Sam Piazza 6
Sam  Piazza


Darien, Ill.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 202




Meet the Freshmen: Sam Piazza

Meet the Ice Hockey Freshmen: Sam Piazza

Through the 2014-15 Season


Freshman (2014-15) ... Appeared in 10 games, recording an assist and nine blocked shots ... Tallied two assists in exhibition vs. U.S. NTDP U-18 (Oct. 5) ... Registered first career assist against AIC on 11/15.

Junior Team ... Served as team captain for the Wichita Falls Wildcats of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) in 2013-14 ... Finished fifth among NAHL defensemen with 37 points (11 goals, 26 assists) in 58 games, leading Wichita Falls to the NAHL Playoffs ... Started the 2012-13 season with the Chicago Steel of the United States Hockey League (USHL) before joining Wichita Falls in February 2013, recording three goals and six assists in 42 games combined.

Personal ... Born January 27, 1994 ... Son of Sue and Tom Piazza ... Enrolled in the College of Engineering ... Undeclared major ... Sister Cara plays hockey at the University of Minnesota ... Listed Steve Yzerman as his hockey hero because of his longtime tenure as Red Wings captain.

Piazza's Career Highlights

Point Superlatives
Most, Game: 1, 11/15/14 vs. AIC (1a)
Multi-Point Games: To Come
Streak: To Come
First: 11/15/14 vs. AIC

Goal Superlatives
Most, Game: To Come
Multi-Goal Games: To Come
Streak: To Come
Game Winners: To Come
First: To Come

Assist Superlatives
Most, Game: 1, 11/15/14 vs. AIC
Multi-Assist Games: To Come
Streak: To Come
First: 11/15/14 vs. AIC


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