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 27
p 22
g 6
a 16
pim 44
+/- +11

2018-19 SEASON AWARDS

AHCA All-America: Second Team (Defense)

USCHO All-America: Third Team (Defense)

New England Hockey Writers Association All-Region

Semifinalist for the Joe Concannon Award

All-Conference: First Team (Defense)

SEASON HIGHS 

Games Played: 27

Goals: 2 vs. Babson College, February 9 (6 total)

Assists: 3 at Suffolk University, November 17 (16 total) 

Points: 4 vs. Babson College, February 9 (22 total)

Penalty/Minutes: 22/44

+/-: +11

Game Winning Goals: 2

Special Team Goals: 3 Power-play 

NOTABLES

  • Followed up his illustrious freshman campaign with an equally solid sophomore season
  • Became just the third player in team history to earn multiple AHCA All-American honors 
  • Earnedhis second-straight New England Hockey Conference First Team honors 
  • Named one of the semifinalists for the Joe Concannon Award 
  • Named to the D3Hockey.com Team of the Week on November 8 and February 14
  • Led all NEHC defensemen in points (22) and points-per-game (0.81) and finished third in the conference with 13 power-play points
  • Ranked second on the team in assists (16) and third in points (22) 
  • Started his sophomore year on a seven-game point streak with 11 points in the span 
  • Tied his career-high with three assists in a win over host Suffolk University on November 17 
  • Put together his best performance against Babson College in the regular-season finale, tallying two goals and two assists to help the Beacons wrap up the NEHC Regular Season Title 
  • Recorded at least one point in 15 contests and multiple points four times 
  • Enters his junior season ranked seventh amongst defenseman in program history with 57 career points 

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
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
Feb 23 Hobart College L, 4-0
Mar 9 Manhattanville College L, 6-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 17
Points 22 17
Goals 6 4
Assists 16 13
PIM 44 22
+/- +11 +10
Power-play goals 3 2
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 20 12
Game-winning goals 2 1
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 89 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 L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 9 Manhattanville College L, 6-4 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
  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 27 6 16 22 44 +11 3 0 0 2 0 0 89
2019-20 - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Total 54 14 43 57 70 +19 8 0 0 3 0 0 181
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 27 6 16 22 44 +11 3 0 0 2 0 0 89
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 14 5 6 11 22 +13 3 0 0 1 0 0 40
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 8 1 1 2 8 -10 1 0 0 0 0 0 28
Ties 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
-
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 6 2 3 5 6 +0 2 0 0 1 0 0 19
March 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3