Jimmy Fraser - Hockey
Year Inducted: 2013
Jimmy Fraser began playing hockey at age 3 in the Port Huron Minor Hockey League Association.
By the time he was 8, Fraser was playing AAA Mite travel hockey with a team formed at Bloomfield Hills-Cranbrook High School called Honeybaked.
As a 10 year-old, Fraser played in the World Tournament in Vancouver, Canada and his team was the runner-up for the prestigious event.
Fraser continued his career with Honeybaked at the PeeWee AAA level. He helped the squad won the Silver Stick International Finals Championship in Whitby, Ontario. The talented team also captured the Gold Medal during the World Championships in Quebec City, Quebec that same season. The World tournament featured teams from several countries.
Making his debut in the Port Huron International Silver Stick Finals, Fraser led the Bantam AAA squad to the second-place finish.
At age 16, Fraser was invited to join the USA Development Team Program in Ann Arbor. He served as team captain as a 17- and 18-year-old. Team USA claimed the Gold Medal in the Under 18 World Championship in Prague, Czech Republic in 2005. They defeated Team Canada in the championship game.
Fraser attended and graduated from Harvard University where he played hockey four years.
Fraser has given back to the community, playing in the Charity Hockey Showcase, benefitting Mott Children’s Hospital. He has also worked in soup kitchens and coached summer youth hockey camps.
The Fort Gratiot native is currently enrolled in the University of Michigan Dental School.