Jay Barriball (RW)
2010-11: Made his professional debut with the Rivermen on March 26, 2011 vs. San Antonio Rampage and notched his first pro point (assist) on April 8, 2011 vs. Chicago.
â€¢ Captain of University of Minnesota Golden Gophers where he appeared in 30 games and recorded 28 points (12g, 16a) and 18 PIM.
â€¢ Recorded a natural hat trick in the second game of the season (10/9 vs. Massachusetts). It was the Golden Gophersâ€™ first natural hat trick since Ryan Potulny on 3/17/06. Named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week for 10/12.
2009-10: Redshirted the season to retain a year of eligibility at the University of Minnesota after suffering knee injury in practice on 11/3/09. Became the 78th player in school history to reach 100 career points with an assist vs. Alaska Anchorage on 10/30/09. Named to the WCHA All-Academic team.
2008-09: Played in 34 of Minnesotaâ€™s 37 games, missing the final three games of the first half due to a knee injury. Ranked third on the team in scoring with 34 points (11g, 23a) and tied for first with 16 PP points.
2007-08: Appeared in 41 games and finished fourth on the team in scoring with six goals and 15 assists for 21 points.
2006-07: As a freshman, he was one of five Golden Gophers to appear in all 44 games. Led the entire team in scoring with 43 points (20g, 23a). Ranked second in the WCHA and fourth in the nation in freshman scoring, and fourth in the WCHAâ€ˆand 10th in the nation in points per game among freshmen (0.98). Tied for the team lead with 12 multi-point games and three multi-goal games. Earned one WCHA Rookie of the Week honor on 2/6/07. Named the CSTV/HCA National Rookie of the Month for October with 11 points (6g, 5a) in seven games during the month.
Personal: Attended the Academy of the Holy Angels in Richfield, Minn. with Chase Polacek. Following senior season, named to the AP All-State First Team, the Star Tribune All-Metro First Team, the Pioneer Press All-State Team, Missota All-Conference player (third consecutive season) and one of the 10 finalists for the Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award.