Dan Fridgen
Position Forward
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
Teams Hartford Whalers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 18 1959 (1959-05-18) (age 60),
Arnprior, ON, CAN
NHL Draft Undrafted
Pro Career 1982 – 1984

Daniel J. Fridgen (born May 18, 1959 in Arnprior, Ontario) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward.

Fridgen spent four seasons playing college hockey with Colgate University before signing with the Hartford Whalers as a free agent on April 5, 1982. He went on to play 13 regular season games for the Whalers in two seasons, scoring two goals and three assists for five points. He split his time with the American Hockey League's Binghamton Whalers where he spent the entirety of the 1983-84 season. Fridgen's career ended prematurely in August 1984 when he suffered head injuries in a car accident, officially announcing his retirement on November 1, 1984.

Fridgen became the assistant coach of R.P.I. in 1989 and later became head coach in 1994 and remained at the post until 2006.

Fridgen is currently part of Puck Agency's Puck Team. Puck Agency represents several elite hockey players, including Ilya Kovalchuk. His son, Corbin, is a sophomore in college while his daughter, Callan, is a freshman in high school.

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