1 Sam Tucker
1 Sam Tucker
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wilton, CT
High School: Choate Rosemary Hall
Position: G
Major: Political Science
Residential College: Jonathan Edwards
gp 19
gs 17
min 1066:59
ga 45
gaa 2.53
sv 494

Bulldog Best: 44 Saves vs. Dartmouth in 2017 ECAC Hockey first-round playoff series OT Yale victory

2017-18: Stymied No. 3 ranked Harvard with a 32-save performance at Boston on Nov. 3... Recorded a 33-save effort in a tie against No. 4 Cornell on Jan. 12... Registered a total of 8 victories... Stopped 30 or more shots in 7 contests... Academic All-ECAC Hockey 

2016-17: Stopped 68 of 71 shots, including eight in OT, in ECAC Playoff sweep of Dartmouth at Ingalls and was conference goalie of the week... Notched first collegiate win against UConn (13 saves) on Jan. 7 and first shutout against Dartmouth (26) on Feb. 18... Made collegiate debut in third period of Cornell home game and stopped all five shots he faced... Made first career start at St. Lawrence on 11/18/16... Earned first victory in 4-2 game at UConn on 1/7/17... Got starts in all four post-season games.

2015-16: Dressed in 17 games.

Choate Rosemary Hall: Four-year varsity goalie who co-captained team his senior year… Led prep school goalies with .952 save percentage in 2014-15… Had 1.50 GAA that season… Career .930 save percentage… New England Prep All-Star West… First-team All-Founders League… Team made playoffs all four years… Richie Stewart '85 MVP at Lawrenceville School Tournament (team won that tourney twice)… Selected for 2012 USA Hockey Warren Strelow National Team Goalie Camp… Selected for 2013 USA Hockey National Development Camp (Team New England)… Earned three varsity letters as a lacrosse midfielder and helped team to 2013 Founders League co-championship… Six-time Dean's List honoree.

Midget Major: Played for Mid-Fairfield from 2011-14 in fall season… Participated in 2013 USA Hockey U-18 National Championships at Pittsburgh, Pa… In net for CT Wolfpack during 2014-15… Won 2015 USA Hockey U-18 National Championship at Amherst, N.Y.

Personal: Samuel Kirk Tucker is the son of Veronica and Kirk Tucker… Mom is VP of marketing for NYC Marathon… Coached for Steve Valiquette Goaltending School.

Recent Games
Mar 1 Princeton L, 3-2
Mar 2 Quinnipiac L, 4-1
Mar 8 Rensselaer W, 4-1
Mar 9 Rensselaer W, 4-0
Mar 15 at Clarkson L, 3-1
Mar 16 at Clarkson L, 5-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 19 11
Games started 17 10
Minutes 1066:59 624:33
Goals against 45 22
Goals-against average 2.53 2.11
Saves 494 288
Save pct .917 .929
Wins 7 5
Losses 10 5
Ties 1 0
Win pct .417 .500
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 26 at Brown W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Cornell L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Colgate W, 4-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 27 .931 1 0 0
Nov 9 Harvard T, 3-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Dartmouth L, 3-0 1 59:37 1 1.01 25 .962 0 1 0
Nov 23 vs. Union T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 vs. Connecticut W, 6-3 1 59:55 3 3.00 34 .919 1 0 0
Nov 30 at St. Lawrence W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Clarkson W, 2-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 19 .950 1 0 0
Dec 7 Rensselaer W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Union W, 3-0 1 59:51 0 0.00 26 1.000 1 0 0
Dec 11 at Massachusetts L, 5-2 1 59:40 5 5.03 30 .857 0 1 0
Dec 29 McGill W, 5-2 1 20:00 1 3.00 9 .900 1 0 0
Dec 31 Connecticut L, 3-1 1 58:17 2 2.06 21 .913 0 1 0
Jan 5 at New Hampshire T, 5-5 0 22:24 1 2.68 11 .917 0 0 1
Jan 7 at Maine L, 4-3 1 64:12 4 3.74 36 .900 0 1 0
Jan 12 Sacred Heart W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 Clarkson L, 4-2 0 25:21 0 0.00 6 1.000 0 0 0
Jan 19 St. Lawrence W, 3-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 22 .917 1 0 0
Jan 25 at Union L, 4-3 1 61:31 4 3.90 29 .879 0 1 0
Jan 26 at Rensselaer W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Brown W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Quinnipiac L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Princeton L, 4-1 1 58:25 3 3.08 28 .903 0 1 0
Feb 15 Colgate W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Cornell W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 27 .931 1 0 0
Feb 22 at Dartmouth L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Harvard L, 3-0 1 59:51 3 3.01 43 .935 0 1 0
Mar 1 Princeton L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Quinnipiac L, 4-1 1 59:57 4 4.00 36 .900 0 1 0
Mar 8 Rensselaer W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Rensselaer W, 4-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 25 1.000 1 0 0
Mar 15 at Clarkson L, 3-1 1 57:58 3 3.11 24 .889 0 1 0
Mar 16 at Clarkson L, 5-2 1 60:00 5 5.00 25 .833 0 1 0
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
2015-16 - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 15 14 847:10 43 3.05 382 .899 5 8 1 .393
2017-18 20 20 1169:19 60 3.08 501 .893 8 11 1 .425
2018-19 19 17 1066:59 45 2.53 494 .917 7 10 1 .417
Total 54 51 3083:28 148 2.88 1377 .903 20 29 3 .413
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 19 17 1066:59 45 2.53 494 .917 7 10 1 .417
Conference 11 10 624:33 22 2.11 288 .929 5 5 0 .500
Exhibition 1 1 20:00 1 3.00 9 .900 1 0 0 1.000
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Home 8 7 443:03 11 1.49 188 .945 4 3 0 .571
Away 10 9 564:01 31 3.30 272 .898 2 7 1 .250
Neutral 1 1 59:55 3 3.00 34 .919 1 0 0 1.000
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Wins 7 7 419:46 10 1.43 180 .947 7 0 0 1.000
Losses 11 10 624:49 34 3.26 303 .899 0 10 0 .000
Ties 1 0 22:24 1 2.68 11 .917 0 0 1 .500
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November 3 3 179:32 6 2.01 86 .935 2 1 0 .667
December 4 4 237:48 8 2.02 96 .923 2 2 0 .500
January 5 3 233:28 11 2.83 104 .904 1 2 1 .375
February 3 3 178:16 8 2.69 98 .925 1 2 0 .333
March 4 4 237:55 12 3.03 110 .902 1 3 0 .250