|Hometown:||Palos Park, Ill.|
2008-09: Krates played in 37 games for the
Wildcats… Recorded eight points on eight assists…
Ranks second among active returning blueliners in scoring with nine
points… Owned a +9 ranking, including a +6 in Hockey East
2007-08: Krates was named the Wildcats’ Most Improved Player for 2007-08 as he saw a significant increase in playing time for the ‘Cats, playing in 36 games…Tallied his first collegiate point with an assist on UNH’s third goal in a 5-4 triple overtime loss to BC on March 21.
2006-07: Krates made his debut with the Wildcats on Dec. 8 against St. Lawrence University.
Career Milestones: First assist: March 21, 2008 vs. Boston College.
Before UNH: Krates posted 12 points (1g, 11a) in 53 games for the Omaha Lancers of the USHL and nine points (6g, 3a) in 53 games in 2004-2005...Prior to Omaha, Krates skated for the Chicago Mission, where he finished the 2003-2004 season with 18-38-56 in 80 games...He helped lead the Mission to a state championship in ‘03-04 and in ‘04-05 he helped the Lancers to the Anderson Cup Championship.
Personal: Born in Palos Park, Illinois on December 28, 1986 to Steve and Debbie Krates...Majoring in finance...Shoots left...Lists his favorite athlete as Lance Armstrong.
KRATES' CAREER STATISTICS