Cristoval 'Boo' Nieves 12
Cristoval 'Boo' Nieves


Baldwinsville, N.Y.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200






Saturday Night Shutout: U-M Sweeps RPI

Saturday Night Shutout: Ice Hockey Sweeps RPI


Wolverines Put Up Eight-Spot in Win over Penn State

Ice Hockey Puts Up Eight-Spot in Win over Penn State


Trouba Voted Team MVP at Annual Awards Banquet

Trouba Voted Ice Hockey Team MVP at Annual Awards Banquet


Trouba on CCHA All-Rookie Team, Nieves Honorable Mention

Ice Hockey's Trouba, Nieves Put Name on CCHA All-Rookie Teams


Maize & Blue Bombards Northern Michigan to Earn Series Sweep

Ice Hockey Bombards Northern Michigan to Earn Series Sweep


Cristoval 'Boo' Nieves Profile

Forward Cristoval 'Boo' Nieves talks about his red-hot start to the season, including his second career three-point night (two goals, assist) in last week's 6-0 win over Rensselaer.


Ice Hockey Blanks RPI for Series Sweep

U-M used a three-goal first period to earn a 6-0 victory over RPI and a series sweep.


Ice Hockey Scores Eight in Win over Penn State

Michigan scored five third-period goals in an 8-1 win over Penn State.


Cristoval 'Boo' Nieves Interview

Forward Cristoval Nieves talks about how the nickname 'Boo' originated, why he selected to play at the University of Michigan and the potential of this season's freshman class (Nov. 16, 2012).

Through the 2014-15 Season


Junior (2014-15) ...Registered an assist in both games against UMass-Lowell (10/24) and Boston University (10/25) ... Recorded an assist against AIC on 11/14 and notched in his first goal of the season also against AIC on 11/15 ... Registered one goal and one assist in series against Penn State (Nov 21-22) ... Recorded two goals and one assist against RPI on 11/29 ... Tallied one assist against OSU on 12/5 ... Added two assists against No. 9 Minnesota (1/10) ... Notched two assists against OSU (1/16).

Sophomore (2013-14) ...
In 34 games, recorded 22 points (3G, 19A), finishing second on the team in assists ... Notched 12 points (2G, 10A) in his last 10 games ... Recorded an assist on the lone goal vs. Penn State in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on 3/20 ... Notched an assist vs. Minnesota on 3/15 ... Recorded two assists and a goal on 3/8 vs. MSU ... Registered an assist on 3/7 vs. MSU ... Tallied two assists vs. OSU on 3/2 ... Registered an assist vs. Penn State on 2/22 ... Tallied a goal vs. Penn State on 2/21 ... Registered an assist on 2/15 vs. Minnesota ... Recorded an assist and a blocked shot vs. Wisconsin (1/31) ... Registered an assist on 1/24 vs. MSU ... Tallied an assist vs. Ohio State (12/2) ... Recorded an assist vs. Niagara on 11/22 ...Registered an assist in both games of the series against UNH (11/15-11/16) ... Recorded two assists vs UNH (Oct. 19) ... Registered a goal and an assist vs. RIT (Oct. 12) ... Recipient of The Dekers Club Hockey Scholarship.

Freshman (2012-13) ... Recorded 29 points (8g, 21a) in all 40 contests in his freshman season ...Named to the CCHA All-Rookie honorable mention ... Finished second among CCHA freshmen in points and assists ... Finished the season with a team-high 21 assists ... Tallied three assists in U-M's CCHA first-round series sweep of NMU (Mar. 8-9) ... Led all freshman in the nation with 10 points (4g, 6a) in the month of February on his way to being named CCHA Rookie of the Month ... Recorded three assists in the team's sweep from 2/22-23 at OSU ... Scored a goal and tallied an assist on 2/8 at ND ... Registered two goals on 2/1 vs MSU as well as an assist for a career-high three points ... Tallied five points from 2/1-2/2 vs MSU (3g, 2a) ... Recorded his team-leading 11th assist on 1/8 vs. BG ... Tallied points in four straight games (2g, 2a) from 11/2-11/10 ... Scored a goal for the second consecutive game on 11/10 at MSU ... Scored his first career goal on 11/9 vs. MSU ... Earned assists in back-to-back games on 11/2 and 11/3 ... Recorded an assist for the second straight game on 10/19 vs. Bentley ... Tallied a team-high tying two assists on 10/12 vs. RIT ... Recorded three shots in his Michigan debut on 10/11 vs. RIT ...Recipient of the Mickey and Wally Grant Ice Hockey Scholarship Fund.

Junior Team ... Played two seasons at the Kent School in Kent, Conn. from 2010 to 2012 ... Tallied 39 points (11g, 28a) in 22 games in 2011-12 ... Joined the Indiana Ice of the United States Hockey League at the completion of his prep school season, competing in 13 games and recording 10 points (2g, 8a).

Personal ...
Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... Selected by the New York Rangers in the second round, 59th overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Nieves' Career Highlights

Point Superlatives
Most, Game: 3 (2x), last - 3/8/14 vs. Michigan State (1g, 2a)
Multi-Point Games: 12 (2013-14 - 5; 2012-13 - 7)
Streak: 4 games, 11/2/12-11/10/12 (2g, 2a)
First: 10/12/12 vs. RIT (2a)

Goal Superlatives
Most, Game: 2, 2/1/13 vs. Michigan State
Multi-Goal Games: 1, 2/1/13 vs. Michigan State
Streak: 2 games, 11/9/12-11/10/12 (2g)
Game Winners: 2, last - 2/1/13 vs. Michigan State
First: 11/9/12 vs. Michigan State

Assist Superlatives
Most, Game: 2 (8x), last - 3/8/14 vs. MSU
Multi-Assist Games: 8 (2013-14 - 4; 2012-13 - 4)
Streak: 3 games (2x), last - 3/2/14-3/8/14 (6a)
First: 10/12/12 vs. RIT


Sign up for Michigan Insider to be the first to learn about 2014-15 Michigan ice hockey ticket opportunities.