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6-3 / 200
KYLE WILLIAM KUCHARSKI; born March 6, 1987 ... shoots left.
AS A SENIOR (2008-09): Played in all 37 games ... earned the James E. Tiernan Memorial Award as the program's most improved player ... registered 17 points - 10 goals and seven assists; recorded 13 points - nine goals and four assists - in conference contests ... scored two power-play goals ... enjoyed one multiple-point performance ... scored two goals in the team's 3-3 tie at Vermont (1/9) ... scored his first goal of the season - a power-play score - in BC's 5-3 home win over Bowling Green (10/17) ... assisted on Matt Price's decisive goal - the game's only goal - in a 1-0 series-clinching victory at New Hampshire (3/14) in the quarterfinals of the Hockey East Tournament.
AS A JUNIOR (2007-08): Played in 43 games, including 26 Hockey East contests ... registered nine points - three goals and six assists; recorded seven points - three goals and four assists - in league play ... scored one power-play goal ... netted BC's first goal - a man-advantage tally - in a 4-1 win at Northeastern (3/8) in the team's final regular-season game; the win secured home ice for the league playoffs ... scored a third-period goal in a 5-2 win at UMass-Lowell (2/16) ... scored his first goal of the season against Providence (2/1) ... notched the primary assist on BC's first goal - scored by Andrew Orpik at 7:08 of the opening period - against North Dakota (4/10) in the NCAA Tournament's Frozen Four in Denver, Colo.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Played in 26 games, including 17 Hockey East contests ... registered five points - two goals and three assists; recorded three points - one goal and two assists - in league action ... scored one game-winning goal ... notched his first collegiate point - an assist - at Northeastern (1/5) ... scored his first career goal - the decisive tally - at 2:59 of the second period in a 3-1 home win over Providence just two nights later (1/7) ... scored BC's third goal of the game in a 4-0 win over Miami (Ohio) in the NCAA Northeast Regional final in Manchester, N.H. (3/25).
AS A FRESHMAN (2005-06): Played in seven games, including four Hockey East contests ... made his collegiate debut in team's season-opening game at Michigan (10/14); registered two shots ... also saw action in both games of the Denver Cup - against Ferris State (12/30) and Princeton (12/31).
BEFORE BC: Registered a team-high 55 points - 24 goals and 31 assists - as a senior left wing at Phillips Academy ... earned the 2005 Sumner Smith Hockey Award (given to a hockey player in good scholastic standing who has contributed the most to the sport and the school through sportsmanship, endeavor and ability ... played for head coach Dean Boylan ... was a Mass. Satellite hockey team member (U14, U15, U16, U17).
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a finance major in the Carroll School of Management ... was an active participant in ARC, a program that matches Phillips Academy students with special-needs students; together they participate in games and activities ... Kyle and his younger sister Kara are the children of Kellee and Wayne Kucharski.
KUCHARSKI'S CAREER STATISTICS
2005-06 Jr. 7 0 0 0 2/4 0 0 0 0
2006-07 So. 26 2 3 5 6/12 0 0 0 1
2007-08 Jr. 43 3 6 9 17/45 1 0 0 0
2008-09 Sr. 37 10 7 17 6/12 2 0 0 0
CAREER 112 15 16 31 31/73 3 0 0 1
YEAR CL GP G A PTS PEN PPG SHG HT GW