23 Jesse Fratkin
23 Jesse Fratkin
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Burnaby, BC
High School: Prince George Spruce Kings
Position: F
Jesse Fratkin gained valuable experience last season, spending most of the season on the fourth line with classmate David Brownschidle. The fourth-line center for most of those games, Fratkin has also played both wing positions.

2007-2008: Played in 27 games as a rookie ... Finished the year with two points on one goal and one assist, both against league opponents ... Won 43.5% of faceoffs taken (20 of 46) ... Made his career debut in Brown's season-opener at Yale ... Tallied his first career point with an assist in the Bears' 4-4 tie at St. Lawrence ... Scored his first career goal, the game-winner, in 3-1 victory over St. Lawrence, earning 1st star honors ... One of 21 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

Before Brown: Fratkin was one of the top scorers in the BCHL during the 2006-2007 season, finishing with 74 points (26g, 48a) in 60 games, good for 20th in the League ... Led the Prince George Spruce Kings in points, goals, and assists ... Scored seven power-play goals and also had one short-handed goal ... Helped to lead the Spruce Kings to a Second Place finish at the RBC Junior "A" National Hockey Championships ... Played for the Merritt Centennials during the 2005-2006 season, finishing with 54 points (23g, 31a) in 53 games ... Also scored six powerplay goals and had one shorthanded tally.

Personal: Jesse Fratkin is the son of Ronald and Marilyn Fratkin of Burnaby, British Columbia ... Born in 1987 ... Jesse has a sister, Kaleigh, and a brother, Casey ... Interests: Golf, Working out ... Major: Undecided.