Mitch Fritz

Tampa Bay Lightning #29 - Left Wing

  • Born: 11/24/80
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6-8
  • Weight: 258

Enforcer Role, Not Fighting Itself, The Real Problem In Hockey

Fighting doesn't need to be eliminated from hockey, but the Gladiator show put on by the league's hired fists? Based on the evidence we have, there's no reason for that to continue any further.

The enforcer role, and Jeremy Reich's Islanders candidacy


Pondering the relevance of the dedicated enforcer role, and wondering if Jeremy Reich will fit the bill for Islanders coach Scott Gordon.

Grading the Islanders: Mitch Fritz


Trying to put a grade on the season of Mitch Fritz, the towering, 258-lb., little-used giant.

Islanders 3, Bolts 1: Inching out of the cellar?


With five more youngsters in the lineup, the Islanders defeated Tampa Bay 3-1 at home, moving to within 3 points of the 29th-place Colorado Avalanche.

Islanders Matinee Gameday: Penguins arrive with new coach; Comeau takes FB questions


For a Presidents' Day matinee, the Islanders welcome the Penguins fresh off of firing coach Michel Therrien.

67 seconds down Islanders in Philadelphia


Three goals in 67 seconds of the third period was all the Flyers needed to finish off the Islanders 5-1 in Philadelphia on Valentine's Day.

Snow, Gordon: Forward thinkers?


By de-emphasizing the role of one-trick enforcer, and bringing Josh Bailey along with steadily increasing ice time, Islanders GM Garth Snow and coach Scott Gordon may be showing something other...

Islanders host Devils: K.C.'s past meets K.C.'s future


The New York Islanders, target of Kansas City rumors, host the New Jersey Devils, who have a bit of K.C. in their past.

Mistakes were made: Penguins' two hat tricks rout Islanders


Petr Sykora and Pascal Dupuis had hat tricks as the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the New York Islanders, 9-2.

Shuffle: Jackman, Fritz back up


Injury and roster shuffles continue for the Islanders, but Thursday's injury-riddled, the Capitals, will have no sympathy.

Tales of the Tape: New York Islanders 11-26-08, Eric Godard vs. Mitch Fritz


Analysis of the 11/26 fight between Eric Godard of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Mitchell Fritz of the New York Islanders.

A turn in the schedule


The Islanders and Devils are heading toward each other in opposite directions.

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