UConn
UCONN 2015-2016 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt YOB Hometown / Last Team
1 Tanner CreelSo G5-1017594Arlington Heights, IL / Odessa Jackalopes (NAHL)
Previous College: Army West Point (2013-14)
2 Derek PrattSo D6-118594Mount Hermon, MA / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
3 Ryan Segalla (PIT)Jr D6-119794Rockland, MA / Salisbury School (PREP)
4 Kyle HusonSr D6-521591Parker, CO / Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)
5 David Drake (PHI)So D6-418195Naperville, IL / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
6 Johnny AustinSo D5-919595St. Louis Park, MN / Benilde St. Margaret (USHS)
7 Joona KunnasJr D6-319593Vantaa, Finland / Middlesex Islanders (EJHL)
8 Spencer NaasSo F5-1018595Minnetonka, MN / Benilde St. Margaret (USHS)
9 Shawn PaulySr F6-018592Bellingham, WA / Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)
10Miles Gendron (OTT)Fr D6-219296Shrewsbury, MA / Penticton Vees (BCHL)
11Corey RonanSo F5-717595Franklin, MA / St. Sebastian's Prep (PREP)
13Joseph MasoniusFr D6-019097Spring Lake, NJ / U.S. National U18 (NTDP)
14Will GolonkaSo F5-1117095Carlisle, MA / Belmont Hill (PREP)
16Karl El-MirFr F6-017596Montréal, Québec / Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
17Jesse SchwartzSo F6-018094Toronto, ON / Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL)
18Max KalterFr F5-816196Highland Park, IL / Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
19Evan RichardsonJr F5-817594Nanaimo, BC / Powell River Kings (BCHL)
Previous College: Boston College (2013-14)
21Jeff WightSo F6-218195Coquitlam, BC / Merritt Centennials (BCHL)
22Marco RichterFr F6-118795Vienna, Austria / Madison Capitols (USHL)
23Kasperi OjantakanenSo F5-1117095Helsinki, Finland / Jokerit U20 (Europe)
24Patrick KirtlandSr F6-019591Rocky Hill, CT / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
27Maxim Letunov (ARI)Fr F6-417096Moscow, Russia / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
28Joey FerrissSr F6-118592Novi, MI / Michigan Warriors (NAHL)
29Tage ThompsonFr F6-418597Orange, CT / U.S. National U18 (NTDP)
31Rob NicholsJr G5-1118092Dallas, TX / Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)
35Steve ThulinSo G6-317093North Reading, MA / Connecticut Jr. Rangers (USPHL)

Captain: Patrick Kirtland

Assistant Captains: Shawn Pauly, Derek Pratt

Head Coach: Mike Cavanaugh (Bowdoin '90)
Career Record (Entering 2015-2016): 28-33-11 (.465) (2 Seasons)
Record at Connecticut (Entering 2015-2016): 28-33-11 (.465) (2 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Joe Pereira (Boston University '11)
Assistant Coach: Brendan Buckley (Boston College '99)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Andrew Raycroft

UCONN 2015-2016 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
1 Tanner CreelSo GArlington Heights, IL / Odessa Jackalopes (NAHL)
Previous College: Army West Point (2013-14)
2 Derek PrattSo DMount Hermon, MA / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
3 Ryan Segalla (PIT)Jr DRockland, MA / Salisbury School (PREP)
4 Kyle HusonSr DParker, CO / Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)
5 David Drake (PHI)So DNaperville, IL / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
6 Johnny AustinSo DSt. Louis Park, MN / Benilde St. Margaret (USHS)
7 Joona KunnasJr DVantaa, Finland / Middlesex Islanders (EJHL)
8 Spencer NaasSo FMinnetonka, MN / Benilde St. Margaret (USHS)
9 Shawn PaulySr FBellingham, WA / Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)
10Miles Gendron (OTT)Fr DShrewsbury, MA / Penticton Vees (BCHL)
11Corey RonanSo FFranklin, MA / St. Sebastian's Prep (PREP)
13Joseph MasoniusFr DSpring Lake, NJ / U.S. National U18 (NTDP)
14Will GolonkaSo FCarlisle, MA / Belmont Hill (PREP)
16Karl El-MirFr FMontréal, Québec / Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
17Jesse SchwartzSo FToronto, ON / Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL)
18Max KalterFr FHighland Park, IL / Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
19Evan RichardsonJr FNanaimo, BC / Powell River Kings (BCHL)
Previous College: Boston College (2013-14)
21Jeff WightSo FCoquitlam, BC / Merritt Centennials (BCHL)
22Marco RichterFr FVienna, Austria / Madison Capitols (USHL)
23Kasperi OjantakanenSo FHelsinki, Finland / Jokerit U20 (Europe)
24Patrick KirtlandSr FRocky Hill, CT / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
27Maxim Letunov (ARI)Fr FMoscow, Russia / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
28Joey FerrissSr FNovi, MI / Michigan Warriors (NAHL)
29Tage ThompsonFr FOrange, CT / U.S. National U18 (NTDP)
31Rob NicholsJr GDallas, TX / Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)
35Steve ThulinSo GNorth Reading, MA / Connecticut Jr. Rangers (USPHL)

Captain: Patrick Kirtland
Assistant Captains: Shawn Pauly, Derek Pratt

Head Coach: Mike Cavanaugh (Bowdoin '90)
Career Record (Entering 2015-2016): 28-33-11 (.465) (2 Seasons)
Record at Connecticut (Entering 2015-2016): 28-33-11 (.465) (2 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Joe Pereira (Boston University '11)
Assistant Coach: Brendan Buckley (Boston College '99)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Andrew Raycroft