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Born September 30, 1986 (1986-09-30) (age 23),
Parma, Ohio, USA
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Colorado Avalanche
Lake Erie Monsters (AHL)
NHL Draft 47th overall, 2005
Colorado Avalanche
Career 2008 – present

Tom "Buzz" Fritsche (born September 30, 1986 in Parma, Ohio) is an American ice hockey forward currently playing for the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League. Tom is the younger brother of Dan Fritsche who plays for the Syracuse Crunch.[1]

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Playing career

Fritsche was drafted 47th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche. An Ohio native, Fritsche played collegiate hockey with hometown team, Ohio State University. After his final year with the Buckeye's, Fritsche made his professional debut at the end of the 2007–08 when he signed an Amateur Try-Out agreement with the Lake Erie Monster's of the AHL, affiliate of the Avalanche, on March 14, 2008.[2]

Fristche was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the Avalanche on August 11, 2008.[3] In the 2008–09 season, Tom was assigned to Lake Erie. On January 27, 2009, he was suspended for 6 games after he left the bench during an altercation against the Norfolk Admirals.[4]

Awards and achievements

  • 2004–05 CCHA All-Rookie Team
  • 2004–05 CCHA All-Tournament Team

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 USNTDP NAHL 44 14 9 23 43
2003–04 USNTDP NAHL 11 5 4 9 0
2004–05 Ohio State University CCHA 42 11 34 45 38
2005–06 Ohio State University CCHA 37 11 19 30 16
2006–07 Ohio State University CCHA 19 5 8 13 8
2007–08 Ohio State University CCHA 39 5 14 19 28
2007–08 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 15 2 3 5 2
2008–09 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 48 10 10 20 40
AHL totals 63 12 13 25 42

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