|Born||January 1, 1992 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
|San Jose Sharks|
Worcester Sharks (AHL)
|NHL Draft||129th overall, 2010|
San Jose Sharks
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).
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.
Awards & Achievements
- 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.
|Competitor for Canada|
|World Junior Championships|
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.
Freddie's parents Doug and Lynn Hamilton (née Polson) were members of Team Canada in the 1984 Summer Olympics (in rowing & basketball respectively.