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Vernon Fiddler is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for 15 seasons. He was born on May 9, 1980 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is currently 43 years old. Fiddler stands at 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) tall and weighs in at 195 lbs (88 kg). Fiddler was drafted by the Nashville Predators in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, and he played for the Predators, Phoenix Coyotes, Dallas Stars, New Jersey Devils, and Nashville Predators again before retiring in 2017. Fiddler is currently married to his wife, Kristin, and they have two children together. Fiddler has earned a significant amount of money throughout his career in the NHL. He has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He earned most of his wealth from his NHL salary and endorsements.
|43 years old
|9 May, 1980
|Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Vernon Fiddler Height, Weight & Measurements
At 43 years old, Vernon Fiddler height is 180 cm and Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb).
|205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Who Is Vernon Fiddler's Wife?
His wife is Chrissy Fiddler
Vernon Fiddler Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Vernon Fiddler worth at the age of 43 years old? Vernon Fiddler’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from Canada. We have estimated Vernon Fiddler's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023
|$1 Million - $5 Million
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Now retired, Fiddler has moved to Texas with his wife Chrissy and their two children, Blake and Bella. Fiddler is doing charity work with the Stars Foundation and is also helping out the Dallas Stars with any work they ask of him. As well, Fiddler is helping coach his son's hockey team.. For the 2019-20 season, Fiddler is an Assistant Coach at the Kelowna Rockets a junior hockey team in the Western Hockey League based in British Columbia Canada. The Kelowna Rockets will be hosting the 2019-20 Memorial Cup.
In 2018, Vernon Fiddler was named the Man of the Year by the North Texas Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He and his team raised over $167,000 in a ten-week period for blood cancer research and patient services in memory of his sister, Erin Dionne Fiddler. His sister's name was linked to a national Leukemia & Lymphoma Society research grant.
At the age of 37, Fiddler announced his retirement from the NHL on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in a Players Tribune article. Fiddler ended his career having played playing a total of 877 games in the NHL with 104 goals and 157 assists, for a total of 261 points.
On February 29, 2016, Fiddler played in his 800th regular season NHL game. Fiddler assisted on Dallas's first goal and later scored the tying goal with 1:31 left in the third period to send the game into overtime. Fiddler and the Stars would go on to lose 3-2 in overtime to the Detroit Red Wings. Fiddler is one of two active undrafted players who have played in 800 career NHL games. The other being Alexandre Burrows.
Fiddler scored his 100th career NHL goal on March 4, 2016, as a member of the Dallas Stars. The empty net goal came in a win against the New Jersey Devils.
On July 1, 2016, after five seasons with the Stars, Fiddler signed a one-year $1.25 million free agent contract with the New Jersey Devils. In the 2016–17 season, Fiddler struggled to find his offensive game as the Devils' fourth-line centre. Having contributed just 3 points in 39 games, he was traded by the Devils, back to the Predators in exchange for a 4th-round pick in the 2017 draft on February 4, 2017.
Throughout his NHL career, Fiddler has been involved with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as a way to honour his sister who died from leukemia. Vernon and his wife, Chrissy, created a children's foundation called "Fidd's Kids." Fiddler created the foundation while playing for the Dallas Stars. Through a partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas, the foundation donates 12 tickets to each home game to local children. In 2015, Fiddler was voted by his teammates as their nominee for the National Hockey League's King Clancy Memorial Trophy. The annual award goes to the player "who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community."
On July 2, 2014, after testing free-agency, Fiddler re-signed with the Stars on a two-year contract. During his tenure with the Stars, Fiddler immersed himself amongst the leadership group as an alternate captain.
Fiddler signed with the Dallas Stars as a free agent to a three-year contract on July 1, 2011.
On July 1, 2009, after playing 305 games for the Predators, Fiddler signed as a free agent with the Phoenix Coyotes. He recorded his first career NHL hat trick on November 12, 2010, against Miikka Kiprusoff of the Calgary Flames.
Vernon is the son of Bob Fiddler. He is married to Chrissy Fiddler and the couple has two children, son Blake, born July 2007 in Nashville, and daughter Bella.
On May 6, 2002, Fiddler was signed by the Nashville Predators and was assigned to affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. He later made his NHL debut with the Predators in November 2002, and played 19 NHL games during the 2002–03 season. In the 2003–04 season Fiddler helped the Admirals win the Calder Cup. Fiddler spent the next 2 years playing between the Predators and the Admirals before playing his first full NHL season in 2006–07.
Undrafted, Fiddler played in the Western Hockey League with the Kelowna Rockets and the Medicine Hat Tigers before turning pro in 2001. As a free agent, Fiddler played the 2001–02 season with the Roanoke Express of the ECHL and the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League.
Vernon "Vern" Fiddler (born May 9, 1980) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who mostly played in the National Hockey League with the Nashville Predators, Phoenix Coyotes, Dallas Stars and New Jersey Devils.
Vernon Fiddler is of Métis descent and, at the time of his retirement, was one of 9 NHL players with Native roots. Fiddler is also one of 70 total Indigenous athletes to ever play in the NHL and is the 13th of Metis descent to play in the NHL. Fiddler is a member of the Métis Museum along with current and former NHL players Arron Asham, Rene Bourque, Brad Chartrand, Ronald Delorme, Magnus Flett, Roderick Flett, Dwight King, Vic Mercredi, Richard Pilon, Wade Redden, Sheldon Souray, and Francis St. Marseille.