Riley Barber

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Riley Barber
Born (1994-02-07) February 7, 1994 (age 20)
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 188 lb (85 kg; 13 st 6 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Washington Capitals
Miami RedHawks (NCHC)
NHL Draft 167th overall, 2012
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2012–present

Riley Barber (born February 7, 1994) is an American ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Miami RedHawks in the NCAA Men's Division I National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). Barber was selected by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round (167th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Before joining the RedHawks, Barber played junior hockey for the Dubuque Fighting Saints (2010–11) and the USA Hockey National Team Development Program (2011–12), both of the United States Hockey League.

In his freshman year, Barber's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the 2012-13 Central Collegiate Hockey Association All-Conference First Team.[1] In 40 games, he tallied 15 goals and 24 assists for 39 points[2] and was second in team scoring by then-sophomore Austin Czarnik.[3] On December 22, 2013, during his sophomore season at Miami, Barber was named captain of the United States men's national junior ice hockey team for the 2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[4] He had been a member of the 2013 United States squad that won gold.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2010–11 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 57 14 14 28 48 11 2 0 2 6
2011–12 USA Hockey NTDP USHL 24 5 6 11 59
2012–13 Miami RedHawks CCHA 40 15 24 39 22
2013–14 Miami RedHawks NCHC 38 19 25 44 28
NCAA totals 78 34 49 83 50

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Comp   GP G A Pts PIM
2012 United States U18 6 1 2 3 2
2013 United States WJC 7 3 3 6 4
2014 United States WJC 5 4 2 6 0
Junior int'l totals 18 8 7 15 6

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA Rookie Team 2012-13
All-CCHA First Team 2012-13 [5]
All-NCHC Second Team 2013–14 [6]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Alex Guptill
CCHA Rookie of the Year
2012–13
Succeeded by
Award Discontinued