Rick Bennett

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Rick Bennett
Born (1967-07-24) July 24, 1967 (age 47)
Springfield, MA, USA
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 218 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
NHL Draft 54th overall, 1986
Minnesota North Stars
Playing career 1990–1999

Eric John Bennett (born July 24, 1967) is a retired American ice hockey left winger. He is currently the head coach of the Union Dutchmen ice hockey team at Union College. He coached Union to the NCAA championship in 2014.

Bennett was drafted 54th overall by the Minnesota North Stars in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft and played a total of 15 games in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
2011–2012 Union 26-8-7
Union (ECAC Hockey) (2011–present)
2012–2013 Union 1st
2013–2014 Union 31–6–4 18–3–1 1st NCAA Champions
Union:  ?  ?
Total:  ?

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-Hockey East Rookie Team 1986–87
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 1988–89
All-Hockey East Second Team 1989–90

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Nate Leaman
Tim Taylor Award
2011-12
Succeeded by
Rand Pecknold
Preceded by
Norm Bazin
Spencer Penrose Award
2013–14
Succeeded by
Incumbent