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Mark Fraser | Defenseman

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/29/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 220
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Mark Fraser will pair with Peter Harrold as the Devils take on the Ducks in Anaheim on Friday night.
While neither defender would normally be recommended, it's worth noting that Fraser has 20 PIMs in just five NHL games so far this season. If he sees consistent playing time, he won't be able to keep up that pace, but it's reasonable to expect he'll be worth plugging in as a depth defender in deeper pools. Jan 16 - 9:57 PM

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Mark Fraser picked up his third fighting major in four games on Friday.

Fraser was recalled a week ago by the Devils after Eric Gelinas and Peter Harrold were unable to go and he is literally fighting to keep a job in the NHL. He also has an assist and is plus-two in the four games since his recall so he has been an asset of late in pools.
Jan 10 - 9:12 AM

The New Jersey Devils will recall defenseman Mark Fraser this afternoon.

This is according to GM Lou Lamiorello as Peter Harrold will not play and Eric Gelinas is questionable with flu-like symptoms, leaving the Devils with only five healthy rearguards at this time. Fraser has no fantasy value.
Jan 3 - 11:21 AM

Mark Fraser has successfully cleared waivers.

Fraser inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Devils on Thursday and was promptly put on waivers so that he could continue to play for AHL Albany. Fraser has three points and 23 penalty minutes in 12 AHL contests in 2014-15.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 12:25:00 PM

Mark Fraser has signed a one-year, two-way contract with New Jersey.

He was placed on waivers Thursday, so that he could be re-added to Albany's roster. In 12 games with the Devils' AHL affiliate, Fraser has three points and 23 penalty minutes.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 04:02:00 PM

Mark Fraser scored a goal in Edmonton's 6-2 win against Thursday.

Fraser also accumulated 14 penalty minutes. He has a goal, two points, and 54 penalty minutes in 29 games this season.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 09:51:00 AM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Mark Fraser from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Teemu Hartikainen and Cam Abney.

Fraser has an assist and 33 penalty minutes in 19 games this season. The 27-year-old isn't worth owning in standard leagues.
Fri, Jan 31, 2014 11:35:00 AM

Mark Fraser has been a healthy scratch for Toronto's past three games.

He has a good source of penalty minutes and he had a good plus-minus rating last year, but he hasn't played well in 2013-14. Fraser has 31 minutes in the sin bin in 18 appearances, but he he also has a minus-7 rating and his spot on the roster has been usurped by rookie blueliner Morgan Rielly.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 04:22:00 PM

Mark Fraser (lower body) returned to the Maple Leafs' lineup on Saturday.

Fraser had four blocked shots and six hits in 19:15 minutes of ice time. He missed two contests due to the ailment.
Source: Toronto Sun
Sun, Nov 24, 2013 10:57:00 AM

Mark Fraser will likely sit out another game Saturday night against Washington.

It looks as if the tough rearguard will be the odd man out Saturday night against the Caps while he recovers from a lower-body injury sustained a week ago.
Sat, Nov 23, 2013 11:03:00 AM

Mark Fraser (lower body) skated prior to Monday's practice and briefly during the session.

He suffered a lower-body injury Saturday against Buffalo and he finished with just 3:54 of ice time. If he isn't available for Tuesday's game, and it doesn't look like he will be, then rookie Morgan Rielly will get back into the lineup.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 09:45:00 AM

Mark Fraser returned to action against New Jersey Friday night.

It was his first game action since October 2nd due to a knee injury. He had four hits and two blocked shots against the Devils and partnered with Paul Ranger. Although he has no offensive ability to speak of, Fraser is valuable in pools that count penalty minutes as a positive stat.
Source: Toronto Sun
Sat, Nov 9, 2013 12:18:00 PM

Mark Fraser (knee) has been activated off of the injured reserve list.

Fraser is projected to return to the Maple Leafs lineup on Friday. He has very little offensive value, but he can provide fantasy owners with more than a penalty minute per game.
Fri, Nov 8, 2013 12:55:00 PM

Mark Fraser (knee) feels healthy enough to return to Toronto's lineup.

Whether or not Fraser actually plays on Friday is another story. He has no points and 16 penalty minutes in two games this season.
Wed, Nov 6, 2013 01:03:00 PM

Mark Fraser (knee) may be able to play this coming Friday night.

The Maple Leafs play Saturday night against Vancouver and then don't play again until Friday against New Jersey. There is a real chance that Fraser could be back in the lineup for that contest. He will have to wear a knee brace, though. That shouldn't affect his game and he is sure to be a solid penalty minute contributor.
Sat, Nov 2, 2013 11:08:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Jacob Josefson
5Scott Gomez
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Dainius Zubrus
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Tuomo Ruutu
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Martin Havlat
3Michael Ryder
4Steve Bernier
5Jordin Tootoo
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Marek Zidlicky
4Bryce Salvador
5Eric Gelinas
6Peter Harrold
7Mark Fraser
8Jonathon Merrill
9Adam Larsson
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid