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by Paul on 06/26/11 at 01:09 PM ET
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have acquired forward Colin Fraser and a seventh-round draft choice in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for left wing Ryan Smyth, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
Fraser, 26, played in 67 games this past season with the Oilers. He recorded five points (3-2=5) and 60 penalty minutes. It was his first season in Edmonton after spending the previous four campaigns with Chicago, including the 2009-10 season when the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup and Fraser recorded career-highs in goals (seven), assists (12) and points (19).
A 6-1, 193-pound native of Sicamous, British Columbia, Fraser has played in 224 career NHL regular season games. He has 41 points (16-25=41) and 168 penalty minutes. He has also played in five career NHL postseason contests. He was originally selected by Philadelphia in the third-round (69th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft
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