American International


American International 2011-2012 Team Roster
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt Age Hometown / Last Team
1 Ryan KerpanSo G6-619532Saskatoon, SK / Nipawin Hawks (SJHL)
2 Luciano PrimianiSr D5-1119033Montreal, QC / Kahnawake Condors
3 Jeff CeccacciJr D5-917033Placentia, CA / Green Bay Gamblers
4 Rob BlanchetteSr D6-219034South Boston, MA / NE Jr. Huskeies
5 Steven HoshawFr D6-121031Vista, CA / Wichita Falls Wildcats
6 Jake WilliamsFr D5-918531Duluth, MN / Alaska Avalanche
7 Alexander MacMillanFr F6-321031Calgary, AB / Calgary Mustangs
8 Nick GrassoJr F6-118533Smithtown, NY / New Jersey Hitmen
9 Adam PleskachJr F6-220533Beausejour, MB / Selkirk Steeler
10Nielsson ArcibalSr F5-916533Vista, CA / Des Moines Buccaneers
12Nick CampanaleSo F6-017531Chester Springs, PA / Springfield Junior Pics (EJHL)
13Nathan SliwinskiFr F5-1017031Castle Rock, CO / Texas Tornados
15Matt CassidyFr F5-1018031London, ON / Cowichan Valley Capitals
17Nick SandorSo F6-018832Vancouver, BC / Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL)
18Richard LeitnerJr F6-120033Los Alamistos, CA / Ohio Junior Blue Jackets
19Blake PeakeSo F5-1117532Lethbridge, AB / Battlefords North Stars (SJHL)
20Jason PopekFr F6-320531Hamilton, ON / Burlington Cougars
22Brandon FagerheimFr F5-1017031Calgary, AB / St. Albert Steel
23Jakub SimicekSo F5-1118533Trencianska Turna, Slovakia / Minnesota Owls (MJHL)
24Chris MarkiewiczJr D6-019533Calgary, AB / Brooks Bandits
26Whitney OlsenSo D6-119032Eagan, MN / NE Junior Huskies (EJHL)
27Michael PennySr F6-319533Calgary, AB / Olds Grizzlys
28Jon PuskarSo F5-1119032Grosse Ile, MI / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
29Steve MeleJr F5-1015532Bronx, NY / Cornwall Colts
30Ben MeisnerJr G5-1016031Halifax, NS / Winchendon School
33Chandler LongFr G6-017530Point Lookout, NY / New York Applecore

Captain: Nielsson Arcibal

Assistant Captains: Adam Pleskach, Chris Markiewicz

Head Coach: Gary Wright (University of Vermont '76)
Career Record (Entering 2011-2012): 272-490-56 (.367) (27 Seasons)
Record at American International (Entering 2011-2012): 272-490-56 (.367) (27 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Mike Field (American International College '08)
Graduate Assistant Coach: Casey Balog (Geneseo '09)
Manager: Treavor Laraway

American International 2011-2012 Team Roster
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
1 Ryan KerpanSo GSaskatoon, SK / Nipawin Hawks (SJHL)
2 Luciano PrimianiSr DMontreal, QC / Kahnawake Condors
3 Jeff CeccacciJr DPlacentia, CA / Green Bay Gamblers
4 Rob BlanchetteSr DSouth Boston, MA / NE Jr. Huskeies
5 Steven HoshawFr DVista, CA / Wichita Falls Wildcats
6 Jake WilliamsFr DDuluth, MN / Alaska Avalanche
7 Alexander MacMillanFr FCalgary, AB / Calgary Mustangs
8 Nick GrassoJr FSmithtown, NY / New Jersey Hitmen
9 Adam PleskachJr FBeausejour, MB / Selkirk Steeler
10Nielsson ArcibalSr FVista, CA / Des Moines Buccaneers
12Nick CampanaleSo FChester Springs, PA / Springfield Junior Pics (EJHL)
13Nathan SliwinskiFr FCastle Rock, CO / Texas Tornados
15Matt CassidyFr FLondon, ON / Cowichan Valley Capitals
17Nick SandorSo FVancouver, BC / Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL)
18Richard LeitnerJr FLos Alamistos, CA / Ohio Junior Blue Jackets
19Blake PeakeSo FLethbridge, AB / Battlefords North Stars (SJHL)
20Jason PopekFr FHamilton, ON / Burlington Cougars
22Brandon FagerheimFr FCalgary, AB / St. Albert Steel
23Jakub SimicekSo FTrencianska Turna, Slovakia / Minnesota Owls (MJHL)
24Chris MarkiewiczJr DCalgary, AB / Brooks Bandits
26Whitney OlsenSo DEagan, MN / NE Junior Huskies (EJHL)
27Michael PennySr FCalgary, AB / Olds Grizzlys
28Jon PuskarSo FGrosse Ile, MI / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
29Steve MeleJr FBronx, NY / Cornwall Colts
30Ben MeisnerJr GHalifax, NS / Winchendon School
33Chandler LongFr GPoint Lookout, NY / New York Applecore

Captain: Nielsson ArcibalAssistant Captains: Adam Pleskach, Chris Markiewicz

Head Coach: Gary Wright (University of Vermont '76)
Career Record (Entering 2011-2012): 272-490-56 (.367) (27 Seasons)
Record at American International (Entering 2011-2012): 272-490-56 (.367) (27 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Mike Field (American International College '08)
Graduate Assistant Coach: Casey Balog (Geneseo '09)
Manager: Treavor Laraway