Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Dan Fridgen
Left-winger Dan Fridgen played briefly with the Hartford Whalers in the early 80s. Although his NHL career was short-lived, his scoring exploits in college and the minors were noteworthy. Born in Arnprior, Ontario, Fridgen spent four years at Colgate University. During his last two seasons at school he led the ECAC in goals and was named to the conference's second all-star team.

On April 5, 1982, Fridgen signed as a free agent with the Hartford Whalers. He played two games at the end of the 1981-82 season then 11 the next year. Fridgen spent most of his two pro seasons as a productive scorer with the Binghamton Whalers. He scored 45 goals over that span before retiring in 1984.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1977-78 Pembroke Lumber Kings ON-Jr.A
1978-79 Colgate U. Red Raiders ECAC 26 20 12 32 54
1979-80 Colgate U. Red Raiders ECAC 25 19 18 37 74
1980-81 Colgate U. Red Raiders ECAC 33 37 31 68 164
1981-82 Colgate U. Red Raiders ECAC 29 38 17 55 95
1981-82 Hartford Whalers NHL 2 0 1 1 0 -2
1982-83 Hartford Whalers NHL 11 2 2 4 2 +2
1982-83 Binghamton Whalers AHL 48 22 16 38 24 4 1 0 1 12
1983-84 Binghamton Whalers AHL 77 23 27 50 61
1984-85
NHL Totals 13 2 3 5 2


ECAC Second All-Star Team (1981) Signed as a free agent by Hartford, April 5, 1982.
Missed entire 1984-85 due to concussion suffered in automobile accident, August, 1984.
Officially announced retirement, November 1, 1984.
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