CHRISTOPHER JAMES KREIDER; born April 30, 1991 ... shoots left ... captured a bronze medal with the U.S. National Junior Team at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championships in Buffalo, N.Y; registered six points - four goals and two assists ... captured a gold medal with the U.S. National Junior Team at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; registered seven points - six goals and one assist ... has twice traveled with the U.S. Men's National Team; competed at the 2010 IIHF World Championship in Germany and the 2011 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia ... has twice participated in the U.S. National Junior Team Evaluation Camp; traveled to Lake Placid, N.Y. in August of 2009 and 2010 ... spent two years at Masconomet Regional and two years at Phillips Andover.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Played in 32 games ... missed two games in early January while playing the World Junior Championship and missed five games (3/5 - 3/19) because of a broken jaw ... registered 24 points - 11 goals and 13 assists; recorded 20 points - nine goals and 11 assists - in 26 Hockey East contests ... scored two power-play goals, one shorthanded goal and one game-winning goal ... enjoyed five multiple-point performances, including two three-point outings ... enjoyed three multiple-goal efforts ... earned Beanpot Most Valuable Player honors after stellar efforts in two wins; tallied three points - two power-play goals and the primary assist on Jimmy Hayes' game-winning goal - in the team's 7-6 overtime victory over Northeastern (2/14) in the championship game in TD Garden ... tallied three points - one goal and two assists - in a 9-5 win at Boston University (12/4) ... scored twice in the team's 5-2 home win over UMass-Lowell (11/2) ... scored two goals in the team's 7-7 home tie against Northeastern (2/18) ... netted a shorthanded score in a 5-2 home win over Boston University (12/4).
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10): Played in 38 games ... earned Hockey East All-Rookie Team honors ... missed two January games while playing in the World Junior Championship ... registered 23 points - 15 goals and eight assists; recorded 12 points - nine goals and three assists - in 25 conference contests ... scored three game-winning goals ... finished the season with a plus-21 rating; was a plus-10 in league action ... enjoyed three multiple-point performances, including one multiple-goal effort ... tallied seven points - three goals and four assists - in eight postseason victories ... totaled two points - one goal (the gamewinner) and one assist - and a plus-three rating in a 3-0 win over Vermont (3/27) in the semifinal round of the Hockey East Tournament in TD Garden ... notched two assists in a 7-6 overtime victory against Maine (3/28) in the league tournament's championship game ... lifted the team to a 3-0 lead at 3:40 of the third period of a 5-0 victory over Wisconsin (4/10) in the championship game of the NCAA Tournament's Frozen Four in Detroit, Mich. ... earned Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors after stellar efforts in victories over Boston University (2/8) and UMass-Lowell (2/13); scored the team's third goal in a 4-3 win over the Terriers in the Beanpot title game, then snapped a 1-1 tie with 13.8 seconds left in the third period to lift the team to a 2-1 home win over the River Hawks ... broke a 2-2 tie at 2:02 of the overtime period to lift the team to a 3-2 home win over Massachusetts (2/23) ... scored twice in a 5-4 overtime loss to Boston University (1/22) ... notched his first collegiate goal in a 7-1 home win over Vermont (11/14).
BEFORE BC: Earned Prep Player of the Year and All-New England East honors as a junior left wing at Phillips Andover ... registered 56 points - 33 goals and 23 assists - in 26 games in 2008-09 ... also earned All-Star recognition at the annual Flood-Marr Tournament ... totaled 41 points - 26 goals and 15 assists - in 23 games for the Big Blue in 2007-08 ... played for head coach Dean Boylan ... earned Salem News Player of the Year honors as a sophomore forward at Masconomet in 2006-07; recorded 41 points - 28 goals and 13 assists - in 21 games ... played for head coach Bill Blackwell.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... is the 2011-12 recipient of the Edward J. O'Brien, Jr., M.D. Men's Ice Hockey Scholarship and The James Ryan Family Hockey Scholarship Fund ... was selected by the New York Rangers in the first round (19th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft ... Chris and his younger sister Katie are the children of Kathy and David Kreider.
KREIDER'S CAREER STATISTICS
YEAR CL GP G A PTS +/- PEN PPG SHG HT GW
2009-10 Fr. 38 15 8 23 +21 13/26 0 0 0 3
2010-11 So. 32 11 13 24 0 17/37 2 1 0 1
CAREER 70 26 21 47 +21 30/63 2 1 0 4