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Jiri Fischer #2







DEFENSE

SHOOTS »
Left


HEIGHT »
6'5"
WEIGHT »
230 lbs.
BIRTHDATE »
July 31, 1980
BIRTHPLACE »
Horovice, Czech Republic
RESIDES »
West Bloomfield, Michigan
DRAFTED »
25th Overall, 1st Round, 1998 (DET)
COMPENSATION »
$975,000.00 US
CONTRACT ENDS »
2002
ACQUIRED »
Detroit's 1st selection, 25th overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.

2000-2001 STATISTICS

REGULAR SEASON »
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS »
GP
G
A
PTS
+/-
PIM
SH
SH%
GP
G
A
PTS
+/-
PIM
SH
SH%
55
1
8
9
3
59
64
1.60
5
0
0
0
-4
9
1
0.00

PERSONAL INFORMATION

In his rookie season (1999-2000), he played 52 games with the Red Wings, picking up eight assists and 41 shots-on-goal. Jiri averaged 10:51 of playing time in 1999-2000. In 2000-01, Jiri helped the Red Wings win the Central Division title. At the 2000 Red Wings' Super Skills event, Jiri won the hardest shot competition with a 100.5 mph rocket.
Jiri played with Poldi Kladno (Jr.) in the Czech Republic from 1995-96 to 1996-97. In two seasons, the defenceman scored 13 goals and totaled 44 points. From 1997-98 to 1998-99, Jiri was a member of the Hull Olympiques. In his rookie season, the blueliner scored three goals and finished the campaign with 22 points in 70 games. In 1998-99, Jiri played in 65 games, tallied 22 goals and had 56 assists. He was named to the QMJHL First All-Star Team in 1999. In 34 total playoff games, the defenceman recorded seven goals and 21 assists. In 1999-2000, Jiri appeared seven games with Cincinnati of the AHL, registering two assists.
Jiri is originally from Horovice, Czech Republic.


Personal Information courtesy of the National Hockey League Players' Association, NHLPA.com.