Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey Names Zack Currie As Captain For 2012-13 Season

HAMDEN, Conn. – Quinnipiac men's ice hockey junior Zack Currie (Victoria, British Columbia) has been announced as the Bobcats captain for the 2012-13 season. Currie is the 27th captain in the Quinnipiac men's ice hockey history and the 12th in the program's Division I history.

"Zack Currie is an outstanding choice to be our captain for the 2012-13 season," head coach Rand Pecknold said. "His work ethic is exemplary and he has a true commitment to excellence."

Currie had a banner season in which he set career highs in goals (9) and points (18). He tripled his career goal total of three goals as he found the back of the net nine times as a junior. He also matched his single-season high of nine assists on his way to 18 points in 2011-12. Currie's nine goals are the fourth most in Quinnipiac history for a defenseman. Against ECAC Hockey programs, Currie had five goals and five assists for 10 points and was one of three Quinnipiac defenseman to reach double-digit point totals against Bobcats' opponents.

Off the ice, Currie has carried a cumulative grade-point average of 3.74 as an athletic training major. He has also been at the forefront of several Positive Play programs, including visits to Green Acres Elementary School, while also participating in several Quinnipiac ice hockey organized camps and clinics.

Prior to coming to Quinnipiac, Currie played for the Cowichan Valley Capitals of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). While with the Captials, Currie ttaled 93 points in 136 career games, scoring 24 goals and assisting on 69 more. Currie totaled 13 power-play goals in his career. In his first season with Cowichan Valley in 2008, Currie scored eight goals and totaled 28 assists. In his second season in 2009, Currie had 11 goals and 29 assists.

Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey's All-Time Captains

Year

Name

1975-76

John Kearney

1976-77

Mike McKeon

1977-78

Mike McKeon

1978-79

Mike McKeon

1979-80

Brian Weyel

1980-81

Pete Torgerson

1981-82

Rich Conte

1982-83

Rich Conte

1983-84

Michael Barrett

1984-85

Michael Barrett

1985-86

Dave Jensen

1986-87

Angel Robles

1987-88

George Sweeney

1988-89

Todd Johnson

1989-90

Rob Celotto

1991-92

Mark Witkowski

1992-93

Shawn Norton

1993-94

Shawn Norton

1994-95

Dennis Mastriano

1995-96

Ken Dusebout

1996-97

Justin Nolan

1997-98

Justin Nolan

1998-99

Eric Slack

1999-2000

Shawn Mansoff

2000-01

Shawn Mansoff

2001-02

Neil Breen

2002-03

Matt Erhart

2003-04

Mark Hallam

2004-05

Ty Deinema

2005-06

Ty Deinema

2006-07

Reid Cashman

2007-08

Jamie Bates

2008-09

Dan Henningson

2009-10

Jean-Marc Beaudoin

2010-11

Scott Zurevinski

2011-12

2012-13

Scott Zurevinski

Zack Currie