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25 David Kasch

2007-08: Named Atlantic Hockey Best Defensive Forward … Ranked third on the team with 25 points and second with 10 goals to go along with 15 assists … Also placed fifth on the team with a plus/minus rating of +2 … Key member of the penalty kill unit that did not allow an extra-man goal for a school-record eight-straight games from Dec. 8 to Jan. 26 … Scored a season-best two goals, including the game-winning tally, in a 6-2 win against conference rival RIT Nov. 3 … Scored a third-period goal in a 3-3 tie against No. 17 St. Cloud State Oct. 13, helping the Griffs earn their first-ever point against a nationally-ranked school … Recorded multiple points in six additional games, resulting in a 4-1-1 record for Canisius.

2006-07: Finished tied for fifth on the team with 19 points and tied for second with 13 assists... Posted career highs in points and assists while tying his career high in goals... Led team in averaging just over 22 faceoffs per night... Had four two-point games, which included three two-assist efforts... Had a season-long three game point streak and tallied points in two or more consecutive games five times on the season... Tied for fourth on the team with four power-play goals

2005-06: Recorded two assists in eight games before suffering season-ending injury... Named to Atlantic Hockey All-Academic team

2004-05: Posted career-highs with six goals, seven assists and 13 points... Scored a short-handed goal in a 4-2 win over Army March 4 and a game-winning goal in 2-1 victory against Bentley Feb. 26... Recorded 39 shots on goal

2003-04: Scored four goals and added five assists in 32 games... Recorded first collegiate goal in 8-2 loss to No. 1 New Hampshire Oct. 24... Posted two multi-point games, including a three-point effort in 4-3 loss to Army Jan. 30... Registered 74 shots on goal and two power-play goals

Before Canisius: Scored 16 goals and added 23 assists in 55 games with the Soo Kewadin Casino Indians of the NAHL... Was named NAHL/USA Junior Hockey Magazine Player of the Week after posting six points as the Soo beat the U.S. National Team twice during the week ending October 27, 2002

Personal: The son of John and Anne Kasch, David is currently pursuing his MBA at Canisius... Has two sisters, Katherine and Tessa

Born: May 20, 1983
Position: Forward
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 210
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
High School: Soo Indians - NAHL