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39 alumni representing AMHL in NCAA tournament

Release Date : 03/25/2016

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – 39 alumni, broken down into 34 Atlantic Youth Hockey League alumni and 14 Metropolitan Junior Hockey League alumni, spread out among 23 organizations, will represent the Atlantic Metropolitan Hockey League in the 2016 NCAA Division I men’s hockey championship field.

The four first round games took place today and will culminate with the Frozen Four championship in Tampa, Florida on April 9.

Yale leads all NCAA Tournament teams with nine AMHL alumni on its roster.

Players marked with ** played in the Metropolitan Junior Hockey League and players marked with *** played in the Atlantic Junior Hockey League prior to its separation.
 
The breakdown:
Boston College (3):
Chris Birdsall (Glen Rock, N.J.) – North Jersey Avalanche, Long Island Gulls
Years in AMHL: 2004-12
Matthew Gaudreau (Carneys Point, N.J.) – Philadelphia Little Flyers, Team Comcast Years in AMHL: 2004-11
Peter McMullen (Essex Fells, N.J.) – New Jersey Devils Youth
Years in AMHL: 2006-11
 
Boston University (2):
Brandon Fortunato (North Hills, N.Y.) – Long Island Gulls, Long Island Royals
Years in AMHL: 2005-12
**Charles McAvoy (Long Beach, N.Y.) – Long Island Gulls, New Jersey Rockets
Years in AMHL: 2006-13
 
Harvard (4):
Joseph Caffrey (Ramsey, N.J.) – North Jersey Avalanche, New York Saints
Years in AMHL: 2005-07, 2009-12
***Kyle Criscuolo (Southhampton, N.J.) – Team Comcast, Mercer Chiefs, New York Bobcats
Years in AMHL: 2004-10
**Greg Gozzo (Jupiter, Fla.) – Tampa Bay Juniors
Years in AMHL: 2008-09
Wiley Sherman (Greenwich, Conn.) – Mid-Fairfield Youth Hockey
Years in AMHL: 2009-10
 
Massachusetts-Lowell (4):
**/***Kevin Boyle (Manalapan, N.J.) – New Jersey Rockets
Years in AMHL: 2007-10
**/***Joseph Gambardella (Staten Island, N.Y.) – New Jersey Rockets
Years in AMHL: 2010-12
Nick Master (Broomall, Pa.) – Mercer Chiefs, Philadelphia Junior Flyers, Philadelphia Little Flyers
Years in AMHL: 2005-13
Tommy Panico (Wall, N.J.) – New Jersey Junior Titans, Team Comcast
Years in AMHL: 2005-12
 
Michigan (2):
Kevin Lohan (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) – Long Island Royals
Years in AMHL: 2004-10
Justin Selman (Upper Saddle River, N.J.) – North Jersey Avalanche
Years in AMHL: 2004-10
 
Notre Dame (1):
Ali Thomas (New York, N.Y.) – North Jersey Avalanche
Years in AMHL: 2005-06
 
Northeastern University (4):
**/***Zach Aston-Reese (Staten Island, N.Y.) – New Jersey Colonials, New Jersey Rockets
Years in AMHL: 2005-11
**/***Patrick Schule (Queens, N.Y) – Long Island Gulls, Metro Fighting Moose, New York Bobcats
Years in AMHL: 2009-11
John Stevens (Sea Isle City, N.J.) – Philadelphia Little Flyers, Team Comcast
Years in AMHL: 2004-10
Nolan Stevens (Sea Isle City, N.J.) – Team Comcast
Years in AMHL: 2005-11
 
Providence (3):
Kyle McKenzie (Aston, Pa.) – Philadelphia Little Flyers, Philadelphia Junior Flyers, Team Comcast
Years in AMHL: 2005-10
***Tom Parisi (Commack, N.Y.) – Long Island Gulls, New York Bobcats
Years in AMHL: 2004-11
**Steven Ruggiero (Kings Park, N.Y.) – Long Island Gulls, Metro Fighting Moose
Years in AMHL: 2005-2014
 
Quinnipiac University (5):
Sam Anas (Potomac, MD) – Washington Little Capitals, Team Maryland
Years in AMHL: 2004-07, 2009-11
Connor Clifton (Matawan, NJ) – New Jersey Junior Titans
Years in AMHL: 2005-09
**Tim Clifton (Matawan, NJ) – New Jersey Junior Titans
Years in AMHL: 2004-09
Kevin Duane* (New Canaan, Conn.) – Mid-Fairfield Youth Hockey
Years in AMHL: 2008-09)
Daniel Fritz (Harwood, MD) – Washington Little Capitals, Philadelphia Junior Flyers, Team Maryland
Years in AMHL: 2004-10
*Note: Duane is a transfer from Boston University and is sitting out the 2015-16 season
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (2):
**Nick Amato (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) – Northern Cyclones
Years in AMHL: 2013-14
**Gavin Lewis (Mountain Top, Pa.) – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
Years in AMHL: 2010-14
 
Yale University (9):
John Baiocco (New Vernon, NJ) – North Jersey Avalanche
Years in AMHL: 2004-2009
**Matthew Beattie (Whitehouse Station, N.J.) – New Jersey Rockets, New Jersey Renegades, New Jersey Junior Titans
Years in AMHL: 2004-12
**/***Frank DiChiara (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) – Long Island Royals, Suffolk PAL, New York Bobcats
Years in AMHL: 2004-2011
***Michael Doherty (Reading, Mass.) – Boston Bulldogs
Years in AMHL: 2006-07
**/***Ryan Hitchcock (Manhasset, N.Y.) – Long Island Gulls, New Jersey Rockets
Years in AMHL: 2007-12
Rob O’Garra (Nesconset, N.Y.) – Suffolk PAL, Long Island Royals
Years in AMHL: 2004-10
**Dan O’Keefe (Wall, N.J.) – New Jersey Junior Titans, Team Comcast Years in AMHL: 2005-12
Charles Orzetti (Ridgewood, N.J.) – North Jersey Avalanche, New Jersey Colonials Years in AMHL:  2004-07, 2008-09
Sam Tucker (Wilton, Conn.) – Mid-Fairfield Youth Hockey
Years in AMHL: 2009-11
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