Twelve alums experience playoff hockey in ECHL, AHL
Career Notes: Appeared in 135 games with 20 goals and 22 assists for 42 points Four-year letterwinner (2001-05).
2004-05: Skated in 26 games with 3-1--4 totals Scored first goal of the season in 3-2 loss at Northern Michigan (Oct. 22) Registered second goal in 5-2 win over Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 29) Scored State's fourth goal in 6-4 win at Bowling Green (Dec. 4) Drew an assist on the game-winning tally in 4-1 win over Notre Dame (Dec. 10) Missed the Jan. 14-15 Western Michigan series due to illness.
2003-04: Played in 34 games with 6-10--16 totals His 16 points are a career best Scored first goal of the season at Miami (Nov. 14) Equaled career best with three-point night (one goal, two assists) in MSU's 7-2 win over Michigan Tech (Dec. 27) Earned CCHA Offensive Player of the Week honors after his five-point weekend vs. Northern Michigan (Jan. 2-3) First career hat trick in MSU's 7-2 win over NMU (Jan. 2), including a power-play and shorthanded marker Two assists vs. NMU (Jan. 3) Tallied a goal and an assist in 8-5 win at Lake Superior State (Feb. 5) Posted two assists vs. UNO (Feb. 21) Missed the March 5 Michigan game after receiving a 5-minute major for fighting vs. UNO (Feb. 21) Equaled career best with two assists vs. Ferris State (March 12).
2002-03: Played in 35 games with 7-4--11 marks Four of his seven goals were game winners Earned CCHA All-Academic special mention Gained first point of season - an assist - at Ohio State (Nov. 15) Scored first goal of season, the game winner, at Ferris State (Dec. 6) Tallied a goal in 5-2 win over UNO (Jan. 17) Scored a goal in a 7-0 shutout of UNO (Jan. 18) Scored game winner in 2-1 victory at Notre Dame (Jan. 24) on the power play Registered game-winning marker at Bowling Green (Feb. 8) Tallied an assist on MSU's first goal in 8-5 win over Western Michigan (March 7) Career-best three-point night (1-2--3), including the game winner in an 11-1 victory over UAF (March 14) Scored MSU's fourth marker in CCHA Quarterfinal loss to NMU (March 20).
2001-02: Played in 40 games, adding four goals and seven assists for 11 points Named CCHA Rookie of the Week after scoring three goals in a weekend sweep of Bowling Green (Nov. 1-2) Picked up both game-winning goals in Bowling Green series Goal vs. BGSU on Nov. 1 was first marker of MSU career Two tallies vs. Bowling Green (Nov. 2) marked lone multiple-point game of the season Picked up first career point with an assist vs. Ferris State (Oct. 20) Scored insurance goal in MSU's opening-round win vs. Michigan Tech at the 2001 Great Lakes Invitational (Dec. 28) Missed one game - Jan. 26 vs. Ohio State - due to illness Selected Student-Athlete of the Month in September Shared MSU's Student-Athlete Support Services Freshman Student-Athlete of the Year with basketball standout Chris Hill.
PRIOR TO MSU: Played for the Chilliwack Chiefs of the British Columbia Hockey League from 1999-2001 Coached by ex-Spartan Harvey Smyl Led the BCHL in points and assists with 34-84--118 in 59 regular-season games in 2000-01 Ranked fourth among all Canadian Junior A players in scoring in 2000-01 Paced the BCHL and ranked 16th nationally in points per game (2.00 ppg) in 2000-01 BCHL Coastal Conference first-team selection Runner-up for 2001 Coastal Conference MVP honors Won the BCHL's Brett Hull Trophy as the league's top scorer Played in the 2001 BCHL All-Star Game, scoring a goal and adding three helpers for the Coastal Conference team Named BCHL Player of the Week (Feb. 3, 2001) after posting 3-7--10 in three games and becoming the first player in the league to crack the 100-point plateau Also played with Chilliwack in 1999-2000, scoring 9-20--29 in 45 regular-season games Added 6-27--33 in 30 playoff games for the Chiefs Helped Chilliwack to 2000 BCHL playoff championship and third-place finish in CJAHL Royal Bank Cup Tied for top scorer honors at the Royal Bank Cup with 1-8--9 in six games.
PERSONAL: Born May 26, 1982 A kinesiology major Graduate of Sardis Secondary School in Chilliwack Favorite NHL team: Carolina Hurricanes Favorite NHL Player: Pavel Bure because he's "fast, exciting and a hard worker" Son of Don and Gail Estrada Selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the third round (91st overall) in the 2001 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
Career Statistics YEAR GP G A PTS PPG SHG GWG +/- PEN-MIN 2001-02 40 4 7 11 1 0 2 +2 8-24 2002-03 35 7 4 11 1 0 4 +4 8-16 2003-04 34 6 10 16 1 1 0 +5 16-43 2004-05 26 3 1 4 0 0 0 -3 8-16 TOTALS 135 20 22 42 3 1 6 +8 40-99