Adam Fox (ice hockey)
February 17, 1998|
Jericho, New York, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)|
|NHL team||New York Rangers|
|National team||United States|
66th overall, 2016|
Adam Fox (born February 17, 1998) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He played collegiate ice hockey at Harvard University. Fox was selected by the Calgary Flames, 66th overall, in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. In June 2018, Fox's NHL rights were traded to the Carolina Hurricanes, and were then traded to the New York Rangers in April 2019.
Prior to joining the Crimson, Fox played in the US National Team Development Program (USNTDP). During his final season in the program, he led all U-18 defenseman in goals, assists, and points. He would finish his career with the third most points by a defenseman in USNTDP history.
Leading up to the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Fox was ranked 50th for North American Skaters in the final ranking by NHL Central Scouting Bureau. He was eventually drafted 66th overall by the Calgary Flames.
Fox had an immediate impact after joining Harvard for the 2016–17 season, being named ECAC Rookie of the Year after his freshman season. Fox would also be named to the NCAA First All-American Team and ECAC First All-Star Team in each of his first two seasons. In his freshman season, Fox helped Harvard win the Beanpot for the first time since 1993 by recording a goal and an assist to beat Boston University 6–3. Fox also helped Harvard reach its first Frozen Four series since 1994 and win an Ivy title and ECAC Hockey Championship. In the Frozen Four series against Minnesota–Duluth, Crimson lost 2–1.
On June 23, 2018, Fox's rights were traded along with Dougie Hamilton and Micheal Ferland by the Calgary Flames to the Carolina Hurricanes for Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin. On April 30, 2019, Fox's rights were acquired by the New York Rangers in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft and a conditional third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. On May 2, Fox signed an entry-level contract with the Rangers.
|Representing United States|
|World Junior Championships|
|2018 United States|
|World U18 Championships|
|2016 United States|
In 2017, Fox won a gold medal with Team USA while recording four points in seven games. The following year, Fox was named an alternate captain for Team USA at the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. He led Team USA to a bronze medal while leading the team's defensemen in assists and points.
Regular season and playoffs
|2014–15||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||34||3||14||17||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||25||5||17||22||2||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|ECAC Rookie of the Year||2017|
|ECAC All-Rookie Team||2017|
|ECAC First All-Star Team||2017, 2018, 2019|
|ECAC All-Tournament Team||2017|
|NCAA First All-American Team||2017, 2018, 2019|
|World U18 Championship All-Star Team||2016|||
|World U18 Championship Best Defenseman||2016|||
- "Adam Fox at eliteprospects.com". www.eliteprospects.com.
- "Harvard Crimson bio". gocrimson.com.
- "2016 NHL Central Scouting Rankings - NA Skaters/Goaltenders". TSN.ca. April 12, 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
- "Flames select Adam Fox with 66th overall pick". NHL.com. June 25, 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
- Byler, Laney (October 20, 2017). "College Catch-up: Adam Fox". usahockeyntdp.com. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
- "NO. 2/2 HARVARD FALLS IN FROZEN FOUR". ivyleague.com. April 6, 2017. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
- "Hurricanes' Adam Fox: Traded to Carolina". cbssports.com. June 23, 2018. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
- "Rangers Acquire Defenseman Adam Fox". NHL.com. April 30, 2019. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
- "Rangers Agree To Terms With Defenseman Adam Fox". NHL.com. May 2, 2019. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
- "Fox Named Alternate Captain of U.S. World Junior Team". gocrimson.com. December 23, 2017. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
- "Adam Fox Team USA Bio". teamusa.usahockey.com. USA Hockey.
- "First 17 players named to 2019 U.S. Men's national team". USA Hockey. April 19, 2019. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year
| ECAC Hockey Player of the Year