10   Chris Higgins
Chris Higgins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lynnfield, Mass.

High School:
New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs (EJHL)

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
F

Birthdate:
04/30/1986



HIGGINS RADIO INTERVIEWS:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - November 20, 2008


2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS

Finished third on the team in scoring with a career-best 48 points on 14 goals and 34 assists ... His assist total ranked fifth in the country and second among Hockey East players ... Posted a +17 rating ... Played in 42 contests, missing time due to a concussion and a wrist injury ... Finished the year as Hockey East's active leader in career scoring with 133 points ... Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Star ... Matched career highs in points (4) and assists (3) in the Terriers' 5-4 comeback victory over Vermont in the national semifinals ... Also had a goal and three assist vs. the Catamounts in a 7-2 road win on Nov. 1 ... Named to the Hockey East Honor Roll seven times (11/3, 11/10, 11/24, 1/12, 1/26, 2/6, 4/13).

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS

Hockey East Len Ceglarski Sportsmanship Award winner ... Played in 38-of-40 games, missing one game (vs. Dartmouth, 1/15) due to a sickness and another (at UMass, 3/1) because of a mild concussion ... Matched his point total from the previous season with 32, good for fourth on team ... Ranked fourth on team in both goals (14) and assists (18) ... Tied for third in power-play goals (5) and was one of two Terriers to notch a shorthanded goal ... Matched career high in points (3)on three occasions, recording two goals and an assist in both ends of a two-game set at Vermont on Nov. 16-17 before earning a career-best three assists in a 6-0 victory at Providence on March 6 ... Had five other multi-point efforts, including a two-goal performance vs. UMass Lowell in the opener of the Hockey East quarterfinals on March 14 ... Recorded a goal and an assist vs. Merrimack (12/30) and at Northeastern (2/22) ... Recorded two assists at Michigan (10/27) and vs. UMass (11/9) ... Five-time Hockey East Honor Roll selection (11/19, 2/4, 2/25, 3/17, 3/24).

2006-07 HIGHLIGHTS

One of seven Terriers to appear in all 39 contests ... Second on team in both goals (13) and assists (19) ... Led BU and ranked among the best in Hockey East in plus/minus at +21 ... Scored season-high three points in season opener at RPI on Oct. 14 with two goals and an assist ... Recorded two points on eight occasions: 1-1 at UNH, Nov. 10; 1-1 vs. Harvard, Nov. 21; 0-2 vs. St. Lawrence, Dec. 29; 1-1 at Providence, Jan. 5; 1-1 at Merrimack, Jan. 19; 1-1 at BC, Jan. 24; 0-2 at UMass, Feb. 9; 0-2 at UNH, Feb. 16 ... Scored first goal of game four times, a team best ... Six-time Hockey East Honor Roll selection (10/16, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 1/29, 3/12).

2005-06 HIGHLIGHTS

One of eight Terriers to play in all 40 games ... Ranked third among BU rookies with 21 points on eight goals and 13 assists ... Posted a +15 rating, tied for fourth on the squad, and tallied a shorthanded goal, a game-winning goal and a team-high three unassisted goals ... Set NCAA regionals record for fastest hat trick, tallying three goals against Nebraska-Omaha in a span of just 5:31 ... Named to NCAA Northeast Regional All-Tournament Team ... Also had three points on Jan. 21 vs. Merrimack with a goal and a pair of assists. .. Had two other multiple-point games (two assists at Dartmouth on Dec. 10 and a goal and an assist on Feb. 3 at UMass Lowell) ... Had ESPN's No. 2 play of the night on Feb. 6 with an unassisted goal in the Beanpot opener vs. Harvard ... Scored his first career goal in the season opener vs. UMass Lowell on Oct. 15 ... Named to the Hockey East Honor Roll on Feb. 6, and earned Rookie of the Week honors on Jan. 23 and March 17.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Played for the New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs of the Eastern Junior Hockey League in 2004-05 ... Ranked fourth on the team and tied for 13th in the league in scoring with 53 points (22-31) in 44 games ... Led the league with seven game-winning goals ... Earned Second Team All-Star honors ... Graduated from the Pingree School in Hamilton, Mass., in 2005 ... Played at Pingree from freshman to junior year, earning New England Prep School First Team All-New England accolades as a sophomore and junior ... Named team MVP and Prep School Offensive MVP as a junior ... Totaled 193 points (121-72) in three years ... Also played lacrosse at Pingree.

PERSONAL

Son of Sheryl and Jeffrey Higgins of Lynnfield, Mass. ... Enrolled in the University's College of Arts and Sciences ... Born April 30, 1986.

Overall
YEAR GP G A Pts PP SH GW PIM
2005-06 40 8 13 21 0 1 1 11/22
2006-07 39 13 19 32 3 1 2 10/20
2007-08 38 14 18 32 5 1 1 5/10
2008-09 42 14 34 48 3 2 2 21/42
Tot. 159 49 84 133 11 5 6 47/94

Hockey East
YEAR GP G A Pts PP SH GW PIM
2005-06 27 4 9 13 0 1 1 9/18
2006-07 27 8 11 19 2 1 1 9/18
2007-08 26 10 14 24 4 1 1 3/6
2008-09 24 11 16 27 3 0 2 12/24
Tot. 104 33 50 83 9 3 5 33/66

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