Ben Carey
Ben  Carey


Centennial, Colo

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170


Last Team:
Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)


Air Force sweeps Niagara with 4-3 overtime win

Gunner scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime


Air Force comes from behind for 4-3 win over Niagara

Demers has three points and nets game-winner with 3:40 remaining


Falcons host Niagara in AHC series, Jan. 9-10

Air Force is 5-13-3 overall and in ninth in the league with a 4-6-2


Air Force and Holy Cross skate to 1-1 OT tie

Chris Truehl made 37 saves and Erik Baskin scored power-play goal for Falcons


Air Force wins Pikes Peak Trophy with 3-1 win over Colorado College

Truehl made 35 saves for the Falcons

2014-15 (Junior)

Played in all 41 games and was eighth on the team with 14 points on five goals and nine assists ... Eight points in conference games ... Blocked 21 shots, tied as the most among the forwards ... Career-best four points and tied career bests of two goals and two assists in the 10-3 win over AIC, in the AHA playoffs, March 7, 2015.


2013-14 (Sophomore)

Played in 33 games and had 10 points on seven goals and three assists ... Tied for seventh on the team in goals ... Tied for third on the team with three game-winners ... Sixth on the team with two power-play goals ... Scored goals in back-to-back wins over Niagara and RIT early in the season ... Career-best two goals, including the game-winner, in the 4-1 at Niagara in the regular-season finale.


2012-13 (Freshman)

Earned the John Matchefts Award as the team’s top freshman ... Among the conference’s top freshman scorers all season ... Finished the season with 15 points on six goals and nine assists ... named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week after a three-point weekend (1-2-3) against Holy Cross ... Three points (2-1-3) in the sweep at Sacred Heart ... A goal and an assist against Canisius in final game of the season in the AHA quarterfinals ... Played in 33 of the 37 games and had 102 shots on goal, the third most on the team ... Took the fourth most faceoffs on the team (330) and won 52.1 percent of them.

Before Air Force

Played two years of junior hockey for the Wenatchee Wild of the NAHL … Played for coach John Becanic ... Led the Wild in scoring in 2011-12 with 57 points (27-30-57) in 60 games … Set the single season record for points by a Wild player ... Led the team with 14 ppg and was second with a +16 … Tied for 11th in the league in goals and 16th in points … Third in the league in power-play goals … Scored six points (2-4-6) in eight playoff games … In 2010-11, was fifth on the Wild with 43 points (19-24-43) in 57 games … Fourth on the team in goals and fifth in points in 2010-11 ... Graduated from Wenatchee High School in Washington.



Member of Cadet Squadron 28 ... Major is management ... Parents are Michael and Debbie Carey ... Has one brother ... Cousins Drew and Michael Sisco pitch in the Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Dodgers minor league systems, respectively ... Is ambidextrous ... Has worn the No. 26 since he was in youth hockey ... This past summer, worked Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training teaching cadets how to evade enemies and survive ... On the commandant’s list for military excellence twice and the dean’s list once ...  Long-term goal is to own his own business after his Air Force career ... Greatest team moment was winning the Dartmouth Tournament his sophomore year ...  Credits his brother as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Started playing hockey at the age of five ... Favorite NHL team is the Colorado Avalanche ... Favorite player is former Av Joe Sakic.

2012-13 33 6 9 15 3-6 102 0 1 0
2013-14 33 7 3 10 1-2 111 2 0 3
2014-15 41 5 9 14 6-12 102 0 0 0

107 18 21 39 10-20 315 2 1 3
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