16 Nick Abruzzese
16 - Nick Abruzzese
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: First-Year
Hometown: Slate Hill, N.Y.
High School: Minisink
Position: Forward
Shoots/Catches: Left

Career Highs:
Goals: 2 (3x, last vs. Yale, 2/14/20)
Assists: 3 (vs. St. Lawrence, 3/7/20)
Points: 4 (2x, last vs. Yale, 2/14/20)

First-Year (2019-20) Stats
ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year…First-Team All-ECAC Hockey and All-Rookie Team selection…Ivy League Rookie of the Year…First Team All-Ivy…Had a historic first season with the Crimson, recording 44 points (14 goals, 30 assists) in 31 games, leading all NCAA first-years in scoring…Recorded the best freshman season in the Ted Donato era at Harvard (2004-present), a mark previously established by Adam Fox (6-34-40) in 2016-17…Second in all of Division I college hockey with an average of 1.42 points per game…Recorded a team-high 14 multiple-point efforts, and was the driving force behind Harvard's potent power play (No. 1 NCAA, 31.2%), leading ECAC Hockey with 18 points (six goals, 12 assists) on the man advantage…Notched three points (goal, two assists) in his first career game against Dartmouth (Nov. 1)…Scored twice against Clarkson (Jan. 18)…Notched career best four points (two goals, two assists) at Union (Jan. 31)…Matched career high with four points (two goals, two assists) against Yale (Feb. 14), earning the Tim Taylor Cup…Notched career high three assists against St. Lawrence (March 7).

Before Harvard
Drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft (4th Round, 124th overall)...Ranked as high as No. 122 on Central Scouting’s list prior to the 2019 NHL Entry Draft… Notched 80 points (29 goals, 51 assists) in 62 games with the Chicago Steel of the USHL during the 2018-19 season…Led USHL in scoring during the 2018-19 season…Elected as an assistant captain for the Steel…Helped the Steel reach the Clark Cup Finals in 2019…Led the USHL in assists (51) and points (80) during the 2018-2019 campaign…Named to the USHL First All-Star Team in 2019…Recorded 13 goals and 23 assists in 56 games during the 2017-18 season.

Recent Games
Feb 21 at No. 5/6 Clarkson W, 5-2
Feb 22 at St. Lawrence L, 6-3
Feb 28 Rensselaer L, 2-0
Feb 29 Union W, 4-1
Mar 6 St. Lawrence W, 5-3
Mar 7 St. Lawrence W, 7-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 22
Points 44 31
Goals 14 11
Assists 30 20
PIM 4 2
+/- +8 +11
Power-play goals 6 6
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 21 16
Game-winning goals 3 3
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 74 47
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 19 at Dartmouth W, 4-2 1 2 1 3 0 -2 2 0 0 1 0 2
Nov 1 Dartmouth W, 7-3 1 1 2 3 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 8 Princeton W, 3-0 1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 1
Nov 9 No. 15 Quinnipiac W, 7-2 1 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 15 at Brown W, 4-1 1 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 16 at Yale W, 6-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 22 at Rensselaer W, 6-3 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 29 No. 12/14 Boston College L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 3 at Boston University L, 5-2 - 0 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 6 No. 2/2 Cornell L, 3-1 1 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 7 Colgate L, 4-3 1 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Dec 28 vs. No. 14/16 Arizona St. W, 4-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 29 vs. No. 14/16 Arizona St. T, 4-4 - 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 3 at Quinnipiac L, 6-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 4 at Princeton T, 3-3 1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 11 vs. Yale W, 7-0 1 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 17 St. Lawrence W, 3-1 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 18 No. 7/7 Clarkson L, 5-3 1 2 0 2 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 6
Jan 24 at Colgate T, 3-3 1 0 2 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 25 at No. 1/1 Cornell T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 31 at Union W, 8-5 1 2 2 4 2 +2 2 0 0 1 0 3
Feb 3 vs. No. 12/12 Northeastern L, 3-1 1 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 7 at Dartmouth W, 6-2 - 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 1 0 4
Feb 10 vs. No. 6/7 Boston College L, 7-2 - 0 1 1 0 -5 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 14 Yale T, 4-4 1 2 2 4 0 +2 1 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 15 Brown T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 21 at No. 5/6 Clarkson W, 5-2 - 0 2 2 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 22 at St. Lawrence L, 6-3 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 28 Rensselaer L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 29 Union W, 4-1 - 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 6 St. Lawrence W, 5-3 1 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 7 St. Lawrence W, 7-1 1 0 3 3 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2019-20 31 14 30 44 4 +8 6 0 0 3 0 0 74
Total 31 14 30 44 4 +8 6 0 0 3 0 0 74
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 31 14 30 44 4 +8 6 0 0 3 0 0 74
Conference 22 11 20 31 2 +11 6 0 0 3 0 0 47
Exhibition 1 2 1 3 0 -2 2 0 0 1 0 0 2
-
Home 14 9 13 22 0 +10 4 0 0 1 0 0 40
Away 12 3 12 15 4 +1 2 0 0 2 0 0 15
Neutral 5 2 5 7 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
-
Wins 15 7 21 28 2 +17 2 0 0 3 0 0 27
Losses 10 4 3 7 2 -14 3 0 0 0 0 0 29
Ties 6 3 6 9 0 +5 1 0 0 0 0 0 18
-
November 7 2 7 9 0 +4 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
December 5 4 2 6 2 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 19
January 8 4 8 12 2 +6 3 0 0 1 0 0 20
February 9 3 9 12 0 -5 1 0 0 1 0 0 25
March 2 1 4 5 0 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4