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9 Blake Tatchell

2014-15 JUNIOR SEASON: Led Seawolves with team-high 22 points and team-high 15 helpers … registered seven goals – tied for third most on team … one of five Seawolves to dress in all 34 games … netted second career ‘play-maker’ with three assists Oct. 31 vs. Lake Superior State, helping UAA to 3-2 win … furnished team-high-tying five-game point streak Jan. 9-31 with 1-6–7 totals … tallied four multi-point games … tallied 71 shots on goal – second most on team – while blocking 14 shots … averaged 2.09 shots per game … one of three Seawolves to register a short-handed goal – Feb. 27 vs. Bowling Green … tallied power-play goal vs. Penn State (Oct. 17) and game-winning goal at Alaska Fairbanks (Jan. 17) … named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after three-point weekend sweep against UAF … tagged for 10 penalties, serving 20 minutes … named to All-WCHA Third Team becoming just seventh Seawolf all-time to earn a post on an All-WCHA team … posted team-high-tying three helpers vs. Lake Superior State, Oct. 31 … named to Brice Alaska Goal Rush All-Tournament Team … member of WCHA All-Academic Team … on all-time UAA list, ranks tied for No. 28 with 56 career helpers and No. 42 with 79 career points.

2013-14 SOPHOMORE SEASON: One of six Seawolves to dress in all 38 games … UAA’s third leading scorer with a career-high 32 points … produced seven goals and a career-and team-high 25 assists – good for No. 21 on the all-time UAA single-game list … produced six multi-point games, including a ‘play maker’ on March 15 at Alaska Fairbanks in Game 3 of the WCHA First Round Playoffs, helping UAA defeat the Nanooks, 5-4 and advance to the WCHA Final Five … registered three power-play goals and two game-winning goals … placed 104 shots on net – second most on team – including a season-high seven on Dec. 13 vs. Lake Superior State … ended the season with a plus/minus of four … tagged for seven penalties, serving 14 minutes in the box … blocked 13 shots … tallied goals against Quinnipiac, Bemidji State, Minnesota State, UAF and Wisconsin … named to the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2012-13 FRESHMAN SEASON: Named Team MVP and Rookie of the Year at season-ending banquet … posted a successful rookie season as UAA’s overall points leader with 25, while leading the Seawolves with 16 assists … led UAA freshmen with nine goals, good for third-most on team … tied for No. 20 in the nation and No. 7 in the WCHA overall stats with 0.72 points per game … eight goals tied for No. 22 on the all-time UAA freshman list … scored in a team-high 16 games … posted a season-high three-point (1-2–3) game Feb. 8, helping UAA to a win over Michigan Tech … scored first collegiate goal and first multi-goal game Oct. 20 vs. Merrimack in the Brice Alaska Goal Rush … posted first collegiate assist in the season opener against Canisius, helping UAA to the 2012 Kendall Hockey Classic title … registered six multi-point games overall … placed 66 shots on goal, including a season-high six on Nov. 23 at Bemidji State … blocked 13 shots … tallied first collegiate power-play goal Jan. 18 vs. Minnesota State … posted a five-game point streak from Nov. 10 to Dec. 1 … tagged for eight penalties, serving 16 minutes in the box.

BEFORE UAA: Competed for Battlefords North Stars from 2009-12 ... dressed in 57 games in 2011-12, producing 42 goals and 44 assists for 86 points  ... named league’s MVP in 2011-12 after finishing second in scoring ... a finalist for the RBC Canadian Junior Hockey League Player of the Year Award ... throughout career with Battlefords, produced 78 goals, 112 assists and 190 points ... team’s MVP in 2011-12 and 2010-11 ... attended John Paul II Collegiate.

PERSONAL: Born May 23, 1991 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan ... son of Alan and Karen Tatchell ... has two siblings – Taylor and Brody ... shoots left ... marketing and management major.

CAREER BESTS
Goals (game)     2 10/20/12 vs. MC
Assists (game)   3 2 times (last: 10/31/14 vs. LSSU)
Points (game)    3 3 times (last: 10/31/14 vs. LSSU)
Goal Streak      2 gms 3 times (last: 10/24/14-10/25/14)
Point Streak     6 gms 11/23/13-12/13/13
Multi-Point Gms 15 gms (last: 1/9/15 vs. FSU)

Position: Forward
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Freshman
Hometown: North Battleford, Sask.
High School: Battlefords North Stars/SJHL
Experience: 1st Year
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