PROVIDENCE, R.I. – 4 former Bears have been named to NHL Coaching Camp rosters forward of the 2022-23 marketing campaign, break up between three forwards: Garnet Hathaway ’14 (Washington Capitals), Sam Lafferty ’18 (Chicago Blackhawks), and Max Willman ’18 (Philadelphia Flyers) and one defenseman, Zach Guittari ’20 (New York Rangers).
Hathaway has spent the final three seasons with the Capitals after 5 full seasons within the Calgary group to start his skilled profession. The Washington ahead skated in 76 video games final season and set career-highs in objectives (16) and factors (26) whereas matching a career-high in assists (12).
Hathaway has skated in 373 profession NHL video games and appears to change into simply the fourth Bear to achieve the 400-game milestone.
Hathaway served as an assistant captain at Brown as a junior and senior in 2012-13 and 2013-14. As a Brunoian, Hathaway skated in 121 profession video games and completed his collegiate profession with 20 objectives and 58 factors.
Lafferty enters his second season with the Chicago group after being traded from Pittsburgh to the Unique Six membership in January 2022. In whole, Lafferty skated in 56 NHL video games in 2021-22 and completed the season with 5 objectives and 13 factors. In his profession, Lafferty has skated in 140 profession video games and might change into the sixth Bear to achieve the 200-game milestone.
The Pennsylvania native enters his fifth skilled season and most not too long ago represented america on the 2022 IIHF World Championship in Finland. He was the primary Bear in almost 40 years to don the Pink, White, and Blue on the IIHF Worlds.
Lafferty performed 124 profession video games at Brown whereas serving as assistant captain as a junior and senior in 2016-17 and 2017-18. He tallied 79 profession factors whereas at Brown earlier than spending his first full skilled season with the AHL’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in 2018-19, posting 49 factors in 70 video games.
Willman enters his second coaching camp with the Flyers and first underneath new head coach John Tortorella this fall. Willman spent the 2021-22 season break up between Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley (AHL) and finally wearing 41 NHL video games.
Willman skated in 99 profession video games at Brown earlier than enjoying a graduate switch season at Boston College in 2018-19 to complete his NCAA profession with 135 video games performed with 51 profession factors.
Guittari enters his second coaching camp with the Rangers as he begins his third skilled season. The previous Brown captain has spent every of the final two seasons with the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). In 79 profession AHL video games, Giuttari has 4 objectives and 20 factors.
The Warwick, Rhode Island native captained the Bears as a senior in 2019-20, posting 4 objectives and 11 assists in 31 video games performed. In his collegiate profession, Giuttari skated in 121 video games whereas posting 54 factors.
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