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Colton Fretter
Colton Fretter

Hometown:
Harrow, Ont.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 196

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
03/12/1982

Experience:
4L

Previous Team:
Chatham Maroons (WOJHL)


2005-06: Appeared in all 45 games, one of only five players to do so ... Recorded 29 points on 10 goals and 19 assists for 19 points ... Four of his goals stood as game-winners, and two came on the power play ... Pre-Season All-CCHA Honorable Mention ... MSU's Blue Line Club President's Award (Top Scholar-Athlete in Senior Class) ... Participated in the NCAA Skills Challenge at the Frozen Four in Milwaukee ... Scored his first goal of the season against Wayne State (10/8) in the Lefty McFadden Invitational ... . Had an assist on Chris Mueller's power-play goal at 8:59 of the second period against North Dakota (10/9) ... Collected a pair of assists against NMU (11/4); both helpers came on the power play ... Scored the eventual game-winner on the power play in shutout of Northern Michigan (11/5), and added an assist ... Scored the first goal in 7-4 loss to Nebraska-Omaha (11/11) ... Scored a goal and an assist in 3-3 tie with Western Michigan (11/18) ... Scored his second goal in as many games with his unassisted tally at 8:33 of the second period in loss at Western Michigan (11/19) ... Tallied an assist in the 3-1 loss to Wisconsin (11/25) in the College Hockey Showcase ... Extended his point streak to four games with an assist on Tyler Howell's first-period goal against Minnesota (11/26) ... Assisted on both Spartan tallies in a 4-2 loss to Bowling Green (12/3) ... Credited with an assist on Justin Abdelkader's first period goal, then added a tally of his own at 18:06 of the third period in 4-4 tie at Alaska-Fairbanks (12/9) ... Collected both his 40th career goal and 100th career point in 3-2 overtime win over Michigan Tech (12/29). His overtime goal, his second consecutive overtime tally in the GLI, was the 10th game-winning tally of his career and second of the season ... Had his second assist in as many games with his helper on Chris Mueller's goal at 5:47 of the third period against Alaska-Fairbanks (1/13) ... Tallied a power play strike in the first period against Michigan (1/17), a 2-0 victory His goal would stand as the game-winner, his third of the season ... Broke a 3-3 deadlock with an overtime gamewinner at 1:43 of the extra frame at UNO (1/20), his fourth GWG of the season ... Posted an assist in a 5-5 tie against Michigan at Joe Louis Arena (1/28) ... Assisted on Bryan Lerg's game-winning tally at 6:05 of the third period in 4-3 victory at Ohio State (2/9) ... Tallied an assist on Tyler Howell's game-winning goal in 3-1 win over Miami (2/18) ... Skated in his 150th career game at Lake Superior State (2/23), earning an assist on a first period tally by Chris Mueller ... Scored the first of two Spartan tallies in 2-2 tie with LSSU, his 110th career point (2/25).

2004-05: Second on MSU and tied for eighth in the CCHA overall scoring race with career-best 44 points (20 goals, 24 assists) • Led team and tied for seventh in the CCHA with 20 goals • Second in the CCHA and tied for fourth in the nation with six game-winning tallies • Led team and tied for fifth in the CCHA with 10 power-play markers • MSU's Outstanding Offensive Player Award • CCHA Player of the Month for November after picking up nine points during the month • Equaled career high with two goals, including the game winner, in 5-1 win over New Hampshire (Oct. 17) • Scored a goal in game one and added an assist in game two at Northern Michigan (Oct. 22-23) • Scored a goal (Friday) and added an assist (Saturday) vs. Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 29-30) • Five points (two goals, three assists) in two-game sweep of Ferris State (Nov. 5-6) • Two goals and an assist at FSU (Nov. 6) • Three points (two goals, one assists) in 4-0 win at Wisconsin (Nov. 26) • Picked up a goal and an assist vs. Notre Dame (Dec. 10) • Tallied two goals in 4-3 OT win vs. New Hampshire (Dec. 29) • Scored the game-winning tally in overtime in 2-1 win over Michigan for the GLI Championship (Dec. 30) • Registered a goal and an assist in 4-0 win at Miami (Jan. 7) • Equaled career best with three helpers at Western Michigan (Jan. 14) • Set up State's game-tying goal with 1.2 seconds left in 2-2 OT tie at Michigan (Feb. 4) • Scored game-tying goal at 10:26 mark of third period in 6-5 OT loss at Alaska Fairbanks (Feb. 11) • Added goal and assist in 6-3 win over Ohio State (Feb. 18) • Equaled career best with three-point night (one goal, two assists) in 6-3 win over Bowling Green (Feb. 26) • Picked up assists in back-to-back games with Notre Dame (March 4-5) • Tallied a pair of goals, including the game tying at 14:54 of the third and the game winner at 7:45 of overtime, to lift MSU to a 5-4 come-from-behind win over Miami (March 12) • Scored game winner on the power play in 5-0 blanking of Nebraska Omaha (March 17) in the CCHA Quarterfinals.

2003-04: Played in 39 games with 6-11--17 totals • Earned CCHA All-Academic honorable mention status • Selected to Academic All-Big Ten Men's At-Large Team • Tallied an assist each night in split at Miami (Nov. 14-15) • Scored first goal of season in 3-2 OT loss to Wayne State (Nov. 20) • Registered assists in back-to-back games vs. Northern Michigan (Jan. 2-3) • Scored power-play marker vs. UMass-Lowell (Jan. 10), marking his first goal since the Nov. 20 Wayne State game • First career game-winning marker in 1-0 victory at Bowling Green (Jan. 16) • Equaled career-best three assists in 8-5 win at Lake Superior State (Feb. 5) • Scored MSU's first goal at Alaska Fairbanks (Feb. 13), marking his first marker in eight contests • Tallied game winner in 5-0 blanking of UNO (Feb. 21) • Two assists vs. Michigan (March 5) • Scored MSU's insurance marker in 6-4 win over Ferris State (March 12).

2002-03: Appeared in 33 games with 7-15--22 totals • Missed the first four games while recovering from mononucleosis • Played in first game of the year vs. Lake Superior State (Oct. 24) • Registered first point as a Spartan -- an assist -- at Minnesota (Nov. 29) • Named CCHA Rookie of the Week after four-point performance in split with Ferris State (Dec. 6-7) • Scored pair of goals in 6-2 win at FSU (Dec. 6) and added a pair of assists on Dec. 7 • Tallied an assist vs. Michigan Tech (Dec. 29) • Scored MSU's second goal in 6-0 victory at LSSU (Jan. 4) • Third career multiple-point game with 1-2--3 totals vs. UAF (Jan. 11) • Drew an assist on MSU's game-winning goal at Bowling Green (Feb. 8) • Career-best three assists in 5-3 win vs. Michigan (Feb. 15) • Recorded an assist on MSU's fourth goal in a 4-0 win at Michigan (Feb. 28) • Equaled career best with a pair of goals in 4-0 win at Western Michigan (March 7) and added an assist in an 8-5 win (March 8) en route to CCHA Rookie of the Week honors • Recorded 1-1--2 totals in 11-1 win over UAF (March 14).

PRIOR TO MSU: Played for the Chatham Maroons of the Western Junior "B" Hockey League from 1999-2002 • Led Chatham and ranked second in the league in scoring with 104 points (52 goals and 53 assists) in 52 games • Team finished with a 43-11 record in 2001-02 and a 44-10 mark in 2000-01 • Led the league and team in scoring in 2000-01 with 75 points (33 goals, 39 assists) • Two-time first-team all-star selection • Earned the team's scholastic award in 1999-2000.

PERSONAL: Born March 12, 1982 • Majoring in kinesiology • Enjoys playing sports, going to the gym and hanging out with friends • Graduated from Harrow District High School • Chosen as Harrow High School's Male Athlete of the Year • Nickname is "Fretz" • Fan of any Canadian Teams and the Atlanta Thrashers • Lists Jaromir Jagr as his favorite NHL player and idol due to his strength on the puck, coordination, finesse, skating and overall ability on the ice • Son of Doug and Susan Fretter • Says his parents are his biggest hockey influence because "they have always been there with their support and positive encouragement" • Drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the eighth round (No. 230 overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.


Career Statistics
YEAR	GP	G	A	PTS	+/-	PIM
2002-03	34	7	15	22	+7	18-36
2003-04	39	6	11	17	+2	11-22
2004-05	40	20	24	44	+8	14-28
2005-06	45	10	19	29	-1	14-28
TOTALS	158	43	69	112	+16	57-114

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