Rusty Fitzgerald

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Rusty Fitzgerald
Born (1972-10-04) October 4, 1972 (age 44)
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Center
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
DEL
Frankfurt Lions
Iserlohn Roosters
IHL
Cleveland Lumberjacks
Manitoba Moose
Quad City Mallards
WCHL
San Diego Gulls
NHL Draft 38th overall, 1991
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1995–2003

Russell John Fitzgerald (born October 4, 1972) is a former professional ice hockey center. He was drafted in the second round, 38th overall, by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft.

Fitzgerald played twenty-five games in the National Hockey League with the Penguins in the 1994–95 and 1995–96 seasons. He scored two goals and two assists.

Personal life[edit]

Russell played youth hockey in Silver Bay, Minnesota while being coached by Jim McLeod. Little brother Zack Fitzgerald currently plays for the Manitoba Moose of the AHL.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1991–92 University of Minnesota Duluth WCHA 37 9 11 20 40
1992–93 University of Minnesota Duluth WCHA 39 24 23 47 48
1993–94 University of Minnesota Duluth WCHA 37 11 25 36 59
1994–95 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 4 1 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 4
1994–95 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 2 0 1 1 0 3 3 0 3 6
1994–95 University of Minnesota Duluth WCHA 34 16 22 38 50
1995–96 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 21 1 2 3 12
1995–96 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 46 17 19 36 90 1 0 0 0 2
1997–98 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 34 3 5 8 36 1 0 0 0 0
1998–99 Quad City Mallards UHL 53 29 25 54 40 12 4 4 8 9
1999–00 Manitoba Moose IHL 53 18 15 33 31 1 0 0 0 2
1999–00 Quad City Mallards UHL 18 8 9 17 13
2000–01 Manitoba Moose IHL 77 30 15 45 35 12 6 2 8 10
2001–02 San Diego Gulls WCHL 7 4 3 7 2 6 1 0 1 4
2001–02 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 59 27 18 45 54
2002–03 Frankfurt Lions DEL 17 4 4 8 10
NHL totals 25 2 2 4 12 5 0 0 0 4

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