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2014-15 Penn State captain Patrick Koudys to begin professional career with ECHL’s Indy Fuel, earns tryout with Chicago’s AHL affiliate, Rockford IceHogs
The 2015-16 captain’s crew will consist of seniors David Glen as captain, Luke Juha as alternate captain and junior David Thompson as an alternate
Bailey, Koudys headline Penn State's annual team awards; Autio, Gardiner, Thompson and Varley honored
Fourth-seeded Penn State takes on fifth-seeded in the Big Ten Tournament
Big Ten coaches and media tab Guy Gadowsky as conference Coach of the Year; Junior Casey Bailey earns spot on All-Big Ten First Team
One of four Nittany Lions to appear in all 36 games during his first season in Blue and White ... Named team's Top Defenseman and Players' Player ... Collected career highs in goals (2), assists (6) and points (8) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 3-2 win against Robert Morris Dec. 27 ... Collected first career two-point game (2a) against Wisconsin March 7 ... Tallied markers against Union (Nov. 30) and Michigan State (Feb. 15) ... Ranked fourth among Big Ten defensemen with 79 blocked shots ... Attended the Washington Capitals Development Camp prior to the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE AT RENSSELAER IN 2011-12
Skated in 27 games with Rensselaer (ECAC Hockey) during his sophomore season in 2011-12 ... Gathered two points (1g, 1a).
AS A FRESHMAN AT RENSSELAERIN 2010-11
Played in 31 games as a freshman to help lead RPI to the NCAA tournament ... Collected one goal and two assists ... Attended the NHL Research and Development Camp.
In 2012-13, appeared in 64 regular-season games with the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the United States Hockey League ... Collected 15 points (1g, 14a) ... Played in three playoff games ... Teammates with Nittany Lion forward Zach Saar ... In 2009-10, played for the Burlington Cougars with Nittany Lion sophomore Luke Juha ... Earned the Most Promising Player, Top Defenseman and Rookie of the Year awards ... Garnered the Top Prospect Award from the Ontario Hockey Association ... Assistant captain for Team Canada in the 2010 Three Nations Tournament ... Member of the Welland Jr. Canadians in 2008-09 ... Played in the Prospect All-Star Tournament for the CCHL Young Stars.
Selected by the Washington Capitals in the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft ... Son of Jim Koudys and Luanna McGowan ... Father, Jim, was a 12th-round draft choice of the New York Islanders in 1982 ... Mother, Luanna, played basketball at the University of Western Ontario ... Has one sister, Jacqueline ... Cousin, Joey, played collegiately at Alabama Huntsville and competes professionally in Germany ... Cousin, Dan, concluded his four-year NCAA career at Bentley in 2012-13 ... Uncle, Randy, played at Rensselaer ... Graduated from Blessed Trinity Secondary School (Ont.) ... Born Nov. 15, 1992 in Hamilton, Ontario.
2010-12 statistics at RPI
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