29 - Brian Foster
Brian Foster
Born: 2/4/87
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pembroke, N.H.
Position: G
Draft: FLA
Team: Des Moines (USHL)
S/C: L

2008-09: Foster, a Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Star, was tabbed the Roger A. LeClerg Most Valuable Player for the Wildcats in 2008-09… Twice named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 20 & Dec. 15)… Posted a 19-11-4 record in 35 games played… Compiled 935 saves, good for a .910 save percentage, while collecting three shutouts… Named Inside Hockey National Player of the Week (Oct. 20)… Ranked third in the conference in win percentage at .688 and fifth in save percentage at .917...His 15-league wins ranked second in Hockey East… Ranked 17th nationally in winning percentage, 40th in save percentage and 39th in goals against average… Tallied his lone assist Jan. 9 at UMass-Amherst… Pivotal in UNH’s second-half run and was one of three netminders in Hockey East to win the league’s goalie of the month honors on two occasions (October, February)… Stopped 30 shots or more on 13 different occasions including a season-high 40 saves against North Dakota at the NCAA Northeast Regional.

2007-08: Foster played in six games posting a 2-2-2 record...Compiled a 3.03 GAA and a .899 save percentage…Posted his first-ever win over a nationally-ranked opponent in a 5-3 win over Colorado College on Oct. 26…Recorded a career-high 41 saves in an overtime win at Providence on Nov.17.

2006-07: Foster played in seven games in his freshman season (4 starts, three relief) posting a 2-2-0 record, 2.21 GAA and .933 save percentage with two shutouts in his first two starts of his career...Foster got his first career start on Nov. 18 vs. UMass-Lowell and made 26 saves in the shutout against the River Hawks at the Whittemore Center...Foster also shut out St. Lawrence on Dec. 8 making 29 saves in the 2-0 blanking at Towse Rink...He also started Jan. 20 at UMass, a 0-3 loss, and March 3 at Boston College (2-4).

Career Milestones: Career-high 41 saves at Providence on Nov. 17, 2007. First win: Nov. 26, 2006 vs UMass-Lowell; First shutout: Nov. 26, 2006 vs UMass-Lowell.

Before UNH: Foster was in net for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League in 2005-06...He played in 26 contests and posted a 12-9-3 record with a 2.81 GAA and a .903 save percentage, helping guide the team to the 2006 Clark Cup Championship...Prior to Des Moines, Foster played two seasons for the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs of the EJHL...Foster saw action in 41 games in 2004-2005, posting a 31-6-4 record with a 2.51 GAA and a .920 save percentage...Foster was a fifth round draft pick of the Florida Panthers in the in 2005 NHL Draft...He was also a member of the USA Under-17 team that won the gold medal at the Five Nations Tournament in Slovakia in 2003...Foster was also a 2005 EJHL All-League Second Team honoree and a ’05 EJHL All-Star...Played on the Viking Cup team that won the bronze medal in 2006 in Camrose, Alberta.

Personal:
Born in Concord, New Hampshire on February 4, 1987 to Pete and Kim Foster...A sociology major...Catches left...Lists his favorite athlete as Brent Seabrook.

NHL Rights: Foster was drafted by the Florida Panthers with the 161st pick in the fifth round of the 2005 NHL Draft.



FOSTER'S CAREER STATISTICS

YearGPW-L-TGAASave%SvsSOGA
2008-093519-11-42.68.910935393
2007-0862-2-23.06.899170019
2006-0772-2-02.21.933154211
Totals4823-15-62.68.9111,2595123

 

 

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