Mark Friedman

Vancouver Canucks logo
Age 28 Dec 25, 1995
Toronto Canada
Defense shoots right
5'11" 180 cm
185 lbs 84 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2023
Agent Ian Pulver
Draft Year 2014
Drafted Overall 86
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Philadelphia Flyers logo

Transaction History
Jan 22, 2024 Vancouver Canucks | Mark Friedman | Friedman was recalled from his conditioning loan with AHL Abbotsford on Monday.
Jan 16, 2024 Vancouver Canucks | Mark Friedman | Friedman was reassigned to AHL Abbotsford on a conditioning assignment Tuesday.
Nov 24, 2023 Vancouver Canucks | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) is in Friday's lineup against the Seattle Kraken, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Nov 22, 2023 Vancouver Canucks | Mark Friedman | Friedman was struck up high by a puck in Wednesday's game versus the Colorado Avalanche and won't finish the contest.
Nov 3, 2023 Vancouver Canucks | Mark Friedman | Friedman notched an assist, two shots on goal, four blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 10-1 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 18, 2023 Vancouver Canucks | Mark Friedman | Friedman was elevated from AHL Abbotsford on Wednesday.
Oct 17, 2023 TRADE ANALYSIS
The Vancouver Canucks acquired Mark Friedman and Ty Glover from the Pittsburgh Penguins for Jack Rathbone and Karel Plasek
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Oct 8, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was placed on waivers Sunday, per Chris Johnston of TSN.
Apr 12, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was put on waivers by Pittsburgh on Wednesday, per Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.
Mar 18, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was recalled from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday.
Feb 28, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) was placed on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, Greg Wyshynski of ESPN.com reports.
Feb 26, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) will not suit up Sunday against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Feb 25, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) won't play Saturday versus St. Louis.
Feb 23, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) won't play Thursday versus Edmonton, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Feb 20, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) will not be in action against the New York Islanders on Monday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Feb 18, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) won't play Saturday against the New Jersey Devils, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Feb 17, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) isn't expected to play Friday against the New York Islanders, Penguins radio play-by-play announcer Josh Getzoff reports.
Feb 13, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman has suffered an upper-body injury and won't be in the lineup against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.
Jan 13, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was called up by Pittsburgh from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday.
Jan 11, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday.
Dec 27, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was recalled by the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.
Dec 23, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Baree/Scranton on Friday.
Dec 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was called up from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Tuesday.
Nov 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Nov 11, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was recalled from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Mar 20, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman signed a two-year, $1.55 million extension with Pittsburgh on Sunday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Mar 12, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Feb 24, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman took the ice for warmups Thursday, indicating he's returned from a conditioning assignment, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Feb 21, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was sent down to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on a conditioning assignment Monday.
Nov 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (lower body) will play Thursday versus the Florida Panthers.
Nov 9, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (lower body) struggled to get off the ice after blocking a shot in the third period of Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, Tracey Myers of NHL.com reports.
Oct 23, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (lower body) will be available for Saturday's game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Oct 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (lower body) won't play Tuesday versus the Dallas Stars, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Oct 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman exited Monday's practice early with a lower-body injury, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Oct 10, 2021 Mark Friedman | Friedman was fined $1,812.50 on Sunday for spearing Columbus' Sean Kuraly on Saturday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Oct 7, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (knee) will be in the lineup for Thursday's preseason clash with Detroit.
Oct 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman was held out of Wednesday's practice session after blocking a shot with his knee versus Buffalo on Tuesday, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
May 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman scored a goal on two shots, logged three hits and picked up a fighting major in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Apr 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | The Penguins activated Friedman (upper body) from injured reserve Sunday.
Mar 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) was cleared for contact Thursday but won't be in the lineup against the New Jersey Devils.
Mar 8, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Monday retroactive to March 4.
Mar 7, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) will not be available for Sunday's game against the New York Rangers.
Mar 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Head coach Mike Sullivan said Saturday that Friedman (upper body) is considered day-to-day.
Mar 5, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman continues to be evaluated for an upper-body injury after missing Friday's practice session, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Mar 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) was injured during the second period of Thursday's game versus the Philadelphia Flyers.
Feb 24, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Mark Friedman | The Penguins claimed Friedman off waivers Wednesday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Feb 23, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Mark Friedman | Friedman was waived by Philadelphia on Tuesday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Jan 21, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Mark Friedman | Friedman (face) was taken out of Thursday's game versus the Boston Bruins for precautionary reasons, Bill Meltzer of NHL.com reports.
Jan 21, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Mark Friedman | Friedman (face) was injured in the second period of Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins and did not return to the contest, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Jul 13, 2020 Philadelphia Flyers | Signed D Mark Friedman to a two-year, $1.45 million contract extension.
Jul 13, 2020 Philadelphia Flyers | Recalled D Mark Friedman from Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Mar 16, 2020 Philadelphia Flyers | Assigned D Mark Friedman to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Mar 11, 2020 Philadelphia Flyers | Recalled D Mark Friedman from Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Feb 22, 2020 Philadelphia Flyers | Assigned D Mark Friedman to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Feb 19, 2020 Philadelphia Flyers | Recalled D Mark Friedman from Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Feb 15, 2020 Philadelphia Flyers | Recalled D Mark Friedman from Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Jan 18, 2020 Philadelphia Flyers | Assigned D Mark Friedman to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Jan 8, 2020 Philadelphia Flyers | Recalled D Mark Friedman from Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Sep 24, 2019 Philadelphia Flyers | Assigned D Mark Friedman to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Apr 7, 2019 Philadelphia Flyers | Assigned D Mark Friedman to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Apr 5, 2019 Philadelphia Flyers | Recalled D Mark Friedman from Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Sep 30, 2018 Philadelphia Flyers | Assigned D Mark Friedman to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Sep 21, 2017 Philadelphia Flyers | Assigned D Mark Friedman to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Mar 21, 2017 Philadelphia Flyers | Signed D Mark Friedman to a one-year, entry-level contract.
Mar 5, 2014 Boston Bruins | Boston Bruins Acquired D Andrej Meszaros from the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2014 third-round draft pick (Mark Friedman).
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Mark Friedman
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Vancouver Canucks Vancouver Canucks logo 21 0 1 1 4 21 239 63.20 54.00 4.00 50.70 0.30 0.25
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2009-2010 Don Mills Flyers U15 AAA GTHL U15 85 20 44 64 125
2010-2011 Don Mills Flyers U16 AAA GTHL U16 30 7 2 9 34
2010-2011 North York Rangers OJHL 2 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 Don Mills Flyers U16 AAA OHL Cup 7 0 3 3 6
2011-2012 North York Rangers OJHL 48 9 18 27 44 Playoffs 4 1 3 4 0
2012-2013 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 64 8 27 35 44 Playoffs 5 2 3 5 0
2012-2013 Waterloo Black Hawks JCWC 6 0 2 2 2 Playoffs 5 2 3 5 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 51 10 30 40 30 Playoffs 12 0 7 7 0
2014-2015 Bowling Green State Univ. NCAA 39 2 17 19 75
2015-2016 Bowling Green State Univ. NCAA 42 6 17 23 40
2016-2017 Bowling Green State Univ. NCAA 40 8 18 26 28
2016-2017 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 1 0 1 1 0
2017-2018 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 65 2 14 16 18 Playoffs 13 2 0 2 0
2018-2019 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 75 5 21 26 68
2018-2019 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 0 0 13 0.00 51.00 2.22 52.38 0.21 0.00 0.00
2019-2020 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 45 3 15 18 30
2019-2020 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 6 0 1 1 2 78 50.00 43.30 -8.90 40.60 -13.70 0.77
2020-2021 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 4 0 0 0 4 44 37.30 -8.60 40.60 -3.50 1.37 4.10
2020-2021 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 5 2 1 3 5 53 60.00 56.00 9.20 48.00 1.20 1.13 3.38
2021-2022 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 26 1 4 5 23 315 48.10 56.80 4.20 50.00 -0.90 0.19 0.95 Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0
2021-2022 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 2 0 0 0 2
2022-2023 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 24 1 5 6 19
2022-2023 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 23 1 2 3 15 302 54.50 57.10 6.70 53.60 1.60 0.20 0.60
2023-2024 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2023-2024 Vancouver Canucks NHL 21 0 1 1 21 239 63.20 54.00 4.00 50.70 0.30 0.25
2023-2024 Abbotsford Canucks AHL 4 1 3 4 4
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Active Contract

Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date March 20, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent Ian Pulver
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,550,000 0.93% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $775,000 $775,000
UFA
AAV $775,000 $775,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $800,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $750,000 $800,000
Minors Salary $750,000 $800,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Philadelphia Flyers logo
Signing Date July 13, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Ian Pulver
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $787,500
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,450,000 0.89% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $725,000 $725,000
RFA
AAV $725,000 $725,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $700,000 $750,000
Minors Salary $700,000 $750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Philadelphia Flyers logo
Signing Date March 21, 2017
Agent Ian Pulver
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,475,000 1.00% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $749,167 $749,167 $749,167
RFA
AAV $825,000 $825,000 $825,000
Performance Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $42,500
Base Salary $650,000 $650,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $82,500 $82,500 $82,500
Total Salary $732,500 $732,500 $782,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year