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). Frederic was selected 29th overall in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by the Bruins.
February 11, 1998|
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Providence Bruins (AHL)
29th overall, 2016|
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. 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. 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.
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. He joined AHL affiliate, the Providence Bruins, on an amateur try-out deal for the remainder of the season. Frederic's first-ever callup to Boston's NHL team occurred on January 28, 2019, wearing player number 82.
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. His brother Grant plays college hockey for Miami University.
|Representing United States|
|World Junior Championships|
|2018 United States|
|IIHF World U18 Championship|
|2016 United States|
|World U-17 Hockey Challenge|
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.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|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||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honorsEdit
|Big Ten Freshman of the Year||2017|||
|All-Big Ten Freshman Team||2017|
|All-Big Ten Second-Team||2017|
- "Bruins notebook: Trent Frederic choice a surprise to some". Boston Herald. June 25, 2016. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
- 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.
- "Trent Frederic". uwbadgers.com. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
- "Bruins Sign Trent Frederic To Entry-Level Contract". NHL.com. March 13, 2018. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
- 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.
- "Bruins Announce Transactions". nhl.com/bruins. 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.
- "Grant Frederic". miamiredhawks.com. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
- "Bruins prospect Trent Frederic scores four goals in World Junior game - The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com. Retrieved 2018-06-01.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| Boston Bruins first round draft pick
| Big Ten Freshman of the Year