Neil Petruic (D)
2008-09: Collected first point of season with assist against Bridgeport 12/5/08â€¦
2007-08: Spent the entire season with HC Bolzano in the Italian league, skating in 32 games while leading the team's defensemen in scoring with 11 points (1g-10a), also amassing 62 penalty minutes â€¦ guided the club to the Italian League's RBK Hockey Cup championship.
2006-07: Scored first goal of season on 10/21/06 @ SPRâ€¦Collected career-high two assists in 6-5 comeback win @ ALB on 2/2/07.
2005-06: Made pro debut @ PHI on 10/8â€¦Tallied first pro point, an assist, on 11/18 vs. TORâ€¦Recorded first pro goal (GWG), first multi-point game (1g,1a) and garnered 3rd star honors on 12/23/05 vs. LOWâ€¦Recalled from loan to Charlotte on 2/23.
2004-05: Served as an alternate team captainâ€¦Missed six of the 38 outings while nursing two different ankle injuriesâ€¦His one goal was a game-winner in a 5-4 victory at Michigan Tech on Oct. 16â€¦Earned Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) All-Academic Team honorâ€¦Sported the highest cumulative grade point average (3.43) of any Bulldog.
2003-04: Earned WCHA All-Academic Team honors.
2002-03: Earned WCHA All-Academic Team honors.
2001-02: Was named UMDâ€™s Rookie of the Year after playing in more games than any other Bulldog newcomer.