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Bill Sweatt
Bill Sweatt
Left Wing
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 190
Shoots: Left
Born: Sep 21, 1988  (Age 26)
Birthplace: Elburn, IL, United States
Drafted: CHI / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (38th overall)

2008-09 :
Tied for second on Colorado College (WCHA) with 12 goals and ranked fourth with 23 points in 37 games during his junior year … Recorded five multiple-point games, which includes a season-high two assists on Nov. 8 against North Dakota … Honored as a WCHA Scholar Athlete and member of the All-WCHA Academic Team for the second consecutive year.

One of the fastest skaters in all of college hockey ... Finished power play and penalty kill – among the team leaders with a 98-percent success ratio on his PK shifts as well as a +13 plus-minus rating for the campaign ... Nine (four goals, five assists) of his 27 points came on the power play ... Scored the game-winning goal in the third period of a 5-4 come-from-behind victory over Bemidji State, and set up Mike Testwuide’s overtime tally in a first-round WCHA playoff victory over Alaska Anchorage ... Recorded at least one point in nine of CC’s first 11 games, with a goal and assist in the season opener against Minnesota and a pair of assists each in home-ice victories over Minnesota Duluth, Wisconsin and Clarkson ... Missed four games at mid-season while representing Team USA at the IIHF Junior World Championship in the Czech Republic ... A WCHA Scholar Athlete and member of the All-WCHA Academic Team.

Led all Colorado College freshmen and finished third on the team overall with 26 points (nine goals, 17 assists) in 30 games his rookie season ... His 17 assists and 16 power-play points (four goals, 12 assists) ranked second most among all Tigers ... One of CC’s top penalty killers, with a shorthanded goal in an 8-1 triumph over NCAA tournament participant Alabama-Huntsville early in the campaign ... Factored in on four game-winning goals, scoring two in victories at Denver (3-0) and Minnesota Duluth (4-2) while assisting on two others ... Helped Team USA win a bronze medal at the IIHF Junior World Championship in Nova Scotia at mid-season ... Is the second highest draft choice ever from Colorado College.

Played for the United States National Under-18 Team that went 42-17-2 overall and won its second consecutive North American Hockey League divisional title in 2005-06 ... Collected 55 points (29 goals, 26 assists), including a pair of game-winning goals, in 59 games ... Was named Best Forward at the IIHF Under-18 World Championships in Halmstad, Sweden, where the U.S. claimed a gold medal ... Helped the Americans win the Four Nations Cup Tournament the previous season ... Involved with the National Team Development Program since 2002, participating in the Select 16 and 17 festivals earlier in his career ... Also a member of the U.S. national inline team that won a gold medal at the 2006 World Championships and finished third in 2005.