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Sport Chek Prospect Profile: Evan Fitzpatrick

by Craig Medaglia / Ottawa Senators


  • Position: Goalie
  • Date of birth: January 28, 1998
  • Catches: Left
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 206 lbs
  • 2015-16 team: Sherbrooke, QMJHL

Scouting Report

"I think Fitzpatrick had an exceptional second half as far as I was concerned. I just feel that with his type of game, I think he has a little bit of an edge. He's got a big presence in the net and I really like his compete." - Al Jensen, Central Scouting


  • Fitzpatrick posted 18 victories in 2015-16 to become the all-time wins leader for the Sherbrooke Phoenix (31 W) and help the club reach the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Playoffs for the third time in its four-year history.
  • In 2014-15, he earned a spot on the QMJHL All-Rookie team after establishing a franchise record for wins by a first-year goaltender (13). That included a 26-save shutout victory on Oct. 19, 2014 against the Drummondville Voltigeurs, the only clean sheet ever by a Sherbrooke rookie goaltender.
  • He was Canada’s starting goaltender at the 2016 Under-18 World Championship, posting a 3-2 record with a .895 save percentage to help the club reach the bronze medal game. He also represented his country at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
  • He moved from Newfoundland to Nova Scotia to attend Newbridge Academy, where he played behind fellow 2016 NHL Draft prospect Luke Green (No. 40 NA Skater). Fitzpatrick was named a First Team All-Star in each of his two seasons with Newbridge and also claimed the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League’s Top Goaltender award in 2012-13.
  • Fitzpatrick, selected fourth overall by Sherbrooke in 2014, is one of four goaltenders to be chosen in the top four selections in the QMJHL Draft over the past 10 years.



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