5 Chris Buchanan
5 Chris Buchanan
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Sr
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
Position: D
Previous Team: Fargo Force (USHL)
Shoots/Catches: R
gp 27
p 3
g 0
a 3
pim 26
+/- -5

2016-17:  Suited up for 32 games … finished season with a +4 rating … scored three goals and added three assists from the blue line … had two assists at Canisius (Dec. 2) … scored the tying goal with 1:47 left in 5-5 tie with Army (Jan. 6) in game Bentley trailed 5-2 in 3rd period … also scored goals in a 3-0 win over Robert Morris (Feb. 10) and 5-2 victory over Sacred Heart (March 4) in game two of Atlantic Hockey first round series.

2015-16: Played in 37 games … blocked a team-best 71 shots … recorded two goals and five assists during the season … finished with a +2 rating … had an assist in in 6-2 win over Army West Point at the Barclays Center Nov. 1 … netted the lone goal in 1-1 tie with Holy Cross Dec. 11 … scored one goal and had two assists in team’s 5-3 win at Air Force Jan. 3 … recorded a season best +4 rating in 5-5 tie with AIC Jan. 23.

2014-15: Played in 36 games … +4 on the season with a team-best 62 blocked shots … had a 1-8-9 scoring line … made his collegiate debut in season opener at Quinnipiac and had an assist  (Oct. 11 ) … blocked a season-high six shots vs. Mercyhurst (Nov. 14) … scored first career goal and had an assist in 5-4 victory over Mercyhurst Nov. 15 … notched an assist in 2-1 win over RIT (Jan. 23) … had an assist in game two win over Mercyhurst in AHC Playoffs (March 14).

Before Bentley: Played three seasons of junior hockey, the last two with the Fargo Force of the USHL (2012-14) … played in 84 games over two seasons with the Force … had a 3-5-8 scoring line in 2013-14 and a 0-7-7 line in 2012-13 … served as Fargo’s assistant captain for the 13-14 season … started his junior career with the Alaska Avalanche of the NAHL, and played in 47 games during the 2011-12 season.

Personal: Majoring in finance … graduated from Leland High School in 2012 … age as of Oct. 15: 23 … parents' names are Andy Buchanan and Lila … has three siblings, Eric, Alex and Sean.

Recent Games
Feb 16 Army West Point L, 5-1
Feb 17 Army West Point W, 4-2
Feb 24 American Int'l L, 3-2
Mar 2 at Robert Morris L, 3-1
Mar 3 at Robert Morris W, 4-3
Mar 4 at Robert Morris L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 23
Points 3 3
Goals 0 0
Assists 3 3
PIM 26 24
+/- -5 -3
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 14 13
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 20 15
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 10 American Int'l T, 3-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Holy Cross L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Holy Cross L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 at American Int'l T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Mercyhurst W, 4-3 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 28 Mercyhurst L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 3 at Niagara T, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 4 at Niagara L, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 10 at Merrimack L, 5-2 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 17 at Canisius L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 18 at Canisius L, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 24 Robert Morris W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 25 Robert Morris W, 6-3 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 28 at UMass Lowell W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 1 at American Int'l W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 6 at Brown W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 at Dartmouth W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Northeastern T, 3-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 6 at Northeastern L, 6-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 9 Sacred Heart L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 12 at Army West Point T, 3-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Army West Point L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 Sacred Heart L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 at Robert Morris L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 20 at Robert Morris T, 3-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 26 Canisius L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 27 Canisius W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 2 at Rochester Inst. W, 4-3 1 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 3 at Rochester Inst. W, 5-2 1 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 9 Air Force W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 10 Air Force L, 4-2 1 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 16 Army West Point L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 17 Army West Point W, 4-2 - 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 24 American Int'l L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 2 at Robert Morris L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 3 at Robert Morris W, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 4 at Robert Morris L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2014-15 36 1 8 9 23 +5 0 0 0 0 0 0 31
2015-16 38 2 5 7 33 +2 0 0 0 0 1 0 47
2016-17 32 3 3 6 67 +4 0 0 0 0 1 0 45
2017-18 27 0 3 3 26 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
Total 133 6 19 25 149 +6 0 0 0 0 2 0 143
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 27 0 3 3 26 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
Conference 23 0 3 3 24 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 13 0 1 1 24 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Away 14 0 2 2 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 10 0 2 2 14 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Losses 14 0 1 1 12 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Ties 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
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October 2 0 0 0 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
November 8 0 0 0 6 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
January 7 0 0 0 6 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
February 7 0 3 3 10 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
March 3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1