ST Hockey BIO
Originally drafted in the 8th round (# 193 overall) by the St. Louis Blues in the 1993 NHL entry draft, Boguniecki was awarded the Les Cunningham as the Most Valuable Player in the AHL while playing for the Worcester Icecats in 2001-02. He is the 2nd American born player ever to win this award since Eddie Olson (1952-53). He was also a three-time AHL All-star 2000, 01, 02 and AHL first All-star team selection in 2002. He concluded his 13-year pro playing career in 2009-10 as a player/coach with Alaska Aces of the ECHL.
In 2000, he played for Team USA at the World Championships in St. Petersburgh, Russia. He also had the honor of representing his country playing for the Select 16 and 17 teams while growing up. Prior to turning pro, he spent four years at the University of New Hampshire where he was team captain his senior year. The forward played 142 games, scored 78 goals and 91 assists for 169 points which ranks him in the Top 15 all-time in school history. He was a Hockey East All-Rookie team selection in 1994 and Hockey East first All-Star team in 1997.