had 26 points in the first 19 games of 2003-04. He'll
captain the Bears this year.
Statistics: Les Haggett led the Bears with 24 assists
as a junior and also chipped in with five goals. His 29 points
came in just 28 games. Had 13-20—33 in 35 games as a
He Does: Haggett is one of the team’s better
playmakers, as evidenced by his high assist total. He was
an alternate captain last year as a junior and will wear the
“C” in his senior season.
Bigger Picture: Everyone knows that Brown’s
major issue heading into the season is finding a goaltender
to replace Hobey Baker finalist Yann Danis. Haggett and the
rest of the Bears offense can pick up the slack by scoring
a few more goals. Haggett was one of several Brown forwards
that slumped at the end of last season as the Bears fell to
third place in the ECAC standings.
coach Roger Grillo on Haggett: “We’re
hoping he takes another step forward this year. He has great
leadership qualities and everyone respects him in the locker
room. He’ll be among the first to tell you that he struggled
at the end of the year with his scoring and we’re looking
for a complete season out of him.”