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#24 Michael Sdao
Position: Defenseman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
City/State: Niwot, Colo.
Other College: Lincoln Stars (USHL)
Major: History

Senior Year (2012-13): Named first-team All-Ivy League ... assistant captain ... appeared in all 31 games ... team’s leading scoring defenseman with  eight goals and six assists for 14 points ... had a two-point game with a goal and an assist in a 2-2 tie at RPI on Nov. 30 ... scored single goals in games against Colgate on Nov. 10, St. Lawrence on Nov. 16, Vermont on Dec. 30 and No. 8 Dartmouth on Jan. 5. ... earned assists in games against Yale on Oct. 27 and at Clarkson on Nov. 17 ... played in his 100th game on Dec. 29 vs. Merrimack ... tallied two assists in a 5-2 win vs. Sacred Heart on Jan. 27 ... scored in a loss to No. 8 Yale on Feb. 1 ... scored the second goal in a 3-2 loss to Clarkson on Feb. 15 ... scored the first goal and assisted on the game winner in a 2-1 OT win at Harvard on March 3 that gave Princeton home ice in the playoffs.
• 2013 First-Team All-Ivy League

Junior Year (2011-12): Assistant captain ... appeared in 30 games ... has 20 points on 10 goals and 10 assists ... earned three multiple-point games ... scored goals against Yale & Brown at the Ivy Shootout, at Harvard and vs. St. Lawrence and vs. Dartmouth  and at Clarkson... collected assists at Dartmouth, vs. Northeatern, at Yale and vs. Colgate ... had two assists against Harvard on Dec. 10 ... had a goal and an assist each at Quinnipiac ... had a hand in all three Princeton goals in a 3-2 win at Brown, assisting on the first two goals and scoring the game winner in overtime ... assisted on the game-tying goal vs. Brown on Feb. 25 ... scored the fourth goal in a 5-4 OT win at Yale in the playoffs on March 3 ... scored 56 seconds into the third period the next night.
• 2012 Second-Team All-ECAC Hockey
• 2012 First-Team All-Ivy League

Sophomore Year (2010-11): Skated in 27 games as a sophomore … scored three goals and added seven assists for 10 points … two of his goals came on the power play …scored in Princeton's 5-3 loss at Yale … added the game-winning goal the following night at Brown on the power play … had an assist in Princeton's win at Cornell … assisted on Mike Kramer's game winner in a 1-0 shutout of Harvard … notched assists in wins over St. Lawrence and UMass Lowell … assisted on the game winner against Bowling Green … added assists in Princeton's wins over Brown and at Rensselaer … scored with the man advantage against St. Lawrence in Game 1 of the playoff series.

Freshman Year (2009-10): Skated in all but one game as a freshman making 30 appearances … scored five goals and added four assists for nine points … recipient of team's Hobey Baker Trophy, awarded annually to the team's freshman hockey player who, among his classmates, in play, sportsmanship and influence has contributed most to the sport … made collegiate debut on Oct. 30 against Brown … notched first point, an assist, in a loss to Yale … scored first collegiate goal in a loss to St. Lawrence … added an assist at UMass Lowell … scored in a loss to Union … scored two goals, one on the power play and one at even strength, in a win over Connecticut … had an assist on Dan Bartlett's opening goal in a win at Harvard.

Before Princeton: Selected in the seventh round of 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators and attended Ottawa's summer prospects camp in July of 2009 ... spent the last two seasons with the Lincoln Stars in the United States Hockey League and has contributed 10 points in each season from the blueline ... helped the Stars to a USHL Western Division title, served as an assistant captain and won the team’s Hardest Worker Award ... was the team’s Most Improved Player as a senior at Culver on a team that finished the season ranked second in the nation ... attended a Minnesota Wild rookie camp in the summer of 2008 and was a letterwinner in golf in high school.

Personal: Full name is Michael Anthony Sdao ... birthday is July 3 ... son of Jan and Tony Sdao ... mother attended Manitoba and is an accountant ... father attended and played football at North Dakota and works in credit card processing ... has a younger brother Jonathan that plays junior hockey for the New England Huskies.


 GP  G  A  Pts.  +/-
2007-08 Lincoln (USHL) 53 3 6 9 - -178 - - - -
2008-09 Lincoln (USHL) 51
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2009-10 Princeton 30 5 4 9 -4 24-48 1 0 0 0
2010-11 Princeton 27 3 7 10 E 23-65 2 0 1 0
2011-12 Princeton 30 10 10 20 -3 34-87 3 0 1 0
2012-13 Princeton 31 8 6 14 +2 18-36 4 0 0 0
Career   118 26 27 53 -5 99-236 10 0 2 0

 Career Highs
 Career Firsts  Multiple/Game
 2 vs. Connecticut (1/25/10)
 vs. St. Lawrence (11/6/09)
 1 (2- 1x)
 Assists  2, 3x MR vs. Sacred Heart (1/27/13)
 vs. Yale (10/31/09)  3 (2- 3x)
 3 at Brown (1/6/12)  A vs. Yale (10/31/09)  7 (2- 6x, 3- 1x)
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