Rylan Schwartz (C)
2013-14: enters his 1st full professional season….2012-13:… 7gp with Worcester (1-3-4), 6pims, +1, 13 shots, 0-for-0 in the shootout, 1st professional season …game-by-game: had a two game point streak (1-1-2) snapped on 4/20….scored his 1st professional goal vs. Jeff Zatkoff in 4-2W at Wilkes Barre on 4/19…assist on 4/17…had a two game point streak (0-2-2) snapped on 4/13…. Assist on 4/12… assist and +1 in first professional game in 3-0W at Bridgeport on 4/9…did not dress on 4/7…signed an ATO with Worcester on 4/7…. signed an NHL contract with the San Jose Sharks on 4/6/13….led all NCAA scorers posting 53 points (20-33-53) in 41 games as a senior at Colorado College where he served as assistant captain…. Ranked 13th among NCAA players in goals (20), and 3rd in assists (33)… named to the All-WCHA-Academic Team…2011-12: Schwartz was named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week three times the first half of his junior season, when he finished tied for second among league leaders with 17 power-play points in conference play...recorded three hat tricks, including a pair on back-to-back nights at the University of North Dakota, while notching 13 of his 23 goals overall before the end of November...had a hand in six game winners, scoring three and assisting on three...won better than 55 percent (261 of 473) of his faceoffs, and in mid-February became the 73rd member of the CC's elite Century Club for players with 100 or more career points...voted by his teammates as an alternate captain for the 2012-13 season. 2010-11: Collected two or more points in a game on 10 occasions...factored in on eight game-winning goals, scoring one and assisting on a team-high seven...won 54.6 percent of his faceoffs (311 of 570)...his 28 assists tied him for second on the team...lit the lamp just 8 seconds into the second period of a 7-3 victory at Michigan Tech in early December...struck for a pair of goals in a 4-3 loss to North Dakota in the WCHA Final Five semifinals...compiled nine points (5g,4a) in seven post-season games altogether, collecting four of those (1g,3a) in an 8-4 victory over Boston College at the NCAA West Regional...a co-recipient of team’s annual Tony Frasca Award as playoff MVP...led the Tigers with a +7 plus-minus rating...earned half (4g,15a) of his 38 points on the power play. 2009-10: One of three forwards voted to the WCHA All-Rookie Team, Schwartz finished third in scoring – both overall and in conference play, among the league's freshmen...was involved in the game-winning goal in 10 of Colorado College’s 19 victories, scoring three and assisting on seven, and while skating in every game...tied for third on the team with 28 points overall, behind seniors Bill Sweatt and Mike Testwuide...emerged as a dangerous threat on the power play, where he collected 18 (5g,13a) of his total points. HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS: Playing his second year with the Notre Dame Hounds of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Schwartz won the SJHL scoring title and was named league MVP after compiling 88 points (39g,49a) in 48 games during the 2008-09 regular season...was credited with 12 power-play goals and six game winners despite missing eight outings due to other commitments including the World Junior 'A' Challenge...also one of the SJHL’s top defensive forwards who collected 63 points (29g,34a) as a rookie with the Hounds in 2007-08...won a Mac’s Tournament championship with the Notre Dame Midget AAA Hounds in ‘06-07. PERSONAL NOTES: Born Rylan Derek Schwartz, son of Rick and Carol Schwartz of Wilcox, Saskatchewan...attended high school at Athol Murray College of Notre Dame...enjoys playing and watching football...older brother of former Colorado College teammate Jaden Schwartz, now with the St. Louis Blues of the NHL.