led the Black Bears with 10 power play goals in 2004-05.
Statistics: Moore's numbers have been consistent
through his first three years in Orono, with 16 points as
a freshman and 23 each of the past two years. Always more
of a goal-scorer than an assist-man (38 goals, 24 assists
in his career), he has 21 of his 38 career goals on the power
He Does: Moore is a strong, solid two-way player
who plays a tough defensive style that would be popular in
Orono even if he wasn't a Lisbon, Maine, native. It was that
part of his game that earned him spots on consecutive U.S.
World Junior Championship teams, including the gold-medal
squad in 2003-04.
Bigger Picture: Moore has the skills to chip in more
offensively, and should lead the way along with classmate and fellow Mainer Derek Damon (the Bangor native
shared the team lead in goals with Moore
at 14 last year). Goaltender Jimmy Howard's departure for the pros adds
to the importance of getting additional offense from Moore,
especially at even strength. Moore's size (6-foot-1, 208 pounds)
makes him effective cycling the puck, which will help the
Black Bears maintain possession and keep the pressure off
Howard's replacements, sophomore Matt Lundin and freshman
York Rangers head coach and vice president of player development
Tom Renney on Moore, to the team's web site: “Greg
is a powerful, powerful player. He will become, I think, a
power forward in the National Hockey League. He has a very
deceptive and quick release. He competes hard with his body.
He’s hard on the forecheck and is a good, smart two-way