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Troy Stecher
Player Profile:
Troy Stecher 1742789
Position: Defense
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Richmond, British Columbia
Club: Penticton-BCHL
Major: Business Economics
  • Troy Stecher Career Statistics

2013-14 (Freshman): UND’s only freshman defenseman to have appeared in all 42 games … Registered two goals and nine assists to rank sixth among NCHC rookie defensemen in scoring … His plus-9 rating ranked third among NCHC rookie defensemen and sixth among all freshman skaters … Named NCHC Defenseman of the Week on Dec. 2 after collecting an assist and a plus-2 rating in UND’s series split with St. Lawrence (Nov. 29-30) … Was a plus-2 with one assist in UND’s 5-0 win vs. Western Michigan in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff third-place game (March 22) ... Scored a goal in UND’s 4-3 win over Colorado College in Game 3 of the NCHC Quarterfinals (March 16), snapping a personal 30-game goal-scoring drought ... Goal was his second of the season and first since Nov. 2 vs. St. Cloud State ... Goal also snapped a 9-game point drought ... Was a career-best plus-3 in a 3-2 win vs. Colorado College on Jan. 11 ... Was plus-4 in the series ... Matched his season high with three blocked shots in UND’s 5-2 win over No. 4 Wisconsin in the NCAA Midwest Region semifinal … Earned first letter.

Before UND: Spent the past three seasons with the Penticton Vees of the BCHL … A teammate of current UND teammate Wade Murphy for the past two years … Was named 2012-13 BCHL Interior Conference Defenseman of the Year after collecting 47 points (8g, 39a) in 52 games … Was also named to the BCHL Interior Conference First All-Star Team … Led the league’s defensemen in assists … Served as team captain in 2012-13 … Won a silver medal with Canada West at the 2012 World Junior A Challenge … Was named to the BCHL Interior Conference Second All-Star Team in 2011-12 after recording 42 points (5g, 37a) in 53 games  and leading the Vees to a BCHL championship … Went on to be named RBC Cup Playoffs Top Defenseman after scoring 15 points in 26 games and leading Penticton to a Canadian Junior A national championship … Helped Canada West to a gold medal at the 2011 World Junior A Challenge … Had 20 points (5g, 15a) in 54 games as a rookie with Penticton in 2010-11 … A 2012 graduate of Penticton High School.

Personal: Majoring in business economics … Son of Peter and Tracey Stecher.

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