88 Kevin Balas
88 - Kevin Balas
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Warkworth, Ont.
Position: F
Previous Team: Newmarket Hurricanes (OJHL)
gp 28
p 22
g 10
a 12
pim 38
+/- +17

2012-13 (So.): Played in 26 games during his second season with the Bulldogs...notched seven goals and eight assists...took 38 shots on net with a .184 shot percentage...finished the season with a plus-12 rating...served 14 penalty minutes...had one short-handed goal against Marian (Wis.) on Jan. 19 in 3-1 win...had a season-high three points with two goals and a plus-4 rating at Lake Forest on Nov. 16...had a pair of assists against Saint Mary’s (Minn.) on Nov. 24...recorded two helpers in Harris Cup final against MSOE on Mar. 2.

2011-12 (Fr.): Played in 18 games…finished second on the team in shooting percentage (.238)…tied-second in short-handed goals (1)…10th in penalty minutes (22)…finished tied-37th in MCHA goals (5)...scored a hat trick in his first game on just three shots and also added an assist against Northland on November 4.

Prior to AC: Spent the last two full seasons with the Newmarket Hurricanes of the OJHL...played in 49 games in 2010-11 and finished the season with 30 goals and 32 assists...served 70 penalty minutes...played in 10 playoff games and collected a goal and four assists...played in 46 games in 2009-10 and finished with 17 goals and 11 assists with 59 penalty minutes...played 37 games for the Trenton Hercs of the OJHL in 2008-09 with 23 goals and 17 assists...played in 12 games with the Hurricanes and had four goals and 10 assists...named regular season MVP and leading scorer in 2010-11...won the CCHL championship in 2009-10.

Personal: Majoring in business...born in Peterborough, Ontario on May 31, 1990...son of Vic and Debbie Balas...favorite sports team is the Toronto Maple Leafs...favorite athletes are Nathan Horton and Brad Richards...favorite TV shows are Blue Mountain State, Entourage and SportsCenter...favorite movies are Lincoln Lawyer and the Hangover...favorite musicians are Tragically Hip and Pearl Jam...favorite foods are pasta, sushi and pizza.

Recent Games
Feb 14 Lake Forest W, 4-2
Feb 15 Lake Forest W, 6-5
Feb 21 Milwaukee Engr. W, 3-0
Feb 22 Milwaukee Engr. W, 4-1
Mar 1 St. Scholastica L, 4-3
Mar 15 at St. Norbert L, 7-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 17
Points 22 13
Goals 10 7
Assists 12 6
PIM 38 32
+/- +17 +9
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 4 2
Game-winning goals 2 2
Game-tying goals 1 1
Hat tricks 1 1
Shots 58 39
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 26 Black and White T, 0-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Northland W, 6-2 - 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 2 at Northland W, 6-0 - 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 8 at Milwaukee Engr. W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 9 at Milwaukee Engr. W, 5-1 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 15 Concordia (Wis.) W, 7-0 - 1 1 2 4 +2 0 0 0 1 0 4
Nov 16 Concordia (Wis.) W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 19 at SUNY Geneseo W, 5-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 30 Fredonia St. W, 7-2 - 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 1 Nazareth W, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 6 at Marian (Wis.) T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 7 at Marian (Wis.) W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 at Buffalo St. W, 6-2 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 4 at Buffalo St. W, 4-3 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 10 at St. Olaf T, 4-4 - 0 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 11 at Gust. Adolphus W, 2-0 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 17 St. Scholastica T, 1-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Jan 18 St. Scholastica W, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 24 Finlandia W, 6-3 - 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 25 Finlandia W, 5-3 - 0 1 1 12 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 28 at U.S. National U-18 L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at St. Norbert L, 11-1 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 1 at St. Norbert W, 4-1 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 7 Lawrence T, 2-2 - 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 8 Lawrence W, 5-3 - 0 0 0 12 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 14 Lake Forest W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 15 Lake Forest W, 6-5 - 3 0 3 4 +2 0 0 0 1 0 7
Feb 21 Milwaukee Engr. W, 3-0 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 22 Milwaukee Engr. W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 1 St. Scholastica L, 4-3 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 15 at St. Norbert L, 7-2 - 1 0 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2012-13 26 7 8 15 14 +11 0 1 0 0 0 0 33
2013-14 28 10 12 22 38 +17 0 0 0 2 1 1 58
2014-15 28 7 11 18 30 +4 3 0 0 0 0 0 71
Total 82 24 31 55 82 +32 3 1 0 2 1 1 162
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 28 10 12 22 38 +17 0 0 0 2 1 1 58
Conference 17 7 6 13 32 +9 0 0 0 2 1 1 39
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 7 7 14 34 +14 0 0 0 2 1 1 34
Away 13 3 5 8 4 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 21 7 10 17 36 +16 0 0 0 2 0 1 45
Losses 3 2 0 2 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Ties 4 1 2 3 2 +3 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
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November 8 2 4 6 4 +8 0 0 0 1 0 0 18
December 2 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
January 9 3 3 6 16 +5 0 0 0 0 1 0 13
February 7 3 4 7 18 +5 0 0 0 1 0 1 19
March 2 2 0 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6