Edmonton, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - The Edmonton Oilers have acquired
defenseman Mark Fraser from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward
Cameron Abney and the rights to forward Teemu Hartikainen.
Fraser had one assist and 33 penalty minutes in 19 games for Toronto this
In parts of six seasons with the New Jersey Devils and Maple Leafs, Fraser has
three goals and 14 assists to go along with 204 penalty minutes in 162 games.
"I'm happy to get to play for another organization with extremely passionate
fans," Fraser told the Oilers' website. "I'm very excited. I'm confident I can
provide something the Oilers may be missing. Most of my success comes from my
size and aggression."
Hartikainen had one goal and two assists in 23 games with the Oilers last
season. He has six goals and seven assists in 52 career games with Edmonton.
Abney has spent time with the Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL and Oklahoma
City Barons of the AHL since being chosen in the third round of the 2009
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