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#4 Kane Lafranchise
Position: Defenseman
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 202
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta
High School: Spruce Grove Saints/AJHL
Experience: 1 Letter
2009-10 JUNIOR SEASON: Wrapped up season leading Seawolf blueliners with 15 points, good for fifth overall ... registered goals against ranked North Dakota, St. Cloud State and Alaska Fairbanks ... posted 12 helpers (third-best on team), one power-play tally and one game-winner in 33 games played ... placed 48 shots on net for a .062 shot percentage ... recorded two multi-point games – RPI (0-2–2)  on Oct. 16 and Colorado College (0-2–2) on Jan. 23 ... blocked 23 shots – third best on team ... posted a career-high four-game point streak from Feb. 19-27 ... sent to the box on nine occasions for 35 minutes ... leads all current UAA skaters on the all-time defenseman scoring list in goals (tied for 23rd), assists (26th) and points (tied for 26th).

2008-09 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Found the back of the net on three occasions and posted seven helpers ... led sophomore defensemen with 10 points in 31 contests ... served seven penalties for 25 minutes ... one of 11 Seawolves to tally a game-winning goal – Feb. 28 against Alaska Fairbanks, securing Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup title for third straight season ... recorded second collegiate multi-point game (1-1–2) in home win over UAF ... had two-game point streak from Oct. 8-24 with one assist against Mercyhurst and one against Minnesota-Duluth ... broke ... earned spot on WCHA All-Academic Team.

2007-08 FRESHMAN SEASON: One of the top freshman defensemen in the WCHA ... played in 33 games, primarily on UAA’s second defensive pairing ... scored 3-5–8 totals, finishing fourth among Seawolf rookies in points ... saw extensive playing time on both UAA special teams units ... scored first collegiate point on an assist in 4-4 tie against Boston University Oct. 13 ... notched first goal and multi-point game (1 assist) in 4-2 win at Minnesota, Nov. 17 ... tallied points in both WCHA first-round playoff games at Colorado College (1g, 1a) ... recorded a power-play marker Feb. 22 at Denver ... seventh among WCHA freshman defensemen in points ... earned WCHA Rookie of the Week honors (Nov. 29).

BEFORE UAA: Played two seasons with the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League ... tallied career-best 12-23–35 totals in 2006-07 in 58 regular-season games ... team’s second-leading scoring defenseman, and eighth overall on team ... notched four power-play goals and 55 penalty minutes ... scored four points in 10 playoff games ... recorded seven multiple-point games, including two three-point efforts ... an AJHL North Division All-Star ... put up 7-13–20 scoring totals in 60 games in 2005-06.

PERSONAL: Born May 27, 1988 in Edmonton, Alberta ... parents are Rick and Ann Lafranchise ... has one sister ... marketing and management major ... shoots left.

OVERALL
       GP     G      A      Points Shots  Shot%  Pen-Min       +/-    PPG    SHG    GWG
2007   33     3      5      8      33     .091   4-8           -9     1      0      0
2008   31     3      7      10     46     .065   7-25          -2     1      0      1
2009   33     3      12     15     48     .062   9-35          -10    1      0      1
TOTAL  97     9      24     33     127    .071   20-68         -21    3      0      2
WCHA
       GP     G      A      Points Shots  Shot%  Pen-Min       +/-    PPG    SHG    GWG
2007   26     2      3      5      21     .095   4-8           -8     1      0      0
2008   23     2      4      6      29     .069   6-23          -2     0      0      0
2009   25     2      8      10     29     .069   8-30          -7     1      0      1
TOTAL  74     6      15     21     79     .076   18-61         -17    2      0      1

CAREER BESTS
Goals (game)   1     9 times (last: 02/27/10 at UAF)
Assists (game) 2     2 times (last: 01/23/10 vs. CC)
Points (game)  2     4 times (last: 01/23/10 vs. CC)
Goal Streak:   n/a
Point Streak   4 gms 02/19/10-02/27/10
Multi-Point    4     last: 01/23/10 vs. CC

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