Karl Friesen

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Karl Friesen
Born (1958-06-30) June 30, 1958 (age 58)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for NHL
New Jersey Devils
Maine Mariners
SB Rosenheim
EC Hedos München
Munich Mad Dogs
National team  West Germany 
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1978–1992

Karl Heinz Friesen (born June 30, 1958 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a retired ice hockey goaltender. Friesen played mostly in Germany and the American Hockey League, but he also played four games in the National Hockey League with the New Jersey Devils.[1]

A dual citizen of Canada and the Federal Republic of Germany, Friesen represented West Germany internationally on many occasions, including the 1984 and 1988 Winter Olympics and the 1984 Canada Cup. After German Unification, he represented Germany at the 1992 Winter Olympics.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Karl Friesen's player profile". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 

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