Jeff Frazee is a right handed goalkeeper playing for the Albany Devils, formerly known as the Lowell Devils. He is one of the most successful goal keepers that have ever played played for the Devils at AHL level.
Frazee has been an important part of the team and their results during the last seasons but have despite his not gotten a chance to play in the NHL for the New Jersey Devils. He is believed to be the next in line to take the goal for the New Jersey Devils when the present goalkeeper is replaced. The current head goalkeeper in the New Jersey Devils used to play in the Lowell Devils and was replaced by Frazee when he moved up to the NHL.
Jeff Frazee was born May 13th in 1987 in Edina, MN, United states. He is 6 ft (1.83 m) and weighs 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lbs). He was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in 2005 as the 38th pick. He did however not start playing for them until 2008 when he became a part of the Lowell Devils, the New Jersey Devils' AHL team.
Frazees' amateur career started in college. During his Freshman and Sophomore seasons he played in 32 games, compiling a 20-6-3 record. He became infamous when he let in a goal from defenceman Robbie Bine (University of North Dakota) and a video of it ended up on YouTube. The video shows how the defenceman throws the puck up field from his own goal line after receiving it from a team mate via the rink behind the own goal. The puck makes it way across the entire rink where Frazee misses it and allows it to make its way into the goal. The goal did not only got attention on YouTube but also reached national TV. It was an extraordinary goal and every goalkeepers nightmare. The video has received more than 1.5 million views on YouTube and is still popular to this day with new comments being made each week.
Although drafted in 2005, Frazee did not start playing in for the Devils in the Lowell Devils until the end of the 2007-08 season. He played in one game during that season in which he made a total of 22 saves. He became the Lowell Devils' primary goalkeeper in 2008. He had a good season and in 2009 he was chosen to play in the all-star game. That season he helped the Lowell Devils to have their best season ever with a total of 21 won games.