Former Wildcats Haydar and Krog sign with the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers

The two players recorded a combined 457 points scored in their time at UNH and they rank second and third respectively on the school's all-time scoring list.

Haydar had spent the previous four seasons in the Nashville Predators organization. Haydar appeared in two NHL games for Nashville and played in 293 career games for their American Hockey League affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. Haydar tallied 110 goals and 166 assists for 276 points for the Admirals in four seasons while posting a career-high 92 points in 05-06 as the AHL's fifth leading scorer with 92 points (35g, 57a). He also helped guide the Admirals to the 2004 Calder Cup championship leading the league with 11 goals and 26 points and to the 2006 Finals where he registered a league-leading 18 goals and 35 total points. In 2002-2003, Haydar notched 75 points (29g, 46a) in 75 games in his rookie season. He was named the 2003 AHL Rookie of the Year and was selected to play in the AHL All-Star game in his first season with Milwaukee.

Haydar skated for the Wildcats from 1999 to 2002 and recorded 219 points (102g, 117a), which ranks third on the all-time school point leaderboard. His 102 career goals is the second best career total in the history of the UNH hockey program. In 2002, Haydar was a First- Team All-America selection, was named Hockey East Player of the Year and Hockey East Tournament Most Valuable Player. Haydar was also a Hobey Baker finalist in 2002 and was one of the final three players selected for the "Hobey Hat Trick" as team captain.

Krog has played seven professional seasons with the New York Islanders, Anaheim Mighty Ducks and most recently overseas in Europe. Krog has played in 175 NHL games tallying 18 goals and 34 assists for 52 points. He enjoyed his finest NHL season with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in 2002-2003 posting 10-15-25 and helping the team to an appearance in the Stanley Cup Finals against the New Jersey Devils. Krog started the 05-06 campaign with Servette Geneve of the Swiss National League and posted 28 points (14g, 14a) in 29 games before joining Vasta Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League, where he played in seven games to finish the season and notched six points (5g, 1a). In 2004-2005, Krog played for EC Villacher of the Austrian League and finished the season with 60 points (27g, 33a) in 48 games. Krog also totaled 170 points (62g, 108a) in 179 AHL games from 1999-2003. Krog tallied a professional career-high of 62 points in 2001-2002 with the AHL's Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Krog played for the 'Cats from 1995 to 1999 and ranks second on the all-time school scoring list with 238 career points (94g, 144a). Krog is the only player in the history of the program to win the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, given annually to the top player in college hockey in 1999. He is one of seven Wildcats to be named a two-time All-American. He was also the 1999 Hockey East Player of the Year. Krog ranks first all-time in team history with 144 assists.

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