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Penn State’s Director of Hockey Operations, Alex Dawes will serve as video coach for the 2019 U.S. National Junior Team at the IIHF World Junior Championship on Dec. 26, 2018 through Jan. 5, 2019
Penn State to have 11 current and former men's ice hockey players compete in NHL Development Camps this summer
Rising sophomore Evan Barratt is one of 42 players invited to the 2018 USA Hockey World Junior Summer Showcase
Penn State will be making its second-consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance this weekend at the Midwest Regional in Allentown
After sweeping Minnesota in the Big Ten Quarterfinals, Penn State will travel to South Bend for a single-elimination Big Ten Semifinal matchup on Saturday evening
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
Skated in 32 games scoring 11 goals and adding seven assists for 18 points ... tallied first career assist in a 5-4 win over Michigan (Oct. 27) ... recorded an assist in a 7-4 loss against Mercyhurst (Nov. 3) ... notched his first two career goals in a 7-0 shutout at Arizona State (Nov. 17) ... recorded a goal in both a 7-2 victory and 2-2 tie against Michigan State (Nov. 24-25) ... tallied an assist in a 4-0 shutout at No. 11 Ohio State (Dec. 2) ... registered an assist during a 7-4 victory against Robert Morris (Dec. 9) ... notched a goal in a 5-1 win over No. 15 Wisconsin (Jan. 5) ... registered an assist and notched two goals including the game winner in a 5-2 victory against No. 6 Ohio State (Jan. 12) ... assisted a goal in a 4-2 loss at No. 18 Wisconsin (Jan. 26) ... added an assist in a 5-1 victory over No. 8 Minnesota (Feb. 23) ... added an assist in game one and notched two goals and an assist in game two during a weekend sweep over No. 11 Minnesota in the Big Ten Quarterfinals (March 2-3).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Drafted in the third round (90th overall) by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft … played two seasons with the United States National Team Development Program in the United States Hockey League … also a member of the U.S. National U17 and U18 Team over the last two seasons … registered 56 points this past season in 63 games with the National team as well as scoring one goal and adding five assists in seven games while helping lead the U.S. to the Gold Medal in the 2017 World Junior Championship.
Evan William Barratt was born on February 18, 1999 to Denise Cattani and Jeff Barratt in Bristol, Pa. … has an older brother Francis and an older sister Brianna … sister Brianna plays collegiate lacrosse at Syracuse … undecided on a major.
BARRATT ON PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State because they are a [relatively] new ice hockey program that is heading in the right direction.”
GADOWSKY ON BARRATT
“Evan is a tenacious player in all zones, he is very responsible defensively but is gifted with a great shot and the ability to make a lot of hockey plays.”