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#8 Mike Cichy
Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: New Hartford, Conn.
Previous Team: Indiana-USHL
Major: Pre-Entrepreneurship

Mike Cichy
Release: 07/21/2010
Career: Just the second Connecticut native to ever play for the Sioux and the first since Frank Morgan in 1951-52.

2009-10 (Freshman): 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 ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the seventh round (199th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft ... Led the Indiana Ice to a USHL championship in 2008-09 ... Was named most valuable player of the USHL playoffs after collecting a league-leading 25 points in 16 games, including a USHL playoff-record 16 assists ... Scored 47 points (24 goals, 23 assists) in 30 regular season games with Indiana after being acquired from Tri-City ... Had collected 29 points (10 goals, 19 assists) in 26 games with Tri-City ... Totalled 76 points in 56 games between the two teams to tie for second in the league's regular season scoring race ... Led the USHL with 17 power-play goals and tied for fifth with five game-winners ... Enjoyed 23 multi-point games, including a trio of four-point games ... Selected to play in the 2009 USHL Prospects/All-Star Game ... Invited to 2009 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y. ... Earned tournament MVP honors at the 2008 World Junior ‘A' Challenge in Camrose, Alberta after leading the United States to a gold medal ... Was a teammate of fellow Sioux forward Danny Kristo at that tournament ... Spent the 2007-08 season with Tri-City and scored a team-leading 45 points (16 goals, 29 assists) in 59 games ... In 2006-07, played in 39 games with the U.S. National Under-17 team and recorded six goals and nine assists ... Spent the 2005-06 season with the Boston Jr. Bruins of the Empire Junior Hockey League (Tier III, Junior B) and recorded 123 points (67 goals, 56 assists) ... A graduate of Kearney (Neb.) High School.

Personal: Majoring in pre-entrepreneurship ... Son of Gerald Higney and Donna Cichy.

Cichy's Career Overall Statistics:

Year   GP   G   A  PTS       PEN PPG SHG GWG  +/-
2009-10 23 2 2 4 3/6 0 0 0 E
Totals 23 2 2 4 3/6 0 0 0 E

Cichy's Career WCHA Statistics:

Year   GP   G   A PTS       PEN PPG SHG GWG  +/-
2009-10 15 1 0 1 2/4 0 0 0 -1
Totals 15 1 0 1 2/4 0 0 0 -1

Bold stats indicate led team

"May the logo and the Fighting Sioux name live on forever!"
Ralph Engelstad - October 5, 2001

It is great sadness that this statement will not hold true!
"You can take away the name but you can't take away the spirit"
Allen Orwick - September 12, 2010