Bulldog Defenseman Highlighted By Online College Hockey News Outlet

*Zach Redmond Feature By College Hockey News* PDF

Sophomore defenseman Zach Redmond (Traverse City), member of the 2008-09 Ferris State University men's ice hockey team, is currently profiled by College Hockey News (CHN).

To read the Redmond article, please click on this College Hockey News link. The story was written by CHN reporter Nick Lowman.

This season, Redmond presently has registered a career single-season high and team second-best 24 points on three goals with 21 assists in 36 contests this season. The Bulldog assistant captain has also produced a plus efficiency rating to go along wiht a squad-leading 56 blocked shots, two power-play goals, and one game-winning tally.

Zach Redmond
Ferris State's Zach Redmond is profiled in the latest issue of College Hockey News.
The 6-1, 195-pound defenseman has compiled a team third-most four multiple-point game performances this campaign while notching at least a point in 17 contests. He currently leads the Bulldogs with 13 power-play points (2-11=13) and is first with four multi-assist game efforts to date this season.

Redmond, who was a honorable mention selection on the 2008-09 Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Preseason All-Conference Team, earned CCHA Defenseman of the Week accolades earlier this season (Oct. 27) with a three-point (0-3=3) weekend effort in a league home-and-home series versus Western Michigan (Oct. 24-25).

For his career, Redmond has presently scored nine goals with 34 assists for 43 points while chalking up seven multiple-point game outings in 73 appearances. He has recorded a plus 18 efficiency rating while netting three power-play lamplighters, one short-handed tally, and one game-winning goal during his two-year collegiate career.

Redmond, a 2008 seventh-round draft pick (184th overall) of the National Hockey League's (NHL) Atlanta Thrashers, achieved 2007-08 CCHA All-Rookie Team Honorable Mention laurels after leading Ferris State defensemen in scoring with 19 points on six goals and 13 assists in 37 contests. The 2007-08 FSU Rookie of the Year Award recipient also placed sixth among the team's top points producers.

Ferris State, which is presently 12-17-7 overall and finished with a ninth-place 9-14-5-2 CCHA regular-season record, begins the first round of the 2009 CCHA Playoffs this weekend (March 6-8) against the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks at Omaha, Neb. The best-of-three series gets underway this Friday (March 6) at 8:05 p.m. (EST) in the double-elimination opening-round series.

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