24 - Ryan Garbutt
Ryan Garbutt
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winnipeg, MAN
High School: Winnipeg South Blues
Position: F
Ryan Garbutt plays with an aggressive mentality and is the Bears' leading returning scorer from a year ago. An Honorable Mention All-Ivy honoree in 2008, Garbutt is a valuable member of Brown's front line, and will look to be a major contributor, especially on the power-play.

2007-2008: Played in 29 games, finishing with 23 points (12g, 11a), including 8-8-16 numbers in ECAC Hockey contests ... Led the team with 12 goals and eight power-play goals and also had one game-winner and one empty-net goal ... Led Brown with 11 points (5g, 6a) in Ivy contests ... Closed out the season with a six-game point scoring streak, notching 6-4-10 totals in the final six games of the season, while scoring at least one goal in the final four ... Tallied an assist on the game-tying goal with 42 seconds left in 2-2 tie at #17 Rensselaer ... Scored an empty-netter and tallied an assit in 5-2 win over Colgate ... Netted Brown's only goal the next night against Cornell, scoring on the power-play ... Earned an assist at #8 New Hampshire ... Tallied another assist against Ferris State ... Scored his third of the season against Yale ... Notched a power-play goal and assisted another against Merrimack ... Posted a point for the second straight game with an assist at Cornell ... Scored the game-winning goal and also had an assist in 4-3 win over Dartmouth, named 1st star ... Scored his sixth goal of the year at Princeton ... Had a five-point weekend at Dartmouth (1g, 3a) and Harvard (1a), matching a career-high for points and setting a new career-high for assists against the Big Green, earning 2nd star honors ... Scored his fourth power-play goal of the year against Rensselaer, earning 2nd star recognition ... Added his fifth power-play goal the next night in a 2-0 victory over Union ... Scored three power-play goals, including two in the first game, in Brown's first round playoff series at Quinnipiac ... One of 21 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

2006-2007: Played in 29 games, finishing with 13 points ... Was fourth on the team with nine goals and fourth with four power-play goals ... After seeing limited time on the power-play for most of his first two years, Garbutt was inserted into the second power-play unit and responded with two power-play goals in a 6-3 win over Quinnipiac in which he also tallied an assist and scored even-strength for his first career hat-trick ... Named to the ECAC Hockey Weekly Honor Roll following the Princeton/Quinnipiac weekend ... Notched his first point of the year with an assist on the game-winning goal in 2-1 win over PC ... Scored his first goal of the year to give Brown a 1-0 lead in 1-1 tie with UMass-Lowell ... Gave Brown a 2-0 lead with his 2nd goal of the year at Yale ... Scored his 3rd goal at Quinnipiac ... Tallied his 4th goal in 7 games to give Brown a 4-2 lead at #15 Cornell ... Earned an assist against RPI ... Tallied a hat-trick and an assist in 6-3 win over Quinnipiac, scoring goals that tied the game at 1-1, 2-2, and then gave Brown a 5-2 lead; named 2nd star ... Earned an assist on a powerplay goal against Dartmouth ... Scored two more power-play goals in Brown's 4-3 win in game one of the best-of-three first round series at Princeton.

2005-2006: Played in 28 of 32 games and led the Bears with 61 penalty minutes ... Posted six points on two goals and four assists, including 1-2-3 totals in ECAC Hockey games ... Scored his first career goal to give Brown a 3-2 lead in 4-4 tie at St Cloud State ... Notched an assist against Sacred Heart ... Had an assist the next night in 3-3 tie with #11 Colgate ... Tallied an assist in 3-3 tie at Yale ... Earned his first career multiple-point game with the game-winning goal and an assist in 5-3 victory over Quinnipiac.

Before Brown: Garbutt played hockey for three years at Vincent Massey High School before joining the Winnipeg South Blues ... Named Vincent Massey MVP in 2003 as the team's leading scorer ... An assistant captain for two seasons, Garbutt earned MJHL First Team All-Star recognition in 2003 ... Also the recipient of the Cal Lockhart Memorial Scholarship ... Earned Hardest Working Player honors in 2002 and Most Improved Player honors in 2001 ... Recipient of 2004 Ed Belfour High Performance Award in his first season with the South Blues ... Named South Blues' Most Improved Player ... Tallied 23-25-48 numbers during his first season ... Named the MJHL MVP in 2005, leading the South Blues with 47-34-81 numbers, including 20 power-play goals, and 303 penalty minutes in 63 games ... Ranked first in the MJHL in goals and power-play goals, and second in the MJHL in overall scoring ... Recipient of the Ed Belfour High Performance Award for the second straight year, earning team MVP and First Team All-Star honors ... Named MJHL Old Dutch Player of the Week twice during the season ... Also a talented baseball player, earning All-Star status with the MJBL.

Personal: Ryan Garbutt is the son of Gord and Karen Garbutt of Winnipeg, Manitoba ... Born in 1985 ... Ryan has a sister, Lauren ... Attended Vincent Massey Collegiate ... Interests: Golf, Weight Training/Fitness Training ... Major: Sociology.