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11   Ben Gallacher
Ben  Gallacher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta

Last College:
Ohio State

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 191

Position:
D

Birthdate:
09/11/1992

Last Team:
Green Bay (USHL)


07/24/2015

Gallacher Primed For Senior Season Following Third Development Camp

The Florida draft pick and current UMass defenseman recently attended his third camp with the organization.

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.

10/23/2015

MIH VS. UNH

MIH VS. UNH Photos by Thom Kendall '93

10/16/2015

MIH VS. SACRED HEART

MIH VS. SACRED HEART Photos by Thom Kendall '93

01/29/2015

HCKY VS. MERRIMACK

HCKY VS. MERRIMACK Photos by Thom Kendall '93

12/16/2014

MIH VS. NORTHEASTERN

MIH VS. NORTHEASTERN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/23/2014

MIH VS. VERMONT

MIH VS. VERMONT Photos by Thom Kendall '93

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

AS A SENIOR IN 2015-16: Game-by-Game Statistics
Saw action in 35 of 36 games and logged one goal and nine assists for 10 points … Led defensemen in scoring and shots on goal with 76 … Tallied six assists in Hockey East play… Added 36 blocked shots …Netted the overtime game winner in a 4-3 victory over AIC (2/9) ... Logged a pair of assist vs. Vermont (1/23), tying a career high ... Blocked three shots ina 2-1 overtime win at Army West Point (1/2)... Registered an assist vs. Union (12/11)... Collected sixth assist of the season at #20 Notre Dame (12/4) ... Assisted the game-tying extra attacker goal in a 3-3 tie at Vermont (11/15) ... Picked up fourth assist of the season in a 5-3 win over UConn (11/7) ... Tallied a helper against New Hampshire (10/23) ... Logged assists in back-to-back games of a weekend sweep at Colorado College (10/9-10/10).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15: Game-by-Game Statistics
Saw action in 32 games ... Finished second on the team in scoring among the squad's defensemen with 10 points on two goals and eight assists, including one power-play goal and one shorthanded tally ... Nine of 10 points came in Hockey East play, one goal and eight assists ... Blocked 21 shots ... Picked up eighth assist of the season at #12 Providence (2/20) ... Registered assists in back-to-back games vs. Northeastern (2/6) and UMass Lowell (2/7) ... Picked up an assist on the power play at #2 Boston University (1/30) ... Assisted the game-tying goal on the power play in a 4-4 tie at #14/15 Merrimack (1/23) ... Logged an assist vs. Connecticut (1/2) ... Netted first power-play goal of UMass career in win over Air Force (12/29) ... Scored first goal of the season and first career shorthanded goal vs. #11/10 Vermont (11/22) ... Logged second multi-point game in a UMass uniform with a pair of assists against #12 Boston College (11/21).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in all 34 games scoring one goal and dishing 10 assists for 11 points with eight coming on the power play ... Had 65 shots on goal ... Scored first goal in a UMass uniform vs. #12 Northeastern (2/15) ... Added a power-play assist and a goal at #7 UMass Lowell (2/14) ... Assisted a power-play tally against #7 UMass Lowell (2/8) .... Picked up a helper on the power play in 3-3 tie with Boston University (1/31) ... Logged a pair of power-play assists at Merrimack (1/25) for first multi-point game in a UMass uniform ...Tallied an assist on the power play at #13/11 Notre Dame (12/6) ... Recorded a helper against on a game-tying goal vs. Maine (11/1) and blocked three shots ... Assisted a shorthanded goal at Maine (10/26) ... Recorded first UMass point with an assist on the power play in home opener against Michigan State (10/18) ... Logged another helper the following night in a 5-2 victory over the Spartans ...Made UMass debut at #19 Boston University (10/11), skating with Joel Hanley as UMass' top defensive pairing ... Blocked one shot against the Terriers.

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 2010-11 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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Career Highs
Goals: 1 - 4x - Last vs. AIC (2/9/16)
Assists: 2 - 3x - Last vs. Vermont (1/23/16)
Points: 2 - 3x - Last vs. Vermont (1/23/16)
Blocked Shots: 3 – 7x – Last vs. Maine (1/30/16)

Miscellaneous
Most Recent Goal Scored - GP since: vs. AIC (2/9/16) - 5 
Multi-Goal Games: -
Multi-Point Games: - 3; Last vs. Vermont (1/23/16)

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