Dan Fritsche

Player Facts
  • Position
    C/W
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    198 lbs / 90 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

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 |
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 |
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 0 2 0 |
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 GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 90 20 33 53 0.59 24 -5 | 10 2 3 5 0.50 12 0
Champions HL 6 0 1 1 0.17 2 -4 |
International 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 2 |
M-Cup 4 3 3 6 1.50 8 3 |
NAHL 49 23 29 52 1.06 47 0 | 1 1 1 2 2.00 0 0
NHL 256 34 42 76 0.30 103 -19 |
NLA 176 48 56 104 0.59 110 43 | 37 6 11 17 0.46 14 6
OHL 135 71 84 155 1.15 143 28 | 27 12 20 32 1.19 16 12
Spengler Cup 4 2 0 2 0.50 0 0 |
Swiss Cup 4 0 1 1 0.25 2 0 |
Victoria Cup 1 1 0 1 1.00 2 1 |
WJC-20 13 5 6 11 0.85 26 2 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
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
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