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Byron Froese

Byron Froese  #56

NUMBER: 56 BIRTHDATE: March 12, 1991  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Winkler, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: CHI / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (119th overall)    Prospect Bio
2015-16: Recalled by Maple Leafs on Oct. 23. Froese has appeared in four regular season games with the Toronto Marlies (AHL) collecting three goals. Made NHL debut Oct. 24 at MTL. Registered first NHL point (assist) on Nov. 2 vs. DAL. Registered first career multi-point game with 2 assists Nov. 15 at NYR. 2014-15: Split the season between Toronto (AHL) and Cincinnati (ECHL). Skated in 46 regular season games with the Marlies registering 42 points (18 goals, 24 assists). In 17 regular season games with Cincinnati, Froese registered 24 points (eight goals, 16 assists). Season Stats: Home: 7 GP, 0-1-1 Road: 8 GP, 0-2-2 Career as a Maple Leaf: 15 GP, 0-3-3 Career Highs (single game) Goals - N/A Assists - 1 (11/02/15 vs. DAL) Points - 1 (11/02/15 vs. DAL) Career Notables: 2013-14: Split season between Rockford (AHL) and Cincinnati (ECHL). Registered 25 points (eight goals, 17 assists) in 23 playoff games with Cincinnati
Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by San Antonio (AHL, September 30, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Toronto (AHL), January 7, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 3, 2015.
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World Cup of Hockey 2016