THE UNH MEN’S HOCKEY BLOG: UNH Freshman Profile: Defenseman Damien Carfagna

Damien Carfagna
UNH Freshman Defenseman


Defenseman, 5’11”, 168 lbs. Shoots Left
Hometown: Wooden Ridge, New Jersey
DOB: December 12, 2002. 19 years, 8 months
2021-22 Workforce: Sioux Metropolis Musketeers/Inexperienced Bay Gamblers (USHL)
2020-21 Workforce: Inexperienced Bay Gamblers (USHL)
Dedicated to UNH: January, 2020 at Age 17 years, 1 month.
ImpartialZone Star Score: 4 out of 5 Stars

2021-22 Excellent Accomplishments:

~ Participated in Seattle Kraken’s Participant Growth Camp

~ USHL Third All-Star Workforce

~ USHL Clark Cup Champion

~ 42 Common Season Assists, Tied third amongst USHL defensemen, T-11 total

~ 19 Common Season Energy Play Assists, Tied third amongst USHL defensemen, T-6 total

~ Scored time beyond regulation, game-winning purpose at BioSteel All-American NHL Prospects Sport

Impartial Zone Scouting Report

“Smaller, fast skating, cellular defenseman. He has glorious quickness and velocity which he makes use of to leap into the play offensively and shortly retreat to his defensive place. He has glorious footwork which he makes use of for transitions to shortly change to a defensive place. He’s fast with the puck. He made efficient transition passes typically utilizing the center man and hitting his man in-stride. He made a wise play off the opening face-off in recreation 1 recognizing that his ahead had a step on the defenseman so he instantly threw the puck deep into the R nook resulting in an opportunity on the internet.” USHL Finals Sport Report, Could, 2022

2021-22 Spotlight Reel

2021-22 Statistics

Participant Workforce League GP Targets Asst Pts PIM +/-
Damien Carfagna12/12/02 (D) Sioux Metropolis Musketeers USHL 21 1 10 11 4 +9
Playoffs 10 0 2 2 2 +7
Inexperienced Bay Gamblers USHL 40 5 32 37 39 +8