November 24, 1980 |
Osoyoos, BC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 8 in (203 cm)|
|Weight||258 lb (117 kg; 18 st 6 lb)|
|Played for||New York Islanders|
Mitch Fritz (born November 24, 1980 in Osoyoos, British Columbia) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played 20 games in the 2008–09 season, in the National Hockey League for the New York Islanders.
Fritz made his NHL debut against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 30, 2008. He is a noted enforcer, regularly accumulating a high amount of penalty minutes and fighting majors each season. In 2005–2006, Fritz was awarded the AHL Man of the Year award for outstanding service in the Springfield, MA community, while playing for the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons.
On September 30, 2009, Fritz signed a one-year contract as a free agent to return to the Tampa Bay Lightning organization. He was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals, where he played his last professional season in 2010–11.
|2000–01||Tallahassee Tiger Sharks||ECHL||42||5||3||8||79||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||Lowell Lock Monsters||AHL||5||0||0||0||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Saint John Flames||AHL||11||0||0||0||34||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||11||1||4||5||34||2||0||0||0||4|
|2008–09||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||36||0||2||2||58||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||New York Islanders||NHL||20||0||0||0||42||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Tampa Bay Lightning signs left wing Mitch Fritz, sends him to Norfolk". TampaBay.com. 2009-09-30. Retrieved 2010-10-05.
- Mitch Fritz's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Mitch Fritz's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
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