Karl Friesen was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba but has spent most of his career playing in Germany, where he is one of that countries greatest goalies.
A starting goalie for the West German national team, Friesen played in 6 World Championships in the years of 1981-1989. He also participated in 3 Olympics (1984, 1988 and 1992) and the 1984 Canada Cup. Best known for his days with Rosehheim in the German Leagues, Friesen was named the German Player of the Year on 4 occassions - 1982, 1988, 1989 and 1990.
He was born in Winnipeg,so how come that he ended up playing for Germany for so many years? Find out here.
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