||23 (as of October 1st)
||New Hartford, CT
||North Dakota (WCHA)
2011-12: Must sit out the entire 2011-12 season due to NCAA Transfer rules.
2010-11 (North Dakota): Played in a career-high 25 games and reached personal bests in points (seven), goals (three) and assists (four) ... had a goal and an assist in UND’s 6-3 win over No. 11 Notre Dame (Nov. 26) in the Subway Holiday Classic.
2009-10 (North Dakota): Had two goals and two assists in 23 games ... named WCHA Rookie of the Week (Oct. 13) after opening the season with a goal and two assists in non-conference sweep of Merrimack ... had a pair of assists in his collegiate debut vs. Merrimack (Oct. 9) ... Had a goal the following night ... finished the series with a +4 ... was named the game's first star in the Saturday game and the second star in the Friday game.
NHL: Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the seventh round (199th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Juniors: Played two seasons in the USHL with the Indiana Ice and the Tri-City Storm, also played a season with the USNTDP U-17 Team in the NAHL ... led the Ice to a USHL Championship during the 2008-09 season and was named MVP of the USHL playoffs after tallying 25 points in 16 games, including a USHL playoff-record 16 assists ... led the USHL in scoring during the 2008-09 season with 76 points on 34 goals and 42 assists while splitting time with the Ice and the Storm ... earned tournament MVP honors at the 2008 World Junior ‘A' Challenge in Camrose, Alberta after leading the United States to a gold medal ...
Personal: Business major ... son of Gerald Higny and Donna Cichy.