2001-02: Played in all 41 games and posted 10-26--26 totals to rank second among Spartan defenseman Earned CCHA honorable mention honors Lone Spartan selected to CCHA All-Tournament Team after recording the game-winning goal vs. Northern Michigan (March 16) and assisting on MSUs first goal in the championship game vs. Michigan (March 17) Second on MSU in plus-minus ranking at +14 CCHA All-Academic First-Team honoree Reeled off career-best five-game point streak from Oct. 27 to Nov. 17 Scored game-winning goal at Alaska Fairbanks (Dec. 1) Opened season with multiple points in three of the teams first four games two assists vs. Michigan at Spartan Stadium (Oct. 6), a goal and an assist vs. Lake Superior State (Oct. 12) and two assists vs. Ferris State (Oct. 20) Added a goal and an assist vs. North Dakota in the Great Lakes Invitational championship game (Dec. 29) and against Ohio State (Jan. 26).
2000-01: Led Spartan defensemen in points with 4-24--28 in 42 outings 24 assists and 28 points were career highs Ranked second among MSU skaters in assists Paced MSU rearguards with eight multiple-point games Topped the Spartans in plus-minus ranking at +21 Finished the regular season ranked seventh in CCHA plus-minus with +18 in league games Earned CCHA Defensive Player of the Week honors for Nov. 27 after notching 1-4--5 in games against Lake Superior State, Minnesota and Wisconsin Posted a career-best four points on one goal and three assists in MSUs 7-2 win at Ohio State (Feb. 24) Recorded a career-high three assists on three occasions vs. Northern Michigan (Nov. 10), at Wisconsin (Nov. 26) and at Ohio State (Feb. 24) Led MSU blueliners in playoff scoring with 0-5--5 in five postseason games Tallied 1-7--8 in five-game stretch from Nov. 10-26 Scored eight points (1-7--8) in seven November games and had six points in six games in March (1-5--6) Earned CCHA All-Academic Honorable Mention status.
1999-2000: Tallied 5-9--14 while playing in all 42 games Two of his goals were game-winners vs. Bowling Green (Nov. 13) and vs. RPI (Jan. 22) Added a goal in the CCHA championship game vs. Nebraska-Omaha (March 18) Had points in each of the first two games of the season His first career goal came shorthanded vs. Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 15) Had 1-2--3, including the GWG, vs. Bowling Green (Nov. 13) MSU was 5-0-0 when he had a goal and 9-1-1 when he had a point Plus-minus rating of +13 was second only to John-Michael Liles among MSU freshmen.
PRIOR TO MSU: Played for the Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL) for three years Put up 27-46--73 in 1998-99, when he was named Interior Division Best Defenseman and Most Sportsmanlike He was also an Interior Division first team all-star selection Team captain in 98-99 Chosen to play for Team Pacific at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Red Deer, Alberta, where his team placed sixth Had 10-33--43 in 1997-98 for the Spruce Kings.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 21, 1980, in Fort St. John, B.C. A general management and psychology major A 1999 draft pick of the Carolina Hurricanes, who tabbed him in the third round (84th overall) Graduated from North Peace Secondary School in Fort St. John where he was an honor roll student Favorite NHL Team is the Edmonton Oilers and New Jersey Devils defenseman Scott Neidermayer is his favorite player Lists Wayne Gretzky as his idol Son of Barry and Cathy Fast.
By The Numbers First Collegiate Goal: Oct. 15, 1999 at Nebraska-Omaha Longest Point Scoring Streak: Five games (Oct. 27-Nov. 17, 2001; 3-2--5) Most Goals, Game: 1, 18 times (MR: March 16, 2002 vs. Northern Michigan) Most Assists, Game: 3, three times (MR: Feb. 24, 2001 at Ohio State) Most Points, Game: 4 (Feb. 24, 2001 at Ohio State)
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