Rico Fata
Rico Fata
Right Wing
Number: 27
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 214
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 12, 1980
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Acquired: Claimed by Rangers off waivers from Calgary on Oct. 3, 2001.
Drafted: CGY / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (6th overall)

AHL All-Rookie Team (2000) AHL Second All-Star Team (2002) Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Calgary, October 3, 2001. Traded to Pittsburgh by NY Rangers with Joel Bouchard, Richard Lintner and Mikael Samuelsson for Mike Wilson, Alex Kovalev, Janne Laukkanen and Dan LaCouture, February 10, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Asiago (Italy), August 15, 2004. Claimed on waivers by Atlanta from Pittsburgh, January 31, 2006. Claimed on waivers by Washington from Atlanta, March 9, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Mannheim (Germany), November 8, 2006.