2001-02: Missed the final four games after breaking two ribs and bruising his kidney in the second period of a first-round playoff game vs. Bowling Green (March 8) ? Finished third in scoring with 17 goals and 16 assists for 33 points ? 17 goals ranked second on team ? Had eight multiple-point games ? Posted a season-high, four-game point streak from Dec. 1-28 ? Recorded a career-high four points on a goal ? the game-winner with 50 seconds left in regulation ? and three assists in MSU?s win at Miami (Feb. 23) ? The GWG against the RedHawks Feb. 23 was the 100th point of his Spartan career ? Added an assist vs. Miami (Feb. 22) for a five-point weekend and was named CCHA Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts ? Notched a goal and an assist at Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 26) ? Picked up 1-1--2 in Spartans? win vs. Bowling Green (Nov. 1) ? Scored a goal and two helpers in MSU?s come-from-behind win at Northern Michigan (Dec. 7) ? Followed up three-point effort against Wildcats with a shorthanded goal vs. NMU the next night ? Recorded a goal and a pair of assists in State?s victory vs. Western Michigan (Jan. 11) ? Notched two assists as MSU held off Ferris State in Big Rapids (Jan. 15) ? Tallied first career hat trick with three goals ? including the game-winner ? in Spartan victory vs. Ohio State (Jan. 26) ? Picked up first game-winning goal of the season in MSU?s 3-1 victory vs. Quinnipiac (Jan. 5) ? Recorded game-tying goal in 3-3 OT draw at Ohio State (Feb. 2).
2000-01: Ranked second on team in scoring with 15-23--38 in 42 games ? Finished the year third among MSU skaters in goals and assists ? Paced Spartans with 11 multi-point games ? Also led MSU in penalties (31) and penalty minutes (86) ? Shared team lead in power-play goals (eight) ? Ranked tied for ninth in the CCHA in power-play goals in all games and was tied for fourth in the league with seven PPGs in conference play ? Shared team lead with three multiple-goal games ? Ranked second among MSU skaters with 23 power-play points ? Had third-best plus-minus rating for a Spartan forward at +14 ? Named to Alaska Anchorage Johnson Nissan Classic All-Tournament team ? Opened season with 2-1--3 at Alaska Anchorage (Oct. 13) and 3-6--9 in MSU?s first eight games of the season (Oct. 13-Nov. 9) ? Scored three points (1-2--3) vs. Lake Superior State (Nov. 21) ? Notched a goal and an assist ? including the game winner with 1:37 left in regulation ? as MSU defeated Minnesota (Nov. 24) ? Picked up 1-2--3 as Spartans defeated Michigan at Joe Louis Arena (Feb. 17) ? Notched game-winning goal in CCHA first-round match vs. Alaska Fairbanks (March 9), scoring on the penalty kill ? Had 7-6--13 in MSU?s last 10 contests, including a six-game point streak from Feb. 17-March 10 during which he had 7-4--11 ? Paced MSU with six postseason points (3-3--6).
1999-2000: Bauer/CCHA All-Rookie honorable mention selection as a freshman ? Paced MSU rookies in goals and points, tallying 12-19--31 in 42 outings ? Finished fourth on the team in points and goals ? Closed the season with an eight-game point-scoring streak (1-9--10) ? Fifth on the team with 15 points on the power play ? Had three two-goal games ? vs. Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 15), vs. Bowling Green (Nov. 13) and at Nebraska-Omaha (Jan. 13) ? Earned CCHA Rookie of the Week honors with 0-4--4 vs. Notre Dame (March 4-5) including a three-assist game in the series opener.
PRIOR TO MSU: Played for former Spartan Harvey Smyl with the Chilliwack Chiefs for two seasons ? Posted 40-75--115 in 60 games in 1998-99 to lead the team in scoring and finish second in the BCHL ? Named to the BCHL all-star team twice and team MVP once ? Team captain in 1998-99 ? Assistant captain in 1997-98 ? Had 25-25--50 in 58 games in ?97-98 and was named unsung hero after starting the season with the Olds Grizzlys of the AJHL ? Spent 1996-97 with Olds, earning team rookie of the year honors as well as spots on the AJHL All-Rookie Team and All-Star Team.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 27, 1978 ? A communications major ? Attended Sardis Secondary School and Notre Dame College ? A fan of the Edmonton Oilers and former Spartan great Sean Patchell ? Son of Bill and Jill Maloney ? Father was a baseball player while mother played basketball and ran track.
By The Numbers First Collegiate Goal: Oct. 15, 1999 at Nebraska-Omaha Longest Point Scoring Streak: Eight games (Feb. 26-Oct. 13, 2000; 3-10--13) Most Goals, Game: 3 (Jan. 26, 2002 vs. Ohio State) Most Assists, Game: 3, two times (MR: Feb. 23, 2002 at Miami) Most Points, Game: 4 (Feb. 23, 2002 at Miami)
Career Statistics YEAR GP G A PTS PPG SHG GWG +/- PEN-MIN 1999-00 42 12 19 31 5 0 1 +12 34-87 2000-01 42 15 23 38 8 1 3 +14 31-86 2001-02 37 17 16 33 5 1 3 +19 34-71 TOTALS 121 44 58 102 18 2 7 +45 99-244