Nathan Davis had a superb freshman season that was capped off with being named Miami-Ohio’s top freshman at the team’s season-ending awards ceremony. Davis led all RedHawks rookies in scoring with 25 points (14 goals, 11 assists). He was one of only four players to have played in all 38 games for Miami-Ohio this season. His 14 goals ranked second on the team. Davis led the team and co-led the nation with four short-handed goals. He also led the RedHawks in shots with 125.
2007-08: Despite various injuries throughout the year, Davis finished his senior season at Miami (Ohio) with 17 points in 21 games. During his four years at Miami, he accumulated 132 points and 105 penalty minutes in 138 games. Davis, who acted as senior alternate captain for the Redhawks, was also named to the 2007-08 Jewish Sports Review’s Men’s Hockey All-America Team, in which he took First Team honors. Davis was signed to an entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks back in April.
Davis is a highly skilled forward who has become an excellent special teams player for Miami-Ohio this season. Of Davis’ 14 goals, four came short-handed and six came on the power play. Davis makes great use of his 6’1 frame, particularly when driving to the net. He is strong on the puck and intensely persistent in his pursuits for possession. Davis is an outstanding skater with powerful strides and good speed. He is defensively sound and transitions very well. Davis possesses a good, quick release and plays well around the net. He is very good on draws. He also has good vision. As Davis continues to acclimate himself to the collegiate game, his overall confidence level and decisions on the ice should improve.