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Tariq  Hammond
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Tariq Hammond

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta

High School:
Okotoks Oilers - AJHL

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
Defenseman

Birthdate:
12/05/1993


05/07/2018

Baptiste and Karr take home MVP honors at DU Student-Athlete Awards Banquet

Men's Soccer wins Gold Vest Award at 83rd Annual Awards Ceremony

04/08/2017

Denver vs. Minnesota-Duluth

NCAA Frozen Four Championship Game: Denver vs. Minnesota-Duluth

04/06/2017

Frozen Four: Denver vs. Notre Dame

NCAA Division 1 Men's Ice Hockey Tournament - April 6, 2017 (USA Today Sports Images)

04/07/2016

North Dakota 4, Denver 2

The Pioneers fall to North Dakota in the 2016 Frozen Four semifinals, on April 7th.

2017-18: Team captain....Tallied two assists on Dec. 20, 2017 vs. Air Force...Named Denver Pioneers Comeback Player of the Year at 83rd Annual  Student-Athlete Awards Banquet (May 16, 2018)...

2016-17: Appeared in all 44 of Denver’s games during NCAA Championship campaign… Tallied 9 points (3-6-9), 49 PIMS and a +20 rating… Blocked a season-high 4 shots on Oct. 15 vs. Boston University and Jan. 20 at St Cloud State.... Finished third on the Pioneers with 54 blocked shots on the season...Registered a career-high 3 points (1-2-3) in NCAA semifinal victory against Notre Dame on Apr. 6... Named Denver’s captain on June 15, 2017...

2015-16: Winner of the Murray Armstrong Award as Denver’s most improved player... Recorded first career NCAA assist on Oct. 9 at Air Force... Blocked a career-high 4 shots on Feb. 12 vs. North Dakota... Tallied assists in back-to-back games on Nov. 21 at Wisconsin and Dec. 4 at North Dakota...

2014-15: Appeared in 10 games during freshman season at Denver, recording 1 point (1-0-1) and a +2 plus/minus rating… Made NCAA debut on Oct. 18 vs. RPI… Scored first career collegiate goal on Feb. 14 at North Dakota… Blocked season-high 2 shots on Mar. 21 vs. North Dakota in NCHC Frozen Faceoff Third-Place Game...

Before Denver: Played 3 seasons with the Okotoks Oilers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), recording 70 points (18-52-70) in 156 career regular season games and eight points (2-6-8) in 24 postseason games… In 2013-2014, he was named an AJHL South Division First Team All-Star, W.G. Scott Memorial Trophy finalist (Top Defenseman - AJHL), served as Oilers’ team captain and finished fifth in the AJHL defensive scoring race with 39 points (11-28-39) in 60 games…

Personal: Chose to play at Denver because of the city, outstanding tradition of its hockey program and strong academic reputation… Favorite NHL player is Mark Giordano because he “…made it to the NHL to hard way. Nothing was handed to him and he’s had to work for everything in his career so far. He’s humble, a tremendous leader, and has earned the respect of his team and the entire city of Calgary”… Favorite pro sports team: Calgary Flames… Favorite movie: Slap Shot… Favorite TV show: Entourage… Favorite video game: FIFA (EA Sports)… Favorite book: American Sniper by Chris Kyle… Enjoys golfing and boating in his spare time… Has volunteered with the Alberta Minor Hockey Association, Rotary Club of Calgary and the Investors Group Charity Breakfast… Career goal is to play hockey for as long as he can and then take over his father’s financial planning business... The son of Jon and Kim Hammond… Has one sibling (J.R., 23)… Jon Hammond won the Memorial Cup with Regina in 1974 and played briefly for Fort Wayne of the International Hockey League in 1976-77 after being selected by New England in Round 10 (108th Overall) of the 1976 WHA Amateur Draft...
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