26 - Greg Burke
Greg Burke
Born: 5/1/90
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lee, N.H.
Position: F
Draft: WASH
Team: Cedar Rapids (USHL)
S/C: L

Before UNH: Burke, a member of the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the United States Hockey League (USHL), missed most of 2008-09 with a season-ending injury… However, the highly talented forward represented his country in the World Junior A challenge just weeks before the injury...He had two points in five games as the United States won the championship for the first time… Prior to Cedar Rapids, Burke played for the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs, in the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL).

Personal: Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on May 16, 1990 to Timothy and Catherine Burke… Shoots left… Undeclared major in the college of liberal arts… Lists Ryan Getzlaf as his favorite athlete and Barack Obama as the person he admires most outside of sports… Burke is the first Wildcat player to also attend the Dick Umile Hockey School as a youth.

NHL Rights: Burke was drafted in the sixth round of the 2008 NHL Entry Level Draft by the Washington Capitals with the 174th overall pick.

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