DURHAM, N.H. – Senior forwards Josh Ciocco (Atco, N.J.), Brett Hemingway (Surrey, B.C.) and Jacob Micflikier (Winnipeg, Manitoba) along with defenseman Chris Murray (Dover, Mass.) have all signed amateur tryout contracts (ATO) with professional hockey teams earlier in the week.
    Ciocco was the first Wildcat senior to make his pro debut this week for the Wheeling Nailers of the East Coast Hockey League, registering three shots on goal on Tuesday, March 27 in the 3-2 win over Dayton. Ciocco is currently playing with former Wildcat All-American Sean Collins who also plays for the Nailers. Ciocco notched 15 points in his senior year with UNH serving as the 101st captain in the program’s history. Ciocco tallied 55 career points (22g, 33a) in 136 games.
    Micflikier, who played in his first game last night (Mar. 28) with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League, totaled one shot on goal in the 4-2 loss to Lowell at the Mass Mutual Center. He left UNH with 150 career points (58g, 92a) in 154 career games in Durham. Micflikier leaves 24th on the schools all-time scoring list and he is one of 24 Wildcats in school history to post 150 career points in their time in Durham.
    Murray has signed on with the Peoria Rivermen of the AHL, while Hemingway was assigned to Albany of the AHL by the Colorado Avalanche, the team who drafted him in 2003. Murray recorded a career-high 22 points and nine goals in his senior year and was a Hockey East Second-Team All-Star for the first time his career, while Hemingway amassed 32 points in his senior campaign and his 13 goals were third best on the team. Hemingway finished his career tied for 37th on the all-time scoring list along with Frank Barth registering 135 points (61g, 74a) in 150 career games as a Wildcat.
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