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6-1 / 205
Melfort Mustangs (SJHL)
- Signed an ATO contract with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL) on March 31, 2014
- Finished his career playing in 141 games with 112 points on 52 goals and 60 assists
2013-2014 (Senior Season): Appeared in 30 games...Named a team captain...Missed the first six games of the season with a knee injury...Set a new UConn Division I scoring record with 112 career points...His 52 career goals ranked second on the Division I goal scoring list and 16th all time...Shared the team lead in scoring with fellow senior captain Billy Latta, scoring 26 points on 11 goals and 15 assists...Scored four times on the power play this season and has nine power play points (4g/5a)...His 15 assists tied with classmate Jordan Sims for the team lead...Led the team with a +11 for the season...Became the 27th player in program history and the sixth on the Division I level (1998-present) to reach 100 career points..Had eight multi-point games on the season..Recorded his first-ever hat-trick in a 6-2 win over RIT (Jan. 4)...He added an assist for a career-high four-point afternoon to help beat the Tigers...Was Named the AHA Player of the Week for leading UConn to a sweep over RIT...Had a pair of goals including the game-winner in a 5-1 win over Robert Morris (Jan. 9)...Notched a goal and an assist in a 3-0 win over Bentley (Feb. 7) and a 5-3 win at Air Force (Jan. 31)...Recorded at least a point in 16 games.
2012-2013 (Junior Season): Played in all 37 games...Finished the season ranked secon on the team in points with 31 on a team best 15 goals and 16 assists...Scored six power play goals...Had two points including one goal and one assist in a 2-2 tie against Union (Oct. 27)...Scored two goals including one off a power play in the UConn Classic against AIC (Dec. 29)...Notched two goals in a 4-1 win at Bentley (Feb. 10)...Recorded the game winning goal off a power play while adding another in a 4-3 victory at Army (4-3)...Tallied a season best four points on three assists and one goal in a 6-3 victory over Army (Feb. 23).
2011-2012 (Sophomore Season): Played in all 39 games...Ranked second on the team in points with 33 on 18 goals and 15 assists...Also ranked second in goals...Tied for sixth all time in UConn D1 history for points in a single season...Ranked fifth all time in UConn D1 history for goals in a single season...Tied for sixth in the nation with 10 power-play goals...Registered eight multi-point games... Scored two goals in a 4-4 tie at Bowling Green (Oct. 8)...Recorded three points on two goals and an assist in a victory against Canisius in the AHA playoffs (Mar. 3)...Recorded at least one point in the first four games of the season and recorded at least one point in five straight games from Feb. 18 - Mar. 3...Two time AHA player of the week (Oct. 10), (Jan. 2)...Combined with Cole Schneider to record the most points in UConn DI history among two players with 78...Recorded 50th point of his career with a goal against AIC (Feb. 25).
2010-2011 (Freshman Season): Appeared in 35 games, tallying 22 points on eight goals and 14 assists...Notched his first collegiate point with an assist against Canisius (Nov. 5)...Tallied his first two collegiate goals against Mercyhurst (Jan. 8)...Recorded six multipoint games on the season...Registered a five-game point streak from Feb. 5 - Feb. 19 with three goals and four assists for seven points...Presented with the Coach John Chapman Award as the player that represents the qualities that Coach Chapman wanted on his team.
Before UConn: Played for the Estevan Bruins and Melfort Mustangs of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and is the first Saskatchewan-born player to be a part of the UConn hockey program...Finished the season third on the team in scoring with 17 goals and 34 assists for 51 points in 51 games...Traded at the deadline as Melfort was looking for a scoring threat heading into the playoffs.
Personal:Born October 8, 1989...Brant Shay is the son of Brad and Marilyn Harris...a resource economics major.