|Born||March 12, 1982 (1982-03-12) (age 28),
Harrow, ON, CAN
|5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
|NHL Draft||230th overall, 2002
Colton Fretter (born March 12, 1982 in Harrow, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently with the Springfield Falcons of the AHL.
Fretter played hockey at Michigan State University. Following his first year with the Spartans, he was drafted 230th overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers.
He began his professional career by playing with the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL where he played in the 2006-2007 ECHL All-Star game. He was also named ECHL rookie of the year despite missing some games due to injury. During 2007-2008 season, he split time between three teams: Gwinnett, and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Chicago Wolves, both of the AHL.
Fretter signed a two-way deal with Buffalo Sabres on August 4, 2008 and was assigned to affiliate, the Portland Pirates, of the AHL. He played in a career high 80 games with the Pirates, scoring 40 points.
On August 3, 2009, Fretter signed a one-year contract with the Springfield Falcons of the AHL.
|2002–03||Michigan State University||CCHA||35||7||15||22||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||Michigan State University||CCHA||39||6||11||17||22||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||Michigan State University||CCHA||40||20||24||44||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Michigan State University||CCHA||45||10||19||29||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||18||9||2||11||14||—||—||—||—||—|