Skated in all 40 games … notched a career-best 14 points on five goals and nine assists … recorded a three-game point streak where he posted four points (1 goal, 3 assists) from Nov. 8-15 … posted three multi-point games … scored a goal and added an assist in a 3-2 win at North Dakota (11/14) … dished out two assists in the Hockey City Classic against Western Michigan (2/7) … scored twice, which included the game-winning goal, at Denver (2/27).
Played in 37 of 38 games for the RedHawks, totaling three goals and four assists for seven points … placed on the NCHC Academic All-Conference team … recorded his first career multi-goal game with two tallies at Bemidji State (Nov. 29) …set a personal record with a plus/minus rating of +2 twice, once vs. Canisius (Nov. 2) and the other at Bemidji State (Nov. 29) … whistled for eight penalties, all minor infractions for a total of 16 minutes in the box … received Miami’s Tom Brown Unsung Hero award.
Played in 36 games, totaling three goals and four assists for seven points ... his first point came on a goal against Michigan (Oct. 27) ... notched his first career assist at Wisconsin (Jan. 19), which came on a game-winner ... all three of his goals came against Big Ten Hockey Conference teams (Nov. 16 vs. Michigan State and Dec. 15 vs. Ohio State) ... saw first action in the season opener vs. Colgate Oct. 12 ... posted a +3 rating on the year and committed three penalties for six minutes.
Prior to Miami
Suited up for the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL in 2011-12, playing in 57 regular-season games while tallying 32 points on 13 goals and 19 helpers ... posted a +15 rating during the year as well, which was second on the team ... helped the Phantoms make the playoffs in 2012, scoring three goals and adding two assists in six games ... started 2010-11 with the Indiana Ice, playing in seven games, before moving over to Youngstown, where he handed out seven assists in 34 games while battling an injury ... played in the Eastern Junior Hockey League in 2009-10 for the New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs and led them to the league title ... totaled 61 points on 33 goals and 28 assists in just 40 regular-season games while he potted three goals in four playoff games with New Hampshire ... was a finalist for EJHL Rookie of the Year ... earned academic honors in high school at Ursuline School.
Born on April 6, 1993 in Lowell, Mass. ... son of Janet and Mark Gacek ... participated in Habitat for Humanity ... enjoys lobstering, fishing and being on the beach ... undecided on major.