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| 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)|
183 lb (83 kg)
| NHL Team (P)|
| Colorado Avalanche|
Tulsa Oilers (CHL)
|Born|| September 30 1986,|
Parma, Ohio, USA
|NHL Draft|| 47th overall, 2005|
|Pro Career||2008 – present|
Tom "Buzz" Fritsche (born September 30, 1986 in Parma, Ohio) is an American ice hockey forward currently playing for the Tulsa Oilers of the Central Hockey League. Tom is the younger brother of Dan Fritsche who plays for the Genève-Servette HC of the Swiss National League A.
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 Buckeyes, 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.
Fristche was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the Avalanche on August 11, 2008. 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. Fritsche was voted into the "25 best looking AHL players" in 2009 on an AHL fan site.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2002–03||U.S. National Development Team||USDP||63||21||20||41||59||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||U.S. National Development Team||USDP||57||24||27||51||46||—||—||—||—||—|
|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||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Lake Erie Monsters||AHL||47||9||10||19||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|Junior int'l totals||6||2||3||5||6|
Awards and honoursEdit
|CCHA All-Rookie Team||2004–05|
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||2004–05|
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