Transfer from Ohio State ... Will have sophomore eligibility in 2013-14.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14: Game-by-Game Statistics
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12 (At Ohio State): Led all CCHA freshmen defensemen in scoring with 12 points (1g, 11a) over 24 games ... Registered assists at Michigan (11/18) and vs. Northern Michigan (11/11) ... Scored first career goal, a third period game-tying goal, on the power play vs. Alaska (10/27) ... Had power-play assist in game two vs. the Nanooks (10/28) ... Posted career-high two assists at Michigan State (10/21) ... Notched assist vs. Quinnipiac (10/7) for first collegiate point.
BEFORE UMASS: Selected by the Florida Panthers in the fourth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft (No. 93 overall) ... Saw action in 42 games with the Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) in 2012-13 ... Contributed 19 points on four goals and 15 assists with a +2 rating ... Two of four tallies came on the power play, while two were game winners ... Spent three seasons (2008-11) with the Camrose Kodiaks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) ... Saw action in 114 career games and amassed 59 points on 12 goals and 47 assists ... Helped Camrose reach the Enerflex Cup League finals in In 2011-10 after posting 27 points (5g, 22a) during the regular season ... Contributed eight points (3g, 5a) over 18 games during the squad's playoff run ... Sppeared in 34 games in 2009-10 with Camrose ... Totaled 22 points (3g, 19a) en route to AJHL South Division All-Star honors ... During first season with the Kodiaks (2008-09), had four goals and six assists over 43 contests ... Played for Canada West in the 2010 World Junior A Championship ... Registered a goal and an assist in five games ... Won a silver medal at the World Junior A Challenge in 2009 ... Also played lacrosse.
PERSONAL: Benjamin James Gallacher ... Born on Sept. 11, 1992 in Calgary, Alberta ... Son of Bill and Susan ... Has an older brother, Liam ... Plays guitar ... Majoring in Marketing.
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