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Nick Petrecki
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clifton Park, NY

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220

Position:
Defenseman

Birthdate:
07/11/1989

Previous Team:
Omaha Lancers (USHL)

NICHOLAS GRIFFIN PETRECKI; born July 11, 1989 ... shoots left ... played the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League ... graduated from Millard North High School in Omaha, Neb.

AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08): Played in 42 games, including 25 Hockey East contests; missed two games against Massachusetts (11/16-17) because of illness ... gained All-Tournament honors at the NCAA Northeast Regional in Worcester, Mass.; scored the team's first of three second-period goals - all scored in a span of 1:58 - in a 4-3 overtime victory over Miami (3/30) in the Northeast Regional title game ... earned All-Tournament recognition at the Dodge Holiday Classic in St. Paul, Minn.; recorded one assist in each of two BC victories - against Air Force (12/29) and RIT (12/30) - in Mariucci Arena ... registered 12 points - five goals and seven assists; recorded four points - two goals and two assists - in league action ... finished the season with a rating of plus-14 ... enjoyed one multiple-goal game ... scored one game-winning goal ... netted his first collegiate goal at 9:06 of the second period, then scored the overtime gamewinner in BC's 6-5 victory over Harvard (2/11) in the Beanpot championship game; captured Hockey East Rookie of the Week accolades ... scored the team's third goal in a 4-1 win at Northeastern (3/8) in the regular-season finale; the victory clinched home ice for the league playoffs ... tallied his first collegiate point with an assist on Joe Whitney's first career goal in the team's season-opening game against Michigan (10/12) in St. Paul, Minn.

BEFORE BC: Gained 2006-07 All-USHL second-team honors with the Omaha Lancers ... ranked first among the team's defensemen with 25 points - 11 goals and 14 assists - in 54 games ... played for Team USHL in the league's 2007 Prospects/All-Star Game in Waterloo, Iowa ... earned the team's Jake Forbes Trophy following the 2006-07 season; the award recognizes the team's most valuable defenseman ... played for Lancers head coach Mike Hastings ... served as assistant captain in 2006-07 ... played in 53 games and registered three assists in 2005-06 ... earned 2004-05 Eastern Junior Hockey League Rookie of the Year honors while playing with the Capital District Selects; recorded 23 points - five goals and 18 assists - in 53 games ... also played in the 2005 Futures All-Star Game ... was a member of the U.S. Under-18 Select Team that won the bronze medal at the 2006 Under-18 Junior World Cup at the Viking Cup in Camrose, Alberta ... was a member of the U.S. Under-18 Team that captured the silver medal at the 2006 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament (Czech Republic) ... was a member of the U.S. Under-17 Select Team that captured the gold medal at the 2005 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament (Switzerland).

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... is the 2008-09 recipient of the Maureen and Edward F. Coakley '57 Hockey Scholarship ... was selected by the San Jose Sharks in the first round (28th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft ... Nick and his older sister Meredith are the children of Michelle and Mark Petrecki.

PETRECKI'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR CL GP G A PTS PEN PPG SHG HT GW 2007-08 Fr. 42 5 7 12 47/102 0 0 0 1 CAREER 42 5 7 12 47/102 0 0 0 1

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