Thursday, April 26, 2012

ALUMNI UPDATE: "Tremblay's Hard Work Paying Dividends"

In his latest blog post over at the Oklahoma Barons website Chris Wescott talks with former University of New Brunswick star Hunter Tremblay. Some of the topics discussed include how Tremblay has worked his way up the Barons depth chart over the course of the season, how seeing some playoff action last season helped him this year, and the importance of family in his life.

Tremblay finished his first full season in the AHL with 16 goals, including a league leading 5 shorthanded markers, and 15 assists in 68 games. He has added 2 goals in 4 postseason contests thus far.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

V-Reds Hand Out Hockey Awards

The University of New Brunswick recently held their annual Athletic Banquet and Senior Recognition Night and a number of players received individual awards. Here is the complete list:

UNB Athletic Awards

UNB Male Athlete of the Year - Jonathan Harty
UNB Rookie of the Year - Tyler Carroll
UNB Red Black Award (overall contribution as a player, student, and community member) - Kyle Bailey
The Directors Unsung Hero Award - Dion Campbell

UNB Hockey Awards

Rookie of the Year - Tyler Carroll
Top Attitude - Matt Fillier
Best Defensive Forward - Chris Culligan
MVP Regular Season - Jonathan Harty
MVP Playoffs - Chris Culligan, Shayne Wiebe, Travis Fullerton
Terry Shannon Unsung Player - Dion Campbell
MVP - Jonathan Harty
Hardest Worker - Bretton Stamler
Most Improved Player - Tyler Carroll
Pete Violette Top D - Jonathan Harty
Leading Scorer - Kyle Bailey

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Harty, Carroll Honoured

The University of New Brunswick held their annual "Celebration of Excellence" this past week to honour Varsity Reds athletes, and two members of the men's hockey team took home prestigious awards.

Tyler Carroll was named the UNB male rookie of the year after a season in which the Strathroy, Ontario native potted 15 goals and added 11 assists in 27 regular season games before collecting 3 more points in 5 playoff games. His 15 goals were tied for the most among all AUS first year players and while his 26 points ranked 3rd among rookies in the conference.

Meanwhile, Jonathan Harty was awarded the male athlete of the year. Harty, who is now playing for Kalamazoo in the ECHL, finished the season 2nd in the AUS in defencemen scoring with 27 points in 26 conference games. He added 6 points in 6 postseason games and another goal and assist at Nationals. He was also an AUS first team all-star, a CIS second team all-star, and a member of the University Cup all-tournament team.

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Monday, April 2, 2012

Kyle Bailey and Luke Gallant: Their Place In History

Here is how graduating players Kyle Bailey and Luke Gallant stack up compared to past UNB players in a number of categories:

  • GAMES PLAYED: 138 regular season (2nd overall, 1st among skaters), 29 playoffs (t-3rd), 11 Nationals (t-3rd), 178 overall (t-1st, 1st among skaters)
  • GOALS: 65 regular season (6th), 14 playoffs (4th), 5 Nationals (t-1st), 84 overall (4th)
  • ASSISTS: 88 regular season (t-5th), 10 playoffs (t-18th), 8 Nationals (t-1st), 106 overall (t-4th)
  • POINTS: 153 regular season (5th), 24 playoffs (t-8th), 13 Nationals (1st), 190 overall (3rd)
  • GAMES PLAYED: 124 regular season (t-8th, 3rd among defencemen), 11 Nationals (t-3rd), 156 overall (7th, 3rd among defencemen)
  • GOALS: 2 Nationals (t-17th overall, 4th among defencemen)
  • ASSISTS: 83 regular season (7th, 3rd among defencemen), 7 Nationals (t-1st, 1st among defencemen), 96 overall (7th, 1st among defencemen)
  • POINTS: 106 regular season (t-21st, 3rd among defencemen), 9 Nationals (4th, 1st among defencemen), 124 overall (t-16th overall, t-1st among defencemen)
  • PENALTY MINUTES: 24 Nationals (3rd, 2nd among defencemen)

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