Nick Petrecki (D)
Signed a one-year American Hockey League contract with the Rochester Americans on August 19, 2014.
2013-14: Recorded one assist and 28 PIM in 14 games for the Rochester Americans (AHL) after being acquired late in the season… Appeared in 35 games with the Worcester Sharks (AHL), recording three points (1+2) and racking up 54 PIM prior to joining the Amerks… Played in all five postseason contests for Rochester… Made his professional postseason debut in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against Chicago on 4/25… Returned to the lineup against Toronto on 4/11… Missed two games (4/04-4/05) due to injury… Registered his first point as an Amerk with an assist and finished a team-best +4 in a 5-2 win against Syracuse on 4/02… Took two shots and was +1 at Binghamton on 3/15… Skated 19:35 and recorded five PIM in his Amerks debut against Toronto on 3/14… Reassigned to Rochester by the San Jose Sharks (NHL) from Worcester on 3/12… Tallied an assist at Bridgeport on 3/01… Notched an assist at Springfield on 2/16… Took a team-high five shots vs. Bridgeport on 11/23… Scored his lone goal of the season in a 4-3 loss to Portland on 11/10… Made his season debut at Springfield on 10/12
2012-13: Appeared in one game for the San Jose Sharks (NHL)… Spent majority of the campaign in Worcester, where he recorded six points (1+5) and ranked third on the team with a career-high 135 PIM in 42 American Hockey League appearances… Made his NHL debut against Anaheim on 1/29, logging 11:58 of ice time over 16 shifts in the Sharks’ 3-2 shootout win… Racked up a season-high 15 PIM at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on 4/19… Missed four games (3/23-3/28) with an injury… Tallied an assist and was +2 in a 5-3 win over Portland on 3/10… Lone goal of the campaign came on an overtime game-winner against Springfield on 1/11… Had an assist and was +3 in a 5-4 win at Providence on 12/21… Missed 17 games (11/09-12/21) due to injury… Recorded his first point of the season with an assist at Providence on 11/02… 2011-12: Skated in a career-high 68 games for Worcester, recording nine points one goal and eight assists while piling up 107 PIM… Won the Yanick Dupre Memorial Award, given annually to the AHL Man of the Year for his dedicated service to the local community… Finished fourth amongst Worcester defensemen in shots with 75… Posted a season-high 14 PIM at Providence on 4/06… Sapped a 95-game goal-less drought with a game-winning goal at Springfield on 2/19… Opened the season with a two-assist effort at Providence on 10/09… 2010-11: Posted his second straight 14-point season after scoring a career-high three goals and adding 11 assists through 67 games with the Sharks… Led the team with 129 PIM and 11 fighting majors while serving as assistantcaptain… Named Worcester’s AHL Man of the Year for his work in the central Massachusetts community… Helped set up two goals in a 3-1 win vs. Adirondack on 3/27… Collected assists in back-to-back games at Manchester on 3/11 and at Connecticut on 3/12… Received his first-ever NHL recall from San Jose on 2/16… Netted his career-best third goal of the season at Providence on 11/26… Had a three-game point streak (2+1) from 10/29 to 10/31… Scored for the second straight game vs. Providence on 10/30…. Scored his first goal of the season against Rochester on 10/29… 2009-10: Completed his rookie campaign in Worcester with two goals and career-high 12 assists in 65 games with the Sharks… Closed out the season with an assist at Portland on 4/11… Had eight fighting majors and finished fourth on the team with 106 PIM… Notched two assists and was +2 at Bridgeport on 2/12… Scored his first pro goal as part of a two-point game (1+1) in a 5-4 win at Syracuse on 1/23… Earned assists in consecutive games vs. Springfield on 11/01 and vs. Manchester on 11/06… Recorded his first pro point with an assist vs. Lowell on 10/17… Made his professional/AHL debut at Adirondack on 10/03… 2008-09: Wrapped up his collegiate career with seven assists and a team-high 161 PIM in 35 games for Boston College (H-East)… Ranked fifth among Eagles skaters with a +3 on-ice rating and tied for 14th in assists… Enjoyed one multiple-point performance… Assisted on Matt Price’s game-winning goal in the team’s 1-0 series-clinching victory at New Hampshire in the quarterfinals of the Hockey East Tournament on 3/14… Tallied two assists in Boston College’s 4-1 home win over Merrimack on 10/30… Signed to an NHL contract by the San Jose Sharks on 3/30… 2007-08: Helped Boston College to an NCAA National Championship after posting 12 points (5+7) and 102 PIM in 42 games for the Eagles, including 25 Hockey East contests… Recorded four points (2+2) in league action… Finished the season with an on-ice rating of +14... Enjoyed one multiple-goal game... Scored one game-winning goal… Gained All-Tournament honors at the NCAA Northeast Regional in Worcester, Massachusetts; 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 in the Northeast Regional title game on 3/30… Scored the team's third goal in a 4-1 win at Northeastern on 3/08 in the regular-season finale; the victory clinched home ice for the league playoffs… Netted his first collegiate goal at 9:06 of the second period, then scored the overtime game-winner in BC's 6-5 victory over Harvard on 2/11 in the Beanpot championship game; captured Hockey East Rookie of the Week accolades… 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 on 12/29 and RIT on 12/30 at Mariucci Arena… Missed two games against Massachusetts (11/16-17) because of illness… Tallied his first collegiate point with an assist on Joe Whitney's first career goal in the team's season-opening game against Michigan in St. Paul, Minn on 10/12… 2006-07: Recorded 25 points (11+14) and a team-high 177 PIM in 54 games with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League… Ranked first among team defensemen in all offensive categories and finished 20th in scoring among all USHL blueliners while serving as assistant captain… Finished fourth in the league in penalty minutes and was tied for third among defensemen with two game-winning goals… Gained 2006-07 All-USHL Second-Team honors and played for Team USHL in the league's 2007 Prospects/All-Star Game in Waterloo, Iowa, representing the West Division... Awarded the Omaha’s Jake Forbes Trophy as the team's most valuable defenseman… Named USHL Player of the Week twice during the regular season (3/19 and 1/02)… Racked up 10 PIM in five postseason appearances with the Lancers… Posted seven points (3+4) over a season-long five-game point streak from 3/04 to 3/17… Notched three points (2+1) in a 5-4 win vs. Cedar Rapids on 3/16… Scored a goal in three straight games and added an assist between 2/06 and 2/17… Assisted on a pair of goals and was +3 at Des Moines on 1/19… Had a four-game goal-scoring streak from 12/29 to 1/05… Tallied two assists and was + in a 3-2 win at Ohio on 11/04… Scored his first goal at Green Bay on 10/27… 2005-06: Finished with three assists and 110 PIM in 53 games in his rookie season for Omaha… Appeared in five playoff contests… Made his USHL postseason debut in Game 1 of Omaha’s first-round series against Lincoln on 3/29… Registered his first point with an assist 2-1 loss against Lincoln on 11/15… Made his USHL debut at Sioux City on 9/24… 2004-05: Earned Eastern Junior Hockey League Rookie of the Year honors after recording 23 points (5+18) and 159 PIM in 53 games with the Capital District Selects… Led all team defensemen in scoring and finished eighth overall in points… Competed in the 2005 EJHL Futures All-Star Game… INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: Participated in the U.S. National Junior Team Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid in August 2008… Was a member of the U.S. U-18 Select Team that won the bronze medal at the 2006 U-18 Junior World Cup at the Viking Cup in Camrose, Alberta… Helped the U.S. U-18 Team capture the silver medal at the 2006 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in the Czech Republic… Was a member of the U.S. U-17 Select Team that captured the gold medal at the 2005 U-17 Five Nations Tournament in Switzerland