"I was carrying the armor of Christ with me onto the ice," he said.
Fraser told about how his faith influenced him in an encounter with player, Theo Fleury, a talented but "troubled" star who was known for his physical style of play.
In one 1996 game, Fleury showered Fraser with foul language and threw his helmet at him, calling for a fight.
Fraser said that his human reaction would have been to kick the helmet back in Fleury's face, but instead, he looked for "a better way," maintaining his temper and disciplining the player according to the rules of the game.
A few years later, Fraser recalled, Fleury came to him during a break in a game with tears in his eyes. A player on the opposing team, Tyson Nash, had been mocking Fleury about his drug and alcohol addictions, which he had been desperately working to treat, and he was overwhelmed.
While Fraser could have brushed him off or even ridiculed him, given Fleury's attack on him in 1996, he chose instead to look upon the hockey player with the eyes of Christ.
"I saw a wounded human being there," he said, explaining that he convinced Nash to apologize for his remarks.
Years later, he said, Nash confessed that the encounter had been a "life-altering situation" that prompted him to re-evaluate who he was and how he was acting on the ice.
"We never know what kind of effect we might have on people; how we can make a difference," Fraser observed.
He explained that truly living out the Catholic faith will make a difference in the lives of those around us, even if we don't always see the result. This is why we need to proudly "carry our Catholic faith with us and live it" in our schools, businesses and families, not acting ashamed or hiding it, he said.
Fraser encouraged student athletes to use their sports to glorify God, whether it is noticed or not.
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"Continue to stay in the light. Lead by example," he said. "Christ set the bar very high. But the reward is incredible."