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Adam Huska
Adam  Huska

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Zvolen, Slovakia

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205

Position:
Goaltender

Birthdate:
05/12/1997

Last Team:
Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)

Glove:
Left


11/03/2017

UCONN vs Vermont

UCONN vs Vermont (photo by Stephen Slade)

10/26/2017

UCONN vs BU

UCONN vs BU (photo by Stephen Slade)

09/30/2017

UCONN vs St Francis

UCONN vs St Francis (photo by Stephen Slade)

03/03/2017

UConn vs Northeastern

UConn vs Northeastern Hockey East Opening Round Game 1 (photo by Stephen Slade)

02/17/2017

UConn vs Northeastern

UConn vs Northeastern (photo by Stephen Slade)

2016-17 (Freshman Season):  Made 21 starts in net during his rookie season...Finished with a 7-9-4 record with one shutout...Posted a 2.87 goals against average...Made 645 saves and had a .916 save percentage...He ranked 22nd in the nation and fifth in Hockey East in save percentage...He finished 10th among Hockey East goaltenders in goals against average...Among rookie goaltenders, he was ninth nationally in save percentage...His 2.87 goals against ranked as the sixth lowest in UConn program history for a season...In Hockey East games, he posted a 7-4-3 record with a 2.40 goals against and a .928 save percentage...Recorded his first-career victory after posting a career-high 47 saves in a 4-2 win at No. 6 Notre Dame (Oct. 27), earning his first Hockey East Defense Player of the Week award...His 47 saves was tied for the 11th highest total in UConn’s Division I record book (1998-present)...Notched his first-career shutout with a 37 save effort in a 4-0 win at No. No. 5 Boston University (Nov. 19), winning the Pro Ambitions Hockey East Rookie of the Week honor...Won his second Rookie of the Week honor after leading the Huskies to a win and tie over No. 3 UMass Lowell...Posted 31 saves to lead UConn past the River Hawks, 3-2, on the road (Dec. 2) and then 34 saves at home in a 2-2 tie (Dec. 3)...Made 40 saves against Maine at Frozen Fenway (Jan. 14)...Had 34 saves to lead UConn to a 3-1 win over No. 11 Vermont at home (Jan. 27)...Stopped 41 shots in a 5-3 win at New Hampshire (Feb. 24)...For the second time, Huska represented his native country of Slovakia at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship...He appeared in five games for Team Slovakia, making 103 saves...He picked up a win over Latvia making 22 saves to send his country into the quarterfinals...Against Team Canada, he made 39 saves for his team.

Before UConn:  Huska spent the last two seasons in net for the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL...He has also represented his native Slovakia in the World Junior Championships the last three years...In 2015-16, was named the USHL Goaltender of the Year and earned a spot on the All-USHL first team after leading the league with a 1.82 goals against average and a .931 save percentage...He appeared in 37 games and finished with a 26-9-2 record, leading Green Bay to the second seed in the USHL Eastern Conference...His 26 wins was third among league leaders and included four shutouts.Played for Slovakia at the 2014 and 2015 U18 World Junior Championships and also earned a spot on the 2016 U20 team...He appeared in five games and was named a top-three player on his team at the IIHF World U20 Championship this past winter in Finland.

In the NHL Draft:  Drafted in the 7th round (184th overall) by the New York Rangers in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

Personal:  Born May 12, 1997...Adam Huska is the son of Rochus Huska and Miriam Huskova...He has a sister Eva Huskova....Is a pre-sport management major.

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