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16   Eddie Olczyk
Eddie Olczyk


Long Grove, Ill.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 191



Last Team:
Waterloo (USHL)


Hockey Closes Out Regular Season With Merrimack

Looking to earn a berth into the Hockey East Tournament, the Minutemen will play a home-and-home weekend against the Warriors.


UMass Hockey, #5 UNH Battle To 2-2 Tie

Both teams scored goals in the final 1:05 of regulation.


Three-Goal Third Lifts UMass Hockey Over Maine, 5-2

Four Minutemen post multi-point nights in the win over the Black Bears.


Hockey Set For Weekend Vs. #14/15 UMass-Lowell

The Minutemen will play host to the Riiver Hawks on Friday and will travel to Lowell on Saturday.


#20 Merrimack Tops UMass Hockey, 4-2

Gracel and Olczyk score for the Minutemen in the setback.


Minutemen fall 4-2 at #20 Merrimack

Junior Branden Gracel and senior Eddie Olczyk score in the Minutemen's 4-2 loss at #20 Merrimack



MIH vs. MU (SENIOR DAY) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


MIH vs. MAINE (2)

MIH vs. MAINE (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


MIH vs. NU (2)

MIH vs. NU (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


MIH vs. LOWELL (2)

MIH vs. LOWELL (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


MIH vs. BU(2)

MIH vs. BU(2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

2009-10 Hockey East All-Academic Team

AS A SENIOR IN 2012-13: Game-by-Game Statistics
Appeared in 33 of 34 contests, missing the final game due to injury... Totaled a career-high four points with three goals and an assist, including one shorthanded tally ... Logged 22 blocked shots, the highest total among all UMass forwards ... Won five of six faceoffs taken at New Hampshire (3/2)... Scored third goal of the season at #5 New Hampshire (3/1) and was awarded the game's second star ... Recorded an assist in 5-2 victory over Maine (2/23) ... Tallied second goal of the year at #20 Merrimack (2/10) ... Scored a shorthanded goal in the Ledyard Classic championship game 3-2 victory against #8 Dartmouth (12/31) and earned a spot on the all-tournament team.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011-12: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 15 games and registered one point, an assist ... Attempted 10 shots ... Committed two minor penalties ... Tallied assist vs. Holy Cross (11/11).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010-11: Game-by-Game Statistics
Saw action in 16 games over the season season ... Had 11 shots on goal.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009-10: Game-by-Game Statistics
Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team ... Played in 21 games netting one goal for the season ... Finished the year with a -1 rating while taking just one penalty for two minutes ... Scored first collegiate goal on three shots to finish with a +1 rating and won his only faceoff at Providence (1/30) ... Had one shot on net against Quinnipiac (11/28) ... Had one shot on net in a road win against Niagara (11/8) ... Was on the starting line-up along with Brett Watson and Brian Keane against Maine (10/23) ... Saw action against BU (10/16) ... Played on the third line with Rocco Carzo and Danny Hobbs against RPI (10/8).

BEFORE UMASS:Played in 81 games for the Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL) during the 2007-08/2008-09 seasons, recording nine goals and 20 assists ... Also played for the Sioux City Musketeers (USHL) where he suited up in 71 games scoring 15 points (11g, 4a) through 2006-07/2007-08 ... Played two seasons for Chartiers Valley High School.

PERSONAL: Edward Thomas Olczyk ... Born June 17, 1989 in Toronto, Ontario to Eddie and Diana Olczyk ... Father Eddie played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League ... Has three siblings, Tommy, Alexandra and Nick ... Brother, Tommy, plays hockey at Penn State ... Majoring in Psychology.


Career Highs
Goals: 1 - 3x - Last at Merrimack (2/10/13)
Assists: 1 - Last vs. Holy Cross (11/11/11)
Points: 1 - 4x - Last at Merrimack (2/10/13)

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