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34   Alex Wakaluk
Alex  Wakaluk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bellevue, Alberta

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 173

Position:
G

Birthdate:
08/20/1993

Last Team:
Melville (SJHL)


07/01/2015

Massachusetts Lands Nine On Hockey East All-Academic Team

Yevenko one of eight players in the league to reach "Distinguished Scholar" status in 2014-15.

01/29/2015

HCKY VS. MERRIMACK

HCKY VS. MERRIMACK Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/07/2014

MIH vs. AIC

MIH vs. AIC Photos by Thom Kendall '93

01/13/2014

MIH vs. US-UNDER 18

MIH vs. US-UNDER 18 Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/09/2013

MIH vs. UNH

MIH vs. UNH Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/01/2013

MIH vs. MAINE(1)

MIH vs. MAINE(1) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

CAREER HONORS
2014-15 Hockey East All-Academic Team
2013-14 Hockey East All-Academic Team/Hockey East Academic All-Star Team

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015-16: Game-by-Game Statistics
Saw action in 10 games, starting seven ... Finished with a 1-6 record over 438:50 minutes played ... Made 206 saves to contribute to a .862 save percentage and 4.51 goals against average ... Logged 38 saves at #11 UMass Lowell (2/19), setting a new career best ... Totaled 35 saves vs. #12 Yale (1/5) ... Picked up first collegiate victory, making 22 saves in a 2-1 overtime win at Army West Point (1/2) ... Made season debut at #3 Boston College (11/3), registering five saves over 28:33 in net.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014-15: Game-by-Game Statistics
Saw action in two games for a total of 26:06 and recorded seven saves ... Made season debut vs. American International (11/7), stopping all four shots faced in eight minutes, 10 seconds, of action.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in three games, a total of 97:32 minutes, making 40 saves ... Was named the team's Most Improved Player ... Logged a season-high 18 saves in 35:06 vs. #7 UMass Lowell (2/8) ... Made collegiate debut at Maine (10/26), recording 17 saves and an assist on the power play.

BEFORE UMASS: Played two seasons with the Melville Millionaires of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (2011-13) ... Backstopped the Millionaires to a record of 35-14 in 2012-13 en route to SJHL MVP honors and was a finalist for the RBC Canadian Junior Hockey League Player of the Year award ... Finished in the top-three in virtually every major statistical category in 2012-13 ... Was first in the league in wins (28) ... Ranked second in save percentage (.930), saves (1,385), shutouts (five) and minutes played (2,721) ... Finished third in the SJHL in goals-against average (2.32) ... Over 13 SJHL playoff games, logged a 2.22 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage with 397 stops ... Appeared in 26 contests in 2011-12 for Melville, recording a 2.97 GAA and a save percentage of .910 with 13 wins and one shutout.

PERSONAL: Born Alexander William Wakaluk on Aug. 20, 1993 in Lethbridge, Alberta ... Son of Darcy and Dawn Wakaluk ... Has three siblings: Logan, Brock and Tori ... Father, Darcy, played in the NHL as a goaltender for the Buffalo Sabres, Minnesota North Stars, Dallas Stars and Phoenix Coyotes ... Graduated from Chinook High in 2011 ... Majoring in finance.

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Career Highs
Saves: 38 - at UMass Lowell (2/19/16)
Assists: 1 - at Maine (10/26/13)

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