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Jiri Fischer

Jiri Fischer  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: July 31, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Horovice, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 229 DRAFTED: DET / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (25th overall)
QMJHL First All-Star Team (1999) Missed majority of 2002-03 due to knee injury vs. Nashville, November 12, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Liberec (CzRep), September 4, 2004. Missed remainder of 2005-06 season after collapsing on the bench due to a heart seizure in a game vs. Nashville, November 21, 2005.
Quote of the Day

Great players need great players to play with. That's why we'll have a training camp and we'll find who the best two guys are suited to play with Stamkos.

— Tampa Bay Lightning associate coach Rick Bowness on Steven Stamkos' potential linemates for the 2014-15 season