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Sam  Piazza


Darien, Ill.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 196




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Meet the Freshmen: Sam Piazza

Meet the Ice Hockey Freshmen: Sam Piazza


Sophomore (2015-16)
• Notched an assist vs. Niagara (11/13)
• Added assist against N. Michigan (12/29)
• Scored first career goal (ENG) against Michigan Tech, adding assist for career night (12/30)
• Added an assist vs. Penn State in New York City (1/30)
• Recorded an assist vs. Minnesota in Big Ten Championship (3/19)

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

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

• 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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