We're getting to know players from UConn, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart and Yale ahead of SNY's Connecticut Ice tournament on Jan. 25-26.
Name: Peter DiLiberatore
Weight: 175 lbs.
- Named to the ECAC Hockey All-Rookie Team last season.
- Drafted by the Golden Knights in the sixth round with the 180th overall pick of the 2018 NHL Draft.
- Received the team's Rookie of the Year Award at the annual awards banquet last year.
- Scored three goals and notched 16 assists for 19 points, averaging 0.5 points per game his freshman year.
On Connecticut Ice...
"It's a big state so there's a lot of hockey fans out there whether it's us, Yale, UConn and such," DiLiberatore said while talking about the tournament. "The event itself, I think it'll bring in a lot of fans and a lot of excitement. Since it's the first year, I think we really want to win it just that much more just to start it off on a good note."