|Previous Team:||Tri-City Storm|
As a Freshman in 2013: Played in 33 of 36 games, skating mostly on the top line … Finished the season ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 20 points (7g, 13a), including three power play goals and three game-winning goals … Registered 4-5-9 totals in ECAC Hockey competition … Had at least one point in 14 games with seven multi-point games … Earned 1-7-8 totals in seven ECAC Playoff games … Also had two assists in Brown’s regular-season finale to finish the month of March with 10 points (1g, 9a), third nationally for the month of March, en route to Hogan Hockey/ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Month honors … Made his career debut in Brown’s season opener against Princeton … Scored his first career goal, the game-winner, with 1:59 left in the second period to give Brown a 2-0 lead in 2-1 victory over Princeton, named 1st Star … Notched a career-high two points with a power play goal, the game-tying goal, and an assist in 3-3 tie with St. Lawrence … Earned an assist on the goal that gave Brown a 2-0 lead at #13 Yale … Tallied a goal and an assist, matching a career-high for points, in 7-2 win over AIC … Scored a power play goal, giving Brown a 4-1 lead, in 5-2 victory over Harvard … Netted his fifth goal of the year, and third on the power play, to cap Brown’s scoring in 3-0 shutout at #18 Cornell … Recorded an assist on Hathaway’s first of two goals, capping a three-goal outburst in a span of 61 seconds, in 5-1 win over Princeton … Named 2nd Star after scoring the game-winning goal in 1-0 victory over #9 Yale … Had a career-high two assists, assisting goals that gave Brown leads of 1-0 and 3-1 in 5-1 victory over Colgate, helping the Bears clinch home ice for the first time since 2005 … Matched a career-high for both points and assists with a pair of assists in 3-0 win over Clarkson in game one of ECAC First Round … Recorded two assists for the third straight game, assisting goals by Lorito and Robertson, to help Brown post a 4-3 win over Clarkson in game two of the First Round series ... Tallied an assist on Lorito’s goal, giving Brown a 1-0 lead, in 3-1 win over #16 RPI in game one of ECAC Quarterfinals … Scored his third game-winner of the season, giving Brown a 3-0 lead early in the second period, and also assisted Brown’s second goal, scored by Lorito, in 3-2 win over #16 RPI in game three of ECAC Quarterfinals, helping Brown advance to the Semifinals for the first time since 2010 … Tallied an assist on Lorito’s game-winning goal as Brown defeated #1 Quinnipiac, 4-0, in the Semifinals to advance to the Championship for the first time since 1993.
Before Brown: Lappin spent the 2011-12 season playing for the Tri-City Storm of the United States Hockey League (USHL) … Recognized as a great skater with elite level ability … Responsible at both ends of the rink possessing a nose for the net, special teams ability, a high hockey IQ, and good vision … Was selected as captain of the 2011-12 Tri-City Storm … His 27 goals were among the top 10 in the USHL … Overall point total of 46 was among the top 25 in the USHL … Had 184 shots, which was 8th in the USHL and recorded 82 points (41g, 41a) in 142 career games played in the USHL over three seasons … Played initial USHL season in Cedar Rapids before a trade sent him to Tri-City for the past two years.
Personal: Nick J. Lappin is the son of Peter and Terry Lappin of Geneva, Illinois … Lappin has a brother, Joe, and a sister, Jillian … His father, Peter, played at St. Lawrence and for several seasons in the NHL, skating for the Minnesota North Stars and the San Jose Sharks ... Made the Honor Roll during his junior and senior years of high school … Works youth hockey camps during the summer … Interests: golf, music…Concentration: Undecided.
Lappin's Career Highs
Goals: 1, 7x, last at RPI (3/17/13)
Assists: 2, 3x, last vs. Clarkson (3/9/13)
Points: 2, 6x, last at RPI (3/17/13)
PPG: 1, 3x, last at Cornell (1/26/13)
Shots: 6, 2x, last vs. Princeton (2/2/13)
Blocked Shots: 2, 2x, last at RPI (3/17/13)
|Lappin's Career Stats|