seven games with Fussen, and will now join a Riessersee team featuring New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro and St. Louis Blues forward Matt D’Agostini.

The 26-year-old Condra is a big get for the Bundesliga side. He posted career-highs across the board in 2011-12, appearing in all of Ottawa’s 82 games while notching 8G-17A-29PTS, finishing dead even with Jason Spezza with a plus-11 rating.

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