WOLF PACK SIGN GOALTENDER DREW FIELDING TO PTO
Third-year Pro is 12-7-1 in 22 Games with Adirondack of ECHL
BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack
HARTFORD, February 17, 2018: Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Chris Drury announced today that the Wolf Pack has signed goaltender Drew Fielding to a Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.
Fielding, a third-year pro, comes to the Wolf Pack from the Adirondack Thunder of the ECHL. In 22 games this season, the 6-0, 188-pound Fielding is 12-7-1, with a 3.33 goals-against average and an 89.3% save percentage. The 28-year-old Burlington, Ontario native also has rung up two shutouts, tied for second-most in the ECHL.
In 2016-17, Fielding saw action in 13 games with the Thunder, going 6-6-0 with a 3.62 GAA and an 87.1% save percentage, and also played four ECHL contests for the Reading Royals (3-0-0, 1.19 GAA, 96.1 save percentage, one shutout). Prior to joining the Thunder, Fielding played three games for the Pensacola Ice Flyers of the SPHL, where he posted a 0-2-1 mark with a 3.09 GAA and a 90.2% save percentage.
In 70 career ECHL outings with the Thunder, Royals and Brampton Beast, Fielding has compiled a record of 33-25-6, with a 3.03 goals-against average, a 90.0% save percentage and six shutouts. Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons of Division III hockey for the University of St. Thomas, leading the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in goals-against average for four straight years, and in save percentage in each of his last three seasons. His college career totals included: 83 GP, 52-22-8, 1.66 GAA, 93.3% save percentage, 19 shutouts.