Ben Blood (D)
2012-13: Appeared in his first full season of professional hockey splitting the campaign between Senators affiliates in Elmira (ECHL) and Binghamton (AHL) ... Scored his first professional goal, the overtime game-winner, in a 3-2 Jackals home win over Evansville on Jan. 11.
2011-12: Completed his collegiate career as an alternate captain with the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux (WCHA), establishing new career highs in assists (18) and points (21)â€¦ Appeared in each of his teamâ€™s games for the third consecutive seasonâ€¦ Ranked first among Fighting Sioux defenseman and seventh in overall team scoringâ€¦ Was recognized with the teamâ€™s Coachesâ€™ Unsung Hero Awardâ€¦ Was named to the NCAA West Region All-Tournament team in addition to the All-WCHA Academic Teamâ€¦ Made his professional debut at Norfolk on April 6.
2010-11: Completed his junior season with the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux (WCHA), tallying 12 points (two goals, 10 assists) in 44 gamesâ€¦ Appeared in each of the teamâ€™s games for the second consecutive season, setting a new collegiate career high in assistsâ€¦ Helped the team reach the 2011 Frozen Four where it was defeated 2-0 by Michigan in a national semi-final contest on April 7 in St. Paul, Minn.