Monday November 3rd, 2014

Former New Jersey Devils defenseman Mark Fraser has signed an American Hockey League contract with team’s AHL affiliate in Albany, reports Rich Chere of NJ.com.

Fraser last appeared in an NHL game in April as a member of the Edmonton Oilers. He was traded to Edmonton from the Toronto Maple Leafs in January.  He played 42 games last season.

Fraser, 28, was a third-round pick in the 2005 NHL entry draft by New Jersey. He played 98 NHL games for the Devils and has career marks of four goals, 14 assists, 247 penalty minutes and a plus-5 rating in 185 games.

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He has also spent time in New Jersey’s affiliate in Lowell, Mass., recording five goals and 40 assists in 233 games with the two AHL squads.

New Jersey is currently second in the Metropolitan Division with a 6-3-2 record, one point behind division leader Pittsburgh.

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