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33 - Kyle Richter
Kyle Richter
Height: 6-1
Weight: 188
Year: Senior
Hometown: Calgary, Alta.
High School: Springbank Community
Position: Goaltender
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: Left
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Graduated holding Harvard records for games (34), starts (34) and minutes (2,023) in a season ... All-time Harvard ranks at time of graduation: tied for third in shutouts (six), fourth in saves (2,343), fifth in games started (85), fifth in games played (90), fifth in minutes played (5,034).

Senior (2010-11) Stats
Served as assistant captain of the Crimson ... Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week (Nov. 8) ... Made season-high 41 saves to defeat St. Lawrence, 4-2 (Nov. 12) ... Notched 36 saves with two goals against in 3-1 loss to No. 18 Merrimack (Nov. 30) and 34 in 1-0 loss at Princeton (Nov. 19) ... Recorded sixth career shutout with 19 saves in 1-0 win against No. 18 Rensselaer (Nov. 6) ... Made 33 saves to keep the Crimson close in 2-1, season-opening loss to No. 15 Union (Nov. 5).

Junior (2009-10) Stats
Earned All-Ivy League honorable mention ... An ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection ... In Ivy League play, had a league-best .924 save percentage and ranked second with 2.48 goals-against average ... Led Harvard with 19 starts and 22 appearances in goal ... Ranked fifth in ECAC Hockey with a .913 league save percentage in the regular season ... Recorded 35 or more saves on seven occasions, including four games with 40 or more stops ... Stopped 70 of 72 shots against in ECAC Hockey first-round sweep at Princeton (March 5-6), including 37 in Game 2 shutout ... Contributed to Harvard's 9-for-9 penalty-killing effort against the Tigers ... Made 27 saves in two periods and registered an assist for his second career point against Colgate (Feb. 20) ... Stopped the first 36 shots he faced in win against No. 16 Union (Feb. 13), finishing with 31 saves ... Recorded 40 saves in each of two games at Minnesota (Jan. 8-9) ... Made 36 saves, including 15 in the second period and 16 in the third, to lead Harvard to a 3-1 win against No. 8 Quinnipiac (Dec. 29) ... Stopped a career-high 43 shots, 19 in the third period, in overtime loss to Boston University ... Made 41 saves in season-opening win against Dartmouth (Oct. 30).

Sophomore (2007-08)
Earned the Dryden Award as the top goaltender in ECAC Hockey, becoming the second Crimson goalie to be named Goaltender of the Year and the third to earn first-team All-ECAC honors ... Harvard's first goalie since 2000 to be named to the All-Ivy League first team ... An All-New England and ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection ... Received National Player of the Month honorable mention for November ... Selected as the Inside College Hockey National Player of the Week (Nov. 12) ... Three times named ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week (Nov. 12, Nov. 26, Feb. 25) ... Named Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week (Nov. 5) ... Led ECAC Hockey with a 1.82 goals-against average and .935 save percentage in league games ... Started every game, made 27 or more saves 16 times and made 37 or more stops on four occasions ... Stopped 27 shots-23 in the second period alone-and became the first Harvard goalie to score a goal in 6-1 win against Yale (Feb. 22) ... Made 37 saves in 4-1 win against No. 16 Quinnipiac (Feb. 16) to total 70 saves on 73 shots in weekend sweep of Bobcats and No. 17 Princeton ... Shut out Dartmouth, 1-0, on 27 saves (Dec. 1) ... Led Division I with a 1.23 goals-against average and .960 save percentage in November, allowing 10 goals in eight games ... Made 39 saves in 2-1 overtime win at Boston University (Nov. 20) ... Second Harvard goalie and first in 25 years to post shutouts on consecutive days, blanking No. 16 Rensselaer and Union (Nov. 9-10) ... Shutouts were part of span of 145:37 without allowing a goal ... Stopped a career-high 42 shots in 6-1 win at No. 16 St. Lawrence (Nov. 3).

Freshman (2006-07)
Twice named ECAC Hockey League Goalie of the Week (Jan. 8 and Feb. 5) and once named ECACHL Rookie of the Week (Nov. 13) ... Received ECACHL All-Academic honors ... Ranked ninth in the league in save percentage (.903) and 10th in goals-against average (2.84) ... Had five 30-save games and recorded 27 or more stops eight times ... Made 36 saves to shut out No. 3 Boston College in second collegiate start (Nov. 7) ... Stopped 41 shots in win against Michigan Tech in the Great Lakes Invitational consolation game (Dec. 30) ... Tech win was first of nine straight starts ... Twice backstopped the Crimson to weekend sweeps of Rensselaer and Union (Jan. 5-6 and Feb. 2-3) ... Allowed just one goal in each game against the Engineers and made 30 saves while surrendering two goals in each win against the Dutchmen ... Came off the bench to hold Dartmouth scoreless for the final 26 minutes to allow Harvard to hang on for the win (Dec. 16) ... Made 29 saves in collegiate debut against No. 14 Clarkson (Nov. 3).

Before Harvard
Played for the Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League... Earned selections to the AJHL Viking Cup South team, All-Star team and all-league first team in 2005-06, setting a record for minutes played in a season ... Started for AJHL South team that reached the Viking Cup final ... Named to AJHL Top Prospects team and All-Rookie team in 2004-05 ... Four-year honor roll student at Springbank.

Personal
Instructor for Crimson City Hockey Clinic in summer 2009 ... Co-host of the "Top Shelf" radio show on WHRB 95.3 FM ... Interests include golf, water skiing and wakeboarding.

Career Highs
Saves - 43 vs. Boston University, Nov. 24, 2009
Goals - 1 vs. Yale, Feb. 22, 2008
Assists - 1 twice, most recently at Clarkson, Nov. 13, 2010

Career Stats

SeasonGPMinutesGAGAAvgSavesSave%WLTSho
2006-07................18992:01472.84437.9037821.0
2007-08................342023:15742.19884.923171343.0
2009-10................221180:08653.30641.90851521.0
2010-11................16839:30382.72381.9093911.0
TOTAL..................905034:542242.672343.913324596.0