Scott Fankhouser Ice Hockey Goaltender

Scott Fankhouser (born July 1, 1975 in Bismarck, North Dakota) was an American ice hockey goaltender, he is currently the Assistant Coach for the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL. Fankhouser began his career playing at NCAA level with the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He was employed mainly as a back-up goaltender in his first three years, managing just 38 appearances in three terms. In his final year at the University however, he stepped up to become first choice, and over 32 games kept his goals against average down to 2.78. At the end of his university career, Fankhouser was drafted by the St. Louis Blues of the NHL and was initially sent to play for the Greenville Grrrowl in South Carolina at ECHL level, but during the season would also feature in two more leagues, the AHL and the IHL for the Louisville Panthers and the Orlando Solar Bears respectively. During this period, Fankhouser had also moved from being under contract to the Blues to sign for the Atlanta Thrashers, and would go on to make his NHL debut for his new team featuring in 16 top-level games.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 1st, 1975
United States of America
Places lived
Bismarck , North Dakota
pop. 67,034 (2013)


1. University of Massachusetts Lowell Colleges/University

The University of Massachusetts Lowell (also known as UMass Lowell or UML) is a public university in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, and part of the University of Massachusetts system. With more than 1100 faculty members and more than 15,000 students, it is the largest university in the Merrimack Valley, the third-largest state institution behind UMass Amherst and UMass Boston.

Institution info

Type Public university
2010. 37.3 mil. $
Institution colors
1 University Avenue, 01854 - Lowell, Massachusetts
2010. 11,276
2009. 9,026
2011. 3,426
2010. 3,426
Acceptance rate
2010. 64.0 %
Local tuition
2011. 11.3 K $
2010. 10.5 K $
2009. 10.7 K $
2008. 10.6 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of Massachusetts Lowell connected by profession and/or age

b. 1980., Professional Ice hockey Player
b. 1979., Athlete
b. 1973., Athlete
b. 1971., Athlete
b. 1976., Ice Hockey Defenceman
b. 1980., Soccer Defender
b. 1980., Professional Ice hockey Player
b. 1969., Professional Ice hockey Player

Teams played 1

Bloomington PrairieThunder Ice Hockey

The Bloomington PrairieThunder was a minor league professional ice hockey team based in Bloomington, Illinois. They were a member of the Central Hockey League in the Turner Conference. The team was originally a member of the International Hockey League before it merged into the CHL in 2010. They played their home games at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum. On September 12, 1999, John Butler and Mike Nelson, both of Bloomington, began formulating a plan to bring a minor league hockey team to Central Illinois. On August 18, 2004, ground was broken for the -million U.S. Cellular Coliseum, the arena that would become the home of the PrarieThunder. On September 20, 2005, the United Hockey League awarded John Butler and Mike Nelson a membership to obtain a franchise. On February 1, 2006, a contest was announced to name the new hockey franchise and on February 23, 2006, the official name was announced. "PrarieThunder" refers to a train called "The Prairie Thunder" that passed through Bloomington in its early history. On July 20, 2006 the PrairieThunder unveiled their new team logo which features a charging bison smashing its hooves into a sheet of ice.

General club info

United Hockey League
Central Hockey League
U.S. Cellular Coliseum
2006 - 2011
Team colors

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