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Brett Motherwell

St. Charles, IL

High School:
Millard North (Neb.)

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195



Previous Team:
Omaha Lancers (USHL)

BRETT DAVID MOTHERWELL; born September 11, 1986 ... shoots left ... played the 2003-04 and 2004-05 seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League ... graduated from Millard North High School in Omaha, Neb.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Played in all 42 games ... registered 29 points - three goals and 26 assists; recorded 18 points - three goals and 15 assists - in 27 league contests ... finished the season ranked first among all Hockey East defensemen in scoring and assists ... netted two power-play goals ... enjoyed six multiple-assist outings, including one four-assist effort ... registered four assists in a 7-1 series-clinching home win over Northeastern in the quarterfinals of the Hockey East Tournament (3/9) ... notched two assists in each of two NCAA Tournament victories - against Miami (Ohio) in the Northeast Regional final in Manchester, N.H. (3/25) and against North Dakota in the Frozen Four in St. Louis, Mo. (4/5) ... tallied two assists, including an assist on Brian Boyle's decisive score, in a 5-2 win at Boston University (1/26) ... recorded two assists, including an assist on Brock Bradford's game-winning goal, in a 4-3 victory at UMass Lowell (2/24) ... netted an unassisted power-play goal in a 2-1 road victory over Providence (2/2) ... scored a power-play goal in the team's 6-5 home win over Maine (2/16) ... assisted on Brian Boyle's game-winning goal with 47.3 seconds left in the game in a 4-3 home win over UMass Lowell (1/27).

AS A FRESHMAN (2005-06): Played in 39 games, including 24 Hockey East contests; missed three games because of injuries ... shared the program's Bernie Burke Outstanding Freshman Award with Benn Ferriero ... earned All-Tournament honors at the NCAA Tournament's Frozen Four in Milwaukee, Wis. ... recorded 23 points - four goals and 19 assists; recorded 13 points - two goals and 11 assists - in league action ... enjoyed four multiple-point games ... scored two power-play goals and one game-winning goal ... scored his first collegiate goal - on the power-play - and added one assist against Boston University (1/27) ... tallied two assists, including an assist on Stephen Gionta's game-winning goal, against Northeastern in the first round of the Beanpot (2/6) ... picked up two assists in a 6-0 home win over UMass-Lowell (2/23) ... notched one power-play goal - the gamewinner - in BC's series-clinching victory over Vermont in the quarterfinals of the Hockey East Tournament (3/10) ... scored the first goal of the game - at 7:43 of the first period - in the team's victory over North Dakota in the NCAA Tournament's semifinal round in Milwaukee, Wis. (4/6).

BEFORE BC: Earned USHL Defenseman of the Year honors in 2004-05; helped the Omaha Lancers record the lowest goals against average in the league ... also gained All-USHL first-team honors ... ranked second among the league's defensemen with 38 points - five goals and 33 assists - in 60 regular-season games in 2004-05 ... earned USHL Defensive Player of the Week honors on Nov. 8, 2004 ... played for Team USHL in the league's 2005 Prospects/All-Star Game in Grand Forks, N.D; also played in the 2004 All-Star Game ... added three points - all on assists -- in three playoff games ... finished the 2004-05 season with a plus-19 rating ... gained 2003-04 USHL All-Rookie Team honors after posting 27 points - six goals and 21 assists in 34 games (for River City) ... earned the team's Jake Forbes Trophy in each of his two seasons with the club; the award recognizes the team's most valuable defenseman as voted by the players ... played for Lancers head coach Mike Hastings ... played the 2002-03 season with Honey Baked Midget Major Hockey Club ... was a member of the U.S. Under-18 Select Team that won the gold medal at the Under-18 Junior World Cup in Slovakia ... was also a member of the U.S. Under-17 Select Team that captured the gold medal at the 2002 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament in the Czech Republic.

PERSONAL: Enrolled as a general management major in the Carroll School of Management ... is the 2007-08 recipient of the Morrissey Brothers Memorial Hockey Scholarship ... Brett is the fifth of Sheree and David Motherwell's six children; has three sisters and two brothers.


YEAR CL GP G A PTS PEN PPG SHG HT GW 2005-06 Fr. 39 4 19 23 18/36 2 0 0 1 2006-07 So. 42 3 26 29 18/36 2 0 0 0 CAREER 81 7 45 52 36/72 4 0 0 1

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