|Born||January 30 1991,|
St. Catharines, ON, CAN
|5 ft 10 in (0 m)|
186 lb (84 kg; 13)
|NHL team (P)
|St. Louis Blues|
Chicago Wolves (AHL)
|NHL Draft||172nd overall, 2010|
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. 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.
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.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|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|
References[edit | edit source]
- Canucks re-sign Ronalds Kenins, Alex Friesen. The Vancouver Sun (2015-06-22). Retrieved on 2015-11-29.
- Home ice misery continues as Canucks fall to Wild. Vancouver Sun (2016-02-15). Retrieved on 2016-02-15.
- "Blues add depth, agree to terms with 9 players". St. Louis Blues (2016-07-01). Retrieved on 2016-07-01.