5 - Kyle Atkins
Kyle Atkins
Height: 6-3
Weight: 201
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brockville, Ontario
High School: Brockville Braves (CJHL)
Position: D

2009-10: Played in 31 games … member of a defense that ranked third in Atlantic Hockey and 20th nationally by allowing only 2.76 goals per game … recorded a career-best two goals, while he also posted six assists for eight points … ranked ninth on the team in assists … posted one goal and one assist in the 5-3 victory versus Army (2/5) … recorded one goal at Sacred Heart (3/13) in the Atlantic Hockey Tournament quarterfinals.

2008-09: Played 37 games ... recorded one goal and a career-best 10 assists for  a career-best 11 points ... was awarded the Glenn "Spike" Crane Memorial Award given to the player who excels most in the little things and leads his teammates by example ... posted two assists versus Bentley (12/6) and RIT (3/13 & 3/15) ... scored his first collegiate goal against Air Force (2/20).

Before Holy Cross: Played three years for the Brockville Braves of the Central Junior A Hockey League (CJHL) for head coach Todd Gill ... recorded 26 goals and 72 assists for 98 points in 172 career games ... scored 13 goals and had 27 assists for 40 points in 61 games in 2007-08 ... had six goals and 27 assists for 33 points in 58 games in 2006-07 ... recorded seven goals and 18 assists for 25 points in 53 games in 2005-06 ... 2006-07 playoffs MVP ... received the team's Most Improved Player and Trainer's Helper Award in 2005-06 ... played in the 2005-06 Rookie All-Star Game ... attended Thousand Islands Secondary School ... 2007 Ontario Scholar.

Personal: Son of Dennis and Jeanne Atkins ... has one brother, Tyler ... his brother also played with him for three years for the Brockville Braves and is now on the Castleton State College hockey team ... majoring in Economics and Accounting.

Atkins' Career Statistics

Season Games Played G A Points Pen-Min PPG SHG GWG
2008-2009 37 1 10 11 5-10 0 0 0
2009-2010 31 2 6 8 7-14 0 0 0
Total 68 3 16 19 12-24 0 0 0