5 Nick Albano
5 Nick Albano
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: So.
Hometown: Beverly, Mass.
Position: D
Previous Team: Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
gp 25
p 22
g 6
a 16
pim 42
+/- +16

2017-18 AWARDS

USCHO.com National Rookie of the Year

American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) Second Team All-American 

New England Hockey Writers Association (NEWHA) All-Star

USCHO.com All-Rookie Team 

NEHC All-Conference: First Team (Defenseman) 

SEASON HIGHS 

Games Played: 27 

Goals: 2 vs. Williams College, December 29 (8 total)

Assists: 3 vs. Wentworth, October 27 (27 total) 

Points: 4 two times (35 total)

Penalty/Minutes: 13/26

+/-: +8

Blocked Shots: 12

Game Winning Goals: 1

Special Team Goals: 5 Power-Play Goals

NOTABLES

  • Put together one of the best freshman campaign in program history 
  • Became the first player in program history to be named the National Rookie of the Year and the first freshman to earn All-American honors
  • Earned NEHC Rookie of the Week Honors on Oct 30th
  • Named to the D3Hockey.com Team of the Week on Nov 28th
  • Ranked first among all NEHC players in power-play points (21) and defensemen goal scoring (8), 2nd in assists (27), 4th in points (35)
  • Led all Beacon defensemen in scoring and points 
  • Ended the year 2nd on the team with his 27 assists and 4th with his 35 points 
  • Had a season high 3 assists in a 9-2 win over Wentworth on October 27 and finished the night with four points 
  • Had a season-best 4 points on two goals and two assists vs. Williams College in the 2017 Codfish Bowl Semifinals
  • Scored at least one point in 17 games and posted multiple points 11 times 
  • Recorded points in five-straight games from January 19-February 2 
  • Earned an invite to the Boston Bruins Development Camp over the summer 

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Proctor Academy in Andover, New Hampshire in 2015 ... Played hockey and lacrosse at Proctor Academy ... Earned team MVP honors, All-State and All-Conference recognition in hockey ... Helped Beverly High School win the state title in 2014 ... Recognized as the team MVP in lacrosse, after recording the most points in a single-season ... Played his junior hockey with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League ... Recorded three goals and 12 assists in 46 games between the Buccaneers and the Islanders Hockey Club of the USPHL Premier in his final season of juniors ... Born on August 1, 1996 ... Son of Paul and Renee Albano .. Has two siblings, Tyler and Haley ... Currently majoring in Communications. 

 

Recent Games
Jan 26 Johnson & Wales University (R.I.) W, 5-2
Feb 1 at Skidmore College W, 4-1
Feb 2 at Hobart College T, 3-3
Feb 8 at Babson College L, 3-0
Feb 9 Babson College W, 8-4
Feb 16 University of Southern Maine W, 4-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 17
Points 22 17
Goals 6 4
Assists 16 13
PIM 42 22
+/- +16 +10
Power-play goals 3 2
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 18 12
Game-winning goals 2 1
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 85 53
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 20 EHL All-Stars W, 8-5 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 27 at Wentworth Institute of Technology W, 9-0 1 0 2 2 8 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Nov 2 University of Southern Maine W, 6-2 1 0 1 1 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 3 New England College W, 4-1 1 1 1 2 2 +4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 9 Norwich University W, 4-2 1 1 0 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 10 Castleton University W, 6-1 1 0 1 1 4 +3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 16 at Johnson & Wales University (R.I.) W, 5-2 - 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Nov 17 at Suffolk University W, 6-3 1 0 3 3 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 24 at Southern New Hampshire University L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 25 vs. UMass Dartmouth W, 3-1 1 1 0 1 4 +1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Nov 30 Hobart College W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 Skidmore College W, 6-3 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 7 at Curry College L, 4-2 - 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 8 UMass Dartmouth W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 4 Tufts University W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 5 SUNY Cortland L, 2-1 1 1 0 1 2 +0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 11 at New England College L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 12 at University of Southern Maine W, 4-0 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 18 at Castleton University W, 1-0 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 19 at Norwich University L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 25 Suffolk University W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 26 Johnson & Wales University (R.I.) W, 5-2 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 1 at Skidmore College W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 2 at Hobart College T, 3-3 - 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 8 at Babson College L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 9 Babson College W, 8-4 1 2 2 4 0 +2 2 0 0 1 0 7
Feb 16 University of Southern Maine W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 23 Hobart College   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2017-18 27 8 27 35 26 +8 5 0 0 1 0 0 92
2018-19 25 6 16 22 42 +16 3 0 0 2 0 0 85
Total 52 14 43 57 68 +24 8 0 0 3 0 0 177
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 25 6 16 22 42 +16 3 0 0 2 0 0 85
Conference 17 4 13 17 22 +10 2 0 0 1 0 0 53
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
-
Home 12 5 6 11 20 +18 3 0 0 1 0 0 36
Away 12 0 10 10 18 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 47
Neutral 1 1 0 1 4 +1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
-
Wins 18 5 14 19 34 +21 2 0 0 2 0 0 61
Losses 6 1 1 2 6 -5 1 0 0 0 0 0 24
Ties 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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October 1 0 2 2 8 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
November 8 3 7 10 16 +9 0 0 0 1 0 0 27
December 3 0 1 1 6 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
January 8 1 3 4 6 +2 1 0 0 0 0 0 25
February 5 2 3 5 6 +3 2 0 0 1 0 0 18