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USA Switzerland Dan Fritsche
#49 ZSC Lions / NLA - 15/16
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Anthony Beauregard 51 19 38 57
2. Aaron Luchuk 49 19 34 53
3. John McCarron 49 23 26 49
4. Peter Quenneville 48 19 29 48
5. Brodie Reid 47 18 30 48
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C/W
Age
35
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
198 lbs / 90 kg
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time CHL Memorial Cup Champion 1
1-time NL Champion 1
1-time OHL Champion 1

Fritsche skates very well and has good two-way instincts. Plays a gritty game and owns decent hands, but isn't a natural on offense. Can play center and wing equally well.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2010)

Brother: Tom Fritsche
Uncle: John Fritsche
Cousin: John Fritsche Jr.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Cleveland Barons NAHL NAHL 49 23 29 52 47 | Playoffs 1 1 1 2 0
2001-02 Sarnia Sting OHL 17 5 13 18 20 1 |
Switzerland U17 (all) International-Jr - - - - - |
2002-03 Sarnia Sting OHL 61 32 39 71 79 7 | Playoffs 5 2 2 4 4 0
2003-04 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 19 1 0 1 12 -5 |
Syracuse Crunch AHL 4 2 0 2 0 2 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 4 1
Sarnia Sting OHL 27 16 13 29 26 -6 | Playoffs 5 1 5 6 0 0
USA U20 WJC-20 6 2 2 4 4 5 |
2004-05 Sarnia Sting OHL 2 1 1 2 0 -1 |
London Knights OHL 28 17 18 35 18 27 | Playoffs 17 9 13 22 12 12
USA U20 WJC-20 7 3 4 7 22 -3 |
2005-06 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 59 6 7 13 22 -14 |
Syracuse Crunch AHL 19 5 4 9 12 3 | Playoffs 6 2 2 4 8 -1
2006-07 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 59 12 15 27 35 3 |
2007-08 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 69 10 12 22 22 2 |
2008-09 New York Rangers NHL 16 1 3 4 2 -2 |
Minnesota Wild NHL 34 4 5 9 10 -3 |
2009-10 Syracuse Crunch AHL 67 13 29 42 12 -10 |
2010-11 Genève-Servette HC NLA 39 15 18 33 66 7 |
2011-12 Genève-Servette HC NLA 14 1 1 2 6 -4 | Relegation 9 2 5 7 2 -2
2012-13 Genève-Servette HC NLA 43 16 16 32 18 15 | Playoffs 7 2 3 5 2 2
2013-14 HC Lugano NLA 12 1 3 4 4 1 |
ZSC Lions NLA 22 6 7 13 6 13 | Playoffs 18 2 3 5 10 6
2014-15 ZSC Lions NLA 46 9 11 20 10 11 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
Switzerland (all) International 2 0 0 0 0 2 |
2015-16 ZSC Lions NLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 London Knights M-Cup 4 3 3 6 8 3 |
2008-09 New York Rangers Victoria Cup 1 1 0 1 2 1 |
2010-11 Genève-Servette HC Spengler Cup 4 2 1 3 8 |
2014-15 ZSC Lions Champions HL 6 0 1 1 2 -4 |
ZSC Lions Swiss Cup 4 0 1 1 2 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 90 20 33 53 0.59 24 -5 | 2 10 2 3 5 0.50 12 0
Champions HL 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 2 -4 | 0
International 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 2 | 0
International-Jr 1 - - - - - - - | 0
M-Cup 1 4 3 3 6 1.50 8 3 | 0
NAHL 1 49 23 29 52 1.06 47 - | 1 1 1 1 2 2.00 0 -
NHL 5 256 34 42 76 0.30 103 -19 | 0
NLA (NL) 6 176 48 56 104 0.59 110 43 | 4 37 6 11 17 0.46 14 6
OHL 4 135 71 84 155 1.15 143 28 | 3 27 12 20 32 1.19 16 12
Spengler Cup 1 4 2 1 3 0.75 8 - | 0
Swiss Cup 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 2 - | 0
Victoria Cup 1 1 1 0 1 1.00 2 1 | 0
WJC-20 2 13 5 6 11 0.85 26 2 | 0
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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
11/29/2013
11/29/2013 Confirmed Lugano ZSC
11/15/2012
11/15/2012 Confirmed Genève-Servette Lugano
10/03/2010
10/03/2010 Confirmed Syracuse Crunch Genève-Servette
10/05/2009
10/05/2009 Confirmed Minnesota Wild Syracuse Crunch
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2001, 1 #6 overall by Sarnia Sting in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for London Knights

Cult/Star player for Sarnia Sting

Career transactions
- 2010-10-03 • Signed to a three-year contract by Genève-Servette
- 2009-10-05 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Syracuse Crunch
- 2009-01-29 • Traded to the Minnesota Wild for Erik Reitz
- 2008-07-02 • Traded to the New York Rangers with Nikolai Zherdev for Fedor Tyutin & Christian Bäckman
- 2008-07-15 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2006-09-13 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2004-08-12 • Signed to a lockout contract by Ambrí-Piotta (but never joined team)
- 2004-01-07 • Returned to his junior team (Sarnia, OHL)
- 2003-10-06 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets

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