|Assets:||Was gritty and tenacious on the forecheck, and he never quit. Could play a defensive role and provide energy. Got under opponents' skin regularly.|
|Flaws:||Needed to reduce the number of bad penalties he took but rarely accomplished that. Could have also used more bulk to better compete in the corners.|
|Career Potential:||Energy depth role player.|
|NHL||Stanley Cup||2011-12 (Los Angeles), 2009-10 (Chicago)|
|Canadian Major Junior||Humanitarian Player of the Year||2004-05|
|WHL||Doug Wickenheiser Memorial Trophy||2004-05|
|11/19/2015||Announced his retirement.|
|6/16/2015||Signed with the Nuremberg Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (Germany).|
|1/03/2015||Assigned to the Chicago Wolves (AHL).|
|12/31/2014||Recalled from the Chicago Wolves (AHL).|
|10/05/2014||Assigned to the Chicago Wolves (AHL).|
|9/29/2014||Placed on waivers by the St. Louis Blues.|
|9/05/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Blues to a one-year two-way contract.|
|5/04/2014||Recalled from the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|4/29/2014||Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|4/22/2014||Recalled from the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|2/09/2014||Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|2/08/2014||Placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Kings.|
|12/19/2013||Missed 3 games (concussion).|
|12/14/2013||Concussion, injured reserve.|
|6/22/2012||Re-signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a two-year contract.|
|5/20/2012||Missed the last 2 playoff games (personal reasons).|
|5/15/2012||Personal reasons, day-to-day.|
|11/10/2011||Missed 15 games (non-roster player).|
|10/05/2011||Non-roster player, injured reserve.|
|6/26/2011||Acquired from the Edmonton Oilers.|
|4/10/2011||Missed the last 4 regular season games (foot injury).|
|4/05/2011||Foot injury, day-to-day.|
|3/24/2011||Missed 2 games (foot injury).|
|3/19/2011||Foot injury, day-to-day.|
|7/01/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year contract.|
|6/24/2010||Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|7/06/2009||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.|
|7/15/2008||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.|
|12/10/2007||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|11/29/2007||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|9/22/2007||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|1/08/2007||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|1/06/2007||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|9/25/2006||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|9/24/2005||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|7/28/2005||Signed by the Chicago Blackhawks to a three-year, entry-level contract.|
|4/11/2005||Signed by the Norfolk Admirals (AHL) to an amateur tryout contract.|
|2/19/2004||Acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers.|
|9/16/2003||Returned to his junior team (Red Deer-WHL).|
|9/05/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Blues.|
|6/26/2011||Los Angeles Kings traded Ryan Smyth to the Edmonton Oilers for Colin Fraser and a 7th round selection in 2012.|
|6/24/2010||Chicago Blackhawks traded Colin Fraser to the Edmonton Oilers for a 6th round selection in 2010.|
|2/19/2004||Chicago Blackhawks traded Alexei Zhamnov and a 4th round selection in 2004 to the Philadelphia Flyers for Jim Vandermeer, Colin Fraser and a 2nd round selection in 2004.|
|6/21/2003||Drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round (69th overall) in 2003.|
| 11/18/2015 7:00 PM
NewsFraser announced his retirement from professional hockey Wednesday, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.
Kings recall Colin Fraser from the minors | 05/05/2014 8:24 AM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings have recalled Colin Fraser from the minors.
ImpactFraser played part of the season with the Kings as he had only two assists and 30 penalty minutes in 33 games. The Kings AHL affiliate in Manchester was eliminated on Friday so the Kings have called up seven players including Fraser.
Kings demote Colin Fraser | 04/29/2014 5:53 PM
NewsColin Fraser has been sent down by the Los Angeles Kings.
Jon Rosen on Twitter
ImpactFraser had two assists and 30 penalty minutes in 33 regular season games with Los Angeles. The Kings are expected to call up defenseman Jeff Schultz in the near future.
Los Angeles calls up Colin Fraser | 04/22/2014 1:17 PM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings have promoted Colin Fraser.
Jon Rosen on Twitter
ImpactFraser successfully cleared waivers in February and was sent to the minors. He had three goals and six points in 10 AHL games. He also had two assists and 30 penalty minutes in 33 contests with Los Angeles in 2013-14.
Kings place Colin Fraser on waivers | 02/08/2014 3:14 PM
NewsColin Fraser has been placed on waivers, according to the CBC's Elliotte Friedman.
ImpactThe Kings save some cap space over the Olympic break if Fraser plays in the minors, so that may explain the decision. He has skated in 33 games this season and he has produced two assists. He also has 30 penalty minutes and 58 hits.
| 12/20/2013 2:00 AM
NewsColin Fraser was activated from the IL on Thursday December 19.
Colin Fraser passes neuropsych test | 12/17/2013 9:56 AM
NewsColin Fraser (concussion) has passed his neuropsych test.
ImpactWith that out of the way, Fraser participated in Monday's practice. Fraser sustained the injury on Wednesday, but didn't experience any symptoms the following day. "With the protocol and the safety, which is obviously a good thing - I'm not complaining - it just takes a little longer," Fraser said. It sounds like he will probably return in the very near future.
Colin Fraser (concussion) goes on IR | 12/14/2013 2:03 PM
NewsColin Fraser (concussion) has been moved to injured reserve.
Helene Elliott on Twitter
ImpactHe sustained a concussion on Wednesday night against Toronto. He was moved to the IR so that the Kings could activate Trevor Lewis.
Colin Fraser is dealing with a concussion | 12/13/2013 1:59 PM
NewsColin Fraser has a concussion.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactFraser was hurt during Wednesday's game against Toronto. He felt good enough to skate on Friday, but was told to stay off the ice. He also won't play in Saturday's contest.
Colin Fraser a healthy scratch on Saturday | 06/09/2013 7:34 AM
NewsColin Fraser was a healthy scratch on Saturday with the return of Mike Richards to the Kings lineup.
Los Angeles Daily News
ImpactFraser played in all 16 playoff games before finding himself as the odd man out Saturday. He had two assists in the playoffs after potting a couple of goals and seven points in 34 regular season games. He is not worth selecting in fantasy pools next season.
Negate Jonathan Towes: Kings' Colin Fraser | 06/01/2013 4:40 AM
NewsCenter Colin Fraser of the Los Angeles Kings says a major key to beating Chicago in the Western Conference final series, which begins today, is to frustrate Blackhawks center/captain Jonathan Toews.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactHow do you frustrate him? "You shut him down, and Detroit was doing a good job of shutting him and [Patrick] Kane down (in the recently completed Detroit-Chicago playoff series). He wants to score goals and help his team to win. The less we can do that and hopefully that the more frustrated he can get. Get him off his game. Within the rules." The man assigned to spend quality time against Toews probably will be Kings center Anze Kopitar. He didn't play in the season opener against Chicago, still dealing with a knee injury, but saw plenty of Toews in the teams' other two meetings.
Colin Fraser returns to Kings with success | 02/20/2013 11:55 AM
NewsCenter Colin Fraser, restored to the Los Angeles lineup after being scratched the previous four games, led the way to a 3-1 victory over the Oilers in Edmonton on Tuesday night by anchoring his team's fourth line and aggressively going to the net for a goal that was a thing of beauty for the Kings.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactFraser scored the fourth line's first goal and his first of the season. "Nobody wants to sit but we've got a deep team. We've got lots of depth," Fraser said. "We've been trying to find the right combo right now to get some wins. Obviously, it was nice to score when you've been sitting out four games."
Colin Fraser could get into lineup Sunday | 02/10/2013 10:39 AM
NewsColin Fraser could find himself in the lineup against the Red Wings on Sunday.
ImpactFraser practiced alongside the Kings fourth line of Jarrett Stoll, Brad Richardson and Trevor Lewis in Saturday's practice and there's a chance he replaces one of Richardson or Lewis in the contest. With one point and just three shots on goal in nine games, Fraser is not a fantasy option.
|Penalty Minutes||67||2011-12 (LA)|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||2 times-last: 2010-11 (Edm)|
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