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Freddie Hamilton
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Born January 1, 1992 (1992-01-01) (age 27)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
San Jose Sharks
Worcester Sharks (AHL)
NHL Draft 129th overall, 2010
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 2012–present

Freddie Hamilton (born on January 1, 1992) is a Canadian ice hockey player currently playing for the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

His younger brother Dougie Hamilton plays for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Freddie played for the Toronto Marlboros. At the time, he attended Crestwood Preparatory College.

He and his brother Dougie played with the Marlboros until the 2008 Ontario Hockey League (OHL) draft where Freddie went 14th overall to the Niagara IceDogs.

Freddie was the first ever draft pick in the Niagara IceDogs history. This forced the Hamilton family to move to St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Once settled in, he started attending Governor Simcoe Secondary School where he kept a 99% average leading to him winning the Ivan Tennant Memorial Award.

Freddie graduated from Governor Simcoe in 2010. He now attends Brock University part-time.

After two seasons with the IceDogs, he was selected by the San Jose Sharks in the 5th round (129th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

On October 21, 2013, Freddie played his first NHL game with the Sharks against the Detroit Red Wings playing on a line with captain Joe Thornton and fellow rookie Tomas Hertl.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Niagara IceDogs OHL 64 25 30 55 12 5 1 1 2 6
2010–11 Niagara IceDogs OHL 68 38 45 83 20 14 4 10 14 4
2011–12 Niagara IceDogs OHL 60 35 50 85 31 19 7 17 24 9
2012–13 Worcester Sharks AHL 76 13 13 26 16
AHL totals 76 13 13 26 16

Awards & AchievementsEdit

  • OHL Ivan Tennant Memorial Award (2008–09)
  • Selected for Team Canada at the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships.
  • Named a Top Player of the Canadian Team at the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships.

International PlayEdit

Medal record
Competitor for Canada Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2012 Canada

Freddie and Dougie were both named to Team Canada at the 2012 WJC's. They are the first siblings to play together for Canada at the World Junior Championships since Mike and Randy Moller in 1982.

He participated at the Championships held in Canada and won the bronze medal.

Personal LifeEdit

Freddie's parents Doug and Lynn Hamilton (née Polson) were members of Team Canada in the 1984 Summer Olympics (in rowing & basketball respectively.