6 Ryan Grimshaw
6 - Ryan Grimshaw
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.
High School: Ann Arbor Pioneer (Mich.)
Position: Defenseman
Major: Economics
Shoots/Catches: Right
House Affiliation: Dunster

Senior (2011-12) Stats
The 119th captain of Harvard men’s hockey ... An ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection ... Ranked fourth on the team with 46 blocked shots ... Skated on a defensive pair with Patrick McNally ... Assisted on McNally's goal in the first five minutes to ignite Harvard's 6-1 defeat of Cornell in the ECAC semifinals (March 16) ... Registered an assist and five blocked shots in ECAC quarterfinal clincher against Yale (March 11) ... Logged assist on Alex Killorn’s goal in Beanpot consolation defeat of Northeastern (Feb. 13) ... Assisted on tying goal by Eric Kroshus in third-period comeback to defeat Brown (Jan. 28) ... Picked up an assist in tie at No. 18 North Dakota (Dec. 30) ... Took point shot that led to tying goal in comeback from four goals down to defeat New Hampshire (Nov. 22) ... Registered assists against Princeton (Nov. 4) and at St. Lawrence (Nov. 19). 

Junior (2010-11) Stats
Skated in all 34 games ... Often paired with rookie Dan Ford ... Part of a Harvard power play that ranked second in ECAC play (22.7 percent) and tied for 18th nationally (19.4 percent) ... Logged assists in first and third games of ECAC Hockey quarterfinal series at Dartmouth (March 11-13) ... Scored in Beanpot consolation win against No. 15 Boston University (Feb. 14) ... Posted +2 rating in 6-2 win against Colgate (Jan. 28) ... Scored first goal of the season at Boston University (Jan. 15).

Sophomore (2009-10) Stats
An ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection ... Tied for fifth on the team and second among defensemen with eight assists, skating in 30 games ... Partnered with senior Jack Christian late in the season ... Assisted on Michael Del Mauro's game-winning goal in third-period comeback from two-goal deficit to defeat Princeton in first game of ECAC Hockey first-round playoff series ... Contributed to Harvard's 9-for-9 penalty killing in the series ... Assisted on Danny Biega's third-period goal at St. Lawwrence (Feb. 27) ... Registered an assist on Conor Morrison's goal against Northeastern in the Beanpot (Feb. 8) ... Scored first goal of the season at No. 8 Yale (Feb. 6) ... Recorded two assists in 3-2 win against No. 5 Yale (Jan. 12) ... Assisted on Harvard's first goal in 3-1 win against No. 8 Quinnipiac (Dec. 29) ... Recorded assists in both games of Colgate-Cornell road trip (Nov. 6-7).

Freshman (2008-09) Stats
An ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection ... Skated in 23 games, missing eight due to injury ... Played alongside Chad Morin ... Logged first collegiate point to give Harvard a third-period lead in 5-5 tie at Dartmouth (Jan. 25) ... Added assists in wins against Colgate (Feb. 13) and Quinnipiac (Feb. 27) ... Both helpers came on goals by Michael Biega, with the assist against Quinnipiac helping the Crimson tie the game in an eventual 2-1 win ... Had a plus or even rating in 15 of 23 games.

Before Harvard
Graduated from Pioneer High School while playing two years in the U.S. National Team Development Program ... Spent freshman year at Greece Athena High School and sophomore year at Salisbury School ... Voted an assistant captain for the U.S. National Under-17 Team, along with current Harvard teammate Colin Moore ... Won three gold medals, one silver and one bronze with the NTDP ... Finished 2008 season with bronze at the U-18 World Championship, leading Team USA and ranking in the tournament's top three in plus/minus ... Helped Salisbury win New England titles in hockey and lacrosse as a sophomore, playing hockey alongside Harvard teammates Alex and Michael Biega ... Also played fullback and linebacker on the Salisbury football team ... Played on Athena varsity hockey team in seventh, eighth and ninth grades ... Started in hockey and lacrosse as a freshman ... Graduated in top five percent of class at Pioneer after receiving first honors every trimester at Salisbury.

Hobbies include golf, tennis, swimming, water skiing and other outdoor sports ... Also enjoys drawing.

Career Highs
Points - 2 twice, most recently two assists vs. Clarkson, Feb. 25, 2011
Goals - 1 four times, most recently vs. Boston University, Feb. 14, 2011, Beanpot consolation
Assists - 2 twice, most recently vs. Clarkson, Feb. 25, 2011
Point Streak - 2 three times, most recently Nov. 19-Dec. 2, 2011

Career Stats

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2008-09................ 23 1 2 3 17 .059 6-12 -7 0 0 0
2009-10................ 30 1 8 9 27 .037 8-24 -1 0 0 0
2010-11................ 34 2 4 6 50 .040 11-22 -19 0 0 0
TOTAL.................. 87 4 14 18 94 .043 25-58 -27 0 0 0