Jamie Fritsch

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Jamie Fritsch
Born (1985-02-25) February 25, 1985 (age 29)
Odenton, MD, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
EIHL team
Former teams
Braehead Clan
Philadelphia Flyers
Milano Rossoblu
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Jamie Fritsch (born February 25, 1985) is an American professional ice hockey defensemen who currently plays for Braehead Clan, Scotland of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL). He played in one National Hockey League (NHL) game with the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2008–09 season.

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, he played collegiate hockey with the University of New Hampshire of the Hockey East. After completing his senior year in 2008–09, amassing 146 games with the Wildcats, he was signed by the Philadelphia Flyers on an amateur try-out contract on April 12, 2009.[1] Signed because of the Flyers salary cap limitations,[2] Fritsch made his NHL debut in the last regular season game against the New York Rangers on the same day. He became the second player to make it to the NHL after growing up in Maryland.[3]

Jamie signed with the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL for the 2009–10 season and played in 48 games posting 5 points. On February 5, 2010, he was signed to a try-out with the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL and appeared in 2 games.[4] Following the season, he was traded to the Las Vegas Wranglers on August 12, 2010.[5]

Fritsch signed his first European contract as a free agent with Italian club, Hockey Milano Rossoblu on August 20, 2013.[6] After a single season in Italy, Fritsch continued abroad in signing a one-year contract with Scottish club, Braehead Clan of the EIHL on August 13, 2014.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 New Hampshire Wildcats HE 32 4 6 10 24
2006–07 New Hampshire Wildcats HE 39 2 9 11 50
2007–08 New Hampshire Wildcats HE 37 4 6 10 49
2008–09 New Hampshire Wildcats HE 38 1 7 8 48
2008–09 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 48 1 4 5 41
2009–10 Norfolk Admirals AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL 54 3 7 10 56 2 0 1 1 2
2010–11 Houston Aeros AHL 13 0 0 0 4
2011–12 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL 42 1 8 9 62 8 0 3 3 6
2011–12 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Houston Aeros AHL 16 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL 60 3 10 13 68
2013–14 Milano Rossoblu ITL 42 2 23 25 50 4 0 1 1 6
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Panaccio: Flyers Sign Fritsch to Amateur Tryout". CSN Philadelphia. 2009-04-12. Retrieved 2010-05-03. 
  2. ^ "NHL cameo for Flyers remains career summit for Wranglers Fritsch". lvrj.com. 2010-02-03. Retrieved 2010-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Maryland-Bred Fritsch Breaks NHL Barrie". TeamMaryland.com. 2009-04-14. Retrieved 2010-05-03. 
  4. ^ "Admirals sign D Jamie Fritsch to Professional Try-Out contract". oursportscentral.com. 2010-02-05. Retrieved 2010-05-03. 
  5. ^ "Fritsch traded to Las Vegas". Gwinnett Gladiators. 2010-08-12. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  6. ^ "North American signings for Milano" (in Italian). Hockey Milano Rossoblu. 2013-08-20. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  7. ^ "Jamie bring breath of Fritsch air to the Clan". Braehead Clan. 2014-08-13. Retrieved 2014-08-13. 

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