Jeff Wight
Jeff  Wight


Coquitlam, British Columbia

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200



Last Team:
Merritt Centennials (BCHL)



Nine Huskies Honored on Hockey East All-Academic Team

League Record 133 Student-Athletes Make this Year's Team


UConn vs BC

UConn vs BC (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs Quinnipiac

UConn vs Quinnipiac (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs Maine

UConn vs Maine Men's Hockey

2015-16 (Sophomore Season):  Appeared in 20 games in his second year at UConn…Finished the season with four points on a goal and three assists…Missed the final seven games of the season with injury…Scored his first collegiate goal in a 3-3 home tie with No. 19 Merrimack…Had an assist against Minnesota in the Mariucci Classic (Jan. 1)…Had assists at Arizona State (Jan. 5) and at No. 4 Boston College (Jan. 23).

2014-15 (Freshman Season):
Played in 20 games as a freshman...Finished the year with two points coming on two assists...Registered 20 shots on goal...Had his first collegiate point with an assist in a 2-1 upset win over No. 11 ranked Vermont (Nov. 21)...Assisted on a goal in a 2-2 tie at home against No. 13 ranked Providence (Feb. 4)...Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.

Before UConn:
Played two seasons with the Merritt Centennials in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL)...Appeared in 50 games in 2013-14 scoring 22 goals with 27 assists for 49 points, third on the team in scoring...Shared the team lead with seven power play goals...Scored a goal with two assists in four playoff games...A member of Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge, scoring a pair of goals and a pair of assits in four games...Was named to the NHL's Central Scouting's Watch List...In 2012-13, he played his rookie season in the BCHL, scoring 13 goals with 10 assists.

Personal: Born December 4, 1995...Jeff Vincent Wight is the son of Stu and Sylvia Wight...He is a business major.