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35 Chris Kamal

2013-14 SENIOR SEASON: Concluded collegiate career with an all-time record of 21-38-5 … in the all-time UAA record book, holds ranks of second in goals-against average (3.08) and shutouts (5), sixth in save percentage (.888), ninth in minutes played (3,850.56), tied for 10th in wins (21) and 11th in saves (1,568) … during senior season, finished with a 6-6-1 record, with wins against Lake Superior State, Wisconsin, Minnesota State, Alabama Huntsville and Northern Michigan … collected fifth-career shutout on Dec. 14 vs. LSSU with 19 saves … posted a team-and season-high 35 saves on Jan. 11 against Minnesota State … finished season with a 2.75 goals-against average and .895 save percentage … allowed 35 goals against, made 297 saves and logged in 762.49 minutes between the pipes … allowed 13 power-play goals … dressed in 14 games … named to the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2012-13 JUNIOR SEASON: Wrapped up third season at UAA with a 2-14-3 record in 21 games played … posted a .888 saves percentage and a 3.31 goals-against average … made 516 stops in 1,176 minutes of play … earned a shutout in the season-opening win Oct. 12 against Canisius in the Kendall Hockey Classic … furnished a career-high 39 saves March 1 at Alaska Fairbanks in Game 1 of the Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup … posted a win against St. Cloud State on Dec. 1 … after three seasons, ranks tied for No. 3 in goals-against average (3.17), tied for No. 6 in save percentage (.886) and tied for No. 2 for shutouts (4) on the UAA all-time goaltender career records.

2011-12 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Suited up for a team-high 21 games, getting the starting nod in 17 … played in six of the final seven games … produced a record of 4-13-0 … finished season with a .877 save percentage and a 3.46 goals-against average … made 429 saves and logged 1,041:22 minutes in the crease … collected wins against St. Cloud State (Oct. 8), Mercyhurst (Oct. 15), Michigan Tech (Nov. 18) and Alaska Fairbanks (Feb. 24) … posted a team- and career-high 17 saves in a period against Nebraska Omaha on Oct. 22 … on the all-time UAA goaltender career lists, holds ranks of tied for 14th in wins (13), tied for 7th in save percentage (.885), 2nd in goals-against average (3.08), 16th in minutes played (1,911:24) and 18th in saves (755) … named to the WCHA All-Academic Team … voted by fans as the Leon Thompson Fan Favorite.

2010-11 FRESHMAN SEASON: Wrapped up rookie campaign with a 9-5-1 record, posting a .896 save percentage ... posted third-best goals-against average (2.62) in program history and tied for 12th on the single-season save pct. list … posted a season-high five-game winning streak from Feb. 26 through March 12, including the WCHA First Round at Minnesota … tallied a .963 save percentage (126/131) and 1.00 goals-against during that span ... became just the fourth UAA goaltender to record three or more shutouts and first since Doug Teskey (1996-99) … shutout on March 12 marked the first by a UAA goaltender in a WCHA playoff game, covering 44 games dating back to the 1992-93 season … earned other shutouts at Minnesota on Jan. 29 and at Minnesota State on March 4 … logged in 870:02 minutes between the pipes … recorded a season-high 30 saves and a season-high 16 saves in the second frame against Minnesota on Jan. 29 … in the WCHA overall statistics, ranked No. 8 in GAA, No. 12 in save pct., and No. 4 in winning percentage (.679) … earned two WCHA Rookie of the Week honors – March 8 and Feb. 1 … earned the team’s co-Most Improved honor at the end-of-the-season banquet on April 12.

BEFORE UAA: Skated in 38 games for Alexandria, earning a 21-11-3 record, a .917 save percentage and a 2.50 goals-against average ... received MVP with the Blizzard in 2009-10 ... member of the 2009-10 NAHL Central All-Star Team ... three-time NAHL Goalie of the Week honoree in 2009-10 ... earned one EJHL Rookie of the Week and one Defensive Playerof the Week honor in 2007-08 with Green Mountain ... attended Gilmour Academy.

PERSONAL: Born April 3, 1989 in Harrisburg, Pa. ... son of Daniel and Dorothy Kamal ... has two siblings – Deanna and Aimee ... enjoys golf, tennis and ping pong ... management and marketing major. 

CAREER BESTS
Most Saves/Game    39  3/1/13 at UAF
Most Saves/Period  17  10/22/11 (2nd)
Shutouts           5  (last: 12/14/13 vs. Lake State)

 


 

Position: Goaltender
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 177
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga.
High School: Alexandria Blizzard/NAHL
Experience: 4 Letters
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