F 5'10" 190
Born: Jan. 14, 1994
Birthplace: Williamsville, NY
Shoots: Right
Drafted: Undrafted

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2011-12 Cedar Rapids USHL   2 2 1 3 0   - - - - -
2012-13 Cedar Rapids USHL   53 12 21 33 43   - - - - -
2013-14 Cedar Rapids USHL   60 27 37 64 28   4 2 1 3 2
2014-15 New Hampshire NCAA   40 14 15 29 16   - - - - -
2015-16 New Hampshire NCAA   37 22 30 52 24   - - - - -
  Charlotte AHL   16 2 3 5 0   - - - - -
2016-17 Charlotte AHL   74 19 33 52 34   5 0 0 0 5
  Carolina NHL   2 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
2017-18 Charlotte AHL   76 22 27 49 24   8 1 4 5 2
   
AHL TOTALS   166 43 63 106 58   13 1 4 5 7
NHL TOTALS   2 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   168 43 63 106 58   13 1 4 5 7

Biography

Andrew Poturalski
Finished the 2017-18 season ranked eighth on the team’s all-time goals (43) and points (106) lists … Ranked fourth all-time with 10 game-winning goals … Ranked 10th in franchise assists (63) and was tied for seventh in power-play goals (15) ... Signed a two-year, entry-level contract with Carolina on 3/8/16.

PERSONAL

Favorite team growing up was the Buffalo Sabres and favorite player was Sidney Crosby ... Favorite type of music is country and favorite band is Old Dominion ... Favorite movie is The Dark Knight and favorite TV show is Game of Thrones ... Favorite food is pizza and favorite place to visit is Cape Cod ... Biggest talent outside of hockey is golf, where he owns a 1 handicap ... Also enjoys fishing ... Favorite sports team outside of hockey is the Buffalo Bills ... Andrew says something interesting about him is that he is three inches taller than teammate Andrew Miller.

2017-18

Completed his second professional season and second with the Checkers … Ranked fourth on the team with a career-high 22 goals … Also ranked fourth on the Checkers in points (49) and tied for fifth with 27 assists … Tied for second on the team with seven game-winning goals … Ranked third on the team with nine power-play goals … Was one of two Checkers and 18 AHL skaters to play all 76 games … Tied for second on the team in playoff scoring with five points and tied for the team lead with four assists … Scored his second goal of the season and tied his career high with seven shots on goal vs. UTI (10/29) … Scored the game-winning goal on the power play as part of his first multi-point outing of the season at UTI (11/10) … Scored the eventual game winner vs. LV (12/13), extending his goal/point streak to four games (4g, 1a) … Assisted on both Checkers goals in a 2-1 loss at HFD (1/26), extending his point streak to eight games (2g, 7a) … Recorded his first three-point night of the season (2g, 1a) vs. SPR (2/10) … Posted season highs with three assists and a plus-4 rating in a 4-1 win at SYR (3/31) … Picked up his third multi-goal game of the season with a pair of tallies vs. LV (4/4) that extended his point streak to five games (5g, 4a) … Had two points (1g, 1a) and was plus-3 in the series-clinching win in Game 3 at WBS (4/26).

2016-17

Led the Checkers with 52 points and 33 assists in his first full professional season while also appearing in the NHL for the first time with Carolina … Point total ranked third among AHL rookies and was the second-highest rookie total in team history (Zac Dalpe, 2010-11) … Led the team with six power play goals and ranked second with 74 games played … Scored goals in each of his first three games of the season, culminating with a four-point (2g, 2a) effort at IA (10/21) that tied the most points and highest plus/minus rating (+4) by a Checkers skater this season … Picked up an assist at SA (11/18) to give him 13 points (5g, 8a) in his first 13 games of the season … Marked two three-game point streaks, separated by one game, from 1/10-1/14 and 1/18-1/22 … Had two goals, including the overtime winner, vs. CLE (2/24) ... Set a career high with an eight-game point streak from 2/4-2/25, the longest by a Checker this season (4g, 6a) … Held off the score sheet just three times in 18 games from 1/10-2/25 (6g, 11a) … Had three points (1g, 2a) and was plus-3 in the 5-4 shootout win vs. MIL (3/1) ... Recalled to Carolina on 4/3 and made his NHL debut on 4/4.

2015-16

Signed an entry-level contract with Carolina on 3/8 at the conclusion of his sophomore season at the University of New Hampshire … Signed an amateur tryout contract with Charlotte on 3/10 … Scored a goal, the eventual game winner, on the first shot of his professional debut vs. RFD (3/12) … Notched his first professional assist with the primary helper on Erik Karlsson’s goal at MB (3/26) … Scored his second goal of the season vs. TEX (4/1) … Set up the Checkers’ only goal of the game, a power-play tally by Anthony Camara, vs. RFD (4/6) … Assisted on Justin Shugg’s goal vs. MIL (4/9), giving him points in consecutive games for the first time (0g, 2a).

COLLEGE

Totaled 81 points (36g, 45a) in 77 games over two seasons at the University of New Hampshire … Ranked second in the NCAA in scoring at the conclusion of his sophomore season with 52 points (22g, 30a) in 37 games, earning first-team All America honors … Also named a Hobey Baker Memorial Award Finalist, a New England Hockey Division I All-Star and a Hockey East First-Team selection … Led the Wildcats in goals and points, was tied for first in power-play goals and ranked second in assists … Ranked fourth on the team in goals and points in his freshman season.

JUNIOR

Totaled 100 points (41g, 59a) in 115 USHL games with Cedar Rapids before heading to the University of New Hampshire