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6-0 / 201
Drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the third round (80th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Limited to 24 games on defense due to injury … member of the NCHC Academic All-Conference Team … named Honorable Mention All-NCHC … blocked 22 shots … finished second among blue liners with 17 points on six goals and 11 assists … tallied 14 power play points, the third most on the team … notched five multi-point games … assisted on both Miami goals in a 2-1 win at Providence (10/8) … scored twice against Maine (10/22) and earned NCHC Defenseman of the Week on Oct. 24 … scored the game-tying goal against Ohio State (10/15) … dished out two assists in a 3-2 overtime comeback win over St. Cloud State (1/6) … scored a goal and added two assists, all in the third period of a 6-3 comeback win at North Dakota (1/13) … assisted on both Miami goals at St. Cloud State (2/10).
2015-16 | Game-by-Game
Played in 34 of 36 games, missing two games as an alternate captain for Team USA in the World Junior Championship … member of the NCHC Academic All-Conference Team … earned Honorable Mention All-NCHC recognition … led Miami defensemen with 17 points on four goals and 13 assists … posted consecutive multi-point games at North Dakota (11/13-14) … also dished out a pair of assists at St. Lawrence (10/24) … led the team with 11 power play points … put together a four-game point streak from Feb. 6-20, going +2 with four assists in that span … dished out an assist and went +3 at Western Michigan (2/19) … blocked 29 shots.
2014-15 | Game-by-Game
Member of the NCHC All-Rookie Team and NCHC Rookie of the Year finalist ... NCHC All-Tournament selection who posted four points (2g, 2a) in five NCHC Tournament games ... played in all 40 games on defense ... tallied 19 points on six goals and 13 assists ... sat third on the team with a +15 rating on the ice, finishing +1 or better 19 times ... scored first-collegiate goal against Bowling Green (10/12), earning NCHC Rookie of the Week honors on Oct. 13 ... that goal spurred a three-game point streak where he had an assist at Ohio State (10/17) and scored in the series finale against the Buckeyes (10/18) ... also scored against Colorado College (11/8) ... dished out two assists for his first multi-point game against Omaha (12/5) ... went a season-best +3 at Rensselaer (1/3) and vs. Denver (1/24) ... also dished out two assists in the Hockey City Classic against Western Michigan (2/7) ... scored a goal and added an assist against Western Michigan (3/13) to start the NCHC Playoffs.
Played for the US National Team Development Program in the USHL ... served as captain of the US U-18 team that won gold ... dished out three assists in six games during the U17 World Championships a year ago ... participated in the USA Hockey Top Prospects game in Pittsburgh in October ... started the year with four points (2g, 2a) while going +5 in his first seven games ... competed in the Four Nations Tournament in Turku, Finland the week before signing.
Born May 14, 1996 ... son of Lou and Linda Belpedio ... majoring in Sport Leadership & Management.