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Trent Frederic (born February 11, 1998) is an American professional ice hockey forward who is currently under contract to the Providence Bruins in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL).[1] Frederic was selected 29th overall in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by the Bruins.[1]

Trent Frederic
Born (1998-02-11) February 11, 1998 (age 21)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Boston Bruins
Providence Bruins (AHL)
NHL Draft 29th overall, 2016
Boston Bruins
Playing career 2018–present


Playing careerEdit

Frederic briefly attended De Smet Jesuit High School where he played football and hockey before playing two seasons for the U.S. National Team Development Program.[2][3] Despite being drafted in the first round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft Frederic agreed to play hockey for the University of Wisconsin. During his freshman season with the Badgers, Frederic was named to the All-Big Ten second-team and the Big Ten All-Freshman team after finishing fourth among all freshman in points-per-game and garnering the second-highest point total on the team.[3] Frederic was also named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year becoming the first Wisconsin player to earn the title since Dany Heatley in 1999–2000.[4]

He was named an alternative captain in his sophomore year, and in the 2017–18 season, he led the Badgers with 17 goals, 15 assists and 32 points in 36 games.

On March 13, 2018, Frederic opted to conclude his collegiate career in signing a three-year entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL) starting in the 2018–19 season.[4][5] He joined AHL affiliate, the Providence Bruins, on an amateur try-out deal for the remainder of the season.[4] Frederic's first-ever callup to Boston's NHL team occurred on January 28, 2019, wearing player number 82.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Frederic grew up in St. Louis, Missouri with his siblings KC, Grant, Geno, Drake, and his parents Gabrielle and Bob Frederic. Attended Ladue School District until 8th grade where he enrolled in De Smet Jesuit High School.[3] His brother Grant plays college hockey for Miami University.[7]

International playEdit

Medal record
Representing   United States
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
  2018 United States
IIHF World U18 Championship
  2016 United States
World U-17 Hockey Challenge
  2014 Ontario

Frederic first represented USA at the World U17 Hockey Challenge in 2014 winning the silver medal. He also won the bronze medal at the IIHF World U18 Championships in 2016. Frederic scored 4 goals in the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships bronze medal game helping Team USA to a bronze medal against the Czech Republic on January 5, 2018.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 St. Louis AAA Blues U16 T1EHL 37 11 19 30 30
2014–15 U.S. National Development Team USHL 35 3 2 5 30
2015–16 U.S. National Development Team USHL 23 4 10 14 23
2016–17 University of Wisconsin B1G 30 15 18 33 32
2017–18 University of Wisconsin B1G 36 17 15 32 26
2017–18 Providence Bruins AHL 13 5 3 8 11 3 0 1 1 0
AHL totals 13 5 3 8 11 3 0 1 1 0


Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 United States U17   6 1 0 1 4
2016 United States WJC18   7 4 3 7 4
2018 United States WJC   7 5 0 5 2
Junior totals 20 10 3 13 10

Awards and honorsEdit


  1. ^ a b "Bruins notebook: Trent Frederic choice a surprise to some". Boston Herald. June 25, 2016. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  2. ^ Milewski, Todd (October 2, 2017). "Badgers men's hockey: After breakout freshman season, Trent Frederic is now 'the guy' for Wisconsin". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Trent Frederic". Retrieved March 13, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d "Bruins Sign Trent Frederic To Entry-Level Contract". March 13, 2018. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
  5. ^ Milewski, Todd (March 13, 2018). "Trent Frederic leaves Wisconsin Badgers after sophomore season to sign with NHL's Boston Bruins". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
  6. ^ "Bruins Announce Transactions". Boston Bruins. January 28, 2019. Retrieved January 28, 2019. Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, January 28, the following transactions: Tuukka Rask has been placed on injured reserve retroactive to January 19; Zane McIntyre has been recalled from Providence on an emergency basis; Ryan Donato and Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson have been assigned to Providence; Peter Cehlarik and Trent Frederic have been recalled from Providence.
  7. ^ "Grant Frederic". Retrieved March 13, 2018.
  8. ^ "Bruins prospect Trent Frederic scores four goals in World Junior game - The Boston Globe". Retrieved 2018-06-01.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Charlie McAvoy
Boston Bruins first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Urho Vaakanainen
Preceded by
Kyle Connor
Big Ten Freshman of the Year
Succeeded by
Mitchell Lewandowski