2006-07 (Junior) Played in 38 games, missed two due to injury ... Fifth on the team with 21 points, 14 assists ... Tied his season-high of two points three times ... Tied his career best two assists vs. UAH twice ... Scored AFA's first goal in win at UConn, Dec. 8 ... Scored a power-play goal at Holy Cross, Jan. 13 ... Assisted on Hajner's goal against Army to seal the 4-1 win ... Assisted on Phillipich's goal vs. Bentley, Jan. 27 ... Tied his season high with two assists vs. AIC, Feb. 23 ... Assisted on Ramsey's game winner ... Assisted on Print's game-winner in overtime in 5-4 win over Sacred Heart in AHA Semifinals ... Scored AFA's fourth goal of the game vs. Army in the AHA Championship Game
2005-06 (Sophomore) Earned the team's most improved player award ... Played in 31 of the 32 games, mostly as the center on the second line ... Had 23 points (10-13-23) to rank second on the team ... Tied for second on the team with a career-best 10 goals ... Tied for the team lead with six power-play goals ... 18 points in CHA games were second on the team and 10th in the league ... Ranked eighth in the CHA in goals scored ... First career goal came in the win over Union ... Best offensive game of his career came against Wayne State, Dec. 3 ... Career-bests of two goals and three points ... Two points (1-1-2) in the first game against RIT ... Career-best four points in the UAH series, Feb. 17-18 ... Two assists in the first game as he assisted on Brian Gineo's game-winner ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 5-0 win on the power play in the second period ... Matched his career-high with three points in the second game against Wayne State, March 4 ... Tied his career-best with two goals in the game as AFA won, 5-3.
2004-05 (Freshman) Played in 26 of the 36 games and had one assist with 22 shots ... Only point of the season was an assist on Brooks Turnquist's game-winning goal in overtime to beat Sacred Heart in the first round of the RPI Tournament, Nov. 26 ... Played in seven of the final 13 games, but did not play in the CHA Tournament.
Before Air Force Played junior hockey for coach Shawn Kurulak's Fargo-Moorhead Jets of the North American Junior Hockey League ... Played in 46 of the 56 games and had 14 goals and 15 assists for 29 points ... Sixth on the team in goals and seventh in points ... Five game-winners tied for the team lead and five power-play goals were fourth ... Graduate from Orchard Lake St. Mary's High School ... Hockey coach was Brian Klanow ... Lettered two years in hockey and four in lacrosse ... All-state and all-league in both sports as a junior and senior.
Personal Member of Cadet Squadron 37 ... Born Oct. 5, 1984 ... Major is systems engineering management ... Parents are Mark and Kim Schaffer ... Two siblings, Becky (20) and T.J. (19) ... This past summer, completed the Academy's Flight Screening program in preparation for pilot training after graduation ... Long-term goal is to fly helicopters ... Worked as a counselor for Falcon Summer Sports Camps in the summer of 2006 ... Also attended Operation Air Force at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., and went on a C-5 mission to Alaska, Japan, Hawaii and Korea in 2006 ... Person in history he would most like to meet is his grandfather ... Credits his father as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Favorite movie is Rounders ... Favorite food is steak ... Favorite sport other than hockey is lacrosse ... Hobbies are golf and outdoors ... Listens to hip-hop and rap before games ... Favorite NHL team is the Detroit Red Wings ... Favorite player is former Red Wings center Steve Yzerman.
Career Statistics Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW 2004-05 (Fr.) 26 0 1 1 3-6 22 0 0 0 2005-06 (So.) 31 10 13 23 10-20 63 6 0 2 2006-07 (Jr.) 38 7 14 21 22-44 79 5 0 0 Totals 95 17 28 45 35-70 164 11 0 2