3 - Kyle Bigos
Kyle Bigos
Height: 6-5
Weight: 240
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Upland, Calif.
Position: D
Major: Human Development
Shoots/Catches: R
Last Team: Vernon (BCHL)
gp 30
p 11
g 4
a 7
pim 111
+/- -4

2012-13: Appeared in 30 games ... Finished with 11 points (4g, 7a) ... Ranked tied for second in goals and ranked fourth among all blueliners ... Finished with 111 penalty minutes ... Posted two power play goals ... Blasted home first goal of the year against Northeastern (11/2) ... Potted second marker at Boston College (11/16) ... Found the back of the net at home against BU (1/11) ... Named to the Catamount Cup All-Tournament Team (12/30) ... Four-time Hockey East Top Performer.

2011-12: Played in 34 games…recorded four goals and 13 assists … Scored a goal and added an assist in conference home-opener against Northeastern (10/21) … Recorded three assists and a +3 rating in weekend sweep against Vermont (10/28, 10/29) … Recorded a goal and an assist in a 6-2 win over Maine (1/13) … Contributor to a Merrimack defense that was ranked 10th nationally allowing only 2.24 goals/game.

2010-11: Played in 33 games as a sophomore … Tallied two goals and six assists this season … Scored first goal of NCAA Tournament on power play against Notre Dame as a forward (3/26) … Recorded +4 rating … Scored against Providence (3/4) … Added assists against Connecticut (10/16), Boston College (10/30), Boston University (11/13), Harvard (11/30), UMass (2/18), and Providence (3/5) … Picked up 127 penalty minutes … Fired 59 shots … Named to Hockey East All-Academic team.

2009-10: Played in 36 of 37 games, most among freshmen … Netted 11 points (four goals, seven assists) … Sixth among Hockey East rookie defensemen in scoring … Notched first career point against Holy Cross (10/16) … Scored first career goals at #12 Boston College (10/30) … Netted game-winner vs. #17 Boston Univ. (11/13) … Tallied first career multi-point game at Providence (3/5) … Fired 62 shots on goal, tops among Merrimack defenders…led team with 94 penalty minutes.

Before Merrimack: Led the Vernon Vipers (BCHL) to the Royal Bank Cup National Junior A Hockey Championship, earning tournament MVP and top defenseman honors while tallying nine points in six playoff games … In 80 regular season games, posted 43 points (10 goals, 33 assists) to go with 173 penalty minutes … Played for Vernon in 2007-08 and 2008-09.

Personal: Born May 12, 1989 … Drafted in the fourth round (99th overall) by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, marking the earliest a Merrimack player has been chosen since 2002 … Human Development major at Merrimack.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2009................ 36 4 7 11 62 .065 40-94 +3 2 0 1
2010................ 33 2 6 8 59 .034 43-127 +4 1 0 0
2011................ 34 4 13 17 62 .065 46-125 0 1 0 1
2012................ 30 4 7 11 71 .056 35-111 -4 2 0 1
TOTAL............... 133 14 33 47 254 .055 164-457 +3 6 0 3
Recent Games
Mar 1 at Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0
Mar 3 Mass.-Lowell L, 3-1
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 22
Points 11 8
Goals 4 4
Assists 7 4
PIM 111 89
+/- -4 -4
Power-play goals 2 2
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 0 0
Shots 71 43
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Union W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 10 at Northeastern L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 vs. Alas. Anchorage L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Vermont W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Vermont T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Northeastern W, 5-2 1 0 1 14 +1 1 0 0 1 0 2
Nov 3 Northeastern W, 4-2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 9 Boston U. L, 3-1 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 10 Connecticut L, 3-1 0 0 0 6 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 16 at Boston College L, 4-3 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 23 Colgate T, 1-1 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 30 Providence L, 3-2 0 0 0 15 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 1 at Providence W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 Harvard T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 US Under 18 Team L, 3-1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 11 Army W, 4-2 0 2 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 29 vs. Princeton T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 30 vs. Union L, 4-1 0 1 1 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 5 at Vermont W, 4-1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 11 Boston U. L, 4-1 1 0 1 16 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Jan 12 Maine W, 6-0 0 2 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 18 at Maine T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 19 at Maine W, 3-2 1 1 2 2 +0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 25 New Hampshire W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 26 at New Hampshire L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 1 Mass.-Lowell W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 2 at New Hampshire W, 4-1 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 10 Massachusetts W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 15 Boston College W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 17 at Providence T, 2-2 0 0 0 7 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 24 Boston College L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Feb 26 at Boston U. L, 5-2 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 1 at Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 3 Mass.-Lowell L, 3-1 0 0 0 21 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0 0 0 0 6 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
2012-13 30 4 7 11 111 -4 2 0 0 1 0 71
Total 30 4 7 11 111 -4 2 0 0 1 0 71
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Total 30 4 7 11 111 -4 2 0 0 1 0 71
Conference 22 4 4 8 89 -4 2 0 0 1 0 43
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3

Home 14 1 5 6 70 -3 0 0 0 0 0 32
Away 14 3 1 4 37 -2 2 0 0 1 0 29
Neutral 2 0 1 1 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 10

Wins 12 2 5 7 28 +4 2 0 0 1 0 17
Losses 14 2 2 4 72 -8 0 0 0 0 0 41
Ties 4 0 0 0 11 +0 0 0 0 0 0 13

September - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
November 7 2 1 3 43 -1 1 0 0 1 0 12
December 3 0 3 3 6 +3 0 0 0 0 0 14
January 7 2 3 5 24 +0 1 0 0 0 0 20
February 7 0 0 0 9 -3 0 0 0 0 0 13
March 5 0 0 0 29 -3 0 0 0 0 0 12
April - - - 0 - - - - - - - -