David Fischer (ice hockey)

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David Fischer
David Fischer 1.JPG
Born (1988-02-19) February 19, 1988 (age 28)
Minneapolis, MN, U.S.
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
EBEL team
Former teams
EC KAC
Houston Aeros
Krefeld Pinguine
NHL Draft 20th overall, 2006
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 2010–present

David Fischer (born February 19, 1988) is an American ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing with EC KAC of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL). He was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the first round, 20th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Amateur[edit]

Fischer was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and played for Apple Valley High School in the Minnesota State High School League. In 2006 - 2007, he played his first season as a freshman for the University of Minnesota in the WCHA. In 42 games, he recorded five assists.

Professional[edit]

Fischer attended training camp with the Vancouver Canucks in 2010, but was released.[2] He signed with the Florida Everblades of the ECHL just over a week later.[3] He played with Florida in both the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons, going to the playoffs both years, and winning the Kelly Cup in 2012.

On July 17, 2012, it was announced that Fischer had signed a contract to play with the Heilbronner Falken of the 2nd Bundesliga in Germany.[4]

After a successful season with Heilbronner, Fischer moved up to the top German league the following 2013–14 season, signing a one-year contract for Krefeld Pinguine in the DEL on July 24, 2013.[5] He eventually remained in Krefeld until the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

Fischer penned a deal with EC KAC of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL) in April 2016.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 University of Minnesota WCHA 42 0 5 5 14
2007–08 University of Minnesota WCHA 45 2 12 14 18
2008–09 University of Minnesota WCHA 31 2 11 13 16
2009–10 University of Minnesota WCHA 39 2 4 6 28
2010–11 Florida Everblades ECHL 64 3 26 29 43 4 0 0 0 2
2011–12 Houston Aeros AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Florida Everblades ECHL 65 6 44 50 60 13 3 9 12 8
2012–13 Heilbronner Falken 2.GBun 46 7 18 25 40 5 0 1 1 2
2013–14 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 38 6 16 22 26 4 2 3 5 4
2014–15 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 44 1 19 20 48 3 0 0 0 8
2015–16 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 49 2 18 20 70
AHL totals 2 0 0 0 0
DEL totals 131 9 53 62 144 7 2 3 5 12

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Fischer". Hockey’s Future. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ Staff report (17 September 2010). "Canucks reduce prospects camp roster". NHL.com. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Blades add first round pick Fischer to roster". Florida Everblades. 29 September 2010. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  4. ^ Staff Report (17 July 2012). "Pro hockey: Everblades lose David Fischer to German team". Naples Daily News. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Pinguine commit defender David Fischer" (in German). Krefeld Pinguine. 2013-07-24. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  6. ^ "US defenseman David Fischer signs with Klagenfurt". EC KAC. 2016-04-19. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 
  7. ^ Minnesota Wild. "Apple Valley's Fischer Named Mr. Hockey". Minnesota Wild. Archived from the original on November 13, 2006. Retrieved 2007-04-20. 
  8. ^ "David Fischer". Hockey’s Future. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 

External links[edit]


Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Brian Lee
Minnesota Mr. Hockey
2005–06
Succeeded by
Ryan McDonagh
Preceded by
Carey Price
Montreal Canadiens First Round Pick
2006
Succeeded by
Ryan McDonagh