The 2008–09 Alabama–Huntsville Chargers ice hockey team represented the University of Alabama in Huntsville in the 2008–09 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season. The Chargers were coached by Danton Cole who was in his second season as head coach. The Chargers played their home games in the Von Braun Center and were members of the College Hockey America conference.

Roster[edit | edit source]

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# S/P/C Player Class Pos Height Weight DoB Hometown Previous team
1 Flag of California Russell, WyattWyatt Russell Sophomore G 6' 1" (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1986-07-10 Los Angeles, California Brampton (OJHL)
2 Flag of Ontario Burkholder, RyanRyan Burkholder Sophomore D 6' 1" (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1987-09-01 Newmarket, Ontario Newmarket (OJHL)
4 Flag of Ontario Roshko, BrandonBrandon Roshko Junior D 5' 9" (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1985-08-22 Hamilton, Ontario Aurora (OJHL)
5 Flag of Ontario Barker, BrennanBrennan Barker Junior D 6' 1" (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1985-07-19 Long Sault, Ontario Penticton Vees (BCHL)
6 Flag of Ontario Ward, MikeMike Ward Sophomore D 5' 11" (1.8 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1987-03-04 Strathroy, Ontario Aurora (OJHL)
7 Flag of Alberta Easton, JamieJamie Easton Freshman F 5' 8" (1.73 m) 165 lb (75 kg) 1988-01-05 Edmonton, Alberta Bonnyville (AJHL)
8 Flag of Ohio MacLean, ClarkClark MacLean Freshman F 6' 1" (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1987-12-04 Worthington, Ohio Ohio (USHL)
9 Flag of British Columbia Campbell, CodyCody Campbell Freshman F 5' 9" (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1987-05-21 Maple Ridge, British Columbia Burnaby (BCHL)
10 Flag of Ontario Coburn, AndrewAndrew Coburn Sophomore F 5' 10" (1.78 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1986-02-15 Mount Forest, Ontario Vernon (BCHL)
11 Flag of Georgia (U.S. state) Ruffini, NeilNeil Ruffini Sophomore F 5' 10" (1.78 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1988-03-14 Roswell, Georgia Proctor Academy (USHS–NH)
12 Flag of British Columbia Murray, JoshJosh Murray (A) Senior RW 5' 11" (1.8 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1984-11-11 Terrace, British Columbia Williams Lake (BCHL)
13 Flag of Ontario Koudys, JoeyJoey Koudys Sophomore F 5' 11" (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1988-03-28 Grimsby, Ontario Thorold (GOJHL)
14 Flag of Ontario Tanaka, CaleCale Tanaka Junior LW 5' 9" (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1986-05-31 Stouffville, Ontario Aurora (OJHL)
15 Flag of Ontario Baxter, MattMatt Baxter Sophomore D 6' 3" (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1988-08-04 Courtice, Ontario Bowmanville (OJHL)
16 Flag of Texas Train, TomTom Train (A) Junior C 6' 1" (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1985-02-22 Hurst, Texas Texas (NAHL)
18 Flag of Alberta Kalinchuk, ScottScott Kalinchuk (C) Senior D 6' 1" (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1984-11-23 Sylvan Lake, Alberta Canmore (AJHL)
19 Flag of Michigan Fairbanks, ChrisChris Fairbanks Sophomore F 6' 1" (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1986-07-15 Milford, Michigan Youngstown (NAHL)
20 Flag of Pennsylvania Federoff, JoeJoe Federoff Senior C 6' 2" (1.88 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1984-08-05 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Robert Morris (NCAA)
21 Flag of Ontario Conter, DerekDerek Conter Senior F 6' 2" (1.88 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1983-06-10 Toronto, Ontario Wichita Falls (NAHL)
22 Flag of Ontario Goodchild, KyleKyle Goodchild Sophomore F 6' 2" (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1988-10-13 Courtice, Ontario Bowmanville (OJHL)
24 Flag of Alberta Durnie, TomTom Durnie Freshman D 6' 2" (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1988-04-04 Calgary, Alberta Canmore (AJHL)
25 Flag of Ontario Morrison, KevinKevin Morrison Junior LW 6' 1" (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1986-04-30 Mississauga, Ontario Milton (OJHL)
27 Flag of Ontario Bruni, VinceVince Bruni Sophomore F 6' 1" (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1987-04-08 Toronto, Ontario Springfield (NAHL)
28 Flag of Ontario Nicoletti, DavideDavide Nicoletti Junior D 6' 3" (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1986-03-22 Toronto, Ontario Springfield (NAHL)
29 Flag of Ohio MacNicol, BlakeBlake MacNicol Junior G 5' 10" (1.78 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1986-12-31 Milan, Ohio Bay State (EJHL)
33 Flag of Ontario Talbot, CameronCameron Talbot Sophomore G 6' 3" (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1987-06-05 Caledonia, Ontario Hamilton (OJHL)
55 Flag of Ontario Sweazey, MattMatt Sweazey Senior C 6' 1" (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1984-04-11 Toronto, Ontario Georgetown (OJHL)

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

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Date Time Opponent Site Decision Result Attendance Record
October 10 8:35 pm at Colorado College* Colorado Springs World ArenaColorado Springs, Colorado Talbot L 0–1  5,830 0–1–0 (0–0–0)
October 11 8:05 pm at Colorado College* Colorado Springs World ArenaColorado Springs, Colorado MacNicol L 3–5  6,285 0–2–0 (0–0–0)
October 24 7:05 pm Tennessee* Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama (Exhibition) Russell W 13–0  2,795 0–2–0 (0–0–0)
October 31 6:35 pm at Robert Morris 84 Lumber ArenaNeville Island, Pennsylvania Talbot T 3–3 OT 890 0–2–1 (0–0–1)
November 1 6:35 pm at Robert Morris 84 Lumber ArenaNeville Island, Pennsylvania Talbot L 2–3  806 0–3–1 (0–1–1)
November 7 7:05 pm Bemidji State Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama MacNicol W 4–2  3,474 1–3–1 (1–1–1)
November 8 7:05 pm Bemidji State Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama Talbot L 1–2 OT 4,368 1–4–1 (1–2–1)
November 21 6:00 pm at Yale* Ingalls RinkNew Haven, Connecticut Talbot W 1–0  1,845 2–4–1 (1–2–1)
November 22 6:00 pm at Yale* Ingalls RinkNew Haven, Connecticut MacNicol L 2–6  2,019 2–5–1 (1–2–1)
December 5 7:35 pm at Bemidji State John S. Glas Field HouseBemidji, Minnesota Talbot L 1–3  1,968 2–6–1 (1–3–1)
December 6 7:05 pm at Bemidji State John S. Glas Field HouseBemidji, Minnesota Talbot L 2–4  1,896 2–7–1 (1–4–1)
December 12 6:05 pm at Ferris State* Robert L. Ewigleben Ice ArenaBig Rapids, Michigan Talbot L 2–4  930 2–8–1 (1–4–1)
December 13 6:05 pm at Ferris State* Robert L. Ewigleben Ice ArenaBig Rapids, Michigan Talbot L 2–5  1,071 2–9–1 (1–4–1)
December 27 7:05 pm at 2008–09 Wisconsin Badgers men's ice hockey season* Kohl CenterMadison, Wisconsin (Badger Showdown) Talbot L 0–5  12,887 2–10–1 (1–4–1)
December 28 4:05 pm Harvard* Kohl CenterMadison, Wisconsin (Badger Showdown) MacNicol W 4–1  13,422 3–10–1 (1–4–1)
January 9 7:00 pm Robert Morris Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama MacNicol W 5–2  2,436 4–10–1 (2–4–1)
January 10 3:05 pm Robert Morris Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama Talbot T 2–2 OT 2,172 4–10–2 (2–4–2)
January 16 6:35 pm at Western Michigan* Lawson Ice ArenaKalamazoo, Michigan Talbot L 3–4  1,891 4–11–2 (2–4–2)
January 17 6:35 pm at Western Michigan* Lawson Ice ArenaKalamazoo, Michigan MacNicol L 1–5  2,152 4–12–2 (2–4–2)
January 30 7:05 pm Niagara Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama Talbot L 2–4  2,432 4–13–2 (2–5–2)
January 31 3:05 pm Niagara Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama MacNicol T 5–5 OT 2,144 4–13–3 (2–5–3)
February 6 7:35 pm at Bemidji State John S. Glas Field HouseBemidji, Minnesota Talbot L 0–2  1,871 4–14–3 (2–6–3)
February 7 7:05 pm at Bemidji State John S. Glas Field HouseBemidji, Minnesota MacNicol L 2–4  1,893 4–15–3 (2–7–3)
February 13 7:05 pm Niagara Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama Talbot L 2–4  2,638 4–16–3 (2–8–3)
February 14 3:05 pm Niagara Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama Talbot W 3–1  1,699 5–16–3 (3–8–3)
February 20 5:05 pm Robert Morris Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama Talbot L 1–3  2,837 5–17–3 (3–9–3)
February 21 3:05 pm Robert Morris Von Braun CenterHuntsville, Alabama Talbot L 3–6  2,675 5–18–3 (3–10–3)
March 6 6:05 pm at Niagara Dwyer ArenaNiagara, New York Talbot T 2–2 OT 1,136 5–18–4 (3–10–4)
March 7 6:05 pm at Niagara Dwyer ArenaNiagara, New York Talbot L 3–6  1,239 5–19–4 (3–11–4)
March 13 7:00 pm at Bemidji State* John S. Glas Field HouseBemidji, Minnesota (CHA Tournament Semifinal) Talbot L 1–4  1,710 5–20–4 (3–11–4)
March 14 2:00 pm vs. Niagara* John S. Glas Field HouseBemidji, Minnesota (CHA Tournament 3rd Place) MacNicol T 1–1 OT 850 5–20–5 (3–11–4)
*Non-conference game. All times are in Central Time.

Standings[edit | edit source]

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#9 Bemidji State†* 18 12 5 1 25 55 38 37 20 16 1 106 97
Niagara 18 9 5 4 22 53 44 36 16 14 6 98 92
Robert Morris 18 5 8 5 15 46 57 36 10 19 7 93 121
Alabama-Huntsville 18 3 11 4 10 43 58 30 5 20 5 63 99
Championship: Bemidji State
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Final rankings: USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Poll

Statistics[edit | edit source]

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Skaters[edit | edit source]

Player Pos Yr GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Sweazey, MattMatt Sweazey C Sr 30 12 10 22 28 8 0 0
Campbell, CodyCody Campbell F Fr 30 7 14 21 6 3 0 1
Coburn, AndrewAndrew Coburn F So 30 9 10 19 16 5 0 2
Roshko, BrandonBrandon Roshko D Jr 29 1 15 16 18 1 0 0
Train, TomTom Train C Jr 30 3 10 13 48 0 0 1
Federoff, JoeJoe Federoff C Sr 30 5 6 11 86 1 1 1
Morrison, KevinKevin Morrison LW Jr 28 7 3 10 30 3 0 0
Kalinchuk, ScottScott Kalinchuk D Sr 30 1 9 10 30 1 0 0
Koudys, JoeyJoey Koudys F So 24 4 5 9 18 0 0 0
Barker, BrennanBrennan Barker D Jr 26 2 6 8 46 0 0 0
Ruffini, NeilNeil Ruffini F So 26 2 4 6 30 0 0 0
Durnie, TomTom Durnie D Fr 22 0 6 6 10 0 0 0
Tanaka, CaleCale Tanaka LW Jr 27 4 1 5 34 0 0 0
Murray, JoshJosh Murray RW Sr 29 3 1 4 22 0 1 0
Fairbanks, ChrisChris Fairbanks F So 20 0 4 4 0 0 0 0
Baxter, MattMatt Baxter D So 30 1 2 3 28 1 0 0
Ward, MikeMike Ward D So 19 0 3 3 6 0 0 0
Easton, JamieJamie Easton F Fr 26 0 3 3 8 0 0 0
MacLean, ClarkClark MacLean F Fr 13 1 1 2 6 0 0 0
Nicoletti, DavideDavide Nicoletti D Jr 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0
Conter, DerekDerek Conter F Sr 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Goodchild, KyleKyle Goodchild F So 8 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Bruni, VinceVince Bruni F So 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
MacNicol, BlakeBlake MacNicol G Jr 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Talbot, CameronCameron Talbot G So 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burkholder, RyanRyan Burkholder D So 24 0 0 0 18 0 0 0
Team 30 63 115 178 496 23 2 5

Goalies[edit | edit source]

Player Yr GP TOI W L T GA GAA SV SV% SO
Talbot, CameronCameron Talbot So 24 1320 2 16 3 65 2.95 635 0.907 1
MacNicol, BlakeBlake MacNicol Jr 12 500 3 4 2 29 3.48 252 0.897 0

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Alabama-Huntsville Men's Hockey 2008-2009 Roster. U.S. College Hockey Online. Archived from the original on December 11, 2013. Retrieved on December 10, 2013.
  2. Alabama-Huntsville Men's Hockey 2008-2009 Scoreboard. U.S. College Hockey Online. Archived from the original on December 11, 2013. Retrieved on December 10, 2013.
  3. USCHO.com. Alabama-Huntsville Chargers Men's Hockey 2008–2009 Team Statistics. Archived from the original on December 11, 2013. Retrieved on December 10, 2013.
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