Aaron Harstad
Image: Colorado College

Aaron Harstad

Hometown:

Stevens Point Wisconsin

Currently Playing In:

NCAA

Birthday:

1992-04-27

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2011

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2011

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

7th round (187th overall), 2011

Weight:

199 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2008-09: Aaron Harstad played 10 games for the USHL Green Bay Gamblers, going scoreless.

2009-10: In his second season with Green Bay, Harstad scored 2 goals and added 6 assists for 8 points in 47 games.  In 11 playoff games for the Gamblers, Harstad picked up 3 assists as he and his teammates won the 2010 Clark Cup Championship.

2011-12: Harstad skated in 29 games for Colorado College as a freshman, usually on one of the top two defense pairings, and received the team's Bob Johnson award as the top rookie. He had 6 assists and was plus-five with 27 penalty minutes. The Tigers finished fifth in the WCHA but were upset by Michigan Tech in the first round of the league tournament; finishing the year 18-16-2.

2012-13: Harstad played 31 games for Colorado College in his sophomore season – missing 11 games due to a shoulder injury. When healthy, he skated with junior Eamonn McDermott on the Tigers second defense pairing. Harstad scored 2 goals with 4 assists and was -4 with 10 penalty minutes. After finishing eighth in the WCHA, Colorado College came within one game of earning a berth in the NCAA tournament; defeating Denver, North Dakota and Minnesota before falling to Wisconsin in the Broadmoor Trophy (WCHA) championship game.

 

Talent Analysis

A defensive defenseman.  Good size, but work ethic is a question.

Future

Playing for Colorado College.

 

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