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American Hockey League Players
Mike Condon '13 was named to the Montreal Canadiens roster as Carey Price's backup on October 5. Condon signed a two-year contract extension in February 2015 through 2016-17 with Montreal. After Princeton Condon played four games for the Ontario Reign (ECHL) before playing eight games with the Houston Aeros (AHL) including three in the playoffs. He was the third goalie for the Canadiens during the 2014 playoffs. He was assigned to Hamilton for the 2014-15 season.
Darroll Powe '07 spent the 2014-15 season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Philadelphia's affiliate. In 43 games he had 13 points (4-9-13) and took 49 PIMs. Powe has played on NHL teams with Philadelphia (2008-11), Minnesota (2011-13) and New York Rangers (2013-14). In 329 NHL games, Powe has scored 28 goals and 28 assists.
Taylor Fedun '11 signed a one-year contract with Vancouver on July 1. He split last season between San Jose and the Worcester Sharks. He had four points in seven games at San Jose and had 34 points in 65 games with Worcester. Fedun has played in 11 NHL games, seeing time with Edmonton in 2013-14, and has two goals and four assists. In 200 AHL games, Fedun has 99 points.
Mike Moore '08 signed a one-year two-way contracts with the Washington Capitals on July 1. He spent the 2014-15 season with Hershey (AHL) where he was named the AHL Man of the Year for the fourth time. He has scored 123 points in 419 career AHL games played with Worcester, Milwaukee, Providence and Hershey. Moore has been team captain four seasons in the AHL Worcester in 2010-11, 2011-12, Milwaukee in 2012-13 and Providence in 2013-14).
Michael Sdao '13 resigned a two-year deal with the Ottawa Senators in 2014-15. The two-year, two-way deal was signed in late June. Sdao has been with the Binghamton Senators (AHL) since his Princeton career ended in 2013.
Marc Hagel '12 signed a two-year two-way contract with the Minnesota Wild in the summer of 2015. He spent last season with the Iowa Wild (AHL), collecting 33 points in 67 games. He split the 2013-14 season between Iowa and the South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL), and saw time with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL) after his graduation from Miami Ohio in 2013. In 119 AHL games, Hagel has 50 points.
One former player is in the front office.
Off the ice, Brent Flahr '96 was named the general manager of the Iowa Wild in September 2015. Flahr had been the assistant general manager of the Minnesota Wild since July 2009. Responsible for oversight of the NHL entry draft, Flahr has helped select Mikael Granland, Jason Zucker, Jonas Brodin and Matt Dumba. Flahr has 15+ years of experience working in an NHL front office. Flahr spent 1996 to 2003 with the Florida Panthers in a variety of positions, including Assistant to the General Manager, and Scouting and Video Coordinator. In 2003 he began a four-year stint as scout for the Anaheim Ducks, where he was a part of the team that won the 2007 Stanley Cup. Flahr was the Director of Hockey Operations with Ottawa from two years before being hired with the Wild.
Jeff Halpern '99 was named an assistant coach with the Syracuse Crunch in the summer of 2015. He spent the summer working with the USA women's national team. Halpern spent 14 seasons in the NHL playing with Washington, Dallas, Tampa Bay, Los Angeles, Montreal, New York Rangers, and Phoenix. He was also captain of the US men's national team, an organization he was with from 1999-2008.
All-Time NHL Roster
Princeton and the NHL Draft
Below is a list of all of Princeton's entry draft picks since 1963.
*Supplemental Draft Picks
Chris Corrinet '01 and Jeff Halpern '99 became the first Princeton alums to appear in the same NHL game as teammates in 2001-02 with the Washington Capitals.
Princeton classmates Andre Faust '92 and Mike McKee '92 became the first two Princeton alums to play on opposing teams in an NHL game. McKee's Quebec Nordiques defeated Faust's Philadelphia Flyers 6-4 in Quebec City in January 1994.
Andre Faust '92 became the first Princeton graduate to score in the NHL, posting a goal in his first game.
Princeton had the second largest alumni base from the ECAC playing in the NHL in 2013-14 with five players.