8 Bill Pinel
Hometown: Third Lake, Ill.
High School: Lake Forest Academy (MPHL)
2006-07: Played in eight games ... recorded his first collegiate assist at Canisius (2/9/07). Before Holy Cross: Two-year member of the varsity hockey team at Lake Forest Academy in Lake Forest, Ill., for coach Darin Madeley ... senior captain ... had five goals and 19 assists for 24 points as a senior ... as a defenseman he helped lead the squad to a team goals against average of 2.84 in 2005-06 ... received the Stuart Award as a senior ... named a MPHL Prospect in 2005 ... named to USA Hockey Select Festivals 14, 15, 16 and 17 ... earned a spot on the Dean's list in 2006 ... was the editor-in-chief of his school newspaper. Personal: Son of Lloyd and Renee Pinel ... has two brothers, Matthew and Thomas, and one sister, Elizabeth ... majoring in Psychology.