7   Brian Strait
Brian Strait

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Waltham, Mass.

High School:
U.S. National Under-18 Team

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
D

Birthdate:
01/04/1988



STRAIT RADIO INTERVIEWS:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - October 24, 2008


2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS

Named runner-up for Hockey East Best Defensive Defenseman ... Received BU's Clifford P. Fitzgerald Scholarship, given annually to the top rising upperclassman defenseman ... Played in 37-of-40 games, missing two games midway through the season to play in the World Junior Championship, where he served as captain for Team USA ... Tallied 10 assists on the year, including two against Providence in the Terriers' first win of the year on Nov. 1.

2006-07 HIGHLIGHTS

Appeared in 36 games, missing three contests due to a February shoulder injury ... Tallied three goals and three assists ... Scored first career goal vs. UMass Lowell on Oct. 27 ... Also added goals at Maine (1/12) and vs. Vermont (3/9) ... Notched first career assist at Vermont (11/14) and also added helpers vs. Providence (12/8) and New Hampshire (2/17) ... Two-time Hockey East Rookie of the Week (1/15, 3/12) ... Invited to 2007 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Captained the gold medal-winning USA Team in the 2006 International Ice Hockey Federation World Under-18 Championship ... Spent two years with the U.S. Development Program ... Amassed 34 points (7-27) in two seasons with the U.S. Development Program under the guidance of head coach John Hynes ... In 2005-06 scored three goals and notched 15 assists ... While playing for the US Under-17 team of the NAHL, totaled five goals and 18 assists ... Ranked 22nd among North American skaters on the final Central Scouting Services rankings ... Played two years for the Northfield Mt. Hermon School in Gill, Mass. ... During the 2003-04 season at Northfield Mt. Hermon School, netted five goals and 20 assists, surpassing his previous season's total of 12 points ... Graduated with honors from Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Mich.

PERSONAL

Son of Linda and David Strait of Waltham, Mass. ... Enrolled in the University's College of Arts and Sciences ... Born Jan. 4, 1988 ... Drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third round, 65th overall, of the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

Overall
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2006-07 36 3 3 6 1 0 0 18/47
2007-08 37 0 10 10 0 0 0 10/20
Tot. 73 3 13 16 1 0 0 28/67

Hockey East
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2006-07 25 2 3 5 1 0 0 11/22
2007-08 25 0 9 9 0 0 0 5/10
Tot. 50 2 12 14 1 0 0 16/32

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