March 1, 1983 |
Waldheim, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Friesen played five seasons of college hockey at the University of New Brunswick before turning professional in 2009. He spent time with the ECHL's Utah Grizzlies and Idaho Steelheads, both of the ECHL, and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL.
On September 22, 2011, Friesen signed a two-way contract with the Chicago Wolves of the AHL, before being optioned to the Missouri Mavericks, the Wolves' CHL affiliate. On October 7, 2011, Friesen was recalled by the Wolves from the Mavericks, before ever playing a game with the Mavericks. On December 3, 2011, Friesen was optioned by the Wolves to the Mavericks again. On December 6, 2011, Friesen was recalled by the Wolves from the Mavericks for a second time.
In the 2012–13 season, Friesen opted to pursue a European career, and signed a contract with German club, the Fischtown Pinguins of the 2nd Bundesliga. Dustin re-signed for a second season with the Pinguins after he was voted the Best Defenseman of the league for the season.
- "Mavericks Announce Three Players to Be on Two-Way Contracts". Missouri Mavericks. September 22, 2011. Retrieved September 24, 2011.
- "2011-2012 Regular Season Chicago Wolves Transactions". American Hockey League. Retrieved December 4, 2011.
- "Mavericks Make Roster Moves: Zulyniak Traded to Dayton, Wakita Activated, Friesen and Testwuide back to Chicago". Missouri Mavericks. December 6, 2011. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
- "Dustin Friesen changes to Ingolstadt" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2014-06-10. Retrieved 2014-06-10.
- Dustin Friesen career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Dustin Friesen career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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