16 - Nicole Gifford
Nicole Gifford
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ennismore, Ontario
High School: St. Peter's Secondary School
Position: F
Team: Mississauga Jr. Chiefs
S/C: L
gp 34
p 24
g 11
a 13
pim 14
+/- -14

Career Highs
Goals - 3 (Nov. 26, 2011 vs. Princeton)
Assists - 3 (Oct. 5, 2013 vs. Syracuse)
Points - 3 (Twice: most recent Oct. 5, 2013 vs. Syracuse)

Collegiate Accolades

•  Hockey East All-Academic Team (2011)

2013-14 Highlights | Stats | Photos
• Skated in all 34 games
• Leads the team in points (11g, 13a), Most Recent: (Jan. 19, 2014 vs. Connecticut)
• Second in assists with 13
• Ranks third on team with 120 shots
• Ranks third in shooting percentage (.120)
• Has tallied a point in four of six games
• In 21 Hockey East league games, recorded 8-8-16
• Career-high three assists vs. Syracuse (10/05); the three points matched her personal best
• Multiple-point game at second-ranked BC (10/16); scored the game-winning goal and tallied an assist
• Also scored a goal against both St. Lawrence (09/27) and RIT (10/04)


2012-13 Highlights | Stats | Photos
•  Played in all 34 games and served as assistant captain
•  Tied for second on the team in power-play goals (three)
•  Ranked fifth on the team in assists (10)
•  Also scored three goals for a total of 13 points
•  In 21 Hockey East league games, recorded seven points (2g, 5a)
•  Matched her career high of two assists in consecutive games against Harvard (Dec. 8) and at Union (Jan. 15)
•  Also tallied multiple points (1g, 1a) Nov. 20 vs. Quinnipiac
•  Assisted on three game-winning goals – against Boston U. (Nov. 9), Quinnipiac (Nov. 20) and at Union (Jan. 15)

2011-12 Highlights | Stats
•  Played in all 35 games, including 21 conference games
•  Second on the team in points (27) and goals (10)
•  Tied for second in power-play goals with four
•  Tied for first in assists with 17
•  Tied for second in shots with 98
•  Tallied a goal and an assist against Niagara (Sep. 30)
•  Added two assists against Boston University (Nov. 12), Union (Nov. 29),  UConn (Jan. 14), Vermont (Jan. 28) and Providence (Feb. 12)
•  Scored a hat trick against Princeton on November 26

2010-11 Highlights | Stats
•  Skated in 31 of 32 games
•  Recorded seven points on five goals and two assists
•  Tied for second on the team in shooting percentage (.106)
•  Scored the game-winning goal vs. Dartmouth
•  2-2-4 in 20 Hockey East league games
•  Recorded her first collegiate point with a goal at Rensselaer
•  Career-high two points (1g, 1a) at Vermont

Milestones
•  Recorded her first career point Oct. 15, 2010 with a goal at Rensselaer

Scholastic Highlights
•  2010 graduate of St. Peter’s Secondary School, where she also lettered in lacrosse and soccer
•  Skated for the Mississauga Junior Chiefs of the PWHL
•  In 2009-10 with the Jr. Chiefs, recorded 40 points (15 goals, 25 assists) in 40 games
•  At the 2009 Hockey Canada Under-18 Nationals, recorded four points in five games
•  Gold medalist with the 2010 Team Ontario Under-18 Red Team
•  Bronze medal at Provincials with the 2009-10 Jr. Chiefs
•  Also skated for the 2009 Team Ontario Under-18 Blue Team

National Team Experience
•  2009 Team Canada U-18 Selection Camp

Personal Notes
•  Daughter of Gene and Leslie Gifford
•  Born October 8, 1992 in Peterborough, Ontario
•  Major is general biology

Recent Games
Feb 9 Connecticut L, 3-1
Feb 15 Vermont L, 3-2
Feb 16 Vermont L, 5-1
Feb 22 at Northeastern L, 5-4
Feb 23 Northeastern L, 4-2
Feb 28 at Boston College L, 8-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 34 21
Points 24 16
Goals 11 8
Assists 13 8
PIM 14 8
+/- -14 -8
Power-play goals 4 3
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 2 1
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 120 75
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Sep 27 at St. Lawrence L, 4-2 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Sep 28 at St. Lawrence W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 4 RIT L, 3-2 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Oct 5 Syracuse W, 3-2 0 3 3 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 13 Maine T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Oct 16 at Boston College W, 3-1 1 1 2 0 -1 1 0 0 1 0 2
Oct 26 at Penn State W, 8-5 1 0 1 2 -1 0 0 1 0 0 3
Oct 27 at Penn State W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 1 Boston U. L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 3 at Northeastern L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 7 Providence W, 4-2 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Nov 10 at Vermont T, 3-3 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 15 at Princeton L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 16 at Quinnipiac L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 24 Boston U. L, 2-1 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 30 Ohio St. L, 3-2 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 1 Ohio St. L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 6 at Harvard L, 5-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 8 Dartmouth W, 2-1 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 10 Providence W, 4-1 1 1 2 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 11 at Providence L, 4-1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 18 at Connecticut L, 3-1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 19 Connecticut W, 3-2 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Jan 25 at Boston College L, 5-3 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Jan 26 Boston College L, 3-2 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 1 at Maine L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 7
Feb 2 at Maine L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 8 at Boston U. L, 7-4 1 0 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 9 Connecticut L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 15 Vermont L, 3-2 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Feb 16 Vermont L, 5-1 1 0 1 0 -2 1 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 22 at Northeastern L, 5-4 0 2 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 23 Northeastern L, 4-2 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 28 at Boston College L, 8-1 0 0 0 2 -4 0 0 0 0 0 6
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 34 11 13 24 14 -14 4 0 2 1 0 0 120
Conference 21 8 8 16 8 -8 3 0 1 1 0 0 75
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -

Home 16 6 8 14 8 +1 1 0 1 0 0 0 63
Away 18 5 5 10 6 -15 3 0 1 1 0 0 57
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -

Wins 9 5 6 11 6 +6 1 0 2 1 0 0 29
Losses 23 5 7 12 8 -20 2 0 0 0 0 0 81
Ties 2 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10

September 2 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
October 6 3 4 7 4 +0 1 0 1 1 0 0 23
November 8 2 2 4 2 -4 1 0 1 0 0 0 21
December 3 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
January 6 2 3 5 6 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 22
February 9 3 3 6 2 -12 1 0 0 0 0 0 35
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