3 - Bernie Chmiel
Bernie Chmiel
Height: 6-0
Weight: 205
Year: 2006
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
High School: Pittsburgh Force (NAHL)
Position: Defenseman

2004-05: Skated in his first game on 10/8 at Vermont...Recorded two assists on Oct. 24 in a 5-3 victory over Bentley...Scored two points in a game for the second time this season picking up two assists on Nov. 3 vs Quinnipiac...Skated in his 75th career game on Jan. 14 at Bentley...Scored his first goal of the season on and 10th point of the season on 2/11 at Holy Cross... 2003-04: Played in his first game of the season on Oct. 10 at Merrimack ... Scored his first goal of the season on Oct. 17 against Holy Cross at the Black Bear Classic ... Collected his first assist of the season on Nov. 1 at Quinnipiac ... Recorded his 20th career point with a two assist performance on Dec. 5 at Bentley ... recorded his 10th point of the season, the 25th of his career, with an assist on Jan. 30th in a 4-2 win over UConn ... Played in his 50th career game on Feb. 7th in a 5-2 win over Mercyhurst ... collected his 10th assist of the season in a 5-2 win over Mercyhurst on Jan. 6th ... Collected his 20th career assist on Feb. 14th in an 8-1 win over AIC ... Collected his 15th point of the season, 30th of his career, with an assist on Feb. 21st at Canisius ... Collected his 15th assist of the season on Feb. 24th in a 4-4 tie with Connecticut ... Scored the 10th goal of his collegiate career on March 6th in a 4-4 tie at American International ... Recorded his 20th point of the season and the 25th assist of his collegiate career with a two assist performance goal in a 3-0 win over Connecticut in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic Hockey Tournament.

2002-03: Was second among SHU freshmen in scoring with six goals and nine assists for 15 points in 30 games during his first season with the Pioneers ... scored his first career goal and assist on 11/12/02 at Bentley ... Recorded his 10th career point on 2/25/03 against Iona ... Scored two power play goals and netted two game winning goals as a freshman.

Before Sacred Heart: Chmiel was a member of the Junior A National Championship runner-up team (Pittsburgh Forge) '02. He was a W.P.I.A.L. All-Star ('97, '98, 99), first All-State High School ('99), and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Stellar Six ('98, '99) selection. Bernie was a member of the USA Hockey Select 15, 16, and 17 Mid-am team. He was also an MVP Defenseman ('97, 98, 99) and a member of the Prospects All-Star Game ('99, '00).

Personal: Born February 12, 1982 to Audrey and Bernie. Bernie has a brother John.