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Last added: Hubert Ball
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marcus Nilsson 50 12 42 54
2. Kodie Curran 48 12 37 49
3. Ryan Lasch 48 12 36 48
4. Anton Rödin 46 14 32 46
5. Broc Little 48 24 21 45
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
40
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Weight
203 lbs / 92 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time DEL Champion 1

Once a top prospect, Fata has now chosen to extend his playing career in Europe. He is best known for his explosive skating and also has a very good work ethic and a high level of competitiveness. Fata never turned out to be an elite NHL talent, though he was able to produce in the minors. He has good hands, OK hockey sense and decent defensive game but was unable to make the jump to the NHL level. (Matias Strozyk, 2011)

Brother: Drew Fata

Team Staff profile of Rico Fata also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 Sault Ste. Marie North Stars GNML 51 52 51 103 - | -
1995-96 Soo Greyhounds OHL 62 11 15 26 52 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
1996-97 London Knights OHL 59 19 34 53 76 | -
1997-98 London Knights OHL 64 43 33 76 110 26 | Playoffs 16 9 5 14 49 -4
1998-99 London Knights OHL 23 15 18 33 41 3 | Playoffs 25 10 12 22 42 0
Calgary Flames NHL 20 0 1 1 4 0 | -
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 1 3 4 8 | -
1999-00 Calgary Flames NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
Saint John Flames AHL 76 29 29 58 65 -11 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 -4
2000-01 Calgary Flames NHL 5 0 0 0 6 -3 | -
Saint John Flames AHL 70 23 29 52 129 10 | Playoffs 19 2 3 5 22 5
2001-02 New York Rangers NHL 10 0 0 0 0 -2 | -
Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 61 35 36 71 36 27 | Playoffs 10 2 5 7 4 2
2002-03 New York Rangers NHL 36 2 4 6 6 -1 | -
Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 9 8 6 14 6 4 | -
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 27 5 8 13 10 -6 | -
2003-04 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 73 16 18 34 54 -46 | -
2004-05 Asiago Italy 35 18 20 38 36 | Playoffs 9 6 5 11 10
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 0 0 0 10 -5 | -
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 25 8 10 18 39 7 | -
Atlanta Thrashers NHL 6 0 1 1 4 -2 | -
Washington Capitals NHL 21 3 3 6 8 3 | -
2006-07 Washington Capitals NHL 10 1 1 2 2 3 | -
Adler Mannheim DEL 29 8 10 18 12 -10 | Playoffs 11 2 4 6 8 -2
2007-08 Adler Mannheim DEL 53 7 14 21 67 -10 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 2 1
2008-09 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA 45 18 19 37 44 | Relegation 8 5 2 7 8
EHC Biel-Bienne NLA Q - - - - - | Qualification 7 6 3 9 10
2009-10 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA 41 15 16 31 28 | Relegation 15 3 5 8 16
2010-11 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA 47 13 21 34 16 -18 | Relegation 4 1 4 5 0 5
2011-12 Genève-Servette HC NLA 50 17 16 33 26 -6 | Relegation 9 5 3 8 18 2
Lausanne HC NLB 1 0 0 0 0 | -
2012-13 Genève-Servette HC NLA 41 8 16 24 20 3 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 2 0
2013-14 HIFK Liiga 10 2 1 3 2 -2 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2007-08 Adler Mannheim Spengler Cup 4 1 1 2 4 | -
2008-09 Team Canada Deutschland Cup 1 0 0 0 2 | -
Team Canada Spengler Cup 5 1 0 1 8 | -
2011-12 Team Canada Spengler Cup 3 1 0 1 2 | -
2013-14 HIFK ET 8 3 0 3 2 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2014-15 Batchewana Attack CIHL Development Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 5 241 103 110 213 0.88 275 37 | 3 32 4 8 12 0.38 30 3
DEL 2 82 15 24 39 0.48 79 -20 | 2 16 2 6 8 0.50 10 -1
Deutschland Cup 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 | 0
ET 1 8 3 0 3 0.38 2 0 | 0
GNML 1 51 52 51 103 2.02 0 0 | 0
Italy 1 35 18 20 38 1.09 36 0 | 1 9 6 5 11 1.22 10 0
Liiga 1 10 2 1 3 0.30 2 -2 | 0
NHL 8 230 27 36 63 0.27 104 -60 | 0
NLA 5 224 71 88 159 0.71 134 -21 | 5 37 14 14 28 0.76 44 7
NLA Q 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 1 7 6 3 9 1.29 10 0
NLB 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
OHL 4 208 88 100 188 0.90 279 29 | 3 45 19 17 36 0.80 91 -4
Spengler Cup 3 12 3 1 4 0.33 14 0 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 1 3 4 0.57 8 0 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
06/30/2014
06/30/2014 Confirmed No team Retired
10/23/2013
10/23/2013 Confirmed HIFK Unknown
06/17/2013
06/17/2013 Confirmed Genève-Servette HIFK
08/01/2011
08/01/2011 Confirmed Biel-Bienne Genève-Servette
08/21/2009
08/21/2009 Extension Biel-Bienne Biel-Bienne
03/01/2009
03/01/2009 Extension Biel-Bienne Biel-Bienne
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1996, 1 #1 overall by London Knights in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Asiago

Cult/Star player for Biel-Bienne

Cult/Star player for London Knights

Cult/Star player for Sault Ste. Marie North Stars

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