T. J. Fast
Position Defence
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
St. Louis Blues
Peoria Rivermen (ECHL)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1987-09-02)September 2, 1987,
Calgary, AB, CAN
NHL Draft 60th overall, 2005
Los Angeles Kings
Pro Career 2003 – present

T. J. Fast (born September 2, 1987 in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Peoria Rivermen in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Fast began his junior career in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) for two seasons playing for the Calgary Royals and Camrose Kodiaks. After his second AJHL season in 2004–05, he was drafted in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings as the 60th overall pick in the second round.[1] He subsequently joined the college hockey ranks with the University of Denver. However, after one-and-a-half seasons with Denver, he moved to major junior to play for the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League (WHL). In 2007–08, Fast recorded a 17-goal, 54-point season to earn WHL West First Team All-Star honours.[2]

Following his final junior season, he was traded by the Kings to the St. Louis Blues on June 4, 2008, in exchange for a 5th round draft pick in 2009.[3]

Awards[edit | edit source]

  • Named to the WHL Western Conference First All-Star Team in 2008.[2]

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