North American Skater
Christian
Fischer
POSITION: RW
SHOOTS: Right
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
Weight: 212
Born: 04/15/1997
Mid Term Rank: 40
Nationality: American
Club: USA U-18
League: USHL

• In 2014-15, Fischer ranked fifth on the U.S. Under-18 team with 64 points (31-33—64) in 66 games. His 31 goals placed third on the club behind 2016 NHL Draft prospects Auston Matthews and Matthew Tkachuk.

• Fischer collected six points (2-4—6) in six games with the U.S. at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, including a goal in the club’s 4-0 win over Team Pacific in the gold medal game. He also won gold with his country at the 2015 Under-18 World Junior Championship, where he posted eight points in seven games (1-7—8).

• During his first season with the United States National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich., Fischer lived with Tkachuk – the son of long-time St. Louis Blues forward Keith Tkachuk. Each player’s family lived with the pair on a rotating monthly basis.

• Fischer set a United States Hockey League record for fastest goal to start a game when he scored six seconds into the first period on March 5, 2015 vs. Omaha. The goal was shorthanded, following a penalty assessed to Team USA during pregame warmup.

• He began his career with the Cyclones Amateur Hockey Association before spending six seasons with the Chicago Mission hockey club.

• Fischer has committed to the University of Notre Dame for the fall of 2015. His father, Mike, and brother, Michael, both played college hockey in the U.S.

FAVORITES

NHL team: Chicago Blackhawks
NHL player: Patrick Kane
Shootout move: "Backhand"
Goal celebration: "Bow and arrow"
Video game: NHL 15
Movie: Miracle
TV show: Entourage
Actor: Jennifer Aniston
Music group: Florida Georgia Line
Website: Twitter
Sport (other than hockey): Golf
Athlete (non-hockey): Bubba Watson