27 Steven Ruggiero
27 Steven Ruggiero
Height: 6-3
Weight: 225
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Kings Park, N.Y.
Previous College: Providence
Position: Defense
Junior Team: Youngstown (USHL)
Shoots/Catches: Right
gp 17
p 1
g 0
a 1
pim 10
+/- +1

Sophomore (2016-17): Played in six games at Providence ... Posted one point (assist) and a plus one efficiency rating to go along with nine blocked shots ... Recorded his point on an assist versus Colgate (11/26) ... Left the Providence program and joined the Youngstown (Ohio) Phantoms of the United States Hockey League (USHL) for the second time in his playing career ... Generated five points all on assists in 29 regular-season games and made five USHL Playoff appearances at Youngstown under head coach Anthony Noreen.

Freshman (2015-16): Skated for Providence College Friars of the Hockey East Association ... Coached by Nate Leaman ... Appeared in 10 games … Earned his lone point of the season via an assist against Brown (12/10) in Game One of the Mayor’s Cup … Registered a career-high three shots against Brown (12/10) and at Maine (2/5-6) … Recorded six blocked shots on the season.    

High School/Juniors: Drafted in the sixth round (178th overall) by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2015 NHL Draft ... Played the 2014-15 season with the U.S. National Under-18 Team of the United States Hockey League (USHL) under head coach Don Granato … Scored a goal and added 14 assists for 15 points and recorded 42 penalty minutes in 66 2014-15 season games for U.S. National U18 Team, which won Gold at the Under 18 World Junior Championships … Started the 2014-15 season with the U.S. National Team Development (USNTDP) Juniors and recorded seven points (all assists) in 25 outings before moving up to the U.S. National U18 Team ... A member of Team USA’s gold medal-winning team at the 2014 Four Nations Tournament and notched an assist in four tournament games … Played the 2013-14 season with the Youngstown Phantoms (USHL), adding a goal and four assists in 41 games ... A 2015 graduate of Ann Arbor (Mich.) Pioneer High School ... Played junior varsity baseball as a freshman and was on the varsity baseball team in his sophomore year ... Member of the junior varsity football team as a freshman.

Personal: Son of Steve and Diane Ruggiero ... Born in Kings Park, N.Y. ... Has a younger sister ... Likes sports ... Shoots: Left ... Majoring in political science (pre-law).

Recent Games
Feb 2 at Bemidji State W, 2-0
Feb 3 at Bemidji State W, 2-0
Feb 9 at Alaska Anchorage W, 3-2
Feb 10 at Alaska Anchorage W, 2-1
Feb 23 at Ferris State L, 4-1
Feb 24 at Ferris State L, 4-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 16
Points 1 1
Goals 0 0
Assists 1 1
PIM 10 10
+/- +1 +1
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 10 9
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 7 7
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 1 Laurentian W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Northern Michigan W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Northern Michigan L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Michigan Tech L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Michigan Tech T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Denver T, 3-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Denver L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Michigan State L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Michigan State L, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Alaska Anchorage W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Alaska Anchorage L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Bowling Green State T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Bowling Green State L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Alabama-Huntsville L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 USNTDP U-18 W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 Alaska L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 Alaska W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Minnesota State L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 Minnesota State L, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 at Michigan Tech L, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 16 at Michigan Tech T, 3-3 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 29 vs. Robert Morris L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 vs. Arizona St. W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 5 Bemidji State L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 6 Bemidji State L, 6-3 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 12 Ferris State L, 4-0 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 13 Ferris State W, 5-3 1 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 19 at Northern Michigan L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 20 at Northern Michigan L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 26 Bowling Green State L, 5-3 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 27 Bowling Green State L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 2 at Bemidji State W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 3 at Bemidji State W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 9 at Alaska Anchorage W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 10 at Alaska Anchorage W, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 23 at Ferris State L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 24 at Ferris State L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2017-18 17 0 1 1 10 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
2018-19 15 3 0 3 36 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Total 32 3 1 4 46 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 17 0 1 1 10 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Conference 16 0 1 1 10 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Away 10 0 1 1 6 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Neutral 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
-
Wins 6 0 1 1 4 +6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Losses 10 0 0 0 4 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Ties 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
-
December 3 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
January 8 0 0 0 6 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
February 6 0 1 1 2 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6