Sound Tigers Open Their 19th Season This Weekend

Tanner Fritz



  • DOB: 8/20/1991
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 192
  • Shoots: R
  • Years on Team: 5
  • Hometown: Grande Prairie, AB

2019-20: Played just four games with the Sound Tigers prior to a season-ending injury... Named an alternate captain on 10/4/19. 2018-19: Had one assist in eight games with the NY Islanders before his season was cut short due to a blood clot in his left arm... Made the Islanders 23-man opening night roster for the first time in his career... Ranked sixth on the Sound Tigers in assists (25) and seventh in points (37), despite playing just 57 AHL games. 2017-18: Led the Sound Tigers in assists (28) and points per game (1.09)... Selected to represent Bridgeport at the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic in Utica, NY, but was unable to attend due to his first NHL recall... Earned a career-high four points (2g, 2a), including the overtime-winning goal, in a 7-6 victory at Utica on 12/1/17 (his 100th AHL game)... Recalled by the Islanders for the first time in his career on 1/1/18... Made his NHL debut on 1/2/18 vs. Boston... Scored his first NHL goal on 2/19/18 vs. Minnesota. 2016-17: Set professional career highs in goals (19), points (42) and games played (63) with Bridgeport. 2015-16: Initially signed a PTO with Bridgeport on 2/18/16... Made his AHL debut on 2/21/16 vs. Albany and notched his first point (assist) on his first shift... Recorded 33 points (10g, 23a) in 43 games with the Missouri Mavericks (ECHL) prior to signing a PTO with the Sound Tigers. College: Notched 110 points (36g, 74a) in 142 career games at Ohio State University from 2011-14... Set NCAA career high 37 points (11g, 26a) in 40 games during the 2012-13 campaign... Won CCHA scoring title with 32 points (9g, 23a) in 2012-13... Served as team captain during his senior season at Ohio State.



Tanner and his wife, Brandy, welcomed their first child, son Emmett, into the world on 6/25/19.

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Player Stats

Regular Season
2020-21 Regular SeasonBRI20336-5100129000.30
2019-20 Regular SeasonBRI4000-57008000.00
2018-19 Regular SeasonBRI5712253782050106200.65
2017-18 Regular SeasonBRI351028386262076101.09
2016-17 Regular SeasonBRI63192342-23060126200.67
2015-16 Regular SeasonBRI1921012000021000.63
2016 Calder Cup PlayoffsBRI3022-20002000.67