2012-13: Spent most of the season in Texas/AHL where he finished second in the club's scoring race with 33-13=46 totals ... Was second overall in the AHL in goals and led that league with 17 power play tallies ... Recalled on three occasions to Dallas - Feb. 25-27 (1-0=1 totals in two games), Mar. 9-10 (one scoreless game) and Apr. 3-26 (0-2=2 totals in nine games) ... Scored his first NHL goal on Feb. 25 at Nashville and recorded his first NHL assist on Apr. 7 in San Jose ... Played for the Western Team at the AHL All-Star Game.
2011-12: Spent most of his first full pro season in Texas/AHL where he led the team in goals and finished second overall in the team's scoring race with 37-18=55 totals ... Ranked second overall in the AHL in goals ... Recalled once to Dallas, playing his first NHL game on Jan. 24 vs. Anaheim.
2009-10: Joined Peoria/AHL to play his first two pro games.
JUNIORS: Played four full seasons of junior hockey in the Western Hockey League with Red Deer and Kootenay ... Had 87-87=174 totals with 407 penalty minutes in 265 career junior games ... Won the Doug Wickenheiser Trophy as the WHL's Humanitarian of the Year in 2009-10 ... Had two 30+ goal campaigns with Kootenay, as he tallied 32 in 2009-10 and 36 in 2010-11 ... Led the league with 17 playoff goals in 2010-11 as the Ice won the WHL championship.
TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Dallas as a free a gent, Nov. 18, 2010 . .. Traded to Boston by Dallas with Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith and Joe Morrow for Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button, July 4, 2013.
ETC: Full name, Matthew John Fraser ... Nickname, Fraze ... Single ... His 70 goals over the last two seasons are the most of any AHL player in that span.
CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year one of a one-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $625,000.
Game - Jan. 24, 2012 vs. Anaheim
Goal/Point - Feb. 25, 2013 at Nashville
Assist - Apr. 7, 2013 at San Jose