Alex Friesen
Born January 30 1991 (1991-01-30) (age 29),
St. Catharines, ON, CAN
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (0 m)
186 lb (84 kg; 13)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
F. teams
St. Louis Blues
Chicago Wolves (AHL)
Vancouver Canucks
NHL Draft 172nd overall, 2010
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 2013–present

Alex Friesen (born January 30, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League while under contract with the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the 6th round (172nd overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Friesen played his Junior ice hockey career with the Niagara Ice Dogs of the Ontario Hockey League. He scored his first pro-goal on February 1, 2013 against the Milwaukee Admirals while playing with the Chicago Wolves. He was a member of the Utica Comets team that made it to the Calder Cup Finals in 2015, they lost to the Manchester Monarchs in 5 games.

On June 22, 2015, Friesen signed a two-year contract extension worth $575,000.[1] During the 2015–16 season, Friesen made his NHL debut on February 15, 2016, with the Canucks in a 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild.[2]

On July 2, 2016, having left the Canucks as a free agent, Friesen agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues.[3]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Niagara Ice Dogs OHL 46 5 9 14 26 10 0 2 2 6
2008–09 Niagara Ice Dogs OHL 64 11 22 33 94 12 3 7 10 25
2009–10 Niagara Ice Dogs OHL 60 23 37 60 94 14 2 8 10 19
2010–11 Niagara Ice Dogs OHL 60 26 40 66 61 14 2 8 10 19
2011–12 Niagara Ice Dogs OHL 62 26 45 71 106 20 8 14 22 18
2012–13 Chicago Wolves AHL 42 1 4 5 22
2012–13 Kalamazoo Wings ECHL 10 0 4 4 2
2013–14 Utica Comets AHL 54 6 14 20 32
2014–15 Utica Comets AHL 60 10 20 30 57 23 4 6 10 12
2015–16 Utica Comets AHL 65 14 17 31 75 4 1 1 2 2
2015–16 Vancouver Canucks NHL 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

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