Patrick  Kirtland
    24 Patrick Kirtland

    Rocky Hill, Conn.

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 195



    Last Team:
    Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)


    Men's Ice Hockey Tops Sacred Heart, 4-2

    Huskies sweep weekend to improve to 2-2-1 on the season and 2-0 in league.


    Top Line Leads UConn Past Holy Cross, 4-1

    Brant Harris, Billy Latta and Jordan Sims combine for first two goals.


    Nine Different Skaters Score For Men's Hockey In 9-0 Rout Over Bentley

    Matt Grogan made 24 saves to earn his first career shutout.


    Kirtland's Game Winner Leads UConn Past Penn State, 4-3

    Patrick Kirtland scored the game-winning goal 6:27 into the third period. Matt Grogan made a career high 39 saves.


    UConn vs UMass

    UConn vs UMass (photo by Stephen Slade)


    UConn vs Maine

    UConn vs Maine Men's Hockey


    UConn vs UMass Lowell

    UConn vs UMass Lowell Men's Hockey at Bridgeport


    UConn vs Union

    UConn vs Union Men's Hockey


    UConn vs Penn State

    UConn vs Penn State Men's Hockey 1/4/13

    2013-2014 (Sophomore Season): Played in 34 games...Tied for seventh on the team in scoring with 15 points on six goals and nine assists...Finished tied for second on the team with a +10 rating this season, improving on his +1 as a freshman (31 games)...Had a power play goal and a game-winner on his ledger...Posted a pair of multi-point games, scoring a goal with an assist in an 8-1 win at AIC (Nov. 23) and in a 3-2 upset at future Hockey East member, #9 ranked Providence (Feb. 11)...Scored the game-winning goal to help beat Air Force on the road, 5-3 (Jan. 31)...Tied for fifth on the team and first among UConn forwards with 39 blocked shots on the season...Finished the season strong, scoring a point in the last five regular season games and last six of seven.

    2012-2013 (Freshman Season): Played in 31 games as a rookie...Totaled eight points on four goals and four assists...Notched the game winning goal in a 4-3 victory over Penn State (Jan. 4)...Registered one goal and one assist against Bentley (Feb. 11).

    Before UConn: Competed for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League (USHL), the only Tier 1 junior hockey league in the nation... Tallied 11 goals and 15 assists for 26 points while serving as an assistant captain in 2011-12...Scored 14 points on 6 goals and 8 assists in 47 games in 2010-11...Played for the Topeka RoadRunners of the NAHL in 2009-10, scoring 32 points (12g/20a) in 56 games.

    Personal: Born January 22, 1991...Patrick James Kirtland is the son of Benhamin and Mary Jean Kirtland...Has three brothers, Ben (27) played hockey at Tufts University from 2006-10, Paul (26) played hockey at Ohio State University from 2009-13 and John (23) who is currently playing hockey at St. Thomas University...a communications major.