Kyle De Laurell
Senior forward spent a week in July at the Blackhawks Development Camp
AFA was second in the AHA with a 15-7-5 record
Carew takes home the top honor with the Heyliger; De Laurell named MVP
Two Falcons named to all-league first team
Duncan McKellar scored the game-winner at 1:08 of overtime
Played in all 39 games and led the team with 23 assists and 38 points ... First-team all-AHA ... Third in the AHA in points, second in assists and eighth in goals in all games ... In AHA games, second in the league with 30 points, eighth with 12 goals and second with 18 assists ... Season high two goals four times ... Twice named AHA Player of the Week ... AHA Player of the Month for October with 10 points (6-4-10) ... Second on the team with 15 goals ... +13 tied for the team lead among the forwards and second on the team ... Five power-play goals and three game-winners were tied for second on the team ... Two goals in the win over Niagara, Oct. 14 ... Tied a then-career-high with three points in the win at Alabama-Huntsville (2-1-3) ... Career-best four points (2-2-4) in the win over AIC, Dec. 2 ... Six points in the AIC series ... Two goals in the 3-3 overtime tie at Holy Cross ... Scored the game-winner in the 4-3 win over UConn in the AHA Quarterfinals, March 9.
Played in 31 games and tied for fourth on the team with 10 goals ... Third on the team with 33 points (10-23-33) ... Second on the team and fifth in AHA with six power play goals ... Tied season best with three points (1-2-3) vs. AIC, Oct. 23 ... First-career hat trick in the win over Holy Cross, Dec. 4 ... Tied season high with three points (1-2-3) vs. RIT, Feb. 5 ... Tied season high three points (2-1-3) vs. Niagara, Feb. 12 ... Four points (1-3-4) in SHU series, March 11-12.
Played in 36 of the 37 games ... Earned the John Matchefts Award as the team's top freshman ... Fourth on the team with six goals and fifth on the team with 18 points ... Three of his six goals were game-winners ... Career-best three assists in the 5-4 win over RIT in his fourth collegiate game ... First career goal came in the 4-1 win at Canisius, Nov. 1 ... Goal was the eventual game-winner.
Before Air Force
Played for coach John Bowkus and led the Wichita Falls Wildcats in points per game at 1.19 ... Third on the team with 37 points (10-27-37) in 31 games, despite missing the second half of the season with a shoulder injury ... Helped lead the team to the NAHL playoffs ... NAHL South Player of the Week, Sept. 23, when he led all scorers at the NAHL Showcase with three goals and six assists as the Wildcats tallied a perfect 4-0 record ... Named to the Showcase all-tournament team ... Scored one game-winner and assisted on the other three at the Showcase ... Played 16 games with the Wildcats in 2007-08 ... Graduated from Pine Creek High School in Colorado Springs ... Honor Roll student.
Member of Cadet Squadron 29 ... Parents are Jeffrey and Patrice De Laurell ... Has three siblings ... Major is operations research ... This past summer, worked Combat Survival Training and Basic Cadet Training ... Also attended the Chicago Blackhawks Developmental Camp this past summer ... On the athletic's list five of six semesters and on the dean's and commandant's list once ... Plans to work as an operations research scientist after graduation ... Long-term goal is to go to graduate school and become an analyst ... Listens to Levels by Avicii before games ... During the summer of 2010, learned to fly UAV's in the Unmanned Aerial Systems program ... Lived in five different states during the two years prior to coming to the Academy ... Famous person he would most like to meet is Wayne Gretzky ... Started playing roller hockey when he was three and transitioned to ice at age seven ... Hobby is video games ... Favorite NHL team is the Anaheim Ducks ... Favorite player is Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin.